Selected Client Projects

For a complete listing of my work, please contact me directly.

Game Designer • Floating City
Game design and writing for Floating City, a browser-based trading game set in a dieselpunk post-apocalyptic world, to promote the Thomas Dolby album A Map of the Floating City.

Lead Writer & Co-Game Designer • America 2049
Game design and writing for America 2049, a transmedia Facebook game set in a dystopian future, with human rights group Breakthrough.

Writer & Experience Designer • Drunk and On Drugs
Experience design, copy and scriptwriting for The Drunk and on Drugs Happy Funtime Hour Quest, a promotion for the show of the same name, with Stitch Media.

Copywriter • The Maester's Path
Copywriting and interaction design for Campfire Media's marketing campaign for the HBO show Game of Thrones.

Lead Interaction Designer • Ready for the Big Chill
Interactive design for an alternate reality game about the dangers of unmonitored volcanoes with Red Magma Media.

Lead Writer & Game Designer • The 2012 Experience
Game and interactive design and writing for the 2012 Experience, a marketing campaign for the blockbuster Roland Emmerich film.

Lead Game Designer • Routes
Interactivity/game design and writing with Oil Productions for Routesgame.com, an educational docudrama for Channel 4 Education. For more about Routes, see my summary.

Ad Hoc Polymath • Mind Candy
Writing, design, and production for Perplex City. Writing, event planning, website design, communicating with press, media planning and placement, puzzle design, voice acting, project management, and more.

Awards

  • Drunk and On Drugs won a Canadian Screen Award for Best Cross-Platform Fiction Project in March 2013 and a Digi Award for Best in Digital Advertising in November of 2011.
  • America 2049 was nominated for the Games for Change Transmedia award and a Katerva award in May 2010.
  • Routes won the 2010 IVCA Gold in the Web 2.0 category, and also took the Grand Prix, in March 2010.
  • Routes won a BIMA in the Interactive - Content category in Nov. 2009. The project was also shortlisted in the categories of Online - Website, Informational, and Children's - Interactive.
  • Routes won the Prix Jeunesse International 2010 Interactivity Award.
  • Routes won the Broadband Digital Award in 2010 for Best Content Partnership.
  • Routes was also shortlisted for a 2009 BAFTA in Nov. 2009; a 2010 MediaGuardian Innovation Award for Use of Web Platforms in March 2010; and a UK Writer's Guild award in Nov. 2009.
  • Frozen Indigo Angel was nominated for a Radio Academy Edge Innovation Award in 2007.
  • Perplex City was shortlisted for a BAFTA in the Best Video Game category in Aug. 2006.
  • Perplex City received an Origins Vanguard Innovation Award in 2005. 

Affiliations

  • Chairman of the International Game Developers Association's Special Interest Group on Alternate Reality Games May 2009 – May 2010. Leadership Council Member and Founding Member of the SIG from Dec. 2005 to present.
  • Moderator of Cloudmakers, a 6000-member ARG community. This community, founded in May 2000, collaboratively played The Beast, a cross-media interactive campaign produced by Microsoft, marketing the film A.I. 

Writing on Games

Interviews & Talks