Project Tempest
Project Tempest
Jan 28, 2023
A.I. & Narrative Design - Nick Jones II
Play • 49 min

Nick Jones is a transmedia storyteller and senior narrative designer for Sharkmob Games, and author of the book “The Player and the Pentacle: Folkloric Motifs for Narrative Design”. In this episode we dig into a real-world example of using the AI tool ChatGPT to help narrative design for videogames. 

View or download Nick’s ChatGPT example here.

Follow Nick on twitter, visit his LinkedIn, and get your copy of The Player and The Pentacle


Spotify | Google Podcasts | Apple | Captivate (direct)


Here are the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.

(00:00) Intro

(00:49) Moving across the world

(16:14) AI Tools & Narrative Design

(22:06) Nick’s ChatGPT Experiment

(38:16) Possible futures - AI & late stage capitalism

(47:09) Finishing up

Support & connect:

Find us at, and get the acclaimed Project Tempest novella 1862 free for a limited time.

Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play or directly on Captivate. If you enjoy the Project Tempest podcast please consider rating it 5 stars, this really helps us out. Thanks!

Comments to

Producer for this episode is Kearin Armstrong, production assistant is Prea Millar.

More episodes
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu