Gail is a PhD student in computer science at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. Her research centres on nonlinear and interactive storytelling in games. She is also interested in educational games and augmented reality. She is passionate about getting girls and women interested in computer science, and improving CS education for everyone. Gail blogs at The Female Perspective of Computer Science.
Crafting stories that allow players to make a real impact with their choices is one of the hottest topics in game design these days. But is creating such a story difficult because of creative or technical challenges? Learn more about interactive storytelling in games and find out about some tools you can use to try out your own story ideas today.