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  BioWare Recruiting Via ‘Neverwinter’ Contest  
Posted 2005-12-01 by Tony Walsh
Feted Canadian game developer BioWare has once again turned to the vibrant community surrounding its Neverwinter Nights (NWN) game for talent. The company is holding a contest in order to find an interactive writer. Contestants are tasked with building a module using the Aurora Toolset (included with NWN), wherein they are to highlight their storytelling and dialog-writing skills. This is a much better system than the one I went through a few years ago with BioWare--my application for a writer position involved writing a timed dialog test at home, and then again on-site at BioWare's Edmonton offices. BioWare often turns to its gamer community for hiring choices. Last month I had a chance meeting with one of their recent hires at a Toronto movie theatre--he'd attracted the interest of BioWare through his work with a team modifying NWN in the style of the Dragonlance franchise.
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