Christine Thompson

Senior Writer for Bungie Studios

Christine Thompson is a recovering journalist who spent more than a decade as a newspaper writer and editor before rejecting reality to create stories about spaceships and superheroes. She is a senior writer at Bungie Studios, where she works on the Destiny franchise. Before joining Bungie, she was the lead writer for Star Trek Online from Cryptic Studios. Christine lives in the Seattle area with her husband.

Talk Description:

It’s Already There: Mining a Game World’s Lore to Develop New Stories

Every name, character, and place in a game can be a story, and both licensed properties and original worlds offer a myriad of opportunities for writers to develop even the smallest of hooks into a new mission or campaign. Learn how to look at lore as more than flavor and develop it to create continuing narratives.

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