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A Gamification experiment involving politics and poop??

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Probably the more successful way to motivate people is using humor. Humor makes people do things they even hate just for the sake of laughing about it. This is the premise used by a bunch of students of Psychology in Madrid as the basis of a curious experiment. If you think politics and poop are extremely related, you are going ... Read More »

Elegy for a Dead World – Explore your writing skills in this inspiring serious game

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Despite its melancholic name, there’s nothing mournful or sad about Elegy for a Dead World, an inspiring, visually charming serious game to explore your writing creativity and unleash your inner Shakespeare. PopCannibal and Dejobaan Games’ Elegy for a Dead World is a great example of how serious games can fire players’ creativity. In times when games are also valued because ... Read More »

SuperBetter – When Serious Games can Give you a Longer Life

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Serious Game Design has its superstar. If Serious Games were Pop Music, Jane McGonigal would be Madonna! If you still don’t know who Jane is, then you are a lucky one because you can watch her great TED talks for the first time! She speaks about games and how they can make a better world. She has been creating amazing ... Read More »

MAPPLE: Serious Games classified by Purpose

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Serious Games classification usually deals with areas of appliance: Education, Health, Simulation, Gamification… The problem with this traditional method is that frontiers are really blurred. Where would you put a gamified e-learning that tries to improve children teeth-healthcare education? Like this one, there are hundreds of examples that don’t fit in a unique category. And why is this important? Because the ... Read More »