Certificate

  Octalysis Gamification Certificate If you are on this portion of my site, there is a fair chance that you know about my Octalysis Certificate. Below are a listing of all those who have earned the prestigious Octalysis Certificate in Gamification. Level 5 None Level 4 None Level 3 (Unlocked when 40 people achieved Level 2) None … Continue reading Certificate

The Skyrim Opening: Shell vs Essence of a Game Design

Importance of Onboarding in Gamification Most players experience video games as interactive story adventures, and the Onboarding Phase is essential in setting users in the right mood towards Onboarding. Besides making people feel smart (Core Drive #2: Development & Accomplishment), Onboarding should surface details of the game in terms of: Setting the scene Narrative elements … Continue reading The Skyrim Opening: Shell vs Essence of a Game Design

Game Mechanics Research: What Makes Candy Crush so Addicting?

Candy Crush Game Mechanics Every single month, there are over 42 million Facebook users play Candy Crush Saga by King. Are you one of them? The game is currently more popular than every other game on Facebook, including mega-popular ones like Words With Friends, Farmville, and Angry Birds. So what makes the game so addictive and … Continue reading Game Mechanics Research: What Makes Candy Crush so Addicting?

WoW Addiction: Game Mechanics Research of World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft Game Mechanics World of Warcraft (WoW) is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) created by Blizzard Entertainment. Released in November of 2004, World of Warcraft holds the Guinness Record for most subscribers of any MMORPG. World of Warcraft’s popularity has seeped into popular culture in many forms, and has been known … Continue reading WoW Addiction: Game Mechanics Research of World of Warcraft

Video Course

Here are all the Episodes of the Gamification Video Guide: The Beginner’s Guide to Gamification I’ve seen quite a few Gamification Video Courses online these days, but all the ones I have seen are extremely boring AND they lack in deepness. A few of them spread the net very wide and people understand gamification better … Continue reading Video Course

How playing online bingo can improve your brain power

The Magical Game of Bingo Do you know that the game of bingo actually goes back several centuries! What more, it’s a form of entertainment that has helped a great multitude of people, from all walks of life, to get through difficult circumstances at various times in the world history. During the times of economic … Continue reading How playing online bingo can improve your brain power