9 Mistakes to Avoid When Designing Educational Games

I’ve been teaching educational game design for a few semesters now as part of a module of a Creative Thinking and Problem Solving liberal arts […]

#DearID: Creating with Twine

Twine is an open source tool for creating interactive, non-linear stories. It’s a tool for interactive fiction and story game development. In this episode, I […]

LXDesign to Game Design

So, for the next half a year or so, I’ve decided to really focus on game design. And I figured, for a blog that’s been […]

Espiritus: A Teeny, Tiny Game made using Phaser JS

Last month, in seeking to practice what I preach, I found a great horror-focused game jam from an indie game dev called The Meatly (http://jams.gamejolt.io/meatlyjam). […]

Gamification Facts Infographic

Gamification Facts Infographic Gamification is the concept of applying game mechanics and game design techniques to eLearning courses. It improves learner engagement and motivates them […]

Game Jammin’: Narrative in Games

I’ve had game development on my list of things to jump in to for many months now. And I’ve noticed myself continuing to procrastinate and […]

Inspiration: Extra Credits

I have a confession: I have been binge watching Extra Credits episodes (highly recommended!) for the past couple of weeks as I prepare to embark on […]

The Gamification Quest: A 7-Minute Design Challenge

This challenge was created for participants at the Training 2016 Conference and Expo sponsored by Training Magazine. It is designed to give a quick overview of the gamification […]

2002 – 2016 Gamification RIP. PS. I’m back.

Hello all, Firstly, let me start by apologising for the lack of activity on the blog for some time. I’ve been very busy over Christmas […]

Worth Sharing: FDG 2015 Proceedings

Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games (FDG 2015) Source: FDG 2015 Proceedings

Player Centric Gamification Design

There are fundamental questions that encourage a creative gamification design. You should ask yourself these questions before you begin the gamification process as well as […]

Gamification... The Adventure Continues

We arrived back in Austin late Saturday night, and as the wheels touched down, we looked at each other and said, "That was a GREAT trip!" […]

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