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Gamification World Congress 2015 Awards – And the winners are… #GWC15

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A big applause for the nominees and a huge CONGRATS for the winners! Here they are!! Best Theoretical Contribution Shallow Gamification: This article experimentally dissociates the psychological impact of framing versus game mechanics, when presenting a serious activity as a game. Best Technological Innovative Contribution Playbrush: A smart hardware device that transforms conventional, manual toothbrushes into gaming controllers – so kids and young-at-hearts ... Read More »

Gamification and the Future: Challenges for the Next Wave of Engagement and Behavioral Engineering #GWC15

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The “Godfather of Gamification” is up on the stage! Gabe Zichermann the mind behind Gamification Co. & Dopamine Inc. is one of the main speakers in Gamification World Congress 2015 and it is easy to why. If you want to feel passion about Gamification, you better listen to one of his appearances. Education is doomed. Boredom, distraction, demotivation… but a ... Read More »

#GWC15 Agenda for the Second Day of Conferences

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TIME CONFERENCE TITLE SPEAKER MORE INFO AT CONFERENCE IN A TWEET 09:40 – 10:00 “Gamification and the Future: Challenges for the Next Wave of Engagement and Behavioral Engineering” Gabe Zichermann (Gamification Co. & Dopamine Inc.) http://dopa.mn/ Handcrafting gamified experiences around your brand’s DNA by @gzicherm at #GWC15 @OnSeriousGames 10:00 – 10:20 “Unleashing the potential of Gamification and IoT” Carlos Martín ... Read More »

Feminine Gamification Views #GWC15

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CONFERENCE IN A TWEET: Women pay 87% more than men. So Keep an eye on the girls! @AnCoppens #GWC15 @GamificationNat @OnSeriousGames When considering how to design a gamified experience, it is important to take into account: women and men think different and are motivated by different things. Some of those differences are culturally designed. When a girl reaches 5 to 6 years ... Read More »

Gamification World Awards 2015 Finalists #GWC15

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And the nominees are…!! Best Non-Software Innovation Binnakle: The first game to find new solutions to any challenge inside companies. Binnakle represents an expedition that guides the participants, called Explorers, to innovation through the 4 phases of creative thinking. Indonesia Board Game Challenge: Board games made for National Corruption Eradication Commission of Indonesia. The game highlights the importance of developing honesty since a young ... Read More »

Applying Octalysis Design to Real World Projects #GWC15

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CONFERENCE IN A TWEET: Amazing, Fun and Winning! These are the objectives of the Octalysis model @yukaichou #GWC15 @OnSeriousGames There are two kinds of Gamification: Implicit Gamification, Gameful designs for non-game purposes, and Explicit Gamification, Games for non-games purposes. The Octalysis model analyses how our brain reacts to motivational stimulus. Depending if they appeal to our left or right side of ... Read More »

Ready for #GWC15! Complete Agenda for the First Conference Day

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Ready for #GWC15? We are!! You can see here the complete schedule for Wednesday 11th. Conferences will last only 20 minutes each, but this guarantees juicy and sharp presentations. Take a look and choose which one you wouldn’t miss for all the gold in the world. Tonight, we will bring you a summary of the day and the best moments! ... Read More »

Gamification World Congress 2015 is almost here!!

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For the 4th year, Gamification World Congress is just around the corner. From 10 to 13 November at Fira de Barcelona, gamification experts from all around the world will gather to share the future of Gamification and Serious Games. Are you going to miss it? 60 international top speakers will be presenting their projects and ideas, among them, gamification experts ... Read More »

IoT World Congress is just One Week Away!

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Ready to discover what the Internet of Things has to offer to the wold? IoT Solutions World Congress is just one week away and we can’t wait! Wearables, biosensors, Big Data analytics, smart cities… so many interesting propositions that will change health, energy, transportation, technology and with all of it, the way we live and play! 16-18 September are the ... Read More »

IoT and Serious Games: What is the connection?

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What is the connection between IoT and Serious Games? How could one benefit from the other? We have been thinking a lot about the incredible sinergy that could appear between these two concepts and we are amazed about the possibilities. IoT is the short form of “Internet of Things” and a fashionable way of talking about machines connected to the internet. Which ... Read More »