Veli-Matti Karhulahti works in the Centre of Excellence as a Senior Researcher, primary contributing to the Meaning and Form in Games unit in University of Jyväskylä. At the same time, he also works as an Adjunct Professor of Play and Games in University of Turku. As to research areas and interests, Karhulahti’s work fluctuates both methodologically and thematically, constantly charting unmapped avenues of practice and substance. His present projects center around Addictions, Asian play(fulness), Cognitive Theory, Esports, Psycholudic development, Puzzles/riddles, and Romantic/sexual play. Methods-wise, he is currently solving the problems of qualitative epistemology.