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How Game Designers Are Influencing the World of Gamification

via Irfan Kamal, social@ogilvy| Image Source: link Gamification can drive people, organizations and even societies to achieve goals. Ordinary life already has many examples of how gamification drives people. The game of competing for the highest net worth or visible expressions of wealth drives many to pursue wealth far beyond what’s required for a comfortable life. […]

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When Brands Invest the Sphere of Gamification to Engage Consumers

EnGaming’s Note: The original post was in French, so… sorry for some strange wording. However, this post is defiantly worth translating (or guessing). It talks about few case studies on how brands use gamification to engage their customers, and further more connect the brand with them emotionally. Vincent here has a blog “Buzzmania”, which is all […]

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Gamification, Super Mario and STEM: Notes from the Games Learning Society Conference

EnGaming’s Note: Have you heard about the GLS? well, in case you haven’t, it’s a yearly conference where game designers and educators come together to share their knowledge on the topic of serious gaming (How to motivate learning, and use game design in education). The last one was back in June 15, and once again lots […]

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Simple Energy: Gamification of Energy Saving!

EnGaming’s Note: Worrying about your summer power bill? If you are planning on some summer power saving and want to have some fun doing it, then you should take at look at Simple Energy. Founded in 2011 by two developers at TechStars, Simple Energy developed a tool that helps utilities to educate and incentivize consumers to […]

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Playing Games at Work: How HR Leaders Use Gamification

EnGaming’s Note: Few great examples of how people are using Gamification at work, including HR, data collection, App development, and more! Thanks Carol for this sweet and practical post. via Carol Harnett, hreonline.com,  July 2 2012 | Image Source: link HR leaders who want to add “gamification” techniques to their programs need to begin by focusing on […]

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Monopoly: A Fun Example of Gamification

EnGaming’s Note: You have no idea how excited we were  (and still are) when we first heard that @daverage is going to write a feature post for us! In case you haven’t heard, Andrzej Marczewski (aka @daverage, aka TMNT) is ranked 2nd on the Gamification Guru List on Gamification of Work, and he is also an […]

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Learn With Portal: Introducing the Puzzle Maker, Do It For Science!

Note: Beside the level editor you can get from Portal 2, now you can also get the Puzzle Maker for your educational needs. It was Announced last week at the Games For Change Festival, and during the festival Valve discussed all the pros and cases using Portal as an education tool. Thanks Ariane, for this sweet […]

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