Paul is passionate about games and the stories they tell. From those early days when he would sit watching his Commodore 64 load Elite from a cassette tape, he was hooked on the way gaming could open up entire worlds and spin fantastic stories that he could participate in. While the hardware has changed, his love of these immersive and interactive stories hasn’t waned.
Paul came into the gaming industry from a communications background. Working previously with a not-for-profit organisation, his writing invited Kiwis to see the wider world through fresh eyes. Whether it was crafting articles about those making a difference off-shore or sketching impromptu scripts while on the ground somewhere in South Asia, he was driven by the power of stories and the way they draw us in.
Paul has a BA in Media Studies from Massey University and is currently a Narrative Designer for Scarlet City Studios in Auckland, New Zealand.