Tydeos 7-9, Pagkrati 11635, Athens, Greece | (+30) 211 4110837
Culturplay is a game and interactive software studio with a focus on cultural heritage. Culturplay’s original 2D and 3D games and applications make narratives buried deep in the past meaningful in the present and blend entertainment and education in creative ways. Culturplay’s work includes the Virtual Tour of the Acropolis of Athens and the Virtual Tour of ancient Epidaurus. Culturplay’s debut product in development is Athens 5th Century, a PC real-time ‘4X’ strategy game that simulates life, philosophy and politics in ancient Athens.
Alex Giannakidis is co-founder of Culturplay and the company’s game and software designer, as well as team and production coordinator.
A computer engineer with multiple skills, Alex has worked as software engineer, animator, game designer and product manager in various companies. He aims to harness the power of new technologies to make culture and history a fertile ground for creative storytelling and games.
Lida Mantzourani is co-founder of Culturplay and the company’s content curator and business manager.
A historian with skills in project management and new technologies, Lida has worked in various positions in the knowledge sector and now coordinates development programs for public libraries. Promoting the use and value of cultural heritage and researching innovative business models for the knowledge and culture sector is at the core of her activities.
See also Culturplay’s blog
Andreas Diktyopoulos - Game programmer
Stefanos Papadatos - Concept artist, 2D illustrator
Maria Aloupi - Music composer
Olsey Milla - 3D artist, animator
Theseus Kokkinos - photogrammetry, 3D digitization
Stavros Fournaros - photogrammetry, 3D digitization