We’re delighted to have gathered such a talented lineup of writers and developers for both Saturday and Sunday at AdventureX 2019.


Saturday 2nd November

09:30
Doors Open
09:45
10:00
Pre-event
10:15
Feature | Welcome to AdventureX
10:30
10:45
Dave Gilbert | A Jam Game Saved my Soul
How the creator of Unavowed beat the Post Launch Blues.
11:00
11:15
Hannah Flynn | Marketing Your Game in 3 Hours a Week
Tips on marketing your narrative game from Failbetter’s comms director.
11:30
11:45
Break
12:00
12:15
Hélène Sellier | Writing a European Feminist Otome Game (Adult Content)
How to write an interactive love story without reinforcing gender norms?
12:30
12:45
Ed Fear | So You Got In The Room. What Now?!
The trials and tribulations of creating a ‘third wave’ gay character.
13:00
13:15
13:30
Lunch
13:45
14:00
14:15
Dan Marshall | Lair of the Clockwork God
A window into a comedic fusion of indie platforming and point-and-click puzzling, with the BAFTA-winning indie dev behind Behold the Kickmen.
14:30
14:45
Break
15:00
15:15
Jedidjah Julia Noomen | But what do they LOOK like?
Writing for audio-only games with the writer behind Alt-Frequencies.
15:30
15:45
Steven Goodwin | PiMania for Alexa: A Retro Remake
Adapting a cult 80s text adventure into a voice-only game for Amazon Alexa.
16:00
Break
16:15
16:30
Arseniy Klishin | Building Emotion-driven Games
A fresh angle on the infamous ‘Story vs. Gameplay’ debate.
16:45
17:00
17:15
Feature | The AdventureX Quiz
Master quizards Richard Cobbett, Francisco Gonzalez and Natalie Juhasz join forces to crown someone King Or Queen Of The Nerds.
17:30
CLOSE

Sunday 3rd November

09:30
Doors Open
09:45
Pre-event
10:00
Feature | Welcome to AdventureX
10:15
10:30
Charles Cecil | Beyond A Steel Sky
The founder of Revolution Games returns to AdventureX to talk BASS2.
10:45
11:00
Jess Haskins | Worldbuilding Out of Bounds
Practical advice for creators incorporating diverse cultural influences.
11:15
11:30
Break
11:45
12:00
Sam Machell | Help! Help! Everything is Collapsing
Video games as collage: destroy and rebuild!
12:15
12:30
12:45
Feature | Meg Jayanth in conversation with Jon Ingold.
A fireside chat with the IGF award-winning narrative designer of 80 Days, in conversation with the BAFTA-nominated writer of Heaven’s Vault.
13:00
13:15
13:30
Lunch
13:45
14:00
14:15
Katharine Neil | Serious About Comedy
The writer of hit historical comedy Astrologaster, asks if comedy has been undervalued in the rush to prove that games can be ‘serious’ art?
14:30
14:45
Break
15:00
15:15
Samantha Webb | The First 6 Months: Lessons From a New Writer
Lessons learned from working as a freelance scriptwriter in the games industry.
15:30
15:45
Jack Attridge | Creating Interactive Live Action (Mild Violence)
How to make interactions deep and meaningful using live action video.
16:00
16:15
Break
16:30
16:45
17:00
17:15
Feature | The Dark Room (Adult Content)
John Robertson’s multi-award-winning, interactive, tour-de-force comedy show returns to kill you. Again and again.
★★★★★ Broadway Baby ★★★★★ Fringe Review ★★★★★ The Skinny
17:30
CLOSE

Please note that the schedule is subject to change at short notice.