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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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New Special Issue of Game Studies on Game Reward Systems

From Mikael Jakobsson and Olli Sotamaa’s opening editorial: The idea for the theme of this issue came almost two years ago in the outdoor seating area of a pub in the western outskirts of London. It was not just that … Continue reading

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