Bernie DeKoven

Bernie DeKoven, MA, is a leading fun theorist who has shown, over the course of his 45-year career, how fun and playfulness can positively affect every aspect of personal, interpersonal, community, and institutional health. Many of the most important trends in games today, from large scale community games to casual game apps, have roots in Bernie’s influential ideas. He is the author of The Well-Played Game, A Playful Path, and the CD Recess for the Soul. He continues to make his work publicly available through seminars and websites.