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 Randen Banuelos
 Narrative & Level Designer

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There You Are | Unreal Engine 4 3D


A USC MFA Thesis Project led by Rong Deng

There You Are looks into the strained relationship of Su and her newly partnered father years after the unfortunate passing of her mother. Taking inspiration from Life Is Strange and What Remains of Edith Finch, this multi-award winning project explores complex personalities and relationships set in a beautiful, paper-cut world.

EVA DIGITAL 2021: Best Art
Urban Mediamakers Festival (UMF) 2021: Best Game Winner
Moscow Russia International Film Festival: Best Video Game



  • Role: Narrative Designer & Dialogue Writer

  • Software Used: Unreal Engine 4 3D

  • Genres: Cinematic, Puzzle-Exploration

  • Estimated Play Time: ~20 Minutes

  • Team Size: 14 People

  • Development Time: 
    August 2020 - May 2021 (9 Months)

  • Available On: PC


Narrative Designer & Dialogue Writer Responsibilities

  • Wrote multi-act script alongside USC film writer Adam Morina

  • Branching dialogue & multiple endings reflect Su's interactions with her father and their eventual fate



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