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Join our free online festival of games writing events

WGGB is delighted to announce a week-long online festival of free videogames narrative panel events, running Monday 6 to Friday 10 July (6-7.30pm) sponsored by Fusebox Games.

The events will take place on Zoom and feature a stellar list of speakers from the world of games writing. You can sign up to individual events, or all of them, and just register ahead via the Eventbrite links below.

All ticket holders will be sent a link to the event half an hour before it starts by email. Please arrive early and use the name used to book the ticket as we will be checking names against the entry list.

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Getting Started and Staying In – How to start and build a career in game narrative

Monday 6 July, 6-7.30pm, free

Speakers Giles Armstrong, Frankie Wakefield-Harrey, Mata Haggis-Burridge (Chair), Samantha Webb, Kim Belair 


Transmedia Tales – Change the platform and you change the story, the challenges and rewards of telling stories in different forms from VR to comics

Tuesday 7 July, 6-7.30pm, free

Speakers Richard Dansky, Corey Brotherson, Antony Johnston, Leah Muwanga-Magoye, Mikko Rautalahti


From Page to Performance – How interactive scripts are transformed through voice, face, motion and performance capture

Wednesday 8 July, 6-7.30pm, free

Speakers Samantha Béart, Sally Beaumont, Adele Cutting, Dr. Satish Shewhorak, Alix Wilton Regan, Andrew S. Walsh (Chair)


Narrative Design – Breaking down and building up stories in an interactive environment 

Thursday 9 July, 6-7.30pm, free

Speakers Fred Francis, Brenden Gibbons, Jon Ingold, Eevi Korhonen, Kim MacAskill


World Building – The art and craft of creating narrative settings, societies and scenarios for games 

Friday 10 July, 6-7.30pm, free

Speakers Antony Johnston, Samantha Webb (Chair), Annie Reid, Toiya Kristen Finley, Beth LaPensée

Sign up here