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Writing for Video Games

Writing for Video Games

by Steve Ince
     
 

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Video games is a lucrative new market for scriptwriters but writing for video games is complex and very different to traditional media (tv or film). This practical guide shows how you can adapt your writing skills to this exciting medium. Written by an award-winning games writer, the book gives you a realistic picture of how games companies work, how the

Overview

Video games is a lucrative new market for scriptwriters but writing for video games is complex and very different to traditional media (tv or film). This practical guide shows how you can adapt your writing skills to this exciting medium. Written by an award-winning games writer, the book gives you a realistic picture of how games companies work, how the writer fits into the development process, and the skills required: from storytelling, to developing interactive narrative, characters and viewpoints, dialogue comedy and professional practice. Illustrated with examples from games and quotes from developers, writers and agents, this is a cutting edge professional writing guide at a very accessible price.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780713677614
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
11/01/2007
Series:
Professional Media Practice Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.53(h) x 0.53(d)

Meet the Author

Steve Ince is a games producer, designer and writer. He has received nominations for Excellence in Writing at the Game Developers Choice Awards, as well as the interactive BAFTA awards.

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