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Read a chapter from the next Shacknews Long Read

Hi, all, I've fallen behind on blogging because of a heavy work schedule. One of my projects is Bet on Black: How Microsoft and Xbox Changed Popular Culture, a Shacknews Long Rea… http://davidlcraddock.com/news/page/read-chapter-next-shacknews-long-read/

"Work From Quarantine," my latest Shacknews long read, shows how COVID-19 has impacted game development

Greetings, all, First and foremost, I hope you and your families are safe and healthy. It's trite to say, but 2020 has definitely not gone how anyone planned. This might sound … http://davidlcraddock.com/news/page/work-quarantine-my-latest-shacknews-long-read-shows-how-covid-19-has-impacted-game-development/

New "Life is Strange" long read explores the making of the trilogy

Greetings, all, Today on Shacknews, I published From Chaos: The Aspirational Storytelling of Life is Strange. It's my latest long read, and it digs into the making of all three… http://davidlcraddock.com/news/page/new-life-strange-long-read-explores-making-trilogy/

"Terraform" recounts the making of Doom 64, and is out now

Hi, all, You might recall that I wrote and published a smorgasbord of Doom content last month in celebration of Doom Eternal's release. One feature fell behind schedule, so rat… http://davidlcraddock.com/news/page/terraform-recounts-making-doom-64-and-out-now/

Shacknews Long Read: "Hell Razer: The Making of Doom Eternal"

Hell Razer goes inside id Software to recount the making of Doom Eternal
Hey, all, In celebration of Doom Eternal's release on March 20, I wrote a sequel of sorts to 2017's Stairway to Badass. Originally written as a long read on Shacknews, StB chro… http://davidlcraddock.com/news/page/shacknews-long-read-hell-razer-making-doom-eternal/

"Book" Breakdown – 'Doom: To Hell and Back' on Shacknews

A feature I wrote for Shacknews, Doom: To Hell and Back, went live today, and it's roughly the size of a book: nearly 40,000 words. So let's talk about it!
Welcome to another book breakdown, a blog in which I discuss the process of writing a particular draft of one of my books and give an overview of content—except I won't be breakin… http://davidlcraddock.com/news/page/book-breakdown-doom-hell-and-back-shacknews/

Books in Pico Game Bundle

I'm excited and proud to announce that two of my books are available in the ongoing Pico Game Bundle at StoryBundle.com
I'm excited and proud to announce that two of my books are available in the ongoing Pico Game Bundle at StoryBundle.com. Click here to check out the bundle. The Pico Story Bund… http://davidlcraddock.com/news/page/books-pico-game-bundle/

E3 2016; celebrating 20th birthdays

Links to my articles from E3, and retrospectives celebrating the 20th birthdays of Quake and Nintendo 64.
All, This year, I covered the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, the world's biggest videogame tradeshow. It was my first time attending the show since 2007. I've been out o… http://davidlcraddock.com/news/page/e3-2016-celebrating-20th-birthdays/

Book Breakdown: DUNGEON H@CKS, Draft 1

In book breakdowns, author David L. Craddock analyzes the contents, structure, process, and statistics involved in writing a complete draft of a book.
[In book breakdowns, author David L. Craddock analyzes the contents, structure, process, and statistics involved in writing a complete draft of a book. The goal of a book breakdow… http://davidlcraddock.com/news/page/book-breakdown-dungeon-hcks-draft-1/

Resident Evil: Back from the Undead

I'm excited for Resident Evil games! You should be, too!co
How about another blog post unrelated to HERITAGE? Oops. Let's talk about Resident Evil. RE, one of my favorite gaming franchises, has been dying a slow, painful death since… http://davidlcraddock.com/news/page/resident-evil-back-undead/

I Love Zelda 2

Zelda 2 is awesome. Let me tell you why.
(^^ How about that generic Stonehenge header graphic? That's your humble author feeling too lazy to pick out unique images.)   I opened my email yesterday to find a note fro… http://davidlcraddock.com/news/page/i-love-zelda-2/