February 20th, 2019 Livestream Hannah Talk: How I became a writer at Coffee Stain

February 20th, 2019 Livestream

Hannah Talk: How I became a writer at Coffee Stain

https://youtube.com/embed/CB9bSigNYH8?autoplay=1&start=3876&end=3961

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I already told the story of how it became a level designer here at confident studios actually what's interesting is how I became a writer it comes to us because I was not hired as a writer at all essentially we were doing a bunch of internal testing and there was a lot of feedback of that context was missing like why are we building a factory what is happening how do we communicate to the players what to do and when to do it etc in a nice way that doesn't interrupt gameplay etc etc and I have been writing most of my life pretty much all my life ever since I could write I would write but it's something that I hadn't really done hadn't really pursued as a career in game dev because it's a notoriously difficult job to get into and it's an overly saturated market so I I just essentially kept it as a hobby on the side and then this problem came up here and I was like you know what I think I know what could fix this story so I made a pitch and presented it in front of the company and they were like yeah cool let's do it and that's how I became right here so that is all lighting done with a directional