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J. Martin
Works at Mediadesign Hochschule Düsseldorf
Attended Heinrich-Heine-Universität
Lives in Düsseldorf
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#betweendrafts | #collateraltales  — Storytelling Technique, Western Culture Edition
Applies to around 95 % of popular books, movies, tv-shows, or video games. Add meta bonus for rationalizations in literature vs. genre / highbrow vs. lowbrow
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just drafts | #ECGBL2014 : The Pitfalls of Gamified Learning Design
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“#GamerGate Isn’t Over But” Addendum

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“It Feels Like It’s About Time to Say Goodbye to the Concept of ‘Comment Sections’ for Good”
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The “Actually, It’s About Ethics in Journalism!” Game
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#justdrafts  — Thing Is, Austin Walker Is Creating Great Video Game Criticism (And You Can Chip In Some for It on Patreon)
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just drafts — #ECGBL2014 : Welcome and Keynote
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#GamerGate  Isn’t Over But
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#betweendrafts | #plushbunnyisms  — Where Were You When the Berlin Wall Fell?
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In most video games most of the time, non-player characters are the meat in the player character’s power fantasy sandwich. 

#gamebasedlearning   #gamebasededucation   #gbl  
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Game-based learning should be designed in such a way that a) you can walk up to it and start playing and b) you can walk up to it and start learning.

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Professor of Media & Communication Management and Game Design
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  • Mediadesign Hochschule Düsseldorf
    Professor, 2012 - present
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Düsseldorf
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הרצליה - Tucson, Az. - Hamburg
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Writer, Ph.D., Professor, Creative Director. Not necessarily in that order.
Introduction
Professor of Media & Communication Management and Game Design at Mediadesign University Düsseldorf; professional freelance writer; and Creative Director Copy & Communications.

Blogger at betweendrafts.com, microblogger at twitter.com/gyokusai, and networking aficionado at google+ and facebook.com/betweendrafts.

The brain behind the brand gyokusai for Brand Fiction, Social Scripts, and Story Design; co-founder of the freelance network Sinnflut-Projekt for media professionals; Freelance Scientific Consultant/Editorial Concept at Tim Bruysten’s richtwert Gesellschaft für Kommunikationskultur mbH; Freelance Senior Creative Director at Yves Luther’s Ad & Breakfast Crossmedia Consulting

Partner and editor at the German marketing blog Werbeblogger; member of the FDA (the non-union German Writers Guild) and Member of the Board & Media Representative FDA NRW; Instructor/speaker for the Akademie des Deutschen Buchhandels with seminars and workshops for corporate publishers.

Also a certified computer technician, a passionate lover of science, and a non-competitive sports enthusiast.
Education
  • Heinrich-Heine-Universität
    M. A. Amerikanistik, Ältere Anglistik (Mittelalter & Sprachgeschichte), Neuere Deutsche Literatur, 1993 - 1999
  • Heinrich-Heine-Universität
    Modernes Japan, 2000 - 2003
  • Heinrich-Heine-Universität
    Dr. phil. Amerikanistik, 2004 - 2009
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Selling a game before it's 'done': Tips and insight for paid alphas
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These days, some of the most successful games out there aren't even out yet. Developers engaged in notable paid alpha campaigns share their

2013 Bundestagswahl – Google
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Merkel vs. Steinbrück - Bringt das TV-Duell die Wende? Die Wahlkampfbeobachter von Tagesspiegel & Cicero im Hangout On Air. Sei dabei. Was s

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Two awful no-good terribad miserable arguments : Pharyngula
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They keep dragging me back in. I try to drop it, but my inbox is full of people still arguing this point, and it's getting ridiculous. The t

The present is the past, the past is the present
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Ken Ham is preaching about what science is again. He’s accusing the secular activist Zack Kopplin of being “brainwashed” by evolutionist pro

Layoffs Are Necessary If We Want To Keep The Lights On,' Says CEO Halfwa...
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PHILADELPHIA—As the fifth plate of his 10-course, $150 prix fixe tasting menu dinner was carefully placed on the manicured table in front of