Rebecca Slitt

Rebecca Slitt is an editor and partner at Choice of Games and Heart’s Choice. For Choice of Games, she is the author of the YA paranormal interactive novels Psy High and Psy High 2; and has edited more than 20 interactive novels, including the Nebula finalists The Martian Job, The Road to Canterbury, and The Luminous Underground. She has also contributed to numerous tabletop and live-action roleplaying games, including Timewatch, Noirlandia, and Geist. With her PhD in medieval history, she can advise time-travelers on where to get the best takeout in medieval London, and how to build your castle to account for dragons.

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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.

Choose Your Happily Ever After: Writing the Interactive Novel

May 12, 2023 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

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Panelists: Rebecca Slitt, Sydney Meeker, SL Huang and Ruth Vincent (moderator)

What is an interactive novel? How does modern interactive fiction differ from the choose-your-own-adventure books of our childhood? How do we make readers/players feel like their choices matter in the story? Join us to explore how interactive fiction can be a bridge between gaming and reading, change the way we think about linear story structure, and give readers the satisfaction of having agency in creating their own story.

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