In the interest of equal opportunity, we’d like to point out a few write-ups of writing panels that are occurring in Austin this week. Did you think we forgot? Oh, and don’t worry — we’re not turning into a news service, but we can make an exception this one time.
BioWare Charts Writing For Mass Effect
Bringing in writers from Day 1
The Medium is the Massage
The importance of working with talented writers who understand the medium
Five Things Game Writers Can Learn From Star Trek
He forgot to mention that just about all ills can be cured by a trip through the teleporter.
One writer’s impressions of AGDC
Best quote: “No One. Knows. Anything.”
Writing for Someone Else’s Game
A WGA writer or two talk about contract writing, but begs the question — why aren’t they taking ownership of the games they’re working on? Unless you’re Will Wright, just about everyone is technically working on someone else’s game. Maybe the title of the article is not in fact the title of the panel. I sure hope so.