FORA.tv Speaker - Eric Zimmerman

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Biography

Eric Zimmerman is a game designer, entrepreneur, author, and academic who has been working in the game industry for more than 16 years.

Zimmerman's diverse activities have made him one of the New York Observer's "Power Punks," one of Interview Magazine's "30 To Watch," one of International Design Magazine's "ID 40" influential designers and one of The Hollywood Reporter's "Digital 50" along with Stephen Spielberg and Will Wright. Zimmerman recently was honored with a "VIP Award" by the International Game Developers Association for his years of work in the game creation community. Zimmerman has been called "The Lou Reed of Games" by author Stephen Johnson in Emergence and leading games scholar Dr. James Paul Gee has written that Zimmerman "is surely one of the smartest and most creative humans I have ever met."

2 Programs

Using Play and Gaming to Reimagine Urban Planning

05.02.13 | 01:35:10 min | 0 comments

Games for Change: Producing Transformational Video Games

05.03.10 | 01:35:36 min | 1 comment