David and Alyea Invite Us to The Playful Creative Summit 2021 | Episode 179

 Listen to this episode on your phone! This is a special episode! We will be discussing the Playful Creative Summit with Alyea Sandovar and David Chislett, find more information about them on their episodes (166 and 162). Link: playfulcreativesummit.com (if you end up deciding to purchase a ticket and not just the free pass, Professor Game will receive an affiliate commission)   There are many ways to get in Continue Reading →

Laura and Carmela with the Sustainability Games | Episode 178

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Laura Marie Edinger-Schons is Professor of Sustainable Business at the University of Mannheim. In her research, she focuses on the question of how organizations (from for-profit to non-profit) can contribute to sustainable development as defined in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Specific topics which she is interested in are Employee Engagement in Sustainability, Social Entre/Intrapreneurship, Digital Social Innovation, Corporate Democracy, and Continue Reading →

Eric Holden With Tabletop RPGS and Storytelling | Episode 177

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Eric Holden is an Atlanta artist, comedian, and co-host of The Goblin’s Corner, a tabletop and storytelling podcast on all your favorite podcasting platforms. Eric has been performing since he was old enough to speak and has carried this into every creative format, from various improv and live acts, to sketch comedy and gaming. With 30 plus years of running various table Continue Reading →

What Can We Learn From Fortnite for Gamification and Game-Based Solutions | Episode 176

 Listen to this episode on your phone! This is a different episode! No guest this time, I do an analysis of the game Fortnite and some potential applications outside of the entertainment industry (i.e. gamification and game-based solutions). We go through some of the strategies used by this game and think of them divided within the RAMP framework that Andrzej Marczewski talks about. I pose a final challenge! Play Continue Reading →

Dave Eng shares the GBL Conference 2021 | Episode 175

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Dave Eng is an intellectual and creative educator, designer, and researcher who combines games, theory, and technology. Dave has played games for most of his life. As a result, he studies game design and teaches others how to use games for education and learning. Dave hosts the podcast Experience Points and consults at University XP on games-based learning. He also leads the Continue Reading →

Tiago Sizenando Brings the Best of Octalysis and Game Thinking | Episode 174

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Tiago Sizenando is a senior gamification consultant with projects in the United States, Europe and Brazil, in companies like Arcelor Mittal, Banco do Brasil, Forus group, and many startups. An engineer by training, he worked with Siemens for 6 years, co-founded a health promotion startup, and currently is Gamification Specialist at Gamiphy and Product Manager at Octalysis Prime. Tiago is a certified Game Thinking coach, Continue Reading →

Jeremy Royster Opens Up to the Creative Minds of Students | Episode 173

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Jeremy Royster is a transformative curriculum author with extensive experience intrinsically motivating students through personalized instruction.  He has proven expertise amplifying engagement as an instructional technology professor through F.A.I.L. University, his gamified platform to deliver “Fearless Adventures In Learning” to instructors.  Certified in Technology Education (PK-12) and Education Technology Leadership (CETL), Jeremy is currently building virtual reality EscapED-X rooms in collaboration with Continue Reading →

Stephen Baer Uses Licensed Games for Learning | Episode 172

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Founder of Inc Best Workplaces Company, monthly contributor to Forbes.com & regular speaker at EdTech conferences. Stephen creates games to educate and activate audiences. Since launching The Game Agency 13 years ago and The Training Arcade 4 years ago, Stephen has developed award-winning games for new-employee on-boarding, sales and product training, leadership development, safety, security, compliance, systems & processes, customer service, and Continue Reading →

Arek Siechowicz and his Team Committed to Gamification | Episode 171

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Arkadiusz Siechowicz is one of the founders of Gamehill – Gamified Learning Platforms. With his team, they are winners of the Outstanding Gamification Award as well as the Best international implementation of Gamified learning solution form London’s LTA. For the last 7 years, they have gathered vast experience in corporate and university learning.  Their most recent addition to the platform is an Continue Reading →

Ambikesh Prasad with Superfans and Rapid Prototypes | Episode 170

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Ambikesh is the Co-Founder of a consulting firm based out of India called M.A.D. Methods. He is a serial entrepreneur having founded organizations in services and product spaces. Having worked with companies in the US and in many APAC countries, Ambikesh has a treasure of experience in User Experience and Client Management. In recent years Ambikesh has been involved in product and Continue Reading →