Games Writing

Narrative design, story development and consultancy, interactive fiction, dialogue, script and text for games. Former and current clients include BBC, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim. You can find my interactive fiction over on

You can drop me a message about games writing or any freelance work via my Contact Form.

Current Projects

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Writing, Narrative & Additional Game Design: Shadows of Doubt – ColePowered Games

Shadows of Doubt is a first-person, open-world detective stealth game set in a fully-simulated neo-noir city, from the makers of Concrete Jungle and publisher Sold Out.

“This is a work of staggering ambition and no small amount of artistry, presenting an evocative, fully-functioning cityscape for you to explore, complete with several intricate systems underpinning your sleuthing… I’m simply staggered.”


Writer, Nivalis – Ion Lands

Unique, slice-of-life, cyberpunk sim from the makers of Cloudpunk (2020). Grow your business, manage restaurants and nightclubs, make friends and enemies, buy and decorate apartments, go fishing and maybe even find love in Nivalis, the city that stretches from the ocean to the clouds.


Writer, Narrative Design: Mars 2020 – BBC Taster (2018)

Mars 2020 was a multiplayer, interactive fiction game for four players, set aboard the first voyage to Mars.

Interactive Fiction

The Gallowtown Incident by Stark Holborn

The Gallowtown Incident: an interactive fiction western vignette using Ink

A Case of Trouble by Stark Holborn

A Case of Trouble: five interlocking interactive fiction tales written for inkJam20. Won #3 place overall and #1 in the Narration category.

cover detail from Ten Low by Stark Holborn

Welcome to Factus: a short story/game set on Factus in the Ten Low universe