Gregory A. Wilson

Gregory A. Wilson is Professor of English at St. John’s University in New York, where he teaches creative writing and speculative fiction, and an author of speculative fiction. His works include the epic fantasy The Third Sign, the award-winning graphic novel Icarus, the dark fantasy Grayshade, and the D&D adventure/sourcebook Tales and Tomes from the Forbidden Library, plus many published short stories. He co-hosts the actual play podcast Speculate! ( and co-coordinates the Origins Author’s Alcove and Gen Con Writers’ Symposium. Under the moniker Arvan Eleron, he runs a Twitch channel focused on story and narrative, with a number of sponsored TTRPG campaigns. He lives with his family in Connecticut; his virtual home is

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Narrative Design In Games

May 21, 2022 9:00 am to 10:00 am

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Narrative design is often misunderstood as being a synonym for game writing, but good narrative design combines the tools of storytelling, game design, and narrative strategy to help bring a game to life. This panel brings together narrative designers to talk about the ways that narrative systems deliver, shape, and change storytelling – and how their own work in this field has evolved and grown over time.