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An interview with me on The Retro Hour

The interview starts about 20 minutes or so in. Beneath a Steel Sky & Broken Sword with Steve Ince – The Retro Hour EP35

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Developing Thoughts Updated – Part 1

Oh Lucky Man… Still It’s been twelve years since I wrote the first of the original Developing Thoughts pieces, shortly after I turned freelance following eleven years with Revolution Software.  The time feels right to revisit the pieces I wrote … Continue reading

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Two new flyers

I’ve created two new flyers to advertise two different aspects of the things I’m currently doing.  So if you know of any developers looking for a writer or any schools/teachers who might like me to give a talk, please pass on … Continue reading

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Promo Video

I created a short promotional video highlighting the services I offer.

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My Talk at LAUNCH Conference

The talks from the LAUNCH Conference a few weeks ago have been posted.  My talk starts at about 5:14:00 but there’s a little problem with the sound in places.  I hope it doesn’t stop people understanding what I’m saying.

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Game Writing Podcast

I took part in a game writing podcast recorded at this year’s London Screenwriters’ Festival, which has just been released.  Although I’m obviously biased, Tim, Tony, Rudolf and myself covered a lot of valuable points.  40 minutes of fun and … Continue reading

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A note on creating characters

I’m currently reading The Insider’s Guide to Writing for Television by Julian Friedmann and Christopher Walker.  On the whole it’s a very good book and although it has a few small things I didn’t like, the good parts far outweigh … Continue reading

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20 Things I Learned…

…from 20 years in the games industry.   February 1st 2013 marks 20 years in the games industry for me.  I joined Revolution Software in 1993 and it’s been a fantastic career so far, thanks initially to everyone at Revolution … Continue reading

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Game writing hangout

This Thursday, 15th Nov, I’m taking part in a Google+ Hangout in which I’ll be talking about writing for games.  The Hangout is organised by Heather Taylor of Red on Black Productions and you can hook up in a number … Continue reading

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We Don’t Need No Game Writers

Game writers have been harbouring a secret for years and it’s time to come clean – it’s not important for any game to use an experienced writer, even for a story based game. Now this may seem controversial but it … Continue reading

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