Andy Yeoman Ran Out of Failures Making Games! | Episode 229

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Andy is the co-founder and director of Focus Games. Prior to entering the world of serious games he completed an undergrad in human biology and worked in sales, marketing and client relationship roles for international life sciences organizations. Focus Games launched in 2004 to develop education and learning games to change thinking and behaviour. They achieve this through both physical board games Continue Reading →

Carrie Baughcum Ignites the Classroom with Sketchnoting | Episode 228

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Carrie Baughcum (she/her/hers) is a mother, wife, mismatch sock wearer, a self-described inspiration junkie, learning enthusiast and most of all a passionate believer that all children can learn, we just need to find out how.  As a teacher for students who receive support and services through their individual education plan of 20+, she integrates technology, creative thinking, a fearless attitude and endless Continue Reading →

Andrzej Marczewski as one of the founding fathers of gamification | Episode 227

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Andrzej Marczweski is a recognized expert in gamification, especially on the topic of gamification mechanics and user types. In 2015 he published Even Ninja Monkeys Like to Play. In his spare time, Andrzej enjoys spending time with his family, playing guitar and video games. On this episode we bring back one of the legendary content creators of the industry, to see how Continue Reading →

Marlene Sharp has a Hedgehog for Live Events | Episode 226

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Marlene Sharp is a creative and business-savvy entertainment multi-hyphenate who originally hails from New Orleans but is now a (San Fernando) Valley girl. Firmly ensconced in LA life, Marlene is top dawg at Pink Poodle Productions and Head of IP Strategy and Acquisitions for Rainshine Entertainment. Noteworthy clients and collaborators include,, ToonBo, Society Cabaret, Euramco Pictures, and The Center for Continue Reading →

Gamification 101 on Professor Game | Episode 225

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Photo by Lukasz Grudzien on Unsplash This is a special episode that has been a long time coming, it is all about setting a basic structure on gamification, especially if you’re getting started. We discuss what is gamification, why gamification, some examples of gamification, a few terms in gamification like game mechanics, PBL, Players, Prototypes, Playtesting and Iterating!   Links to episode mentions: Continue Reading →

UX/UI Bootcamp Design Sprint Lessons Learned | Episode 224

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Photo by Gautam Lakum on Unsplash This is an episode where I am summarizing my experience with the Design Sprint during my remote, part-time, UX/UI Design Bootcamp at Ironhack! As you might know, among many other amazing perks of working at Ironhack, we get the opportunity to participate in any of the existing bootcamps in portfolio, so my curiosity led me to Continue Reading →

Jeff Smalley with Solutions for Parents with Gaming | Episode 223

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Jeff lives in Ontario, Canada, with his wife and two kids ages 8 and 11. He’s been a lifelong gamer since the old NES, grew up with videogames being a big part of his childhood into adulthood and now looking at how to include them in parenthood. He’s a cohost of a weekly podcast called New Dad Gaming with his friend, Trevor, Continue Reading →

Covid 19 in 2022 on Professor Game | Episode 222

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Photo by Adam Nieścioruk on Unsplash This week we are not having a formal episode, if you want to know why you can give a quick listen to those 3 minutes. Thanks for understanding!   There are many ways to get in touch with Professor Game: Subscribe to Professor Game E-mail Newsletter LinkedIn Twitter Facebook Instagram Ask a question Looking forward to Continue Reading →

Shaunak Roy finds the Engagement in Gameful Learning | Episode 221

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Shaunak is the founder and CEO of Yellowdig. Yellowdig is a community-driven active learning platform adopted by over 130 colleges and universities, K12 schools, and corporate training clients. Yellowdig’s mission is to transform every classroom into an active, social, and experiential learning community. Shaunak graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from IIT Bombay and completed his graduate studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior Continue Reading →

Raymond Kimball with Consequences in Games | Episode 220

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Raymond A. Kimball, EdD is an education professional with years of experience in game-based learning and collaborative professional development that meets the needs of diverse teams. Ray founded 42 Education Games Coaching and Design in 2020 so he could continue his dream of serving higher education faculty by helping them harness the power of game-based pedagogy. In that role, Ray works with Continue Reading →