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Game Narrative Summit: Finding Character Voice With Your Voice

Cyrus Nemati (Senior Writer, Wooga GmbH)

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core+Summits Pass, Summits Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Game Narrative

Format: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Finding a character's iconic voice can be a difficult thing for writers to achieve, and often arrives late, or is provided by a voice actor. In this talk, you'll hear from a game writer and voice actor about how you can use your own voices to discover what makes your characters unique, and how writers' rooms can help teams accelerate character development when read-throughs are performed, rather than read. You'll have the chance to perform a scene yourself and see how your performance develops a lackluster character into one your audiences can't wait to hear from, and come away with strategies to jump into bringing vocal performance into your writers' rooms (or any other rooms!).

Takeaway

Attendees will better understand the link between vocal performance and written character voice, and use their own knowledge and experience to create a foundation for exploring what makes a character iconic.

Intended Audience

This talk is intended for writers of any experience level, and anyone who helps contribute to character voice.