Game development Master's student John Murphy's has been selected as one of the winners of the GDC Online Game Narrative Reviews Competition. Murphy's entry, described by one of the judges as an outstanding submission, examined the unconventional narrative of the art game "The Path" developed and released in 2009 by Tale of Tales.
Murphy has been invited to present his work at the upcoming Game Developers Conference Online to be held in Austin, Texas in early October. The competition is organized as part of the Game Narrative Review program, a collaboration between some of the nation's leading game development schools and GDC Online, which hosts the industry's premier gathering on the subject of storytelling in games.
In addition to being a Masters student in DePaul's Computer Game Development program, John serves as producer for this year's IGF Student Showcase project "Octodad".
Murphy's winning entry was developed with support from CDM professor Jose Zagal.
The Path (Official Website): http://www.tale-of-tales.com/ThePath/GDC Online Austin: http://www.gdconline.com/