Tag Archives: writing

Daniel Erickson on writing the Old Republic

Gamasutra has a nice interview with Daniel Erickson, the lead writer on Star Wars: The Old Republic at BioWare Austin. Nothing truly new, but a lot of good points that are worth repeating, and an insight into how Bioware handles writing in games. Some extracts, slightly rearranged and emphasis mine: [Writing in games] has to […]

Kenneth Hite’s Tour de Lovecraft

If you like the work of H.P. Lovecraft, you might be interested in reading Kenneth Hite’s Tour de Lovecraft, where he critiques a bunch of Lovecraft’s stories, in chronological order. Read it from the bottom up. With stories this good, I don’t propose to spend quite as much effort dragging out their structure and such, […]

Shawn Blanc interviews John Gruber

This may be of more interest to me than to you, but I enjoyed reading Shawn Blanc’s interview of John Gruber, the writer of Daring Fireball. They talk a lot about writing on blogs, the evolution of Daring Fireball and Mr. Gruber’s writing style, etc. I found this interesting as a blogger, less so as […]

Pac-Man as interactive fiction

This is probably really old but I am not really keeping up to date with the Interactive Fiction world: Pac-Man as a text adventure. Pac-Man was a junkie, eyes oozing pus, haunted by the ghosts of those he’d killed. They called him Pac-Man because he was always packing heat, lightning-quick on the draw with a […]