The GameTheory team was lucky enough to spend the last weekend of July doing what we love most: solving problems with games in entirely new ways. We were asked … Read more
This continuing series is contributed by Saamir Gupta, who is a member of the OctalysisPrime community. Family members are the first friends that we make, our first social interaction with the world. And family is not just the parents and siblings but grandparents both maternal and paternal and their brothers and sisters and their families. … Continue reading Adventures @ FITology | #5 – The Game of Families | Alternate Reality Game
As with any new (ish) concept, gamification suffers from a great deal of misunderstanding in the public. As such people often don’t understand what they are asking for when they say “We want gamification”. To some, that might mean “We want a game”, to others it may be “We want to inject some game mechanics to help with motivation.”
This puts the gamification designer in a difficult position, because very often the first thing the client asks for, may not be what they actually want or need. I spoke about having what you want vs what you need… Read the rest
It’s finally here! The 2017 Octalysis Gamification Design Challenge – Food Heroes! Many challenges are reserved for Octalysis Prime members only, but this challenge is open to the public since we want to maximize our impact on social good. The design challenge will be about Food Heroes, motivating kids in China to eat healthily. … Continue reading Food Heroes Octalysis Design Challenge
This post is contributed by Saamir Gupta of FITology. In most of the metropolitan cities, we have people from different cities, states and countries come and work. They all mostly settle in high rise societies but seldom get a chance to develop a strong sense of community. Different families living in the same high-rise apartments, … Continue reading Adventures @ FITology | #4 – Get Fit February | Alternate Reality Game
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