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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 BioShockFar Cry and Tomb Raider franchises. Titles in her portfolio have sold over 30 million copies and generated over $500 million in sales. She is an adjunct professor at UT Austin, where she teaches a course on writing for games. A long time ago, she founded the Game Narrative Summit at GDC. Now, she partners with studios, publishers, and writers to help teams ship great games with great stories. She is dedicated to supporting creatives in the games industry so that they can do their best work.