Darby McDevitt – Video Game Writer/Designer
Q: Who is Darby McDevitt?
A: Darby is a veteran video game writer and designer most well known for his WGA award nominated work on Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag for Ubisoft. He is also a filmmaker and musician.
Q: What has Darby written?
A: Darby’s video game work includes multiple titles in Assassin’s Creed franchise including Black Flag, Revelations, Discovery and Blood Lines. He has also been lead writer on or contributed to many other games including The Sims 2 (GBA, DS), Spore Creatures (DS) and video game adaptations for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, Ice Age 2, Where the Wild Things Are, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.
Twenty things you (probably) didn’t know about Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag writer, Darby McDevitt.
Darby talks about his background and how he got his start writing video games, maintaining the history and continuity of the Assassin’s Creed universe while creating an original vision, the technical differences between writing for video games vs. screenplays or narrative fiction, how a video game is actually written and much more.
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