Category Archives: Gamification

Tutorial Tuesday! Video Game Development 101 Lesson 1 – The Evolution and Rediscovery of Play

By | March 1, 2016

This is actually a lesson, not a tutorial. But for the word “lesson” there are no opportunities for day-related alliteration. So… This is a presentation I gave at a SUNY symposium. It’s all about how evolution devised play as a mechanism for initializing and promoting desired behaviors. Eagle-eyed observers will note that there are gaps… Read More »

Propaganda Games: Sesame Credit – The True Danger of Gamification – Extra Credits

By | January 14, 2016

If you follow me on twitter you know that I like to stay vigilant about this stuff. This is a must-view, folks. Note how Extra Credits bookends the video with disclaimers that they might be misinterpreting this version of the Matrix. Denial is the most predictable of all human responses. More dangerous than denying that… Read More »