The Cologne Game Lab is delighted to welcome on board Mr. Abeer Kapoor! He is the founder of The Civic Games Lab, a games for social change studio in New Delhi, India.

At Civic Games Lab, he and his team has built games on issues like democracy, health and nutrition, and digital rights. Kapoor is a published author who has written ‘The Most Notorious Jailbreakers’ and is working on a graphic novel which has been acquired by Bloomsbury India.

He has been awarded the prestigious German Chancellor Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in recognition of his achievements in the fields of game design, storytelling and journalism. Hosted by Dr. André Czauderna from October 2022 to September 2023, Kapoor will explore and study the German games industry and ecosystem, and research on local development practices in the field of games for change and civic education.

He will capture his learning in an interactive manual on the lessons during his time researching in Germany. In addition, Mr. Kapoor, will mingle with CGL´s incubator teams and researchers as well as occasionally teach a class to CGL´s students.

You can check out his work at the

Picture: Suri, Manveena