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Session Name: Game Narrative Summit: Everything Means Something: The Creative and Destructive Potential of Themes
Speaker(s): Kyla Fury, Michael Sennott
Company Name(s): EVC, Universal Happymaker
Track / Format: Game Narrative Summit

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Overview: If you do not choose what your game is about, your audience will do it for you. In this talk, the creators of Wintermoor Tactics Club make a case for using a deliberately-chosen theme to guide every aspect of a game's narrative and creative development. Wintermoor's writers use their own journey through the creation and revision of Wintermoor Tactics Club as a case study for how they identified, refined, and communicated its theme of "overcoming isolation in modern internet culture."

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Kyla Fury


Michael Sennott

Universal Happymaker

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