Bottom of Garden

Like Mother, Like Daughter

Nicola Jane hated everything about the countryside, but particularly the weird creatures that lived in it.  When she and Mum first moved here, to the middle of nowhere, she’d made those feelings as clear as humanly possible without actually printing them out and taping them to the bathroom mirror.  Her complaining, though, had done no good and the only response…

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

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 at the time and either bring them up to date or reflect on how things have moved on in the…

Promo Video

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

Writers’ Guild press release

Following my new position as Chair of the Videogames Committee within the Writers’ Guild, I sent out a press release earlier: July 14th 2014 Re: Writers’ Guild of Great Britain, Videogames committee chair. Following the Guild’s AGM on Friday 4th July 2014, games writer Steve Ince has now taken up the position of chair of the Videogames Committee within the…

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 insight.

Denzo Steel

I am writing a new story called Denzo Steel and will be presenting it in comic strip format with episodes every week (all being well).  The style is darker and more serious than my normal comic strip work so I hope that people will enjoy it as much, if not more.  As ever, feedback will be greatly appreciated.  

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 and, now I’m freelance, to all those clients who have taken on my services. Inspired by a suggestion from Maria…

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 of ways. Google+ event page. Facebook page Youtube page If you miss the live event, you can always catch up…

Here is a flyer I created…

I feel it sums up the work I undertake, at a high level. Please feel free to share it if you wish. Related articles Game Writing or Narrative Design? New-look website Press Release July 2012