Thomas is the founder of Games Institute Austria and the registered association Spielmacher which focus on the use Games, video games and gamelike methods in new contexts like education or communication. A teacher and linguist by profession and an avid gamer since his early days he brings together what needs to come together, gaming culture as a whole and the world out there with their big questions. He is convinced that gaming has an enormous influence on what the world is going to look like in the near future and doesn’t stop talking about it, be it in projects, seminars or talks all over Europe.
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