Archive for the 'Writing and Editing' Category

Recorded at Metatopia 2019 Presented by Kenneth Hite A METATOPIA tradition - Kenneth Hite rambling about game design. In this case the notion of scope...View Details

Recorded at Metatopia 2018 Presented by Jason Pitre, Mark Diaz Truman, Kate Bullock Games are art, and can explore challenging subject material. It ca...View Details

Recorded at Metatopia 2017 Presented by Elsa Henry and Lauren Roy. Fiction writing and game writing are definitely two separate skillsets, but they ar...View Details

Recorded at Metatopia 2017 Presented by Joshua Yearsley. Writing Rulebooks: An Introduction and Workshop. Trying to write your first (or seventh) rule...View Details

Recorded at Metatopia 2017 Presented by John Adamus and Ann Stolinsky. Editing is the crucible through which your idea passes in order to emerge as th...View Details

Recorded at BreakoutCon 2018 Presented by: Robin Laws, Rachel Kahn, Jax Bryk, and Cindy Moore Moderator: Pieter van Hiel From fascinating NPCs to dead...View Details

Recorded at Metatopia 2016 Presented by Joshua Yearsley, John Adamus, Dr. Jessica Hammer. Writing and editing rulebooks is still a black art, not an e...View Details

Structuring Game Texts Recorded at Metatopia 2015 Presented by Jason Pitre, Robert Bohl, Jay Treat and Cat Tobin. You’ve designed your game, you’ve pl...View Details

Why do you Hate your Readers and Players? Recorded at Metatopia 2015 Presented by John Adamus When writing a game or project, it’s important that the ...View Details

Ten (More) Ways To Make Your Rulebook Awesome Recorded at Metatopia 2015 Presented by Joshua Yearsley. Your rulebook is the heart of your game, so why...View Details

What an Editor can do for you Recorded at Metatopia 2015 Presented by John Adamus Editors are here to help. It’s their job. They’re tasked with making...View Details

Editing Rulebooks Recorded at Metatopia 2014 Presented by Joshua Yearsley. Your rulebook is the heart of your game, so why not give it the love it des...View Details

The Best Practices for Information Organization in Tabletop RPGs Recorded at Metatopia 2014 Presented by Brennan Taylor, Matt Wilson, Meredith Reitman...View Details

Style Guides are your Friend Recorded at Metatopia 2014 Presented by Amanda Valentine and John Adamus Style guides are one of the indispensable tools ...View Details

What Editors Do Recorded at Metatopia 2014 Presented by John Adamus, Jeremy Morgan & Amanda Valentine. Cleaning up your tortured syntax and fixing...View Details

The Writer’s Workshop Recorded at Metatopia 2013 Presented by John Adamus. Here’s a chance for authors and creators to get answers to their writing qu...View Details

How to Work with Editors This seminar was originally presented at Metatopia 2013 in Morristown NJ. This panel was led byRyan Macklin, Amanda Valentine...View Details

“Editing and Organizing Game Text” presented by Amanda Valentine, Fred Hicks, Jason Pitre & John Adamus. Successful game text requires clarity, st...View Details

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