Tag Archives: social games

Zen, and the art of game mechanics

This post began as a comment on Messification: Why Games Should Be Designed to Be Games First by John Ferrara The debate around games and gamification are nothing new. Games are nothing new. But the question for me is not whether to … Continue reading

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All experience is organized

User experience designers seem to come in two flavors. Those who tackle the big form. And those who master the small form. Big form being user experience from a situated but holistic perspective. Small form being contextual to use of … Continue reading

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Checking in: brands and social games

A lot of folks in social media have had their interest piqued by social games and so-called gamification of online practices. Brands, too, have heard about social games. And about the promise of deeper engagement, incentives and rewards, and richer … Continue reading

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