Ernest W. Adams
Senior lecturer at the Department of Game Design, Uppsala University, and is the founder of the International Game Developers’ Association.
He has served in the game industry since 1989, and is the author of six books, including the university-level textbook Fundamentals of Game Design, Third Edition. Adams’s research interest is in Interactive Storytelling, the subject in which he received his Ph.D. Before his academic career, he worked for many years as a game designer and video producer at Electronic Arts. He has developed on-line, computer, and console games for everything from the IBM 360 mainframe to the present day.