Die Gute Fabrik
Douglas Wilson is a co-owner and Lead Game Designer at Die Gute Fabrik, a small independent games studio based in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Douglas is best known for his award-winning motion control game, Johann Sebastian Joust, winner of the Innovation Award at the 2012 Game Developers Choice Awards. He was also the Lead Producer on Sportsfriends, a compendium of local multiplayer games, published in 2014 for PlayStation 3&4 and home computers.
Douglas now lives in Melbourne, Australia, where he is an Assistant Professor (“Lecturer”) at RMIT University, teaching and researching game design. He earned his PhD in 2012 at IT University of Copenhagen, where he wrote about designing experimental social-physical multiplayer games.
Douglas makes game both for commercial and art contexts. His work has been exhibited at festivals and museums around the world, including: IGF, IndieCade, PAX, Roskilde Festival, XOXO, MoMA, SFMOMA, Hong Kong Arts Centre, and the Museum of the Moving Image.