New appointments for Freeplay heading into our 2014 festival!

We’re really excited to announce today that we’ve assembled a new team for our 2014 festival. We’ve got journalist and academic Dan Golding on as our new director, and two new board appointments, in the guise of artist, writer and game designer Jess Kilby (of Pop Up Playground fame), and designer Trent Kusters (of League of Geeks fame). You can follow Trent, Jess, and Dan on twitter, as well, of course as the festival. We’ve got lots more exciting announcements about the festival to come, so keep an eye out for more news! Our full press release follows below. Freeplay Announces 2014 Appointments The Freeplay Independent Games Festival is pleased to announce a host of exciting new developments for 2014. Journalist Dan Golding has taken up the position of Festival Director for Freeplay in 2014. The Freeplay board has also been expanded, with the addition of artist, writer and game designer Jess Kilby (Pop Up Playground), and designer Trent Kusters (League of Geeks). “We’re really excited about these additions to the Freeplay team,” said Freeplay Board Chair, Hugh Davies. “Dan, Trent, and Jess have long been friends of the festival and they add important perspectives for the future of Freeplay.” In 2014, Freeplay will be marking ten years of the festival after the first event was held as part of Next Wave in 2004. “I’m really excited to be joining Freeplay as director for 2014,” said Golding. “It’s a festival that’s been really important to a lot of people interested in games in Australia, including myself.” “It’s also a festival that I’ve taken a close interest in chronicling in my...