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SIGs: Game Writing
Chair
Tobias Heussner
Steering Committee
Alexander Bevier
Steering Committee
Toiya K. Finley

 

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Monday, March 14, 2016
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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

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Game writers include those in the video game industry who write dialogue scripts, construct overarching narrative structure, produce documentation and articles, and a myriad of other writing tasks. Sometimes, they are specifically identified as writers, and other times they find themselves picking up writing duties as an addition to their primary jobs. In either case, the craft and process of game writing, and the quality that good game writing brings to game development as a whole, have been undervalued for too long.

Our membership includes writers, those who hire and work with writers, and those who want to be writers.

 

 

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Ask a Game Writer: February-March, 2015
Post by Ann Lemay, Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Guest Article: Welcome to the Booth—Now, Shut Up!
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Post-GDC Intitiative Roundup
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Write Club GDC2014 Winners Announced
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Scripted Dialogue and Voice-overs for Games
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