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Menno Deen's Blog


Menno Deen has a background in arts and humanities. His design practice and theoretically knowledge of games echoes in his work at (1) Ranj Serious Games, (2) his teachings at Fontys School of ICT and Eindhoven University of Technology, and (3) his PhD thesis on Games, Autonomy, Motivation and Engagement.

Menno founded the game development studio Lapp with Mark van Kuijk (former Head of Studio at Zylom). Lapp develops games for toddlers that focus upon parent-child interaction. Additionally Menno is responsible for innovative projects such as (games in the swimming center), the Games [4Health] Jam ( and the Games [4Therapy] Project


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Posted by Menno Deen on Mon, 28 Nov 2016 09:48:00 EST in Design, Production, Serious, Social/Online
VilDu?! is a game-tool which may enrich therapeutic sessions for victims of sexual abuse. This post-mortem explains why and how the game was developed.

Posted by Menno Deen on Tue, 03 Feb 2015 01:50:00 EST in Design, Serious
How to create games that motivate players to engage in learning, physical activity or ideological engagements? Menno Deen, game design[er] researcher explored this question in his PhD thesis G.A.M.E. Games Autonomy Motivation & Education.

Menno Deen's Comments

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He Felicia, r n r nThat would be great Please feel free to distribute it. Make sure to include the names of the developers Frank Lips - Therapist @ de Rading, Tim Pelgrim Paul Bierhaus - developers @ YipYip, Dr. Menno Deen - Design er Researcher @ Fontys ICT , ...