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  • 35% expected growth in men 56-65 gamers in 2012
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  • Serious gamesCitizen Science & Biodiversity: Meeting at the crossroads October 22, 2011
  • A serious game is a game designedfor a primary purpose other than pureentertainment.
  • Gameplay: Utility:Fun, pure pleasure Predictable and calculated outcome Chocolate covered broccoli Games that conceal their intended effects
  • Types of serious games
  • Who are the gamers? ESA – Essential facts about the computer and video game industry
  • What are they using?
  • The secret(s) of success- Fun- Realistic (to some extent)- Clearly defined rules and objectives- Storyline- Interactive- Challenging- High cognitive activity- Customizable
  • Lotame ID reports, 2009We are social creatures