6 Game Development Lessons For Writers

Column by Peter Derk May 26, 2016
6 writing lessons from Derek Yu and the world of game development.

Video Game Flops: What E.T., Simon's Quest, and Virtual Boy Can Teach Writers

Column by Peter Derk May 27, 2015
Writing lessons learned from video games that over-quested me, threw me in pits, and made me someone's bitch.

Elegy For A Dead World: The Poetry Game

Column by Peter Derk April 9, 2015
How video games got me to enjoy Byron. LORD Byron!
An Interview With Gabe Durham Of Boss Fight Books

Ready Writer One: An Interview With Gabe Durham Of Boss Fight Books

Interview by Peter Derk
Gabe Durham, series editor for Boss Fight Books, and writer of 'Fun Camp' and 'Bible Adventures' answers questions about video games, writing, editing, and Shakespeare's love of dick jokes.
Elegy For A Dead Planet: The Poetry of Video Games

Elegy For A Dead Planet: The Poetry of Video Games

News by Peter Derk January 8, 2015
A new video game puts players in the role of poet.
The Massive Mario Movie Never Made

The Massive Super Mario Movie Never Made

News by Peter Derk
Script Writer Max Landis ('Chronicle') shares his 436-page script for Super Mario World.
New Videogame ‘The Novelist’

New Videogame ‘The Novelist’ Doesn’t Involve Guns

News by Dean Fetzer August 13, 2013
In a strange twist for videogames, "The Novelist" doesn’t involve shooting anything, but asks the player to try very hard to balance career and family life.

Interactive Storytelling In Video Games: How Much is Enough?

Column by BH Shepherd April 12, 2013
While video games provide many unique storytelling opportunities, how much story does your game really need?