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Richard Rouse IIIDirector, Designer & WriterParanoid Productions

Richard Rouse III is a creative director, designer, writer and consultant who has worked on a range of titles from AAA to indie and everything in between. Past projects include The Suffering, State of Decay, Quantum Break, Drakan: The Ancients' Gates, Damage Incorporated, Odyssey: The Legend of Nemesis and his experimental stealth/narrative game The Church in the Darkness. Previously he was a Design Director/Lead at Microsoft Studios, Ubisoft Montreal, Midway and Surreal Software. Rouse wrote the popular book Game Design: Theory & Practice and is a frequent speaker on game design and interactive storytelling at conferences and universities.

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