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Session Name: Storytelling in Multiplayer Competitive Games
Speaker(s): Christina Norman
Company Name(s): Riot Games
Track / Format: Design

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Overview: Why would you want to develop narrative in a multiplayer competitive game? In this talk, Christina Norman will show how establishing characters, setting and world can increase player engagement and enjoyment in PvP games. Drawing on examples from League of Legends and other multiplayer competitive games, she will describe effective techniques for communicating narrative without disrupting gameplay. She will also share insights gained from narrative development in League of Legends.

GDC 2014

Christina Norman

Riot Games

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