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|caption1=Hosts being prepared for a new narrative
 
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}}The '''Narrative and Design''' division of the [[Westworld Mesa Hub]] is headed by [[Lee Sizemore]] and is responsible for the creation of [[Narratives]]. Everything, from the hosts' appearance, to their storyline(s), is created within this division. The writer's concepts of what each [[Host]] should look like are brought to the Design department, while the Narrative department oversees the planning, scripting and logistics of individual Narratives. <ref>[http://delosdestinations.com/intranet/assets/guidebook-012218.pdf ''Westworld Corporate Guidebook'', p. 6-7, delosdestinations.com]</ref>
   
The '''Narrative and Design''' division of [[Westworld Mesa Hub]] is directed by the park [[Narratives|Narrative]] [[Lee Sizemore]]. Here is where the first stages of a [[Host]] is conceptually thought up. Everything from how the Host will appear to their storyline is created within this division. After Lee has completed his idea of a new narrative, he must bring it to Dr. [[Robert Ford]] for approval.
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Besides Sizemore and his narrative team, the only other person who can write narratives is Dr. [[Robert Ford|Ford]]. After Sizemore finished writing his new narrative, he had a presentation to announce it to other Westworld employees.
   
Besides Lee, the only other person who can override narratives and create their own is Dr. Ford.
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==Appearances==
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The Design department is seen in the [[Season One]] episodes "[[Chestnut]]", when Sizemore unsuccessfully pithces his new ''[[Odyssey on Red River]]'' narrative to park director Robert Ford, and "[[The Adversary]]", when employee [[Felix Lutz]] from [[Livestock Management]], shows the host, [[Maeve Millay]], around the [[Westworld Mesa Hub]].
   
The Design department is seen in "[[The Adversary]]", when employee [[Felix Lutz]] from [[Livestock Management]], shows the Host [[Maeve Millay]] around the facility.
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==Quotes==
   
==Design Dept.==
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|''The '''Narrative Division''' comprises two departments: '''Narrative Technicians''' and '''Design Technicians'''. These technicians are in charge of creation of in-park storylines and characters.''
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|''Westworld Corporate Guidebook'', p. 6, "Narrative"
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|[http://delosdestinations.com/intranet/assets/guidebook-012218.pdf delosdestinations.com]}}
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{{Quote
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|''Narrative technicians work with the department head to script host responses and to structure park storylines both major and minor. The main goal is to entertain and captivate, all while controlling for the unpredictability of guest choices.''
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|''Westworld Corporate Guidebook'', p. 6, "Narrative Technicians"
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|[http://delosdestinations.com/intranet/assets/guidebook-012218.pdf delosdestinations.com]}}
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{{Quote
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|''The design team works in concert with Narrative to conceptualize host physical appearance - from body structure to facial detailing, and from hair color to signature sartorial features. The team coordinates with the Manufacturing Division to ensure that''
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|''Westworld Corporate Guidebook'', p. 6, "Design Technicians"
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|[http://delosdestinations.com/intranet/assets/guidebook-012218.pdf delosdestinations.com]}}
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==Gallery==
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===Design Technicians department===
 
<gallery widths="170" spacing="small">
 
<gallery widths="170" spacing="small">
Design at hub.jpg
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Ww early years host design 01.png|Work at the design department in the park's early days
Mesa Hub Design .jpg
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Design at hub.jpg|Present day work at the design department
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Mesa Hub Design .jpg|Present day work at the design department
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
==Gallery==
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===Presentation room===
 
<gallery widths="170" spacing="small">
 
<gallery widths="170" spacing="small">
Narrative lee and ford Chestnut.jpg
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Narrative lee and ford Chestnut.jpg|Dr. Ford mentors a disappointed Lee on the defficiencies of his ''Odyssey on Red River'' narrative
 
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</gallery>
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===Documents and schematics===
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<gallery>
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Narriative.png|Storyline builder template from the Narrative department
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WCG divisions structure.png|Narrative Division within the management divisions structure <ref>[http://delosdestinations.com/intranet/assets/guidebook-012218.pdf ''Westworld Corporate Guidebook'', p. 4-5, delosdestinations.com]</ref>
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Narrative Technicians logo.png|Narrative Technicians department logo
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Design Technicians logo.png|Design Technicians department logo
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</gallery>
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==References==
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<references/>
   
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
* [[Behavior Lab and Diagnostics]]
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* [[Westworld Mesa Hub divisions]]
* [[Manufacturing]]
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* [[Narratives]]
* [[Livestock Management]]
 
* [[Executive Offices]]
 
* [[Control Room]]
 
* [[Executive Living Quarters]]
 
* [[Arrivals Monorail Terminal]]
 
* [[Cold Storage]]
 
 
[[Category:Locations]]
 
[[Category:Locations]]
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[[Category:Park management]]

Latest revision as of 07:21, February 9, 2019

 The Narrative and Design division of the Westworld Mesa Hub is headed by Lee Sizemore and is responsible for the creation of Narratives. Everything, from the hosts' appearance, to their storyline(s), is created within this division. The writer's concepts of what each Host should look like are brought to the Design department, while the Narrative department oversees the planning, scripting and logistics of individual Narratives. [1]

Besides Sizemore and his narrative team, the only other person who can write narratives is Dr. Ford. After Sizemore finished writing his new narrative, he had a presentation to announce it to other Westworld employees.

AppearancesEdit

The Design department is seen in the Season One episodes "Chestnut", when Sizemore unsuccessfully pithces his new Odyssey on Red River narrative to park director Robert Ford, and "The Adversary", when employee Felix Lutz from Livestock Management, shows the host, Maeve Millay, around the Westworld Mesa Hub.

QuotesEdit

The Narrative Division comprises two departments: Narrative Technicians and Design Technicians. These technicians are in charge of creation of in-park storylines and characters.

Westworld Corporate Guidebook, p. 6, "Narrative" , delosdestinations.com


Narrative technicians work with the department head to script host responses and to structure park storylines both major and minor. The main goal is to entertain and captivate, all while controlling for the unpredictability of guest choices.

Westworld Corporate Guidebook, p. 6, "Narrative Technicians" , delosdestinations.com

The design team works in concert with Narrative to conceptualize host physical appearance - from body structure to facial detailing, and from hair color to signature sartorial features. The team coordinates with the Manufacturing Division to ensure that

Westworld Corporate Guidebook, p. 6, "Design Technicians" , delosdestinations.com


GalleryEdit

Design Technicians departmentEdit

Presentation roomEdit

Documents and schematicsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Westworld Corporate Guidebook, p. 6-7, delosdestinations.com
  2. Westworld Corporate Guidebook, p. 4-5, delosdestinations.com

See AlsoEdit

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