Lucas Blair

Little Bird Games

Lucas Blair

Little Bird Games

Biography

Lucas Blair PhD is a co-founder of Little Bird Games LLC, a serious game development company that specializes in educational and therapeutic games. He received a M.S. in Instructional Technology from Bloomsburg University and a PhD in Modeling and Simulation from the University of Central Florida. His doctoral research explored the use of video game achievements to enhance player performance, self-efficacy, and motivation. Lucas’s designs have won several honors including: Winner 2015 DML V Trust Challenge, Finalist 2013 RWJF Games to Generate Data Challenge, Finalist 2012 DML Badges for Lifelong Learning Competition, Bronze medal winner 2011 International Serious Play Awards, Finalist 2011 Serious Games Showcase & Challenge, Gold medal winner 2011 Serious Games Showcase & Challenge, and Finalist 2010 Serious Games Showcase & Challenge.