Gamification is not over
Want to change people? Engage and fun are the solution! Disliking tasks are easy to swallow: some year ago Volkswagen tried to apply gamification mechanics to boring daily activities, aka The Fun Theory.
Many of us return our plastic bottles and cans. Noticeably fewer recycle their glass. Maybe that's because we don't get…www.thefuntheory.com
Another example? Meet the Streetpong!
Everyone loves a good game, don’t they? The reason? It makes us feel happy — as multi-award winning game developer Jane McGonigal explains in her bestselling book: Reality is Broken.
And to explore the connection that links games and feelings, meet Super Mario Maker.
I want to design a level in which Mario can only jump once. Not like one of those "automatic" levels you may have seen…www.slate.com
How to build an effective gamification experience? Balance game level challenges so you don’t frustrate users, as you can read in Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s Flow Theory.
Games gives you milestones to reach and rewards to make you feel satisfied and happy.
Walk through any public area and you'll see people glued to their phones, playing mobile games like Game of War and…theconversation.com
What’s new in Gamification? Well, the sky’s the limit, with new applications coming out all the time: you can learn a new language, improve your skills, earn real rewards while watching adverts, or simply be happier and richer.
Learn languages completely free, without ads or hidden charges. It's fun, easy, and scientifically proven.en.duolingo.com
Kiip redefines how brands connect with consumers through a moment-based rewards platform that targets 'moments of…www.kiip.me
Build skills for lasting happiness: Happify turns the latest innovations in the science of happiness into activities…www.happify.com
Qapital makes saving easy and automatic by connecting everyday decisions with your goals.www.qapital.com
In the near future, companies will recruit people using gamification techniques, rand maybe even turn work into a game. Want more? Have a look at Habitica, a smart solution to boost your productivity at work treating your real life as a game, join Tongal creative community and discover the Tinder for Good Governance app released by India Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Program little office workers to solve puzzles. Be a good employee! The machines are coming... for your job. About the…tomorrowcorporation.com
Tongal connects businesses in need of creative work with an always-on network of writers, directors, and production…tongal.com
Technology writer Krish Raghav reviews the Narendra Modi mobile app, unveiled by the Indian prime minister in June…www.bbc.com
Want to guess what the future of gamification looks like? Try to imagine your entire life as a game and start to play.
Originally published on October 2015 on reply.eu