Nick Fortugno is Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Rebel Monkey, Inc. -- a NYC-based casual game entertainment company and creator of the cooperative casual MMO, CampFu (www.campfu.com). Built on top of Rebel Monkey's own multiplayer gaming platform, CampFu is all about co-op games for casual players. Before Rebel Monkey, Fortugno was the Director of Game Design at gameLab, where he was a designer, writer and project manager on dozens of commercial and serious games, and served as lead designer on the downloadable blockbuster Diner Dash and the award-winning serious game Ayiti: The Cost of Life. Nick teaches game design and interactive narrative design at Parsons The New School of Design, and has participated in the construction of the school's game design curriculum. Nick is also a co-founder of the Come Out and Play street games festival hosted in New York City and Amsterdam since 2006.
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