Portfolio for ZeniMax Online Studios

 
Welcome, ZeniMax team!

I’ve curated these few items especially for you. If you have any questions or just want to chat, feel free to shoot me a message at me@hadurant.com.

Enjoy!
— Hassan DuRant
 

Dramatic script for a radio play

In 2017, Materia Collective contracted me to help write a licensed adaptation of a well-known game from 1994. Here's one of the early scenes. 
BONUS: See a section from the character bible I developed, here.

Games journalism

In 2015, I took on a few freelance gigs to keep my journalistic skills sharp. Here's my favorite from VGM Academy.

the
summer
spirit

Prose writing

An excerpt from a of short story I hope to turn into a narrative game. Rooted in South American magical realism.
 

My thoughts on game narrative

I wrote an analysis of game narratives that used Hyper Light Drifter as the main case study. Here, you can see my approach to approaching game narratives from a critical standpoint.


Night Shift

Interactive story

A short, experimental interactive narrative game. Play the game above, or see the design analysis here.

Science journalism

In addition to my experience as Science & Tech section editor, I worked as a staff writer for Science Magazine in Washington, D.C.

Here's my favorite article.