Southeast Asian myths thrive on the page, but what happens when they leap to the screen or...the table? These expert worldbuilders reveal their secrets to shapeshifting familiar stories of regional folklore into magical three-dimensional worlds that have found new life as video and tabletop role-playing games.
This programme is co-presented with the Singapore Book Council.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, speaker Cassandra Khaw will no longer be participating in this session.
Writers / Presenters
USA Today bestselling author Cassandra Khaw's books include Nothing But Blackened Teeth is a Bram Stoker Award, Shirley Jackson Award, and World Fantasy Award Finalist. Khaw is also an award-winning game writer who has written for companies like Ubisoft and Warner Brothers Montreal, and IPs such as Critical Role, Magic the Gathering, and World of Darkness.
Joaquin Saavedra is a writer and game designer that enjoys diving deep into a past unacknowledged and bringing it up through Fiction and Fantasy.