The Writer Will Do Something

Entrant 2016

Tom Bissell and Matthew S. Burns


The Writer Will Do Something is a Twine-based story game in which you play as the lead writer for an upcoming AAA game. The year is 2012 and you are working on the third game in the wildly popular ShatterGate™ franchise. Expectations are through the roof: fans of the series are waiting for the biggest, most bad-ass entry in the series yet, and your publisher is expecting the best-selling title in its history. But the game's development hasn't gone as smoothly as planned. One morning, just a couple months before E3 and six months before ship, an emergency meeting is called...