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Session Name The Narrative Innovation Showcase
Speaker(s) Matthew Weise, Clara Fernandez-Vara, Emily Short, Francisco Gonzalez, Cara Ellison, Greg Heffernan, Navid Khonsari
Company Name(s) Fiction Control, NYU Game Center, Spirit AI, Independent, Independent, Cosmo D Studios LLC, iNK Stories
Track / Format Game Narrative Summit
Overview This session presents short-format talks from leading innovators in game narrative, who will share the stories behind their most cutting-edge creations, the ambitions they had, the challenges they faced, and the solutions they invented. Each speaker will reveal in detail the experimental storytelling techniques they developed to advance this new game design frontier, dissecting particular narrative design problems and revealing the strategies they deployed to tackle them.

GDC 2017

Matthew Weise

Fiction Control

Clara Fernandez-Vara

NYU Game Center

Emily Short

Spirit AI

Francisco Gonzalez


Cara Ellison


Greg Heffernan

Cosmo D Studios LLC

Navid Khonsari

iNK Stories

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