Teaching game design in the kindergarten

Game design is a very interesting pedagogic tool. Apart from its diverse positive effects on creativity, expression and team building of students, modern research indicates that it has a positive impact on students’ STEAM skills. Game design, like any other…Read more
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The Power of Silence in Interface Design

In 1952, experimental composer John Cage created his score named 4’33” (pronounced four, thirty three). The score consisted of three movements during which instrument players were asked not to use their instruments for the whole duration of the score, which…Read more
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A book about Educational Game Design

I am really excited about the publication of my new book Educational Game Design Fundamentals: A journey to creating intrinsically motivating learning experiences by CRC Press. We all learn and educate others in our own unique ways. Successful educational games…Read more
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A new book coming soon!!

I am really excited about the release of my new book Educational Game Design Fundamentals: A journey to creating intrinsically motivating learning experiences! The book is published by CRC Press and it focuses on the art and science of educational…Read more
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Are games the solution to any educational challenge?

The first question that any educational game designer should ask is not whether or not games are efficient learning tools (yes, they are!) but how they are going to accomplish their learning objectives. Without doubt the interest of educators and…Read more
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Game Design Education Workshops

During the last month, I was asked to organize and facilitate some game design workshops for educators in the area of Thessaloniki. The workshops focused on the area of educational games and their impact on learning and student engagement in…Read more
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A Halloween themed game for the iOS

Spook Boy: Monsters, Ghouls & Ghosts is a game designed by Playcompass & the Mynt Design some years ago. The game features a teenage boy, given the task to protect the non-fantasy realms of this world by guarding the gate…Read more
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