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Tobias Heussner

aka: Tobias Heußner
Moby ID: 207891

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Tobias Heussner is a Christian, Game Content/Narrative Designer, and Producer. His areas of expertise are Game Content Design (including Narrative Design, Quest/Mission Design and Level Design), Game System Design (including Game Mechanic Design, Combat Design and Encounter Design) and Game Production. He has been involved in professional game development for over 20 years, started game development during his High School years, worked in different design and management roles and has been involved in the development of over 25 different, published titles, including top-sellers like Paws&Claws: Pet Vet , the AAA-RPG The Dark Eye ‚Äď Drakensang and the AAA-Browser-MMO Action-RPG Drakensang Online .

He was also a Co-Coordinator for the Game Writing Tutorial at GDC Online and is the current chair of IGDA Special Interest Group: Game Writing.

Together with Ann Lemay, Toiya K. Finley, and Jennifer Hepler, he wrote the Game Narrative Toolbox, a guide to game writing which was published by FocalPress in 2015. In 2019, he published the sequel called the Advanced Game Narrative Toolbox.

In his spare time, besides spending time with his family and developing games, he enjoys writing screenplays and novels. He studied Screenwriting at the UCLA Extension, took classes in Computer Science at the Humboldt and Free University of Berlin, and holds a BSc Open (Hons) with a focus on writing and management from The Open University.

You can find more information on his personal website: http://www.theussner.com.

Credited on 29 games

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Evil Dead: The Game (2022, PlayStation 5) Additional Contributions
Sniper: Ghost Warrior - Contracts 2 (2021, Windows) Executive Producer
WWE 2K Battlegrounds (2020, Windows) Lead Producer
Road Redemption (2018, Nintendo Switch) Lead Producer
NBA Playgrounds (2017, Windows) Senior Producer
Pirates: Treasure Hunters (2016, PlayStation 4) Character Story and Dialogue Writers
Drakensang Online (2011, Windows) Level Design
Klötzchen (2011, Windows) Focus Testers
The Dark Eye: Drakensang - Phileasson's Secret (2010, Windows) Special Thanks
Future Wars (2010, Windows) Special Thanks to
Das Schwarze Auge: Drakensang - Am Fluss der Zeit (Personal Edition) (2010, Windows) Associate Producer
The Dark Eye: Drakensang - The River of Time (2010, Windows) Associate Producer
Das Schwarze Auge: Drakensang (Gold Edition) (2009, Windows) Assistant Project Management
The Dark Eye: Drakensang (2008, Windows) Assistant Project Management
Treasure Island (2008, Windows) Additional Level Design
Pferd & Pony: Best Friends - Mein Pferd (Special Edition) (2007, Windows) Parkour Design
Paws and Claws: Pet School (2006, Windows) Level Design
Kids Zone: My Horse Gang (2006, Windows) Level Design
Riding Star 2 (2006, Windows) Level Design
Meine Tierschule (2006, Windows) Level Design

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Related Sites add

  • LinkedIn: theussner
  • Personal website
    This is the personal website of Tobias Heussner, where you can find links to samples and publication he developed. This site also contains his portfolio.


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