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Konstantinos-Vassileios Prouskas (born 21 January 1977), is a Greek indie developer and a Research Associate in the Intelligent & Interactive Systems Group of the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of London. He is best known for creating the shoot-em-up video game Chicken Invaders and for founding the video game company InterAction Studios in 1992. He received his PhD in the field of real-time multi-agent systems from the University of London in 2002. He also has an MEng degree in Information Systems Engineering from Imperial College.

Biography[]

Prouskas was born in Athens, Greece, on 21 January 1977. He attended the Athens College between 1981 and 1994. He graduated with a grade point average of 18.6 out of 20. He won the "Aristeion" award (for graduating with grade point average of 18.5 or better) and the "Vraveion" award (for graduating first in his section–approximately 30 students). In 1988, he designed a complete Greek character set for "Fontasy", which was bought by Prosoft Co., California, U.S.A. In 1990 he made a complete Greek character set, which was used by ADI Corp. and Cornerstone Technology in the video cards accompanying the ADI 19" CAD/CAM monitors, and made Radar Wars, his first game. In 1992 he designed a demo for OCLI (U.K.) Ltd. for its VDU filters, used in CEBIT 1992 in Hannover and in a Birmingham show in April 1992, and made Tom Risk. In 1994 he released Radar Wars 2 (GOLD), a version of Radar Wars. Between 1994 and 1996 he made many unreleased games. Between 1996 and 1997 he made Maze-learning Mobile Robots: Simulation & Realisation, a 2D and 3D simulation and visualisation of a robot in a maze. In 1997 he made Radar Wars Arcade, which won first place in the 1st national programming competition of PC-Master magazine.

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