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Tomb Raider writer joins all star line up for Game Anglia

7 Nov 2017 9:30AM

Game Anglia are pleased to announce award-winning scriptwriter and story designer Rhianna Pratchett will be delivering a talk at this year’s conference.

Rhianna Pratchett has been writing for over 15 years starting out writing features and columns on games for the likes of PZ Zone Magazine and The Guardian. After moving into script writing and narrative design, her work on Heavenly Sword was nominated for a BAFTA and she later won a Writers’ Guild of Great Britain ‘Best Videogame Script’ award for Overlord.

Rhianna joins BAFTA award-winning Brenda Romero, Gareth Glover from Ubisoft, Liz Mercuri from Unity and the creator of the iconic Doom series John Romero. Throughout the day, experts from around the world will cover a range of topics from turning game jam submissions into fully realised games, all the way to final user testing.

Aside from the talks, the conference will also showcase a multitude of indie titles from mobile games to virtual reality. Visitors can play, leave feedback and vote on their favourites from the day, as well as meet local studios and mingle with like-minded gamers. 

Ian Garstang, video game blogger and head of marketing for Game Anglia said "We're delighted to announce Rhianna Pratchett as another superb speaker for Game Anglia 2017. Rhianna is a key figure in video games and can offer valuable insights into story design and narrative development, which is hugely important for the evolution of the gaming industry."

Game Anglia is the East of England's biggest game development conference taking place on Saturday 18th November 2017 at the Atrium Building at the University of Suffolk 10am-6pm. For further details visit


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