Author | Games Developer | Managing Director at Polybius Games
David Goutcher is founder of Polybius Games and creator of Spy Quest, an award winning, online interactive game for children. David, is a former law enforcement officer who spent most of his career working undercover and in covert surveillance. He trained fellow officers in trade craft and survival skills and went on to work alongside UK Security Services. He also travelled abroad, liaising and collaborating with International Intelligence Agencies on covert operations.
Drawing from his experiences, he has created Spy Quest, an award winning, online interactive game which replicates the excitement and exhilaration that he found from real life missions.
His gaming company has pushed the boundary of digital gaming and picked up prestigious awards such as the ‘John Logie Bairdʼ innovation award and Barclays “Take One Small Stepʼ business award.
He has successfully harnessed the potential for incorporating cutting edge, augmented reality (A.R.) software into childrenʼs books. Spy Quest: The Cursed Diamond, utilises an associated Spy Quest app (available here – https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/spy-quest/ id934084637?mt=8) to bring the images within the book to life, so that children can read the book and watch the movie at the same time.