Game Design, Narrative Design, Game Writing, Storytelling, Game History
Josiah Lebowitz received a B.A. in Game Design and a M.S. in Game Production from The University of Advancing Technology and has developed game design programs at Florida Gateway College and University of Hawaii. He specializes in both game and narrative design, with a particular focus on the integration of plot and gameplay as described in his textbook, Interactive Storytelling for Video Games. In addition to teaching, he does indie and contract design and writing, with credits including So You've Landed in a Fantasy World, EverQuest Next, and Aurora’s Nightmare. His other passions include Japanese, karate, and travel.
So You’ve Been Reborn in a Fantasy World - McFarland & Company
Interactive Storytelling for Video Games - Focal Press
MFA in Creative Writing - Fiction from George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
MS in Game Production from The University of Advancing Technology, Tempe, AZ
BA in Game Design, The University of Advancing Technology, Tempe, AZ