Renowned games writing team Ragnar Tørnquist and Dag Scheve have signed to agency Sidlines.
The pair together wrote Dreamfall and The Secret World, and have together ‘designed and initiated’ the in-game storyline for Anarchy Online. they have also co-authored a number of sort stories for the universe of the Longest Journey.
Tørnquist and Scheve are presently working on the screenplay for Norwegian TV series Underslo, while crafting the narrative of Dreamfall Chapters for Red Thread Games.
“I can’t wait to get this fantastic writing team working with a developer– they are so good at creating new worlds and characters," said Sini Downing, Sidelines agency director. "They’ll be a great source of ideas and creativity.”
Sidelines – partner company to audio outfit Side – provides game makers with talent to offer scripting and narrative, character and world design and other related services. The outfit’s writers have contributed material to LittleBigPlanet, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Blue Toad Murder Files, Driver: San Francisco, CSR Racing, ZombieU, and many more.