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Jon Back

Jon Back (PhD) is a researcher and lecturer at Uppsala University. His research focus is in technology-enhanced playful design in public settings. He's got a background in many game formats. In his design work he is inspired by larp, board games, computer games, pervasive games, children's games, storytelling, and street performance. He is proud to present himself not only as a researcher, but also as a designer. Back has produced multiple larps, interactive playgrounds, board-games and card games, as well as having performed playful performance art, and organized many different types of gaming events.