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Paul Callaghan


Paul Callaghan is a freelance writer, game developer, and co-director of the Freeplay Independent Games Festival.

Through over 10 years in game development, Paul has been a programmer, designer, writer, and teacher, and has spoken about writing for games, the essence of play, what education can learn from game development, and the fundamentals of game design at regional technology and creative events.

His current interests include cross-media storytelling, the expressive power of mechanics, and developing support mechanisms for the local independent games community. Paul has also written short stories, comics, short films, too many articles to count, and is currently working on his second novel.

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