The short story
On Alien Creeps TD, I was asked to rework all the aspects of the narrative while not being able to alter any existing assets. My responsibilities were therefore mostly related to writing:
- Rewriting storylines.
- Creating character profiles.
- Rewriting dialogue.
The slightly longer story
Alien Creeps – Tower Defense is a mobile tower defense game. Story-wise, it’s a tongue-in-cheek tale about a planetary defense force fighting off an alien invasion.
I was brought in to rework the existing narrative. Fundamental changes were not possible since the artwork already existed, so there was very little space to maneuver. It took plenty of creative tricks, but I managed to give the narrative a serious upgrade.
Most of the work took place behind the scenes: shoring up the main plot, writing character profiles, etc. Those things are for internal use only, but I can showcase some of the dialogue I wrote for the game: