Story so far

Some work relating to my thesis has been presented at conferences or published in a book.

  • Lankoski Petri, Heliö Satu, Ekman Inger. Characters in Computer Games. Toward Understanding Interpretation and Desing in Level Up. Utrecth, Netherlands, 4-6 November, 2003. Available:
  • Lankoski Petri. Character Design Fundamentals for Role-Playing Games in Montola Markus, Stenros Jaakko (eds.). Beyond Role and Play – tools, toys, and theory for harnessing the imagination Helsinki: Ropecon ry, 139-148, 2003. Available:
  • Lankoski Petri. Building and Reconstructing Character. A Case Study of Silent Hill 3 in Changing Views: World in Play. Vancouver, Canada, June 16th-20th, 2005. Available

Published by lankoski

Petri Lankoski, D.Arts, is a Associate Professor in Game Studies at the school of Communication, Media and IT at the Södertörn University, Sweden. His research focuses on game design, game characters, role-playing, and playing experience. Petri has been concentrating on single-player video games but researched also (multi-player) pnp and live-action role-playing games. This blog focuses on his research on games and related things.

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