About One Cool Thing
One Cool Thing is a podcast speaking with people in and around videogames about One Cool Thing not from games which is really fascinating them at the moment. One of the founding principles of Die Gute Fabrik is interdisciplinarity - collaborating with people from other art forms to bring fresh ideas to video games. And that’s also what’s at the heart of this podcast series: what not from games is shaping how people think about making games right now?
About This Episode
On episode 12 we meet Cara Ellison who chats to Hannah Nicklin about A Dictionary of Angels.
Cara Ellison is a Scottish designer and writer for videogames, who also writes for TV and comics. Before working in game dev, Cara was a journalist, and worked in books, comics and radio. Her website explains that most of all she’s interested in expanding “ideas of what interactive entertainment can do, and who it is for.”
Recent projects include technical narrative design on God of War Ragnarok, writing for The Final Girls comic series, lots of different story work on Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2, and Narrative Design, world-building and writing on indie game Void Bastards. She currently works full time with Sony full time over in the USA.
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One Cool Thing Production Credits
One Cool Thing is hosted by Die Gute Fabrik's Studio Lead Hannah Nicklin and is produced, edited and sound designed by Tom Whalley. Additional production and research by Úna-Minh Kavanagh and our theme music by Nick Ellis who can be found on Bandcamp as tenby.