Pietro Righi Riva

Milano, Lombardia, Italy

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  • Fluent in English, Italian, Spanish; learning French
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • PhD student and making games
  • I'm doing my phd
  • From Milan
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me


RIght now I just want to get in touch with the wonderful people of SF, the bay area and California. Especially people in games of course :D


Ok so I'm a tranquil guy that likes to travel and to chat and to watch tons of movies. I am a designer and I guess that is a big part of my life. You can probably see my most recent things over at www.actofplay.com. You'll notice that my main focus are games! Yeah boardgames and videogames that's what I design. I'm not 100% nerd btw, I can also enjoy real life. Promise. I've been living here and there because I just cannot stay still, I love discovering cities during the day and get lost in them at night, possibly with friends. I like weird people. So if we are friends you are probably weird!


mmm... Don't hate, wonder why people think the way they do, don't live with regrets, do what you love, don't obsess with objects. This is what I'm trying to learn and practice. I also believe creating is a way for happiness.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Ok so this is my first time here so I don't have any previous experience :( will post as soon as I have one.


I enjoy personal stories, and understanding how people think, mostly.
People that make amazing things are my main interest :P
And this is straight from my portfolio "Film-maker in my spare time, Iâ

Music, Movies, and Books

oh god, no way. Last two great movies I've seen: Tetro by FF coppola and Somewhere by S Coppola. Books: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Eggers & The Corrections by Franzen

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Well, I don't know how to answer this O_O I guess the thing I am most proud of is participating to the 2011 Venice Biennial, 54th International Art Exhibition. And I've witnessed people do some amazing things but this part of the profile feels a bit weird.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can share some Italian design philosophy and cooking. I'm also a movie person. I can teach some Italian and Spanish maybe?

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, China, Denmark, Japan, South Korea, Sweden, Turkey

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, China, Italy, Spain

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