John Bardinelli

John Bardinelli


Author and editor with ten years of experience as a full-time freelance writer. Specialization in fiction, narrative design and script writing for interactive media. Published works also include articles on technology, entertainment, travel, gadgets and gaming.

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Game Writing & Editing

Narrative Design

Work with designers to combine storytelling with interactive media such as online and mobile games. Genres include comedy, fantasy, sci-fi, young adult and general fiction.

Script Writing

Scripts for game development studios providing a story, background information and world building details. Scripts include dialogue trees, cutscenes and interactive cinematics. Genres include fantasy, comedy and science fiction.


World building and mission design service for game development studios wishing to retain all credit for a game's story and setting. Project genres include epic fantasy realms and science fiction worlds.

Localization Editing

Edit translated scripts to provide natural language suitable for native English speakers.



  • Group editor managing a staff of writers to provide content for 12 different topics.
  • Daily articles written on travel, entertainment, gadgets, gaming, technology and lifestyle.
  • Writing coach for new hires.

Technology and Gaming

  • Writer and editor for online publications such as Mochi Media, Joystiq and JayIsGames.
  • Over 2,300 articles published in the last ten years.
Additional Info
  • 10 years of professional writing experience
  • Managing designer for two group game projects.
  • Knowledge in WordPress, HTML, CSS, PHP, image editing
  • BA from M.U.M., 2005
  • Areas of interest include philosophy, linguistics, history and mythology.
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