In this interview Pete Jenkins asks Vasilis Gkogkidis about his research and the new book Designing Games and Gamification for Learning. We look at the use of gamification in higher education, the importance of rules as opposed to other game mechanics, the Inverted Storytelling Pyramid and much more.
Vasilis Gkogkidis is the author of “Designing Games and Gamification for Learning” a book with practical tips on how to design games for serious purposes. He has been active in the gamification community and has worked on various gamification projects since 2016. He is a PhD candidate and researcher at the University of Southampton and in his free time he likes to play as many board games as possible.