Berättande

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MFA Thesis project, Currently in development

Berättande is a USC MFA Thesis project in the exploration of storytelling through the player’s interaction with a digital environment. The player gets shipped wrecked on a mysterious island and from their exploration of the area they discover a story and their connection to the island. There is a persistent journal the player carries with them that is used to record various objects the player has encounter and is a safe space for the player to write their own thoughts and feelings about their adventure. I hope this experience will find new ways for players to connect themselves with the virtual environment through their own writings.

I worked on Berättande as Lead Producer, Programmer, Creative Director and Designer. As a thesis project, I have been in charge of my own vision of the experience and laying out a realistic production schedule to see it to completion for Thesis Show in May. I met with the team weekly and performed playtest sessions to evaluate current progress.

Team

Kylie Moses – Narrative Designer

Patrick Quah – Narrative Designer

Christina Orcutt – Art Director/3D Modeler

Rodraco Ealey – Character Concept Artist

Brett Wilson – Environment and Prop Concept Artist

Chitvan Gupta – Engineer

Julian Kantor – Engineer

Screenshots and Concept Art

Thesis Proposal

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