Using game elements and mechanics to actively engage your audience.
Using actual games in the process of learning & development for practical purposes.
Creating games which have a purpose different than fun: learning and engagement.
Providing game-like experiences in order to boost engagement, sales and more.
GAMING FOR KNOWLEDGE
Gaming for knowledge is an ideal way to study. Whether you're applying gamification techniques, game-based learning via serious games (or other types of games) or are just having some gameful experiences, the goal is the same: furthering your knowledge and abilities in a fun and engaging way. Of course, gamification can be applied in many other fields, not just education, and a gameful experience can occur anywhere. But my focus is education so we will mostly talk about that here. As for the frequency of posts on a certain topic, you can check the stats on the right. But don't confuse them with an actual rule, they are merely informative and subject to change. Especially if I decide to write about unicorns. Who doesn't like unicorns?
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Why you should hope for a gameful experience Happy New Year everyone! May it be all that you have wished for and more. But most of all, may it be gameful. Today we’re addressing the topic of gameful experiences and why this is the best seller when it comes to gamification or any other topic Read more about Why you should hope for a gameful experience[…]
As the title suggests, I have some rather big news to share. There I was, working on something and all of a sudden I get an e-mail from Anuj Agarwal, Founder of FeedSpot, with the title “Try Gamification Blog in Feedspot Top 50 Gamification Blogs”. At first I thought it might be some sort of Read more about One of top 50 gamification blogs worldwide![…]
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Today we’ll talk about a few things regarding a serious game: what it is, how we can use it and what are the main benefits. We will also cover what a serious game isn’t because there have been some confusions. What it is: A serious game is a game crafted for a purpose other than Read more about What a serious game is[…]
Last time we talked about gamification and briefly mentioned, what I consider, the pillars of gamification. Do you remember what they were? 🙂 Today we’ll go deeper inside this subject in order to better understand the basics of gamification and how it works. At first sight, gamification seems easy: we start from an idea/need, come Read more about Pillars of Gamification[…]
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Hey you! Nice to have you here. Thanks for taking the time to check out my blog. Since you’re new here, I thought it may be a good idea to give you, let’s say, a tutorial through which you can understand how the blog is divided and how to get to the knowledge you desire. Read more about Try Gamification explained![…]