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The “Rattomorphism” of Gamification

Gamers are basically rats. At least, that seems to be the central design principle informing gamification. Let me explain. Although gamification is apparently about “the infusion of game design techniques, game mechanics, and/or game style into anything,”  an implicit goal … Continue reading

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“DEMOCRACY” | Keywords for Video Game Studies GIG Session, Oct. 13, 3:30 PM, CMU 226

The Keywords for Video Game Studies graduate interest group’s (GIG) first event of the Autumn Quarter is on Thursday, October 13, 3:30-5:30 PM, in Communication 226.  Building on the conversations started last year, this first public reading group/workshop of the … Continue reading

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