July 27, 2022

Tori Schafer & The Art of Narrative Design!

Tori Schafer & The Art of Narrative Design!

Narrative design an often overlooked yet crucial aspect of game development. When done correctly, a game can inspire, delight, and represent players in ways never thought of before. But when done incorrectly, a game risks offending, alienating, and...


Narrative design an often overlooked yet crucial aspect of game development. When done correctly, a game can inspire, delight, and represent players in ways never thought of before. But when done incorrectly, a game risks offending, alienating, and misrepresenting players who may seek comfort and joy in a particular project. In this episode of Those Who Play Create! I talk with Tori Schafer about the art of narrative design!

Check out Tori's presentation on LGBTQ+ representation in games at GDC here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdxSG2Ak2Zw

Check out Tori's Skyrim Tarot Deck and Guidebook here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1647225493/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_5PTZHA008X8CTYW58ANA?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1

Check out Tori's Hocus Pocus Tarot Deck and Guidebook here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1647225728/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_TTA7Y4M89PHR0QNBS900?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1