Serious games

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  • 35% expected growth in men 56-65 gamers in 2012
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  • Serious games

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

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