August 2013 Blog Posts (3)

Self-intoduction: an ecological approach to games.

I am a researcher in behavioral ecology. When I am not absorbed in stereotypes like hugging trees or going into endless composting sessions, I do research and sometimes help teaching science courses. I am passionate about biodiversity (the variation you can see every aspect of life) of behavior and personality among people, animals, or avatars within a given group, population or game. This biodiversity is what enables groups to tackle challenges and being resilient to…

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Added by Pierre-Olivier Montiglio on August 19, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Self-introduction and some thoughts on positive gamification methodology

This is my first blog post on gameful and I have to say I'm pretty excited. I watched both of Jane's TED talks and I believe she is onto something big. 

About myself: I am a game designer with about five years of experience in the industry. I have worked freelance and as a lead designer for some PC and console games (check my linkedin page for details). Eight years ago, I left the industry to become a professional poker player. That second career was quite successful as it has brought…

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Added by Manuel Bevand on August 13, 2013 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

I'm interested in creating a game that would spark a social movement around the country in the world. The only problem is I have no Game creating experience. I'm looking for people to help implement …

I'm interested in creating a game that would spark a social movement around the country in the world. The only problem is I have no Game creating experience. I'm looking for people to help implement my idea and we went to inspire people to develop a community of people that inspires hope, belief and takes action to achieve what they are inspired to do in life. Let me know if you're interested.

Thanks,

Chris

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Added by Chris Finn on August 9, 2013 at 8:03pm — 14 Comments

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