What’s Up #24: The Latest From Our Favorite Gamification Gurus

They came to gamification with a love of games and a fascination with their power to motivate and inspire, to instill passion, perseverance, and a sense of community. Gamification evangelists, theorists and practitioners Jane McGonigal, Yu-Kai Chou and Andrzej Marczewski have put their expert knowledge of game design and mechanics in the service of this new “discipline” driven by the ambition to harness the huge potential of games for good. What have they been up to lately? Continue reading What’s Up #24: The Latest From Our Favorite Gamification Gurus

Is Gamification Really ‘Bullshit’?

Gamification is a recent field that has been the target of much criticism from game designers. We must admit that there are more fails than success stories. But today most of what was held against it has been resolved. Continue reading Is Gamification Really ‘Bullshit’?