As a self-taught, independent game developer, Ché’s background is in the arts. He sees himself as a ludic illustrator, harnessing the unique power of games as the most effective way to communicate with an audience. His games illustrating mental health issues have been his most successful. Ché holds a BA in Illustration from the Cardiff School of Art and Design and an MA in Digital Games from Brunel University. He is currently a PhD student at Falmouth, studying new approaches to branching narrative in games.