May 17, 2017

The Secret Sauce of Video Game Story Design, with Ed Kuehnel

The Secret Sauce of Video Game Story Design, with Ed Kuehnel

Ed Kuehnel, a screenwriter (Lumberjack Man) and game writer who has worked on over fifty video games for publishers such as Disney Interactive, Paramount Digital, Vivendi/Universal and Ubisoft.




Ed Kuehnel, a screenwriter (Lumberjack Man) and game writer who has worked on over fifty video games for publishers such as Disney Interactive, Paramount Digital, Vivendi/Universal and Ubisoft. Ed's work won Best Narrative at the Game Awards 2014 with Valiant Hearts and has written on critically acclaimed games for some of the most beloved studios in the industry, including Twisted Pixel Games, Uber Entertainment and Telltale Games.  In this interview, we discuss some of the key lessons he's learned along his path to success, and Ed shares the powerful frameworks that he finds consistently useful in crafting great in-game tales. Visit www.playmakerspodcast.com to get access to the full blog post for this episode and much more!