You've been logged out of GDC Vault since the maximum users allowed for this account has been reached. To access Members Only content on GDC Vault, please log out of GDC Vault from the computer which last accessed this account.

Click here to find out about GDC Vault Membership options for more users.

close
    
Session Name: Free to Play Summit: Narrative Breadcrumbs: Guiding the Player Experience with Live Events
Speaker(s): Abigail Rindo
Company Name(s): King
Track / Format: Free to Play Summit
Overview: In the world of FTP games, live operations, and specifically live events, are key to a product's ongoing success. In recent years in the casual puzzle market, we've seen a series of successful games leverage narrative in their meta layers. But how do you weave that narrative into a live event? In this talk, King's lead for narrative design in Stockholm will walk you through how narrative can best be woven into an event's design. We'll look at case studies from Candy Crush Saga and Soda and talk about the key story components these games have used to create emotional engagement and strengthen completion, retention, and gross bookings.

Game Developers Conference 2021

Abigail Rindo

King

free content

Free to Play Summit

Social / Online Games