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Markus Wiemker

Hochschule Macromedia, University of Applied Sciences

Markus Wiemker studied Sociology, Philosophy, and Psychology with the focus on Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Technology RWTH Aachen in Germany. He has been teaching game design and game studies at various schools and universities in Germany, Austria and Singapore and also developed game design curricula for institutions in Europe, Southeast Asia and West Africa. Since 2013 he is professor for Game Design at the Hochschule Macromedia,  University of  Applied Sciences Stuttgart. Besides his storytelling and game design work his current research priorities lay on the development of hybrid, live action and alternate reality games.