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Creating Franchise Characters


The top ten movie franchises of all time and seven of the all-time top 10 game franchises are character-based. This session will look at what these franchise characters have in common. Do you think it's a coincidence that Harry Potter, James Bond, Luke Skywalker, Frodo Baggins, Tony Stark, Bruce Wayne, Peter Parker, and Dominic Toretto are all orphans? Find out what else they have in common in this session geared at helping writers create memorable characters of your own.

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  • GDC 2017
  • Bob Bates
  • Independent
  • free content
  • Game Narrative Summit
  • Game Narrative