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Lecture at Hong Kong’s City University

By on June 2, 2018

I was recently invited to perform a lecture for the students of CityU’s School of Media.

It was an amazing experience and I want to thank the Dean, Richard Allen, and the faculty for their warm hospitality!

The subject of the lecture was about Educational Game Design, introducing faculty students in…

Creativity Education Games

Game Design Education Workshops

By on December 6, 2016

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 curricular activities.
The workshops focused on a diverse set of…

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The Math Mathews Games

By on November 29, 2016

I am a great fan of the Math Mathews games designed by my friends in Kiupe. Kiupe is an education game studio, located in the heart of Lyon, consisting of a really powerful team of few but highly skilled and talented people.
While I was browsing around the internet, I…

George Kalmpourtzis
Principal Designer

George is an experience designer, learning specialist and book author. He is also the founder of two indie studios: Playcompass Entertainment and Infinitivity Design Labs. George holds two BScs (one in education and one in computer engineering), a MSc in Advanced Information Systems and a PhD in Design Pedagogy and HCI. Coming from a diverse background, including both arts, education and engineering, George has been interested in creating intrinsically motivating experiences that have impact on their users. He has worked as game designer, UX designer, producer and studio manager in various indie European studios and has worked with ivy league institutions and international corporations for the design of native apps, games and learning platforms. George focuses on teaching experience design to teachers and students and the cognitive development benefits that arise from this process. Through an experimental procedure, he has formed several multi-disciplinary teams that are currently working on designing games that have an impact to local societies.