Roy Street Coffee & Tea
700 Broadway E Seattle, WA
Free parking at the north end of the
building & along Broadway after 6pm.
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Please join us for these fun and inspiring evenings!
A new year is upon us, and in its wake, a new generation of game consoles. Come learn how story telling has evolved in video games over the years, and where will the new generation take us. What narrative elements are shared by games and films and where and why do they differ? From Mario to Master Chief, John Williamson will discuss the evolution of storytelling in video games and reveal Seattle’s leadership role in innovative, interactive, narrative design.
John E. Williamson has worked as a producer, designer and writer on over 20 shipped video games including Hawken, SAW, Frogger Hyper Arcade, Rainbow Six, America’s Army and more. Spanning nearly every game genre from FPS to Survival Horror and early every platform from Sega Dreamcast to Xbox 360. John currently teaches Advanced Game Design at Digipen and consults on game production and design as an independent producer.
January 7th, 2014
Roy St. Coffee and Tea
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Cinematic Grammar and Editorial Narrative with Tim Everitt (December 3rd, 2013)
Visual Storytelling – How to Harness the Power of Film (November 5th, 2013)