motivational design

Actionable Gamification: a guide to better design 2

In one of my previous book reviews, I argue that Gamification is becoming every day more common, however, many implementations are not as successful as others. I have seen many gamification projects that keep users engaged for a very little time, probably just while the new product is still fresh and users are curious about it. But designing a gameful solution that is able to keep motivation and engagement in the long-term is not as easy as it seems. Yu-kai Chou […]

Ninja Gamification and Motivational Design 1

As the use of Gamification in many different domains becomes each day more common, a number of different people become involved in its practice and a diversity of new solutions are created each day. However, we can observe that there seem to be as many successful implementations of gamification as those that were not so fortunate. Certainly the experience of the designers plays an important role to the success of each implementation, but as important is how knowledgeable they are. […]