Professor of Practice
- 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.