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Session Name: 'Ori Will of the Wisps': Narrative Design and Visual Storytelling
Speaker(s): Jeremy Gritton, Chris McEntee
Company Name(s): Moon Studios, Moon Studios
Track / Format: Design

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Overview: Attendees can expect a wide-ranging discussion of the storytelling techniques behind Moon Studios' critically acclaimed Ori and the Will of the Wisps. This talk will focus on conveying themes through visual storytelling, and how narrative moments are integrated into a seamless gameplay experience for the player. nnMoon will elaborate on the inherent obstacles of writing a sequel, and finding the balance between new and familiar concepts. Additionally, this talk will cover a variety of narrative challenges that were faced over the course of the development, and how they were solved by the team.

Game Developers Conference 2021

Jeremy Gritton

Moon Studios

Chris McEntee

Moon Studios

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