2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Writing for Video Games Q&A: No Answer Left Behind

Saturday, March 14
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Long Center
701 W Riverside Dr


In this panel, narrative designers of varying experience, 20+ year veterans to those involved in the first stages, provide introductions and success stories on how to apply one’s creative skills and talents into making a living in the video game industry. Pitfalls, resume-building, cautionary tales, advice, and all will be provided, and as many questions will be taken from the audience as time allows.


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Alexander Horn

Narrative Designer

Alexander Horn is a writer and narrative designer with over five years of experience in the entertainment and games industry. His titles include Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning and The Elder Scrolls ...

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Chris Avellone

Creative Dir

Obsidian Entertainment

David Varela


David is a writer and producer of work that spans games, theatre, TV and film.

His recent projects include writing the interactive mobile adventure ‘Sherlock:

The Network’ (starring Benedic...

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Jared Mason

Narrative Designer

Schell Games

Jared began working at Schell Games in 2007 creating story driven games for the Nintendo DS. Soon, he was working on virtual worlds for Disney including Disney Fairies Online and Pirates of the Car...

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Free and open to the public. ***Admission subject to venue capacity and age restrictions.
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