George Kalmpourtzis

George is a UX & product designer and studio director, working in the industry and academia. He is the founder of two indie studios: Playcompass Entertainment and GK Studios. 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.


The Fantastic Adventures of Max Squared

By on October 3, 2016

The Fantastic Adventures of Max Squared offer a new way of learning mathematics for the early childhood by combining story telling and games focusing every time on a specific mathematical skill. The story and games evolve along with the player, augmenting in difficulty and challenge in order to provide a real learning experience and cause the interest of readers. This interactive app can be read by parents to kids when going to sleep or can be used by kids themselves when they are at school or if they just want to spend their time in a creative way.


In the first chapter, viewers meet Max, a young adventurer traveling around the mysterious and exciting Fantasy Continent. Max bumps into Dolores, the Scary and Forgetful Witch, and tries to help her enter her lonely castle. In order to achieve this goal, Max needs to use his brains and solve puzzles and mysteries that will bring him closer to Dolores and her pet dragon Alfredo.

“A cool learning adventure for your little ones!” – Featured on

Learning Maths is now an adventure! Follow the amazing journey of Max Squared around the uncharted realms of the Fantasy Continent and discover the magic of Mathematics!

iTunes link: here

Google Play link: here