Screen Forward: Writing Narrative Video Games

Gaming is a multi-billion dollar industry following the same big studio and little indies model as film. The cinematic feel continues on screen, with great story driving many of the most interesting games – it’s become yet another outlet for writers’ ideas – and sometimes without the hindrances of effects budgets – or the laws of physics. Hear how stories translate to first person RPGs or experiential social issue challenges from writers who crossed over into games from more traditional media. Watch it here