Proof of Ability Writers and Design Portfolio

For the Greater Good - Article published in Undefeated Gaming Magazine

Hello and welcome to my Writers and Design Portfolio. Along with my novels and short stories I have produced and written a number of gaming related articles for the Games Workshop White Dwarf Hobby magazines. I’ve also had work published on the Games Workshop website, in their gaming products and in the independent Undefeated Gaming Magazine.

A Collection of Work

Featured below is a collection of my work, it’s far from complete and I will be adding to it over time as I locate articles from various White Dwarfs, and other publications.

All page design, content and photographs were produced by myself from a product brief with the stakeholder, and then placed into standard layouts or worked up from a blank templates. Included below are examples of my writing and design style.

Feature Articles

Published in White Dwarf and Undefeated Magazines.

Advertorial

Written to advertise or promote a new product or event featured in White Dwarf Magazine.

Scenery Articles

How to Guides and inspiration experience advertorial.

Background

Game Background articles used to expand on the Games Workshop universes featured in White Dwarf Magazine.

Painting Guide

How to painting guides featured in White Dwarf Magazine.

Rules Modification

House Rules Guidelines bringing a new angle to the Games Workshop universes featured in White Dwarf Magazine.

Legal Disclaimer. The pages published above are intended only as portfolio and as proof of ability and not as a challenge to the copyright holders.

Over Twelve Years of Experience

I have more than a decade experience in writing and content creation about gaming, specifically working with Games Workshop, their line of Citadel Miniatures and tabletop combat games.

I have over twenty years experience in content creation, management and design. I am able to provide and manage engaging content for multiple audiences and subjects. Including sportswear, construction equipment, mission critical power systems and governmental policy

Grow and Develop a Customer Experience

A major part of my work was to help develop, grow and nurture the Games Workshop hobby experience via writing and producing content about Games Workshop products for White Dwarf Hobby magazine, and on the Games Workshop website.

Before leaving Games Workshop my work was directed toward increasing the exposure and growth of the Games Workshop line of The Lord of The Rings Strategy Battle Games, and increase the buy rate of a then struggling product line.

I believe strongly in teamwork with strong interpersonal skills, proven work ethic, and long experience within the gaming, toy and publishing industries, with a proven track record of increasing product awareness.

Available for Contract Work

I am available for freelance article and magazine writing for advertorial, rules, feature, support or hobby-based article writing. If you are interested in hiring me for any writing assignments or gaming events please email me at nick@alt-world.com and we can discuss the project.

What my Peers say…

‘Nick Davis has a knack of being able to write in such a way he draws you in,
he tells it as it should be in layman terms.’
Paul Sawyer – Editor UK White Dwarf

‘I believe Nick Davis is one the best toy soldier hobby writers I’ve seen,
a gamer who writes for gamers.
Drew Will – Editor US White Dwarf

‘A creative and imaginative writer who pulls you into his articles.’
Jeremy Vetock – Studio Manager
US Games Workshop Design Studio

‘He taught me to write from my own perspective and experience.
Ross Watson – US Games Workshop Design Studio Editor

‘Very rarely do you find someone who can involve you in the passion of gaming in his writing.
John Stallard – US GW CEO

‘He can write an article out of nothing, and suddenly the smallest detail like building a wall becomes important. As find yourself saying, “It’s really that easy? I can do that…”‘
Adrian Wood – Games Workshop Hobby Writer

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