Tom Abernathy

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ArenaNet employee

Tom Abernathy

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Position
Studio Narrative Director
Department
Narrative

Tom Abernathy was the Studio Narrative Director for Living World Season 4 and The Icebrood Saga. He oversaw story development, reviewed and revised scripts.[1]

Jobs[edit]

ArenaNet[edit]

  • Studio Narrative Director
    • February 2017 – December 2021

Previous[edit]

  • Narrative Writer at Arlekin Players Theatre
    • March 2021 – Present
  • Writer on The Man in the High Castle: Resistance Radio at Campfire
    • September 2016 - February 2017
  • Director of Narrative at Jumo, Inc.
    • November 2015 - February 2017
  • Senior Writer on The Division at Massive Entertainment (A Ubisoft Studio)
    • February 2015 - August 2015
  • Lead Narrative Writer at Riot Games
    • September 2013 - September 2014
  • Associate Producer/Co-"Story by" at Sony Pictures Entertainment/Whiskey Bay LLC
    • March 2012 - February 2014
  • Narrative Designer/Writer at Microsoft
    • March 2008 - July 2013
  • Senior Writer/Designer at Pandemic Studios
    • May 2005 - March 2008
  • Tester at JAMDAT Mobile
    • January 2004 - July 2004
  • Tester at Activision
    • July 2003 - December 2003
  • Game Writer (Freelance)
    • March 1999 - May 2005
    • Shipped and/or announced projects:
      • Destroy All Humans! (Sole Writer)
      • Dark Reign 2 (Manual Writer)
      • Heavy Gear (Writer)
  • Teacher/Trainer at Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions
    • February 1999 - May 2005
  • Filmmaker (Self-employed)
    • February 1999 - May 2005
    • Films as Writer/Director:
      • Lycanthropy (multiple film festival selections)
      • Talisa's Toll
      • In the Presence of Mirrors
      • The Cocktail Party Effect
      • I Am Number Six
      • Persona Silhouettes
      • Fugues
    • Films as Cinematographer/Editor:
      • Dirty Laundry
      • Help Is On the Way
  • Screenwriter (Freelance)
    • June 1994 - May 2005
    • Feature Screenplays:
      • Hellcats
      • The Real Deal
      • Stealing Tennessee
      • Angry Red Planet
      • Lucky DeVille
      • The Poof Point
    • Spec Teleplays:
      • Macon Whoopee ("Pilot," 2nd place, Scriptapalooza)
      • The West Wing ("Freedom, Framed")
      • Ally McBeal ("The St. Valentine's Day Massacre")
  • Co-Artistic Director at Hangar Theater Lab Company
    • May 1992 - August 1992
  • Theater Director (Self-employed)
    • October 1986 - August 1997

References[edit]

  1. ^ Post by Bobby Stein in "Who is the writing team at ArenaNet right now?", Guild Wars 2 Official Forum