Ian runs the story-for-games company Talespinners
alongside his co-director Giles Armstrong.
Ian is a games writer, programmer, narrative designer and published author who has wrestled computers for a living for nearly two decades. He's worked in interactive television, education, puppet-making, film and the video games industry, where he's helped bring to life award-winning LEGO games, the LittleBigPlanet series, and the undersea horror SOMA. He's written films, children's books about Cthulhu, pulp novels, and interactive fiction, and writes & directs live action events. Most of his time is spent working on gameplay and story for the Swedish company Frictional Games.
He founded and ran Games Wales South, a social meetup and lecture programme for local games developers; chaired Games Wales; and advised BAFTA Cymru and the Welsh Government on their games strategies.