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Journey_95

What are your thoughts on Dan Houser's writing?

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Journey_95

As far as I know he has been the lead writer on every main GTA game so far and will write the next GTA's story as well.

 

What are your thoughts on the dude's writing? Is it good? What could be better?

Edited by Journey_95

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Ohhh123r

Dan Houser's writing is very good overall, except GTA V and TBoGT, which is very bad writing storyline. If GTA 6 is in development, He could writing the storyline better than sh*tty GTA V storyline.

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DOUGL4S1

We don't really have someone to compare him to, as he wrote basically every main GTA game, but apart from the odd plot hole here and there, they're mostly pretty solid stories.

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Femme Fatale

Like most writers, it became stale over the years.

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Gummy 

My unborn baby can write better than him!

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Journey_95

Dan Houser's writing is very good overall, except GTA V and TBoGT, which is very bad writing storyline. If GTA 6 is in development, He could writing the storyline better than sh*tty GTA V storyline.

I think V still had some good stuff in it, certainly better than TBOGT. And his writing was always inconsistent.see SA

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TheFoxRiverFugitive

He's a talented writer. GTA IV has some of the best dialogue featured in any video game ever. He created so many memorable characters and such a rich lore and was able to seamlessly blend the main storyline with the two DLC expansion packs.

 

He dropped the ball when it came to V though, it was just too ridiculous and scatterbrained. I feel like V was written by multiple people. IV at least felt like someone's vision.

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Journey_95

He's a talented writer. GTA IV has some of the best dialogue featured in any video game ever. He created so many memorable characters and such a rich lore and was able to seamlessly blend the main storyline with the two DLC expansion packs.

 

He dropped the ball when it came to V though, it was just too ridiculous and scatterbrained. I feel like V was written by multiple people. IV at least felt like someone's vision.

IV and RDR are his masterpieces no doubt

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Piggsy pls

He's a talented writer. GTA IV has some of the best dialogue featured in any video game ever. He created so many memorable characters and such a rich lore and was able to seamlessly blend the main storyline with the two DLC expansion packs.

 

He dropped the ball when it came to V though, it was just too ridiculous and scatterbrained. I feel like V was written by multiple people. IV at least felt like someone's vision.

IV and V were both written by multiple people (same writing team).

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BowlingMaster

It's consistent overall. Most of his games have a predictable structure: protagonist gets betrayed/wronged by antagonist at the first stages of the game and then searches for vengeance.

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Chamberman20

I'd say it's still better than most writers in video games these days.

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Journey_95

I'd say still better than most writers in video games these days.

Definitely. Even V with its flaws still has good dialogue and tells a solid story. Most writers in video games straight up don't even try in that regard and deliver generic half assed stories and characters, see most Ubisoft games as a good example.

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M0rk

he sucks because he killed johnny :(:cry::cry::(:(

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Journey_95

he sucks because he killed johnny :(:cry::cry::(:(

Definitely a low point in his writing, expected much more.

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CHARMANDER50

Dan Houser's writing is very good overall, except GTA V and TBoGT, which is very bad writing storyline. If GTA 6 is in development, He could writing the storyline better than sh*tty GTA V storyline.

Overall Housers work on GTA series is below average a Fifth Grader would have done

a better job hermano. He has been wasting his time on TBoGT plot ,GTAV as well as GTAIV

staring at the HD Universe saying it don't need a story let them burn their cash on me

when his entire contribution of a story is a montón de mierda !

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JayKed20

 

Dan Houser's writing is very good overall, except GTA V and TBoGT, which is very bad writing storyline. If GTA 6 is in development, He could writing the storyline better than sh*tty GTA V storyline.

Overall Housers work on GTA series is below average a Fifth Grader would have done

a better job hermano. He has been wasting his time on TBoGT plot ,GTAV as well as GTAIV

staring at the HD Universe saying it don't need a story let them burn their cash on me

when his entire contribution of a story is a montón de mierda !

 

 

What....?

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Johnny Spaz

I just hope he doesn't make GTA 6 another revenge storyline like GTA IV & Red Dead Redemption, that's been done way too much.

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