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Saturday, October 23 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Writing for Video Games: The New Frontier

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Storytelling in video games has captured the imagination of audiences around the world time and time again. From exploring the origins of the depths of Rapture to the temples of Greece and beyond, writers have forged dynamic narratives that have transformed the industry forever. Join Susan O'Connor, writer on Bioshock, Tomb Raider (2009), and Far Cry 2, as she explains the true realities of writing for video games, and why the medium is the brave new frontier ripe for discovery and innovation.

Must have an AFF Producers, Conference, Weekend, or Lone Star Badge for entry.

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Susan O'Connor

story consultant Batman (Telltale), Dishonored 2, BioShock 2; lead writer Star Wars 1313, Far Cry 2; writer Tomb Raider (Crystal Dynamics), BioShock; Interactive-Story Consultant, Netflix
Susan’s first job as a game writer was for “a slumber party game - for girls!” She’s gone on to work on over 25 projects, including award-winning titles in the BioShock, Far Cry and Tomb Raider franchises. Titles in her portfolio have sold over 30 million copies and generated... Read More →

Saturday October 23, 2021 10:45am - 12:00pm CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Crystal Room 604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701