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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.

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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
Emma Newman writes short stories, novels and novellas in multiple speculative fiction genres. She won the British Fantasy Society Best Short Story Award 2015 and 'Between Two Thorns', the first book in Emma's Split Worlds urban fantasy series, was shortlisted for the BFS Best Novel... Read More →
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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 GMT
3 - Boardroom Cedar Court