Welcome to The Script Archeologist feature resource
on writing for the Popular Media.
Here we will reveal
great links to articles on writing
for video games, comic
games, gaming modules,
comic book scripts, computer
gaming scripts, interactive
fiction intended for electronic media, publishing and
multimedia industries. The topics
that are important to writers,
alike will be touched on here. We encourage you to return
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ARTICLE ON SCRIPT WRITING
a script for a video game: A great article on the format
of writing for video games. Detailed flowcharts and a ton
of background info is available here. A must read for anyone
seeking to get into writing for video games.
a Video Game Script, Posted by Keira Peney under. Excellent
article for introducing a writer to the basics of writing
for video games.
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and Artisans Inc.
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WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA, WEST
Guild of America, West, The Registry has been aiding
in the creation of legal evidence since 1927, and has always
been a vital instrument of the Guild's service to writers.
The Writers Guild of America, West is the home of Hollywood's
leading writers, and boasts a membership of 9,500 film and
WRITER'S DIGEST MAGAZINE
Digest Writer's Digest is the world's leading magazine
for writers, founded in 1920. Writer's Market, the bible
for writers seeking to publish their work, was first published
in 1921. Together, they form the foundation of a wide range
of informational, instructional and inspirational offerings
CORP BioWare is an electronic
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and console video games. EPIC
GAMES Epic Games, also known
as Epic and formerly as Epic MegaGames, is a computer
game development company MIDWAY
Midway Home Entertainment, Inc
The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) is a
non-profit, self-regulatory body established in 1994.
ESRB assigns computer and video game content ratings.
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is as a 'serial online graphic literature event' (read: online comic)
which became an underground hit and a collector's edition DVD released
worldwide by 20th Century Fox. Written and directed by Brooke Burgess,
it tells the dark, unsettling but ultimately compelling story of
four characters 'from the quiet corners of the globe' who are brought
together by apocalyptic visions and a series of events too strange
to be co-incidence, to face a terrifying threat. [launch
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