LudoNarraCon 2024: A Digital Celebration of Storytelling in Video Games

Excitement is building as LudoNarraCon 2024, the annual festival dedicated to storytelling in video games, gears up for its sixth edition from May 9th to 13th. Organized by narrative games publisher Fellow Traveller, this digital convention hosted on Steam promises a vibrant showcase of innovative narrative-driven titles, engaging panels, and exclusive demos.

The full lineup for LudoNarraCon 2024 has been unveiled, featuring over 50 narrative games in the ‘Official Selection.’ Among the spotlighted titles are highly anticipated releases such as Citizen Sleeper 2: Starward Vector, Wandering Sword, and Stray Gods. Attendees can look forward to playing demos of Yes, Your Grace: Snowfall and REKA, along with a plethora of other engaging titles offering new or updated demos.

The festival’s agenda includes a diverse range of panels and fireside chats spanning 17 hours, featuring notable industry talents such as Tony Howard from Black Tabby Games, Meredith Gran of Perfect Tides: Station to Station, and Xalavier Nelson Jr. from Strange Scaffold, among others.

  • Tony Howard from the award-winning studio, Black Tabby Games, known for Scarlet Hollow and Slay the Princess
  • Meredith Gran, the developer and creator behind Perfect Tides: Station to Station
  • Xalavier Nelson Jr. from Strange Scaffold, the studio that developed Space Warlord Organ Trading Simulator
  • Josh Sawyer, the Studio Design Director at Obsidian Entertainment (Fallout: New Vegas & Pillars of Eternity), and Director of Pentiment
  • Sharna Jackson, independent author, writer on Die Gute Fabrik’s Saltsea Chronicles and curator of ENSEMBLE
  • Jon Ingold, co-founder and narrative director of inkle, known for A Highland Song
  • Jenny Windom, member of the Wholesome Games team, who LudoNarraCon collaborated with to curate a subsection of wholesome narrative games for 2024’s sales

Topics to be discussed include the intricacies of narrative design, the intersection of story and music, and the magic of wholesome narratives in gaming.

  • Balancing Storytelling in Games With Player Choice
  • Show your scripts! How narrative design shapes story.
  • Exploring the Intersection of Story and Music
  • Magic in the Mundane: How wholesome narratives let us reimagine our world
  • And more!

Fellow Traveller has also announced a partnership with Remap, a publication formed by the creators of Waypoint, to host a selection of panels and discussions. Moreover, attendees can expect exciting announcements from Fellow Traveller about upcoming projects, including the launch of 1000xRESIST (sunset visitor 斜陽過客) and new title reveals.

For those eager to dive into narrative-rich gaming experiences, LudoNarraCon 2024 offers enticing discounts of up to 90% off on select titles, providing an opportunity to explore a wide range of captivating stories and immersive gameplay.

LudoNarraCon 2024

With a lineup of talented developers, thought-provoking discussions, and engaging demos, LudoNarraCon 2024 promises to be a must-attend event for fans of narrative-driven video games. Stay tuned for more updates and the full list of sales available during the festival.

Would you be heading down to the upcoming LudoNarraCon 2024 and getting involved with the video game community present there? Let us know in the comments section below.

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About the Author: Umair Khalid

Founder of GamesHedge, Umair enjoys a wide variety of video games ranging from RPGs to racing games. Currently busy with The Crew Motorfest and Way of the Hunter.

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