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Writing the Whirlwind: 10 Years on the Frontlines Of HALO Storytelling and Beyond


What do you do when you've left behind one of the most successful and beloved video-game universes of all time? You create another one. And you do it even better. From the streets of Chicago to the shores of Lake Washington to the wilds of New Zealand (via Hollywood) and beyond, Bungie writer and design director Joseph Staten shares lessons learned from a decade of HALO storytelling lessons that are fundamentally changing the writing and story design for Bungie's next universe of games.

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  • GDC Online 2010
  • Joseph Staten
  • Bungie
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  • Game Narrative Summit
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