Scott Nicholson Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
Dr. Scott Nicholson is a professor in the Game Design and Development program at Wilfrid Laurier Unviersity in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. He has been designing live-action games for over 30 years and was the first scholar to explore escape rooms at an international level. He led a team of students to create the escape rooms for the 2017 and 2019 Red Bull Mind Gamers Escape Room World Championships and was the designer of the award-winning Breakout EDU puzzle box game, Ballot Box Bumble. He is a former librarian and library school professor, and his passion is creating face-to-face games for learning in museums, libraries, classrooms and the home.