ORLANDO — January 15, 2020 — Entries in the 2020 International Serious Play Awards competition for Digital Serious Games are due February 15.
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Author: Eliane Alhadeff
Source: https://www.seriousgamemarket.com/2020/01/deadline-feb-15-for-digital-serious.html… Read the rest
Gamification can help businesses reach objectives that are traditionally difficult to achieve by making tasks fun and rewarding for employees, and measurable for leadership. A gamification platform makes it easy by integrating with the existing systems your employees already use every day, automating game elements, and keeping track of statistics for you so that you can focus on setting goals and building the strategies that will get you there.
We’ve identified some common business challenges and paired them with gamification techniques that can help you overcome them.
Author: Noah Brimhall
Source: https://www.bunchball.com/blog/post/1959/five-gamification-techniques-businesses… Read the rest
Each year, the Games for Change Awards celebrates exemplary work in the impact games sector. Our Awards portal is now open for submissions. We encourage you to submit your games and XR experiences now through February 14th! The 2020 G4C Awards categories are…
- BEST GAMEPLAY – Recognizes games that incorporate engaging gameplay mechanics that align with and reinforce the intended impact goals of the project.
- MOST INNOVATIVE – Recognizes games that pave new avenues for sector-growth by demonstrating creativity and embrace experimentation.
- BEST LEARNING GAME – Recognizes games that successfully balance learning with fun, engaging gameplay.
- MOST SIGNIFICANT IMPACT –
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How do gamification folk! You all ready for Christmas?
So a very short blog, you may have noticed I’ve taken it a bit easier this year, everyone deserves a break
It sounds very unbusinesslike, but it is so important just to do things for fun from time to time. I’ve spoken about Easter Eggs in the past, but I wanted to just briefly revisit them.
Easter Eggs are a reward for people who want to explore deeper than most would. I firmly believe that you should try to include them whenever you can, even if there is a … Read the rest
Serious Play Wire, a free news service covering new game-based products, platforms, simulations, technology and software as well as announcements about people, college game programs and analyst reports launches today.
The direct to email news feed is for anyone in the Serious Games Industry: corporate learning officers; government, military and healthcare training professionals; business consultancies; medical, nursing and pharmaceutical school faculty; instructional designers; solution providers; game developers; higher ed faculty; ed tech teachers, school administrators and curriculum designers; students interested in a career in the serious games industry; and VCs and principals of investment firms.
I’d like to wish all my friends and colleagues around the world the very best for this festive season!
A Joyful Holiday and a Playful New Year!!!!!!!!
Author: Eliane Alhadeff
Source: https://www.seriousgamemarket.com/2019/12/thank-you-for-being-part-of-our-serious.html… Read the rest
I suppose an alternative title to this could be “Should Points and Badges Be Dead in Gamification”
When you look at gamification, you will see two main streams of thought on the use of points and badges in gamification.
The first and probably most prevalent is that the simple addition of points and badges to a problem will make it more engaging and fun. The second is that points and badges have no place in “good” gamification.
I have sat on both sides of the fence over the last few years and have come to the conclusion that the answer … Read the rest
Casino games are some of the most popular types of games right now. For a very long time, casino game was looked down upon, and now it has become one of the most sought after types of games due to the fact that they are readily available in the form of online casino games. Online casinos are some of the most popular types of games which allows everyone to enjoy the game. This is not just limited to the holidays or any special occasions they are still growing in popularity, and there are many reasons for it. Here are the … Read the rest