The 8 Core Drives of Gamification (#4): Ownership and Possession

The 4th Core Drive of Octalysis Gamification Design (Below is a snippet of Gamification Book: Actionable Gamification – Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards. If you like this blog post, you will LOVE the book. For a video walk-through, check out: Episode 12, Ownership and Possession #1 and Episode 13, Ownership and Possession #2). Ownership and Possession, the fourth … Continue reading The 8 Core Drives of Gamification (#4): Ownership and Possession

Reloaded!! Beginner’s Guide to Gamification (3 of 90): The 8 Core Drives of a Game

*New to Gamification? Check out my post What is Gamification & the Gamification Framework: Octalysis* Click here to see all videos in this Series Yu-kai Chou introduces the 8 Core Drives in Gamification Before we can explore how to use games to make productive things fun, we must first understand why are games fun. Games are not fun because … Continue reading Reloaded!! Beginner’s Guide to Gamification (3 of 90): The 8 Core Drives of a Game

Analysis: Gamification Design behind Squid Game

Squid Game – the gamified death experience that is impossible to ignore I’m a busy professional. I’m running multiple companies, handling multiple client projects, creating video content, working on an NFT/Metaverse concept, all while helping to raise my twin daughters, Symphony and Harmony Chou. Because of that, I often try to stay away from addictive … Continue reading Analysis: Gamification Design behind Squid Game

The Octalysis Framework for Gamification & Behavioral Design

This post is a high-level introduction to Octalysis, the Gamification Framework I created after more than 17 years of Gamification research and and Behavioral Design study. Within a year of publication, Octalysis was organically translated into 16 languages and became required literature in Gamification instruction worldwide. What is Gamification? Gamification is design that places the … Continue reading The Octalysis Framework for Gamification & Behavioral Design

The 10 Best Productivity Apps that use Gamification in 2021

This post was recently updated to reflect the 10 best productivity apps that use Gamification for 2019 Click here to view our full list of Gamification examples. We all strive to be more productive: to have more energy, to accomplish more in a day, to hit our goals, to be the best possible versions of … Continue reading The 10 Best Productivity Apps that use Gamification in 2021

4 Dominant Applications of Gamification in 2020

4 Dominant Applications of Gamification for the New Year (Below is a snippet of Gamification Book: Actionable Gamification – Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards. If you like this blog post, you will LOVE the book.) Now that we have covered the different implementation methods for gamification, we will explore the various applications of gamification in several … Continue reading 4 Dominant Applications of Gamification in 2020