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EightSquared is the 2013 UK National Science Fiction Convention in Bradford - 29th March to 1st April.

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Saturday, March 30 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
The Stories in Games

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Narrative games require stories to work, whether they are tabletop RPGs, LARPs or computer game. How do these stories differ from those in books and films? And how do you fix them when the encounter the enemy (or “player”)? Mike Cule moderates Ian McKenna, Emma Newman, Marcus Rowland and Adrian Tchaikovsky.


Speakers
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Mike Cule

Self employed
Worked as an actor for many, many years, mostly failing to make a living at it. Currently an ex-Civil Servant! Long may that continue....
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Emma Newman

Writer and Queen of Anxietyville
I'm a writer, anxiety wrangler and tea drinker. I write urban fantasy novels and dark short stories. My latest novel 'Between Two Thorns' has just been published by Angry Robot Books and is the first in the 'Split Worlds' series.
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Marcus Rowland

London-based technician and author, especially of the Forgotten Futures and Diana: Warrior Princess RPGs, also SF and fanfic.
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Adrian Tchaikovsky

Author of the Shadows of the Apt fantasy series and sundry short stories, with an interest in gaming (tabletop, online, larp), historical combat (KDF/EHCG) and the sciences.


Saturday March 30, 2013 11:00am - 12:00pm
3 - Boardroom Cedar Court