Game Writing or Narrative Design?

Writing for video games is a wonderful thing and at the same time a little odd.  Or, rather, people’s perceptions of it can be odd.  Even after all the time I’ve spent making it my career, there are still some people in development and publishing who think that game writing is just the dialogue or the text that appears on-screen…

Game Narrative Discussion Video

Over at Develop Online is a very interesting video discussing game narrative.   It’s good to see a wide range of people involved, including my friends Rhianna Pratchett and Charles Cecil. However, the thing that bugs me about this isn’t what any of the developers and writers are saying but one of the questions posed at the end of the piece:…