- Eric Zimmerman
Eric Zimmerman (born
1969) is a game designerand the co-founder and CEOof Gamelab, a computer game development company, which is known for the game " Diner Dash". Each year Zimmerman hosts the Game Design Challengeat the Game Developers Conference. He is also the co-author of 4 books including " Rules of Play" with Katie Salen, which was published in November 2004. [http://www.ericzimmerman.com/writings.html]
He has taught at universities including
MIT, the University of Texas at Austin, Parsons School of Design, New York University, Rhode Island School of Designand School of Visual Arts.
Zimmerman is a director of the RE:PLAY series of events and activities on gaming that included an exhibition, conference and accompanying book.
The first online game he helped create was a collaboration with Word.com called "
* [http://www.ericzimmerman.com/ Eric Zimmerman's site]
* [http://www.gamelab.com/ Gamelab site]
* [http://www.gamezombie.tv/?page_id=72 Video Interview of Eric Zimmerman at GameZombie.tv]
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