WRITING SAMPLES

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WAR TABLE MISSION: PRODIGAL ROOTS

This Twine game is an example of a war table mission written for the Dragon Age universe. This original mission showcases the iconic branching paths of the Inquisition advisors and their agents. New characters and locations are introduced through mission reports, culminating in a new open-world area for the player to explore.

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COMBAT BARKS: PRODIGAL ROOTS

This is an example of combat barks written for the Dragon Age universe. These brief one-line responses are designed to clearly establish the tide of battle in rapidly progressing combat, while providing each party member with their own distinct voice.

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SHORT STORY: RITES OF CONSCRIPTION

Rites of Conscription is a fantasy sample written for the Dragon Age universe. It explores themes of hope, identity, and sisterhood in a two-page short story of a young Rivaini woman conscripted for war.

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BARD SONG: MISSIVE FOR THE WOLF

This is a fan-made bard song written for the Dragon Age universe. Following the events of Dragon Age: Inquisition – Trespasser, Cole and Maryden pen and perform this song across Thedas.

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INTERACTIVE SCRIPT DIALOGUE: A LETTER FOR REED

This Twine dialogue, written for a RPG fantasy setting, explores a romance branch that results in a break-up with an NPC companion. Although the break-up can’t be avoided once this branch has started, the player’s dialogue choices offer satisfying and cathartic responses to a betrayal from a trusted party member.

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GAME EXCERPT: THEMIS DIVISION

This sample contains excerpts from Themis Division, a narrative science-fiction Twine game written and developed for the 2022 Global Game Jam. Drawing stylistic and thematic inspiration from Black Mirror, Fahrenheit 451, and Disco Elysium, the writing was intended to be complex and ambitious for a 48-hour game jam.

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FLAVOR TEXT: CHURRASCARIA

This is an example of card flavor text I wrote for the card game Churrascaria: A Cutthroat Game of Gluttony, published by Absurdist Productions. These one liners were crafted to elevate each card’s design purpose and story with limited allotted space.