in English

NOTE: WE ARE MOVING TO https://revel.rebel.org.br/index.php/revista as of 2022

Presentation – The REVEL

The ‘Journal of Ludic Studies’ (REVEL) gathers different efforts of contribution in research and production of ludic initiatives. It follows a tradition of research in the Portuguese Language, however it also welcomes articles in Spanish and English. It accepts texts from extremely academic articles as well as reports of development by students and professionals.

Editorial guidance of REVEL

The broad ludic experience, as we name it here from the beginning title, is ‘ludic studies’. The word experience is useful in the characterization of epistemological, editorial and ethical principles of the journal..

Such experience articulates a conflicting point in theory and its practice. Epistemologically, the characterization of what gaming, playing or of what ludic is, frequently generates restrictive specialities as when one who studies digital games solely admitting a set of explicit rules, or when a scholar specialized in games turns his back to a gymkhana. Here we choose for the opposite: how the ludic experience evolves with technic (from traditional tabletop games, with its masters and leagues, to the e-sports, with its teams of youngsters and devoted fans, or of humor with its futility as a healing game), epistemologically, we choose, aligned with what the Brazilian Network of Ludic Studies, the transdisciplinarity as a long time strategy to the study of Homo Ludens.

Therefore, editorially, the purpose of the journal privileges the open debate, possibly at the expense of some hermetic speciality that are well accepted

elsewhere. The plurality is unavoidable in a journal that has its basis on the Forum of Academic Studies (FAEL) which is an event based on the epistemological strategy described above and experienced, in its first five years (from 2014), an influx of works which apparently represent a wide recurrent profile in our ludic globalized society. More specially, they represent the Brazilian situation (such as the experiences with ludification of teaching, on the one hand, and the human product of graduate technological courses on the other hand. They are recurring characteristics).

From the ethical point of view, a journal should take experience into its role. In the collective existence, ethics becomes politics: the values and principles of the agents that play are objects of negotiation and strategy according to the needs and contingent. In REBEL experience, this means editorial choices concerning the scope of the articles, of the texts edition, and of acceptable formats. Keeping reports on product development and graduate students, for example, instead of establishing academic titles as a requirement of authorship, it is a strategic choice favoring plurality and cooperation that characterize both FAEL and REBEL. Therefore, the addition of newspaper sections, or even humorous ones, is not a deviation of the path to knowledge. It is a necessary errancia in the ludic experience.

Ernane Guimarães Neto (editor)

Lucas C. Meneguette (associated editor)

Home page of Revista de Estudos Lúdicos – ISSN 2675-3545

REVEL 2 Launched on the 28th of May, 2020, on https://www.facebook.com/rebeludicos/

Present Edition of REVEL:

REVEL No.2 (2020)

We also have a HD edition of REVEL n.1 (50MB)

Read number 1:

REVEL No.1 (2019) We also have a HD version (50 mega)

The REBEL is proud to gather and publish a variety of table top board games!

Check more on our journal pages:


More texts related to FAEL

Some of the articles presented at the II FAEL THAT were published on Revista Tecnológica da Fatec Americana, v. 4, n. 2 (2016): 

  • ECONOMIAS LÚDICAS: o game design aliado ao estudo econômico no combate da hiperinflação em jogos online –  Lucas Trindade Raposo
  • MECÂNICA GENÉRICA DE JOGOS APLICADA EM DIFERENTES PLATAFORMAS – Maurício Pacces Vicente, Luiz Augusto Dinamarca Barna, Lisiane Fachinetto
  • O PAPEL DAS VOZES NA CARACTERIZAÇÃO DE PERSONAGENS DO GÊNERO HIGH FANTASY EM JOGOS DIGITAIS – Pâmela Adami Martins, Lucas Meneguette]
  • Utilización de los juegos digitales en la educación – María Martha Fernández Ricci, Marcelo Henrique dos Santos

Some of the articles presented during the III FAELWERE published on Revista Sapere, Edição Especial 3o FAEL:
  • A GAMIFICAÇÃO NO PROCESSO DE APRENDIZAGEM DE LIBRAS
    Lucas T. R. Rios, Prof. Dr. Sérgio R. Basbaum.
  • TICS: UM POSSÍVEL CAMINHO À INCLUSÃO DIGITAL POR MEIO DE UMA PRÁTICA DE DESENVOLVIMENTO DE GAMES
    Aleson Soares dos Santos, Luis Augusto Alvim Correa, Renan Almeida Rodrigues, Prof. Me. Patricia Glaucia Moreno.
  • O JOGO NOS QUATRO PLANOS
    Pá Falcão Moreno.
  • ROTEIRO PARA JOGOS: UM NOVO OLHAR PELA PERSPECTIVA DOS QUADRINHOS
    Selene H. Q. Pinheiro, Profa. Dra. Lisiane Fachinetto.
  • INFLUÊNCIA DO VIÉS COGNITIVO NO PROCESSO DECISÓRIO: CONSTRUINDO O GAMEPLAY DE FORMA SISTEMÁTICA E COERENTE COM A REALIDADE DO JOGADOR
    Apostolos Antonopoulos, Eliana Casagrande Ricca Antonopoulos, Marcelo Henrique Dos Santos.
  • LUDIFICAÇÃO APLICADA
    Me. Luiz A. D. Barna
  • LABORATORY MAKING: HOW ANALYTICAL TEAM PLAY IMPACTS LEARNING AND RESEARCH
    Ernane Guimarães Neto, Lisiane Fachinetto.
  • GAMIFICAÇÃO NO ENSINO DE METODOLOGIA CIENTÍFICA
    Beatriz Ribeiro dos Santos, Camila Canuto da Silva, João Mattar.
  • A EVOLUÇÃO DO MARKETING DIGITAL: COMUNICAÇÃO E MARKETING ATRAVÉS DO AUXÍLIO DOS JOGOS DIGITAIS
    Marcelo Henrique dos Santos, Thiago Saboya.
  • ELEMENTOS PRÉVIOS A UMA DISCUSSÃO SOBRE O CÍRCULO MÁGICO
    Saulo de Oliveira Machado, Luís Carlos Petry.
  • JOGOS CASUAIS NA CONTEMPORANEIDADE: “ANGRY BIRDS”, UM ESTUDO DE CASO
    Guilherme de Almeida Barbosa, Profa. Dra. Lisiane Fachinetto.
  • DESENVOLVIMENTO DE PROTÓTIPO 2D COM TOUCH CONTROL EM DISPOSITIVOS MOBILE
    Carolina de Castro Caputo, Karla Thiemi Quispe Iyogi, Lucas Dias da Silva, Victor Alexandre Rocha, Marcelo Henrique dos Santos.
  • VOZES DE MONSTROS: A IMPORTÂNCIA DO DESENHO SONORO NA CARACTERIZAÇÃO DE PERSONAGENS DE HORROR
    Prof. Dr. Lucas Correia Meneguette, Matheus Sales Andreoli.

More on https://www.rebel.org.br/fael/historico-do-fael/

BRAZILIAN NETWORK OF LUDIC STUDIES – REBEL
(Updated by the ordinary assembly on Feb. 16th, 2020)
President: Ernane Guimarães Neto.
Vice president: Mário Madureira Fontes.
Secretary: Flávia Guimarães.
Treasurer: Ana Paula Albuquerque Teixeira.
Effective Fiscal Council: Vitória Cavalaro Nogueira, Gilson Schwartz e Saulo Machado.

Alternate: Flavia Maria Ferreira Alves Guimarães, Marta Giardini Takehara e José Roberto Fornari.

SOCIAL STATUTE OF THE BRAZILIAN NETWORK Of LUDIC STUDIES

CHAPTER I – About the Denomination, Head Office and Purposes.

First Article – The organization denominated Brazilian Network of Ludic Studies, named hereafter simply as REBEL, was established during a General Assembly on Sept the 11, 2016, at 11 AM at its headquarters at 159, on Martins Fontes Street, office 103, Republica, Sao Paulo-SP, ZIP: 01050-000, is a non-profitable organization, without an estimate time, and will be ruled by the present statute and by additional and applicable laws.

Second Article – the REBEL has its main purpose actions in cultural and academic areas, targeting at the following objectives:
I – Foment and keep the development of culture, of scientific research, of technology and the education at all levels, modalities and categories implied in the teachings implied in the Playful Studies (including digital and social games, fiction of entertainment and humor, pedagogy and joyful games and their pairs).

II – Promote, support and announce regional, national, and international events that interest their associates;
III – Stimulate the production of knowledge that can be translated into innovative and creative to both teaching and the development of games culture;
IV – Promote the integration between the group of students and academics and cultural life;
V – Promote partnership and alliance among their associates, with state or private institutions, national and international, aiming at innovational and cultural and scientific exchange;
VI – Interact and relate to other of their pair entities.
Paragraph One: In order to reach the objectives named in this estatute, the association will carry out events, flea markets, fairs, as well as establish covenants, contracts, deals and terms of partnership with private, state and mixed economy companies, as well as with state organizations, foundations, entities of class, public associations or private financial institutions as long as the pact does not imply in any subordination or bonds to commitments and conflicting interests with the objectives of the association, and put their independence at risk.

I – REBEL is responsible for The Academic Forum of Ludic Studies (Fórum Acadêmico de Estudos Lúdicos – FAEL), which aims to encourage research and dialogue between teachers, students and the market.
Paragraph Two: The association may receive donations, contributions, inheritances, legacies and any other form of incentive both from individuals and legal entities, of public or private associations, national and foreign, as well as government aid and subsidies, with a view to achieve its objectives and purposes for which it is intended.
Third article – In the development of its activities, REBEL will observe the principle of legality, impersonality, morality, publicity, economics and efficiency, and will not admit controversies of race, religious creed, color, gender, or political parties in its activities, dependencies, or in its membership board.

Fourth article – The association will not remunerate any of its members or share its profits nor will it divide for any reason or under any pretext. The operational surpluses will be fully applied in the development of the association’s objectives.

Fifth article – The association will adopt an internal regulation to discipline its functionality, once the regulation is appreciated by a General Assembly.

Sixth Article – The association will organize itself in as many units as necessary, at the discretion of the General Assembly that will be ruled by these very same statutory provisions.

CHAPTER II

About members, their rights, and duties.

Seventh article – the association will consist of an unlimited number of members, admitted upon request, addressed to the board of directors, and distributed within the following categories:

I – Founders: the members who participated in the foundation assembly will be considered founders;

II – Collaborators: will be the associates that contribute, even monetarily, for the accomplishment of this association’s objectives;

III – Benefactors: will be all natural and legal entities which have rendered or are rendering services in benefit of the association.

PARAGRAPH ONE: The acts practice of an associate will be done in person, or being allowed the representation by an attorney.

PARAGRAPH TWO: The quality of an associate is non-transferable and does not generate inheritance rights for heirs and successors under any title.

PARAPH THREE: Associates will not respond, jointly or even subsidiarily for obligations and commitments of any nature contracted by the association.

Eighth article – The associates’ rights are:

I – Vote and be elected for any elective positions of the Executive Board and of the Fiscal Council;

II – Take part in general meetings;

III – Resign.

Parágraph One: The practice of the associates’ rights is subject to full and regular compliance with the duties set forth in these bylaws.

Paragraph Two: It is the right of the associate to resign from the association, at any time, when deemed necessary, upon request to the board of directory of the association.

Ninth Article – The duties of the associate are:

I – Respect and observe the rules of these bylaws, the rules of procedure and the deliberations of the General Assembly;

II – Cooperate with REBEL’S objectives;

III – Attend General Meetings.

Tenth Article – Members who fail to comply with their duties and do not observe the rules of these bylaws will be subject to the following penalties:

I – Warning;

II – The exoneration from office and functions that perform by election or nomination;

III – Exclusion.

First paragraph: The exclusion of the associate will be determined when the just cause is configured, thus recognized in a procedure that ensures the right of defense and appeal;

Second Paragraph: The exclusion of the associate will not give duty to indemnity, nor duty to compensate for any title.

CHAPTER III

OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATION

Eleventh Article: The Rebel will exercise its activities through the following organizations:

I – General Assembly;

II – Board of directors;

III – Fiscal Council;

Twelfth Article:.the general assembly is the highest decision making body of REBEL being composed of all members in full enjoyment of their directives, having the competence to deliberate on all acts related to the association and to take decisions and the development of this entity, being sovereign in the resolutions not contrary to the laws of this Statute,

Thirteenth Article: it is incumbent to the general meeting:.

I – To elect every three (3) years, the members of the executive board and of the fiscal council defining their functions, their attributions and responsibilities in accordance with the present bylaws;

II – Remove the members of the executive board and of the Fiscal Council;

III – Exclude members;

IV – Apply to the members the penalties provided for in these bylaws;

V – Decide on the organization of new units of the association;

VI – Deliberate and approve the association’s annual action plan and budget;

VII – Deliberate and approve reforms and amendments to these bylaws;

VIII – Deliberate and approve the acquisitions of immovable property by the association;

IX –Authorize the sale or institution of encumbrances on assets belonging to the association;

X – Deliberate on the dissolution of the association in any act whenever required as an organ of maximum decision making-body, determine on the interruption of activities, closure of its headquarters, continuity of the corporate purpose subrogation of the rights and duties of its members and destination of remaining patrimonial assets.

Fourteenth Article: the General Meeting will be ordinary or extraordinary, being able to be summoned and held in the same place, date and time and recorded in the same act.

First Paragraph: The General Assembly will ordinarily be installed , when convened by the executive board

I – In the first semester of each year to:

  1. a) Analyze the budget and the development of the plan of action;
  2. b) Debate and deliberate on matters of the association interest.

II – In the second half of each year for:

  1. a) Presentation of the results achieved;
  2. b) Presentation of the Action Plan and budget for the next year;
  3. c) Presentation of the balance sheet and approval of accounts;
  4. d) Debates e deliberations on other relevant topics for the association.

III – Every three (3) years to elect members of the Board and the Fiscal Council.

Second Paragraph: the general assembly will be done extraordinarily at any time, for reasons of relevance or urgency, when announced by the board, at the request of at least 2/3 of the associates, or by request of the members of the fiscal council.

Fifteenth Article –The summons of the members to the general assembly will be done by means of a notice posted at the headquarters fifteen (15) days in advance and respective publication in a newspaper, or electronic media with the same period in advance.

First Paragraph: The General Assemblies will be installed in the first call with the presence of, at least, 2/3 (two thirds) of the members, and in a second call, thirty minutes later, with any number of members, with the deliberations approved by more than a half of the present members.

Second Paragraph: The General Assemblies will be done with the presence of, at least, 2/3 (two thirds) of the members, being the deliberations done by 2/3 (two thirds) of the present members when the following matters are being dealt with:

I – Alteration of total or partial reform of the Statute;

II – Exclusion of associate;

III – Extinction of the association.

Sixteenth Article –The board of directors is an administrative body and executor of the association, collegiate and elected by the General Assembly, in charge of the institutional representation of the Association, comprising a president, a vice-president, a secretary and a treasurer.

First Paragraph: It is incumbent upon the Executive Board:

I – To ensure the faithful compliance to these Bylaws and the deliberations of the General Assembly and association disclosure;

II – Propose to the General Assembly any necessary amendments to the Bylaws;

III – Administrate the association;

IV – Approve and submit to the General Assembly the association’s annual plan and budget, accompanying its performance;

V – Periodically, as per statutory provision, convene the Ordinary Annual General Meeting;

VI – To resolve on significant costs, expenses and which were not provided in the annual budget;

VII – Call the general meeting at any time when deemed necessary;

VIII – Sign contracts and other documents that are required;

IX – Approve the admission of associates.

Second Paragraph; the election of the members of the Executive Board will be held every 3 (three) years, in the General Assembly being allowed the reelection of any member.

Third Paragraph: Acts of any member of the Executive Board that involve the association in obligations or business are prohibited, null and inoperative;

Fourth Paragraph: The work carried out by the members of the Board of Directors is free, due to the free and conscious disposition of the will of each member, without implying any employment or mandatory bond of nature.

Fifth Paragraph: The board of directors will meet at least once a year to evaluate its activities and the achievement of its purposes.

Sixth Paragraph: The members of the executive board may be dismissed as long as there is a just cause that is decided in the General Assembly in a procedure identical to the exclusion of a member as described in this Statute.

Seventeenth Article – The president of the board of directors is responsible for:

I – Representing the association both actively and passively, in or out of court;

II – Guide the association’s activities and disseminate it, ensuring the fulfillment of this Statute and its deliberations in General Assemblies;

III – Convene and preside General Assemblies;

IV – Call for Directors meeting according to its necessity as well as preside it;

V – Sign on behalf of the Association, the grant of donations, agreements, terms of partnership, terms of commitment, contracts, titles and agreements of any kind;

VI – Sign with the treasurer all of the checks, money orders, and securities that represent the financial obligations of the association.

Eighteenth Article – It is the responsibility of vice president of the Board:

I – To ensure the faithful compliance of the present statute and the deliberations of the General Assembly to disclose the association;

II – Substitute the president in his absence, or in case of his impeachment;

III – Substitute the president, in case of vacancy, up to his term ends;

IV – To provide, in general, his collaboration to the President in order to achieve the aims of the association.

Nineteenth Article – It is up to the secretary;

I – To ensure the faithful compliance with the present Statute and the deliberations of the General Assembly and their deliberations and, disclose the association;

II – Supervise the meetings of the Executive Board and the General Assembly;

III – Supervise the preparation of reports, organize and direct the activities of the secretariat;

IV – Save and archive books and documents from the administrative sphere;

V – Perform all other acts assigned by the Board of Executive Officers.

Twentieth Article –It is incumbent upon the Treasurer;

I – To ensure the faithful compliance with the present Statute and the deliberations of the General Assembly and disclosure of the association;

II – Supervise the elaboration of reports, organize and direct the activities of treasury;

III – Supervise the services of accounting;

IV – Collect and account for the contributions of members, rents, aids and donations, maintaining the bookkeeping up to date;

V – Pay the bills authorized by the President;

VI –Submit a report of income and expenses whenever requested;

VII – Present a financial report to be submitted to the General Assembly;

VIII – Present an annual balance sheet to the Fiscal Council;

IX – Keep, under its custody and responsibility, the documents related to Treasury;

X – Keep all cash in a credit establishment;

XI – Sign, with the President, all checks, money orders and securities that represent the financial obligations of the association.

Twenty-first Article – in the event of vacancy in one or more positions of the Executive Board, the substitutes will be elected by the General Meeting, specially called for this purpose.

I – The request for resignation will be in writing and must be filled with the Association’s secretariat, which, within a maximum period of 60 (sixty) days, counted from the date of the protocol, will submit it to the resolution of the General Assembly;

II – In the event of a collective resignation of the Executive Board and Fiscal Council, the resigning president, any member of the Executive Board, as a last resort, any of the associates, may call the Extraordinary General Meeting who will elect a provisional commission composed of 5 (five) members who manage the entity and will hold new elections within a maximum period of 180 (one hundred and eighty) days, counted from the date of the referred meeting, The elected officers and directors, under these conditions, will complement these waivers’ mandate..

III – The loss of the quality of member of the Board of Directors, or of the Fiscal Council, determined by the General Assembly, being admissible only if there is a just cause, as recognized in disciplinary procedure, when if is proved;

  1. a) Misappropriation or dilapidation of social assets;
  2. b) Serious violation of these bylaws;
  3. c) Abandonment of the position, thus considering the unexcused absence in 3 (three) consecutive ordinary meetings, without expressed communication of the reasons for the absence to the secretary of the association;
  4. d) Acceptance of position or function incompatible with the exercise of the position he holds in the association;
  5. e) Doubtful conduct.

First Paragraph – Once the just cause is defined, the director, or counselor, will be notified about the facts attributed to him through extrajudicial notification so that he can present his prior defense to the Executive Board within 20 (twenty) days counted from the notification.

Second Paragraph – After the term described in the preceding paragraph has elapsed, regardless of the presentation of the defense, the representation will be submitted to the Extraordinary General Meeting, duly convened to this purpose, composed of contributing members who are up to date with their social obligations, and they cannot deliberate without 2/3 (two thirds) of those present, being on the first call, with an absolute majority of members and on a second call, one hour after the first, with any number of members, where the broad right of defense will be guaranteed.

Twenty-Second Article – The Fiscal Council is a collegiate body, in permanent character, elected by the General Meeting, responsible for the realization of the Executive Board being composed of 3 (three) effective members, LUCAS CORREIA MENEGUETTI, FERNANDO TSUKUMO and FABIO TOLA and 3 (three) alternate members, SELENE HAMMER QUEIROZ PINHEIRO, ANA PAULA ALBUQUERQUE TEIXEIRA e FABIO CANTARIM MELO:

First Paragraph: It is incumbent to the Fiscal Council:

I – To ensure the faithful compliance with the present Statute and the deliberations of the General Board and disclose the association;

II – Help and subsidize the Board in their attributions;

III – Estimate and approve balance sheets, financial and accounting performance accounts and reports and equity transactions carried out;

IV – Analyze and supervise actions of the Executive Board as well as other administrative and financial acts;

V – Call the General Meeting at any time whenever necessary.

Second Paragraph: The election of the members of the Fiscal Council will be held every 3 (three) years in General Meetings, being allowed the reelection of any of the members.

Third Paragraph: The Audit Committee will meet at least once a year to evaluate its activities and the achievements of the planned purposes.

Fourth Paragraph: Expressly prohibited are the acts of any member of the Fiscal Council, being void and inappropriate, the ones that involve the association in obligations or business foreign to its objectives, purposes, and activities.

Fifth Paragraph; The work carried out by the members of the Fiscal Council is free, not implying employment, or mandatory bond of any kind.

Sixth Paragraph: The members of the Fiscal Council may be removed as long as there is just cause as defined in the General Meetings, in an identical procedure to the one of the exclusion of members provided in these Bylaws.

Seventh Paragraph: In case of resignation of any member of the Fiscal Council, the position will be taken over by their alternates.

Chapter IV

On Financial Resources

Twenty-third Article – The financial resources and assets of the association come from:

I – Contribution for the maintenance of activities and programs of the Association, resulting from agreements, contracts and terms of partnership signed with private, or public companies;

II – Donations, inheritances, legacies and other contributions from individuals, national, or international companies;

III – Income produced by all assets, rights and activities carried out to achieve the institution’s objectives, such as revenues and financial investments, service renderization, sales and author’s rights.

IV – Initial allocation of R$ 500.00 (five hundred reais).

Twenty-fourth Article – All permanente material, all technical and bibliographies collection, equipment acquired or received by the association in partnerships, projects or similar, including any kind of product, are REBEL assets, therefore inalienable unless otherwise expressly authorized by the General Meeting.

First Paragraph: The assets of the association cannot be encumbered, exchanged, disposed of without the authorization from the General Meeting convened especially for this purpose.

Second Paragraph: The association expenses must keep a close and specific relationship with its purposes.

Third Paragraph; The resources and assets of the association will be fully invested in the country.

CHAPTER V

On General and Transitional Provisions

Twenty-fifth Article – The association may be dissolved by decision of the General Assembly, on extraordinary call, subject to the provisions of article 61 of the Brazilian  Civil Code, and, in such case, its assets will go to similar institutions, preferably to the ones that have the same objectives of this present association.

Twenty sixth Article – The present Statute may be amended by the General Assembly by the vote of at least 2/3 (two-thirds) of those present, upon the proposal of any members of the board, in accordance with the 15th (Fifteenth) Article above.

Twenty-seventh Article – The cases omitted in these Bylaws will be regulated by the Brazilian Civil Code analyzed and resolved by the Executive Board and endorsed by the General Assembly.

São Paulo, February the third, 2018.

SIGNATURES  
ERNANE ALVES GUIMARÃES NETO – President of the table _________________________________
MÁRIO MADUREIRA FONTES
Secretary of the table
_________________________________
Ana Paula Albuquerque Teixeira
OAB-SP 245.171
_________________________________

REBEL Founders – 11th Sept. 2016

Ernane Guimarães Neto
Marcelo Henrique dos Santos
Carlos Roberto da Costa
Fabio Tola
Maria Eugênia Mourão
Renato Innocenti Pereira
Mario Madureira Fontes
Luiz Augusto Dinamarca Barna
Pá Falcão
Alan Henrique Pardo de Carvalho
Lucas Correia Meneguette
Saulo de Oliveira Machado
Lucy Raposo
Lisiane Fachinetto
Henrique Souza De Oliveira
Patricia Assuf Nechar
Silvio Cesar Bogsan
Jose Geraldo de Oliveira
Sergio Halaban
Alessandra Azzolini da Silva
Natália Gomes Dinamarca Barna
Luciani Mangolini
Pedro Pereira de Carvalho
Fernando Tsukumo
Maurício Vismona Gibrin
Marta Giardini Takehara
Celso Roberto Tavares Ferreira
Flavia Maria Ferreira Alves Guimarães
Ubiratan Rodrigues Motta

Research, amuse yourself in our gatherings, encourage discussions about games, toys and events in Brazil and over the world.
Rebel members get a 20% discount on T-shirts as well as on other Rebel products, besides the discounts on products of partner trademarks among other advantages. Of course, the most important thing is us. We are a collaborative network!
By filling out this form, you will take part of our email list, receiving playful news and opportunities directly. However, you can also take the next step.

The REBEL depends on donations to promote events and accessible services that have been offered. Any value donation will be welcome, but if you pay the yearly membership, you will become an effective member (with the right to discounts, advantages and to vote during assemblies).

In order to pay your contribution, you may use the PagSeguro button, or make a bank deposit following the instructions below: the value of the yearly membership in 2019 was R$145.00 (this amount is good for 365 days after receiving it).

Forward the receipt of the deposit to treasury in favor of Rede Brasileira de Estudos Lúdicos at: tesouraria@rebel.org.br;

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We are a network of creators, scholars, entrepreneurs and game lovers!

Board of directors

Ernane Guimarães Neto, presidente

Writer, collector of games, toys and dictionaries. Phd student in human sciences, rights and other legitamacies at USP – Universidade de São Paulo (University of Sao Paulo) – alegoriadigital.wordpress.com


Mário Madureira Fontes, vice-president

Computer Science and Digital Games teacher. Presently, he represents the REBEL in Europe while studying postdoctoral in Portugal – http://www.mario.pro.br/


Ana Paula Albuquerque Teixeira, tesoureira

Lawyer, barista and bartender, she now studies Technology in Digital Games at FATEC-SP in Carapicuiba (University of Technology in Carapicuiba).


Flavia Guimarães, secretária

Biologist, inventor and an animal cause activist. Developer of the Organic trademark:The Eco Friendly Pan and the Sparkling Dog Collar – https://cintilantepet.com/


Alguns dos associados REBEL

Our associated members are lovers of knowledge as well as of the ludic! To join us, rebel ourself.

Carlos Costa

Journalist and professor, he directed the Faculdade Cásper Líbero ( the Casper Libero University).


Carlos Seabra

Editor and creator of games – Página oficial: http://seabra.com/perfil/


Fernando Tsukumo

Buda is a playful educator: http://www.suavez.org/


José Geraldo Oliveira

Zé Gera is a communicator and a professor at UNIP. https://www.facebook.com/pg/gera.comm


Patrícia Assuf Nechar

Patricia is a communicator, a Ph.d. student in PUC_SP, and a specialist in the Plus Size Movement.


Sergio Halaban

Creator of Tabletop games, and author of Matryoshka and Sheriff of Nottingham among others: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgamedesigner/3005/sergio-halaban


Wellington Nogueira

Actor and social entrepreneur. Also, founder of Doctors of Joy:: https://doutoresdaalegria.org.br


The Rede Brasileira de Estudos Lúdicos (Brazilian Network for Ludic Studies) organizes workshops, gaming and courses aiming for a better world… Playfully! In such moments, the Rebel brings to the community some of the main creators and researchers in the world of games, playing and communications.

It all started with FAEL

Conference call from Lynn Alves during the opening of the 1st FAEL (Academic Forum for Ludic Studies)

The first forum of the Rebel (the Brazilian Network for Ludic Studies) took place in 2014. The Rebel continues its legacy.

We played together

The game is: Matryoshka

The Rebel Plays is a moment of relaxation and exchange between the associates and their guests.

Workshops

Besides the workshops in the FAEL (Academic Forum for Ludic Studies), the Rebel (The Brazilian Network of Ludic Studies) offers courses on demand and in partnership with cultural and educational institutions.

These are some of the courses and workshops that we develop:

  • Creation of tabletops – analysis of board game and card games; their testing and prototyping.
  • Classroom games – pedagogical concepts related to games; strategies to use games in educational environments and successful experiences.
  • Leisure with tangram – children think that it is a game, but they are developing skills both logical and spatial reasoning as well as problem solving.
  • Collaborative poem – our multimedia workshop results in collaborative works of art! Visit the pages with the production of “turma da horta do Centro Cultural São Paulo” (Vegetal Garden Group o São Paulo Cultural Center) and the collaborative poem in honor to the Portuguese Language developed by the REBEL during the covid quarantine.
Illustration by Ana Paula Albuquerque for the poem “A Língua é Lúdica”

We at Rebel:

  • Contribute to research and production of knowledge about the ludic. Organize events like Fael (Academic Forum of Ludic Studies and the Concurso Rebeldias (Rebeldia Contests).
  • Minister tailored courses to open groups, specialized teams as well as to company groups.
  • Render service of ludic consultancy and gamification.

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