Neal Hallford


NEAL HALLFORD is a writer, filmmaker, and audio dramatist best known for his award-winning narrative design work in the computer gaming industry. He is the author of two non-fiction books, THE DERAILMENT OF THE SUNSET LIMITED and SWORDS & CIRCUITRY: A DESIGNER’s GUIDE TO COMPUTER ROLE-PLAYING GAMES, and is the creator and showrunner of UNCHARTED REGIONS, a forthcoming weird-tales audio drama series from Swords & Circuitry Studios. Since 1997, Neal has been an active speaker and moderator for Comic-Con International as well as at numerous other pop-culture and independent film conferences. In 2020, he and his wife Jana co-founded the online convention LockDownCon which hosts panels on writing, computer gaming, comics, podcasting, science, history, and other genre-adjacent topics. Neal lives in San Diego, California.

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