GDC 2011: Blizzard Creative Team Talks Role of Writers in Video Games

The Blizzard Creative Team held a few panels at GDC 2011 to talk about the role of writers in video games.

Gamasutra has some quotes from Chris Metzen, James Waugh, Dave Kosak and Kevin Martens.

GDC 2009 SCHEDULE

9:00am – 9:30am: Welcome from Chris Metzen

9:30am – 10:30am: A Symphony of Story: Publishing’s Role in Video Game Franchise Development (Micky Neilson, James Waugh

11:00am – 12:00pm: A Beautiful Road: A Writer’s Guide to Putting Gameplay First – Part 1 (Dave Kosak)

1:30pm – 2:30pm: A Beautiful Road: A Writer’s Guide to Putting Gameplay First – Part II (Dave Kosak)

3:00pm – 4:00pm: When Worlds Collide (Chris Metzen, Flint Dille)

4:30pm – 5:30pm: The World of Worldcraft Roundup (Cameron Dayton, Chris Metzen, Flint Dille, Kevin Martens, Micky Neilson, Dave Kosak, and James Waugh.

Tomas Hernandez is owner of Blizzplanet.com since 2003. I post news about World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III, Hearthstone, Overwatch, Heroes of the Storm, Blizzard Careers, and the Warcraft film.

Blizzplanet is a leading fansite covering news about upcoming Blizzard Entertainment licensed products. I also post previews and reviews. I have interviewed book writers and Blizzard game developers.

I was previously an employee of the OGaming Network (2003), and IncGamers (2008-2010). I was a guest newsposter for GosuGamers (World of Warcraft) a few years ago and for Diablofans.com (formerly Diablo3.com)

***Fans who would love to watch Blizzard-related panels and appreciate our efforts can support Blizzplanet’s patreon in a monthly-basis, or a one-time basis. Our staff are volunteer fans like you. Your donatives will help us travel to all the Blizzard events we attend year-round.

Facebook Twitter YouTube