Maurice Suckling

Maurice Suckling

Professor of Practice

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  • PhD, Newcastle University, England

Maurice Suckling has worked in the games industry for over twenty years, with over forty published video game titles to his name. He’s worked as a producer, a designer, a voice director, a motion capture director, an animation director, but most often as a writer. His most recent gamewriting credits include Civilization VI and Killing Floor 2.

In addition to his work in games, he has also worked in TV, and published a collection of short stories and a novel. He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Global History, developing board and card games as narrative systems, and integrating storytelling within other game design frameworks.

The second edition of his co-authored Video Game Writing: From Macro to Micro was published in 2017 by Mercury Learning.

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Office number: 3204Sage Lab
Phone number: 518.276.8459
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