DAN MARTIN

SCREENWRITER

INTERACTIVE NARRATIVE DESIGNER
 

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Dan Martin is a Los Angeles-based screenwriter and narrative designer with extensive experience in story development and world building for both traditional and interactive media.

 

He has written for some of the most popular franchises in entertainment today, including Star TrekHaloGame of ThronesThe Walking Dead, and Batman.

 

Dan earned his undergraduate degree in English from Harvard, and his Masters of Fine Arts from USC's School of Cinematic Arts, but his passion for storytelling goes back to playing with action figures in the sand at the beach.

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STAR TREK: RESURGENCE from IDW Publishing is the thrilling five-issue prequel comic to the game of the same name – co-written by Dan Martin.

Issue #1 releases on November 16, 2022! Click here to order from IDW.

On a windswept planet bordering the notoriously hostile Talarian Republic, a scientist on the cusp of developing technology that will revolutionize warp goes missing. The crew of the U.S.S. Resolute is tasked with an urgent stealth mission to recover Dr. Leah Brahms and keep her research out of enemy hands!

Watch the announcement trailer for STAR TREK: RESURGENCE – a new narrative adventure game –on which Dan Martin is the Lead Writer.

A new crew. A new ship. Boldly Go! Coming Soon.

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Click above to listen to this six-episode audio drama set in the HALO universe, featuring writing by Dan Martin. Only on Spotify.

A lone secret agent from the Office of Naval Intelligence is sent on a mission to relay critical intel to the Master Chief. There’s just one catch — every seven hours, her memory resets. 

 
 

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Select trailers for games featuring writing by Dan Martin.

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"Easily on par with some of the TV show's best episodes."

GamesRadar.com on Telltale's Game of Thrones — Episode 3: The Sword in the Darkness

"Establishes a heady moral stew loaded with hard choices and heartbreak, and is one of the best additions to the series since it began."

GameSpot.com on Telltale's The Walking Dead: A New Frontier — Episode 1: Ties that Bind Part One

"Top-notch writing, thoughtful depictions, and impactful decision-making moments."

GameSpot.com on Telltale's Batman: The Enemy Within — Episode 4: What Ails You

Press

"Featuring extraordinary writing and the rare ability to completely invest the player into its characters, Telltale's Game Of Thrones stands amongst and actually surpasses the famed TV series' best moments. A high watermark for interactive storytelling and one of the most emotionally resonant experiences you're bound to have with a video game this year."

RageQuit.gr on Telltale's Game of Thrones —Episode 3: The Sword in the Darkness

 
 

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