Festival for Playful Public Spaces


Crash Course to Nordic LARP


Format: Talk

  • August 12, 2012 14:00 – 14:30

Markus Montola (FI)

Markus Montola is a game researcher currently working on his dissertation on role-playing and pervasive games, funded by the Finnish Cultural Foundation. During the last couple of years he has worked at Grey Area Labs, Nokia Research Center and University of Tampere Gamelab. Among other things, he has worked with pervasive games in Integrated Project on Pervasive Gaming (IPerG), which ran from October 2004 to February 2008. He has also worked on four books; Pervasive Games, Nordic Larp, Playground Worlds and Beyond Role and Play. Currently he is working as a gameplay designer on the mobile MMORPG Shadow Cities.