Staff Positions Available

**Story Coder(s) Wanted for Lovecraft Country**

Position Name: Story Coder
Position Description and Responsibilities:
  • Full members of staff who are responsible for planning, writing, debugging, and maintaining various game scripts and systems. (This ranges from simple item actions/reactions to large-scale game systems like sorcery, MGeneric alteration, dueling, and so on.)
  • Address code-related issues in the Bug queue and resolving them.
  • Assist Story s and Story Plotters on code issues related to Building or Plotting projects.
  • Review existing game code (scripts and systems) and upgrading, updating, revising, or commenting said code for efficiency, speed, and/or readability.
  • Take direction on task assignments and code design/structure from the Lead Story Coder.
  • Manage their own To-Do Lists and weekly responsibilities under the direction of the Lead Story Coder.
  • Are responsible for the long and short-term integrity of their own game code and scripts, regarding debugging and quality assurance.
Candidate Requirements:
  • Must have experience with programming and/or scripting languages, such as C/C++/C#/Small C, Java/JavaScript, Visual Basic, Python, Perl, etc.
  • Must be willing to learn “Merry”, the Skotos scripting language. (Merry is a Skotos-created runtime-compiled scripting language that uses C-like syntax and is structurally like Java and/or C-languages. It is reasonably documented.)
  • Must be able to work successfully on team projects with fellow Story Coders, Story s, and Story Plotters.
  • Must be able to work individually on coding projects.
  • Must be able to fully comment and/or document code for future use, re-use, maintenance, or modification.
  • Must be able to devise and implement a script and/or code system from a design specification that may or may not be “programmer friendly” and may or may not contain pseudo-code, code snippets, and/or coding and/or code structure suggestions.
  • 5+ hours per week working on Lovecraft Country coding projects.
  • Must sign a non-disclosure agreement related to Skotos technical assets and Lovecraft Country intellectual property.
  • Must be able to adhere to the requirements of staff confidentiality.
Position Benefits:
  • Full member of staff. (Including a staff body and email account, access to staff chat lines and proprietary Skotos development tools and support information.)
  • Fifty Storypoints per month while active.
  • The unending and unmitigated love and support of your fellow staff members and the joyful community-at-large.
If you are interested, please send email to StoryHost Link at, and please include the following –
  • Some information about who you are, your experience with Lovecraft or other Skotos games (who you play, etc.) what you do, and why you’d make a good addition to the Lovecraft Country team.
  • Your qualifications and/or experience with scripting and/or coding languages.
  • Anything else you’d like to tell us that you think would be relevant.