Gamification Challenge: Can You Defeat Bigotry?

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As I walked through town recently, I was reminded rather forcefully that homophobia and bigotry still exist in a big way.

As my family and I were walking through a charity store, a man was loudly saying the following to his 3 or 4-year-old son.

Don’t tell me you kissed a boy. Stop kissing boys, it ain’t natural!

I am a parent to two girls, both of whom are open about the fact they don’t label themselves in any specific way when it comes to their preferences towards gender. Hearing this made them both upset and mad as hell – as it did me. Read More ...

2021 New Year Roundup and 2022 Update!

New year 2021 New Year Roundup and 2022 Update

Happy New Year!

2021 was not a productive year on the blog, after so many years of writing, I needed a break to be honest. I also decided that 2021 was the year to get my mental health sorted a little bit, so made a few changed here and there.

However, it’s 2022 now and I want to get a fresh start on this blogging stuff again. So, expect a bit more activity (don’t expect 1 a week though!)

I’d love to hear what you would like to see more of moving forward though, let me know in the comments or on Twitter (DaveRage)
As is traditional, below you will find my roundup of the year’s blogs. Hope you enjoy and I’ll see you all very soon 🙂 Read More ...

The “Is it a now thing, or a later thing?” prioritisation framework – Beat the Post Christmas Slump

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So, Christmas is done and we are now in that no mans land between Christmas and New Year. No one knows what day it is, what they should be doing or what their next meal might consist of – but know that it is in the freezer and is bit sized.

The next week or so can be really hard to stay focused during as you work in a piecemeal fashion and have slightly less direction than usual. So I thought it was time to just share the basic prioritisation framework I use in my head (which I probably stole from somewhere!). At it’s most simple it asks the question Read More ...

Merry Christmas / Holidays for 2021

Merry Christmas Monkey Merry Christmas Holidays for 2021

As we hit Christmas, I just wanted to wish you the best of times and hope that the coming months are safe for you all.

You will see more of me next year as I finally have more to say about gamification and the world surrounding it.

In the mean time, here are a couple of things to play with. First – my Choose Your Own Gamification Definition page – https://www.gamified.uk/gdef/index.htm

Also, don’t forget to treat yourself to all my downloadables for just £10 – that’s about £100 worth of stuff for £10! Read More ...

£10 Not Black Friday Gamification Mega Bundle

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£10 Gamification Bundle: Even Ninja Monkeys eBook, Gamification and Solution Design Lenses, Inspiration Cards and Design Toolkit

Note: this is a download only, there are no physical copies being sent. You should get a link after purchase to download the items.

Gamification and Solution Design Lenses (Normally £9.99)

The downloadable version of my Gamification and Solution Design Lenses. The package contains a printable PDF and the 22 cards as high resolution PNG images.

Basically it is a series of cards that contain questions related to various frameworks I use in my life as a solution designer. They cover ground from the User Type HEXAD, to the COM-B behaviour change model and lots in between – including the “What’s the worst that could happen” card! Read More ...