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AGC Writer Keynote

Posted Sep 07, 2006 by Dana Massey

AGC Writer Keynote

Aaron Roxby has been peeking into the Game Writer Conference at AGC and comes back with this keynote report.

The Game Initiative’s Game Writers Conference is a fascinating series of lectures, being presented at this year’s Austin Game Conference. These special dissertations focus on the unique challenges faced by writers in the relatively new and constantly changing world of interactive entertainment. The keynote speech was given by Mark Terrano, a game designer and specialist consultant for the Xbox Advanced Technology Group. Terrano is a seasoned industry veteran, who has had the opportunity to visit game design studios around the world.

The presentation itself took the form of a fast paced and humorous PowerPoint presentation. Terrano is a relatively unassuming looking man. Bespectacled and not too tall, he probably looks exactly like what you think of when you think the words “Game Designer”. Despite his unassuming look, Terrano has a fast, energetic and engaging way of speaking.

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