Category Archives: Games

Fancying things up with InDesign

My motivation for taking the Sub-Editing and Design module was fairly utilitarian – I was hoping that having a bit more formal experience in this area would help me to get jobs in the future. Hopefully creative jobs, but still, … Continue reading

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Nerd Jobs

As a well as a year of side projects, its been a year of ambitious job applications. Turns out there aren’t that many entry-level writing jobs in the gaming industry. It seems to be a largely a matter of making your … Continue reading

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Cardgame/Boardgame Backstory

Been creating some backstory, character descriptions, etc, for two different games projects recently. One of them for a cardgame Northumbria University’s Game Development Society is working on, and one for a boardgame a friend and I have been brainstorming, based … Continue reading

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Computer is Bored

I used to think that if I ever wanted to get involved in the creation of a game as a writer, I would basically have to make it as a writer first, then get involved in games second. I don’t think … Continue reading

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Video Game Maps

Got a bit (re)obsessed with video game maps this last week, and spent forever making great big collages of particular levels and attempting to map various images, bits of story and bits of music from those levels onto them. Also got … Continue reading

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