Gamification

Meet Yu-Kai Chou

Watch this movie and learn about You-Kai Chou's Octalysis framework https://youtu.be/v5Qjuegtiyc

Ocalysis Tool

Use this tool the create an Octalysis graph.

Go to the page via the link below.

http://www.yukaichou.com/octalysis-tool/

Fill out the form, copy the octalysis score and accompanying comment (on the down left corner of the page) and make a screencap from the graph.

Map a game onto the Octalysis framework.

Download the included form, follow the instructions, use the octalysis tool, fill out the form and safe the document (in the cloud) and share the link with others in the course.

Jargon

Build a database, glossary, of special acronyms, words and phrases that are used by gamers, designers, ... (This is a group assignment)

Use the following fields:

Concept/Definition/Link

(Add pictures or media to definition if useful)

Example:

MMORPG/ Massively multiplayer online role-playing game/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massively_multiplayer_online_role-playing_game

Game Technics

 

Create an exhaustive list of game technics. (This is a group assignment)

Use the following fields:

Name of the Game technique / Link to the (explication of the) Game technique / Short description of the Game technique

Example: Anticipation Parade (Game Technique #15) / http://yukaichou.com/gamification-examples/sprinkle-7-game-techniques-lifestyle-gamification-design-part-7-8-lifestyle-gamification-examples/ / Ever

gotten that suspiciously warm feeling just before you’ve reached the finish line. The Anticipation Parade is all about that sensation reward after getting closer to a win-state (“you’re almost there!”).

Experience Phases of a Game

 

Discovery, Onboarding, Scaffolding, and Endgame. Find out what these four phases are.

Describe the four phase for an app/game of your choice. Safe the description (in the cloud) and share the link with others in the course.