Game Writing

A video game can be so much more than something to pass the time: it can be a gripping emotional experience, a heart-pounding adventure, immersive, beautiful, and the medium allows the players to be part of it instead of an abject observer or consumer. The future of narrative storytelling is in the interactive space.

Activision Publishing 2021-2023

Elizabeth Daugherty worked for Activision on released titles, Warzone and Warzone 2.0 as a QA Functional Tester. Due to the nature of her NDA, she can not elaborate further on the duties she performed outside of what is already mentioned on her resume.

The Forest

The Forest is a game concept created during Elizabeth’s study at Full Sail University. It is a fantasy game with survival elements.

Itch.io Games

On itch.io, game developers are able to post any game they create. Elizabeth’s profile displays text games in fantasy settings.

The Elder Scrolls Online “Spec” Quest and Short Story


Nightfall is a fantasy action game made by Austin Bunker with Elizabeth Daugherty credited as a writer.

Short Stories & Flash Fiction


Vocal Media is a website that allows writers to post and monetize short form content. They also regularly post challenges in the form of writing prompts with short deadlines from 15-30 days. Please click on the images to read a selection of short stories written and submitted to the site, or view Elizabeth’s entire catalog on her profile.

Fiction with Friction & Stories with Spark

These are self-published collections of short stories that Elizabeth wrote during and after college. Each is available on smaswords.com.

Script Writing

Derivative Demon

This is the script of a pilot episode for an animated series developed while Elizabeth was in college and written in collaboration with other students.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine “Spec” Script

Pride week in Brooklyn is full of action for the Ninety-Ninth precinct! When a mysterious threat is left at a local gay bar that puts a celebrity drag queen in danger, Jake must choose between working with Terry or Rosa to put a bigot behind bars. At the same time, Charles promises followers of his food blog pictures of the best treats and drinks offered all over town, but struggles to keep up when his schedule is compromised. Meanwhile, Hitchcock and Scully wind up accidentally taking advantage of a Wing Slutz special when they are mistaken for a romantic couple, and they struggle to deal with the fallout.

Hits the Spot

In a place where most people have little gifts that help them through the day, Sarah Tonin and her employee Justin Case run a coffee shop that helps people get through their day with just a bit of magic, but when Sarah meets Robin Zegg, she must help herself for once.


Homunculus is a drama about a dedicated researcher and his trusting ward who, after finding a mysterious treasure, wants to unlock an ancient temple’s secret. But when the temple’s magic takes hold, the student must decide between saving his tutor and escaping which seems impossible because the magic of the temple is standing in his way.

A/V Scripts

“The Scooter”

“The Fixer”


Copy Deck

An example of a copy deck for fictitious scooters.

Website Copy

Guided the branding language and provided website copy for Rain Fade Media.

Review & Press

Hunt for the Wilderpeople Film Review

Fiction with Friction Press Release

Homunculus Press Release

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