Chris Avellone – Video Game Writer/Designer
Q: Who is Chris Avellone?
A: Chris is a video game writer and designer and the co-founder of Obsidian Entertainment.
Q: What has Chris written?
A: Chris is best known for his work on the Fallout series, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic series, Planescape: Torment and numerous games set in the Dungeons & Dragons world such as titles in the Neverwinter Nights, Baldur’s Gate and Icewind Dale series. His current projects include fantasy RPG Pillars of Eternity, the spiritual successor to Planescape: Torment, Torment: Tides of Numenera and the long awaited, highly anticipated Wasteland sequel. Chris is a graduate of William & Mary with a degree in English and was formerly a contributor to Dragon magazine before his work in video game development.
Twenty things you (probably) didn’t know about Planescape: Torment, Fallout New Vegas and Wasteland 2 video game writer/designer and Obsidian Entertainment co-founder, Chris Avellone.
Chris Avellone explains how video games are written, what skills and training are important for video game writers, the various roles and responsibilities of those involved in video game design and much more.
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