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Session Name Game Together or Die Alone: Writing Co-Operative Campaigns
Speaker(s) Cory Herndon, Haris Orkin, Jay Posey, Evan Skolnick, Anne Toole
Company Name(s) Carbine Studios, Freelance, Red Storm, LucasArts, The Write Toole
Track / Format Game Narrative Summit

Co-op campaigns with strong story elements are more and more common. Creating a cohesive narrative for a game with drop in/drop out co-op can be uniquely challenging. A panel of experienced writers who have worked on a wide range of co-op games, spanning different genres and styles, will talk about how they met the challenge. Co-op campaigns discussed will include Marvel Ultimate Alliance Two, Guild Wars, Pirates of the Burning Sea, Red Alert 3, Call of Juarez: The Cartel, and Dead Island.

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Cory Herndon

Carbine Studios

Haris Orkin


Jay Posey

Red Storm

Evan Skolnick


Anne Toole

The Write Toole

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Game Narrative Summit

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