Playcanics is a new business vision for
the modern era in Canada's Tech Industry.
Playcanics was founded in 2020 by Jessica Haak, M.A. Educational Technology (Concordia, Montreal),
B.A. Theatre, and Film and Media Studies (University of Alberta): with the creative collaboration of
Joel Duffield, Senior Unreal Engine Specialist.
"Meaningful play in a game emerges from the relationship between player action and system outcome; it is the
process by which a player takes action within the designed system of a game and the system responds to this action."
Johann Huizinga, in Rules of Play