Pascal Lessel


Saarland Informatics Campus
Phone+49 681 85775-5376
Fax+49 681 85775-5007
AddressStuhlsatzenhausweg 3, 66123 Saarbrücken, Germany
RoomD3_4, Room +1.80

Research Interest

  • Games and Gamification
  • Behavior Change Support Systems / Persuasive Technology
  • Crowds and Interaction with Crowds
  • Live-Streaming of Games (e.g.,
  • Transition from paper-based everyday objects to digital counterparts



Open Topics for BSc / MSc Theses

  • "Bottom-up"-Gamification
  • Gamification in everyday life
  • Crowd-sourced games (e.g., games like ChoiceChamber)
  • Improved communication channels between streamer and audience in live streaming scenarios

I'm also open to suggestions, if they are in my area of interest.

Ongoing / Finished Theses / Media Projects Topics

  • The Trash Game - Ein gamifizierter und crowd-basierter Ansatz zur Motivation bewusster Mülltrennung (Finished, Bachelor, Maximilian Altmeyer)
  • Socialized Club System - Ein gamifiziertes System zur Verbesserung
    der Kommunikation und der Übersicht in Großraumdiskotheken (Finished, Bachelor, Dominic Gottwalles)
  • Analyzing Crowd Interaction within a Collaborative Gaming Scenario (Finished, Bachelor, Christian Wolff)
  • To-Do List Applications for Smartphones - Investigating the Current State of the Art and Developing Design Guidelines in a Participatory Design Process (Finished, Bachelor, Christopher Schommer)
  • DEPlata - A Digitally Enhanced Planning Table for Rough Factory Layouts (Finished, Master, Nico Herbig)
  • ExpenseControl - A Gamified, Semi-Automated, Crowd-Based Approach For Receipt Capturing (Finished, Master, Maximilian Altmeyer)
  • "Neighbourtopia" (Finshed, Media Project, Norine Coenen, Stefanie Lehmann, Alexander Vielhauer)
  • "GymLife" (Finished, Media Project, Philip Hell, Omair Bhatti, Jan Ehrlich)

  • HelpStone - Ein crowd-basierter Ansatz zur Erlernung von Hearthstone in einem Live-Streaming Setting (Ongoing, Bachelor)
  • Twitch Plays Hedgewars (Ongoing, Master)
  • Untersuchung von Crowd-Incentivierungsmechanismen in einem Micro-Task-Setup (Ongoing, Bachelor)
  • Handling massive textual input in a live-streaming setup (Ongoing, Master)


Publikationen von Pascal Lessel