Speaking

Teaching

Montola, Markus, September the 27th, 2016. The Art of Game Balancing. Guest lecture at Aalto University School of Art and Design. Helsinki, Finland.

Montola, Markus, February the 25th, 2016. Introduction to Mobile F2P and Monetization Design. Guest lecture at Aalto University School of Art and Design. Helsinki, Finland.

Montola, Markus, October the 17th, 2015. Pervasive Games on the Mobile Market. Guest lecture at the Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts, Sweden.

Montola, Markus, November the 28th, 2014. Monetization Design and Balancing on iOS. GamePro training program. Espoo, Finland.

Montola, Markus, November the 22nd, 2014. Mobile Monetization Design. Guest lecture at the Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts, Sweden.

Montola, Markus, October the 22nd, 2014. F2P Game Design on iOS. Guest lecture at Aalto University School of Art and Design. Helsinki, Finland.

Montola, Markus, October the 23rd, 2013. Freemium Design on iOS. Guest lecture at Aalto University School of Art and Design. Helsinki, Finland.

Montola, Markus, March the 26th, 2013. Designing Pervasive Games. Case: Shadow Cities. Guest lecture at Aalto University School of Art and Design. Helsinki, Finland.

Stenros, Jaakko & Montola, Markus, January the 26th — March the 2nd, 2011: Understanding Role-Playing Games. Media Lab at the Aalto University School of Art and Design. Helsinki, Finland.

Montola, Markus, January the 11th and 12th, 2011: Pervasive Gaming: Designing Mobile Games Outside the Box. A workshop for students and professionals at École nationale du jeu et des médias interactifs numériques ENJMIN. Angoulême, France.

Stenros, Jaakko & Montola, Markus, September the 10th — October the 16th, 2009: Hypermedian analyysi ja lukutaito: Roolipelien tutkimus. Department of Information Studies and Interactive Media. University of Tampere, Finland.

Montola, Markus, April the 10th and 11th, 2008. Invited commentator in Breaking the Magic Circle seminar. Hypermedia Laboratory, University of Tampere. Finland.

Presentations and Lectures

Montola, Markus, March the 3rd, 2017. Immersive history in Ground Zero. Panel discussion at The Game of History course. University of Helsinki, Helsinki.

Montola, Markus, February the 24th, 2017. A Cookbook Approach to Quantitative Larp Evaluation. Knutepunkt 2017, Oslo.

Montola, Markus, November the 8th, 2016. Research and Practice of Game Design. Games Now lecture series. Aalto University, Helsinki.

Montola, Markus, April the 18th, 2016. Free-to-Play Games as Monopolies of Endogenous Meaning. Money & Games seminar. University of Tampere, Tampere.

Koljonen, J., Montola, M. & Pedersen, B, March the 12th, 2016. Safe, Sane & Sensual. Design and Data from Inside Hamlet. Solmukohta 2016, the MS Silja Serenade.

Montola, Markus, October 18-21, 2014. Playful Cities workshop. Policy workshop in ASEM Culture Network Meeting 2014. Het Nieuwe Instituut & ASEF, Amsterdam.

Montola, Markus, May the 16th, 2014. City as Playground. Panel presentation in PlayStorming conference. Goethe-Institut Krakau, Krakow.

Montola, M., Saitta, E. & Stenros, J., April 4th, 2014, Steering for Fun and Profit, presentation at Knutpunkt 2014. Gullbranna, Sweden.

Montola, Markus, March the 14th, 2014. Understanding Larp. A Nordic Perspective. Keynote presentation in Living Games conference. NYU Game Center, New York.

Montola, Markus, August the 28th, 2013. Tohtoriluento. Doctoral lecture at Ropecon 2013. Espoo, Finland.

Montola, Markus, April the 19th, 2013. Constructionist Larp Theory for Dummies. Lecture in Knutepunkt 2013. Hurdal, Norway.

Montola, Markus, November the 29th, 2012. Pohjoismainen roolipelikulttuuri kurjien kokemusten jäljillä. Lecture at the Finnish Society of Aesthetics. Helsinki, Finland.

Montola, Markus, August the 12th, 2012. Nordic Larp. Crash Course to Playful Art. Talk at Playpublik 2012 festival. Berlin, Germany. [available]

Montola, Markus, March the 6th, 2012. Shadow Cities and the Future of Location-Based Gaming. Talk at GDC 2012. San Francisco, CA, USA.

Montola, Markus, October the 4th, 2011. Shadow Cities: Conquering the Real World. Talk at ManSEDANse Play. Tampere, Finland.

Montola, Markus, September the 26th, 2011. Shadow Cities: Paikkatietoisten pelien erityisluonne. Guest lecture at Game Tech & Arts series. University of Turku, Finland.

Stenros, Jaakko & Montola, Markus, July the 30th, 2011. Nordic Larp — Pohjoismaisia skenaarioita ja spektaakkeleja. Talk at Ropecon 2011. Espoo, Finland.

Montola, Markus, July the 29th, 2011. Shadow Cities: Taistele kaupungistasi! Talk at Ropecon 2011. Espoo, Finland.

Montola, Markus, May the 9th, 2011. Shadow Cities: Conquering the Real World. Nordic Game Conference. Malmö, Sweden.

Montola, Markus, April the 9th, 2011. First Person Audience and Social Alibi as Tools of Horror in Role-Playing Games. NeMLA 2011. New Brunswick, NJ, USA.

Montola, Markus, April the 5th, 2011. Nordic Larp. Grassroot Expression, Playful Art. Scandinavian Impulses. University of Massachusetts-Amherst, USA.

Montola, Markus, February the 16th, 2011. Horror and Tragedy in Nordic Role-Playing. Nordic Larp Talks 2011. Huset i Magistræde. Copenhagen, Denmark. [available]

Stenros, Jaakko & Montola, Markus, July the 24th, 2010. Rooleja ja pelaamista verkossa. Ropecon 2010, Espoo.

Stenros, Jaakko & Montola, Markus, April the 23rd, 2010. Online Personas: Negotiating the Rules of Virtual Role-Play. Presentation at Knutpunkt 2010, Stockholm.

Montola, Markus, April the 20th, 2010. Positive Negative Experiences of Play. Invited lecture at Mobile Life Center. Stockholm, Sweden.

Stenros, Jaakko & Montola, Markus, April the 17th, 2010. Critical Strategies of Larp. Nordic Larp Talks 2010. Stockholms Stadsteater. [available]

Montola, Markus, April the 8th, 2010. Social Constructionism for Ludology. Games Research Methods seminar. University of Tampere.

Jaakko Stenros & Montola, Markus, April the 6th, 2010. Strange Games. Ambiguous, Embodied, Ephemeral, Uncommercial, Critical. Guest lecture at IT-University of Copenhagen. [available]

Montola, Markus, October the 30th, 2009. Pervasive Games on Streets and Screens. Invited speaker at MIRACLE workshop, Fraunhofer Institute, St Augustin, Germany.

Montola, Markus, September the 29th, 2009. Pervasive Play on Streets and Screens. Invited speaker at Plektrum festival, Tallinn.

Montola, Markus, September the 3rd, 2009. The Bleed Ideal in Role-Playing Games. Panel presentation at DiGRA 2009. Brunel University. London, UK.

Montola, Markus, May the 15th, 2009. Roolipelikultuurin itseymmärrystä rakentamassa. Guest lecture at University of Tampere. Finland.

Montola, Markus, April the 11th, 2009. Role-Playing Theory: What and Why? Presentation at Fastaval. Aarhus, Denmark.

Korhonen, H., Arrasvuori, J., Montola, M. & Holopainen, J., April the 3rd, 2009. Designing for Playful Experiences. Presentation at Playful Experiences seminar. University of Tampere.

Montola, M., Stenros, J. & Waern, A., March the 24th, 2009. Beyond the Screen: Principles of Pervasive Game Design. Talk at GDC 2009, San Francisco, CA, USA. [slides]

Montola, Markus, November the 27th, 2008. Pervasiivisten pelien estetiikka. Guest lecture at University of Helsinki, Department of Aesthetics.

Montola, Markus & Stenros, Jaakko, August the 8th, 2008. Pervasiiviset pelit. Ropecon 2008, Espoo.

Montola, Markus, May the 13th, 2008. “Location” in Location Based Games. eLBeS 2008 summit of Nordic Game Conference. Malmö, Sweden.

Montola, Markus & Stenros, Jaakko, April the 4th, 2008. Introduction to Pervasive Games: History, Genres and Culture. Presentation in Solmukohta 2008, Nurmijärvi.

Montola, Markus, September the 26th, 2007: The Expressive Power of Role-Playing Games. Presentation in “Character, Player, Game” panel in DiGRA 2007, Tokyo.

Montola, Markus & Stenros, Jaakko, August the 10th, 2007: Pervasiivisten larppien etiikka. Presentation in Ropecon 2007, Espoo.

Montola, Markus & Stenros, Jaakko, June the 11th, 2007: Ethics of Pervasive Games. Tutorial workshop in PerGames 2007, Salzburg.

Montola, Markus & Stenros, Jaakko, February the 16th, 2007: Ethics of Urban Role-Playing. Workshop in Knudepunkt 2007, Copenhagen.

Montola, Markus, September the 5th, 2006: Casual and Pervasive Games in IPerG. Talk in Nokia Games Day 2006, Helsinki.

Montola, Markus, August the 13th, 2006: Pervasive Role-Playing. Presentation in Ropecon 2006, Espoo.

Montola, Markus, March the 30th, 2006: The Invisible Rules of Role-Playing. Presentation in Playing Roles seminar at University of Tampere.

Montola, Markus, December the 15th, 2005: Exploring the Edge of the Magic Circle — the design challenge of Pervasive Games. Seminar Presentation at University of Stockholm.

Montola, Markus & Stenros, Jaakko, February the 25th, 2005: Applying the Chaos Model of Role-Playing in Larp. Workshop in Knutepunkt 2005. Oslo, Norway.