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Gamification.org Blissful Productivity Achievements Behavioral Momentum Bonuses Appointment Dynamics Cascading Information Theory Combos Community Collaboration Countdown Discovery Epic Meaning Free Lunch Infinite Gameplay Levels Loss Aversion Lottery Ownership Points Gamification.org Progression Quest Reward Schedules Status Urgent Optimism Virality
Game Mechanics Gamification Rule-based systems that facilitate, motivate, and encourage users to explore and learn the properties of their possibility space through the use of feedback mechanisms. The application of game mechanics and game-thinking in non-game environments to increase fun and engagement. Source: Gamification.org Wiki
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“Reality doesn’t motivate us effectively. Reality isn’t engineered to maximize our potential. Reality wasn’t designed from the bottom up to make us happy. Reality, compared to games, is broken.” Jane McGonical, author of REALITY IS BROKEN (2011), speaks at TED 3/11