First in a six-part series on the writing process for Six to Start’s narrative fitness game 7 Minute Superhero Workout

Story? What Story?

You don’t often hear stories of playwrights telling their friends, “I’ve got an idea for a new play. …

The future of fitness gaming. As you can probably tell from our writing here on The Burn, it’s something we at Six to Start think about. A lot. Which is why, roughly twelve months ago, we found ourselves pondering the question: “What would Zombies, Run! look like as an at-home workout app?”

Many long discussions, multiple filled-up whiteboards and several discarded game design documents later, we had our idea: 7 Minute Superhero Workout. Here’s the pitch:

You’re pilot of the prototype AEGIS One battlesuit, tasked with defending Earth against alien invaders. …


Matt Wieteska

Writer, Game Designer, Director. Currently working on Zombies, Run!, where I write Radio Abel, direct the actors and answer support emails.

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