Welcome to The Distillery, an online interview series hosted by Lee Shang Lun. Each half-hour episode is a livestreamed conversation that concentrates on the subject's unique perspective and expertise. The aim is to draw out simple ideas from deep discussion.
Paulina Samy is an independent game designer, artist, and the Creative Director of DragonBear Studios. She is a passionate advocate of accessibility and diverse representation across industry. Best known for her work on the upcoming game Chaos Tavern, Paulina is enjoying the complexity of using narrative design to explore serious social issues within the context of humour and adorable art styles. In the past she has worked in a few industries across in government, NGO, and private sector (including founding her first company). In her leisure time Paulina can be found practising historical sword fighting, and playing video & tabletop games.