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The Green Button – A Short Story

Hi all. A little self promotional, but it does have a gamification twist! I just published  short story on WhatPad that some of you may enjoy. If I get a decent response, I will...

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Generation Y all the Fuss?

There is a lot of noise about Generation Y or Millennial’s, those born after 1982. They are seen as some kind of strange new evolution of the species, the saviours of our universe. One...

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5 essential P’s of gamification

I always like to try and simplify concepts to help me explain them to people, hence I keep creating acronym based frameworks!! (RAMP, EEEE, GAME etc.). Well, my latest is five essential P’s that gamification projects...

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Flow and Trance – A Conversation

Last year, Dutch Driver asked a question in the Gamification Hub Facebook group. Mario Yu-kai et al. were discussing the mobile game phenomenon, Flappy Bird, yesterday and Andrzej commented that the game destroyed our...

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How do you deal with being wrong?

No really a gamification related post today, the it could pertain to the gamification community! It happens to us all at some point. Someone says something, you see something, read something, hear something –...

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My love affair with text adventures

I have to admit, I have always loved text adventures and choose your own adventures. From Lancelot on the Amstrad PCW8512, to 80 Days from Inkle Studios. The way text base adventures make you...

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5 Groups of Fun

One of my on-going side projects on the site is to find out more about what people find “fun”. This does not directly relate to the motivation related content on RAMP or the User...

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A-Z of Gamification

This is a total cop-out of an article. However, I would love to hear your versions! It all came about when listening to an advert for a kids show called the Dinosaur Train, where...