Scott Nicholson

Scott Nicholson

Professor
Wilfrid Laurier University

Designing Narrative-based Escape Games for Education

Scott Nicholson is a professor of Game Design and director of the BGNlab at Wilfrid Laurier University in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. He has been doing research and design of escape rooms since 2015, and was the lead designer of the Red Bull Escape Room World Championships in 2017 and 2019. Along with Liz Cable, he wrote the book “Unlocking the Potential of Puzzle-Based Learning,” published by Sage in spring 2021. He is active on social media (@snicholson on Twitter and Professor.Scott.Nicholson on Facebook) and makes most of his research available in full-text through his website: http://scottnicholson.com