Interview with Gabe Zichermann in the Gamification Revolution

One of the Top Gamification Evangelists

Gabe Zichermann is one of the biggest evangelists in Gamification. He also has the largest infrastructure to push gamification in the industry – with a large consultancy, blog, and the GSummit, the biggest gamification conference in the industry.

In this 30 minute interview, I reiterate my beliefs in gamification and Octalysis.

Topics include:

  1. Biggest mistakes Gamification Designers make
  2. Focus on feelings instead of game mechanics
  3. The Octalysis Framework
  4. White Hat vs Black Hat Gamification
  5. Intrinsic vs Extrinsic Core Drives
  6. Self-Determination Theory (Mastery, Autonomy etc.) as it relates to White Hat Gamification
  7. Lessons from Games: Human-Focused Design
  8. Game Technique – Destiny Child
  9. Why do many game and serious game designs suck
  10. Longevity of a game and how it relates to the Endgame


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