Talk Title: Making Reading Addictive Via Interactive Fiction
Date and Time: Monday June 20th @ 2pm PST
Sam Landstrom is the owner of Delight Games LLC, a small indie game company that specializes in interactive fiction (think Choose Your OwnAdventure on steroids) for phones and has had over seven million gamebook downloads. Sam spent 12 years working for a massive software corporation, but then wrote a novel (MetaGame) and got the writing bug. He then ditched his career to chase the dream of helping to make reading addictive.
In this talk you will learn about what has worked and what hasn’t in his ongoing quest to bring interactive fiction to the masses and engage readers on mobile, including how he deals with monetization struggles, marketing games on mobile, telemetry and experimenting on users (e.g. A/B testing), and interactive fiction design.
Or watch Sam’s amazing interview about getting feedback from your readers and getting them hooked over in the Future of Storytelling Interview Library!