From cave drawings to myths and legends told around the campfire to game world narratives, storytelling has always been central to passing on human knowledge to future generations. But in Serious
Games, the learning experience is embedded in interactive, story-driven gameplay. Our closing keynote session looks back on playful learning and its function as probably the least-known, most
overlooked secret weapon in our education armoury, while giving us a glimpse into the future of “games with a purpose”.