Aug 9, 2011
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Gamification is bullshit

tomewing:

katherinestasaph:

Ian Bogost (the Cow Clicker guy) knows of what he speaks.

Counter-point: http://radoff.com/blog/2011/08/09/gamification-behaviorism-bullshit/

Mostly interesting for the high v low culture game stratification argument IMO.

All I know is that I wrote my SAT essay about gamification without realizing it. I took the SAT in 2006.

  1. barthel reblogged this from tomewing and added:
    I think the analogy can be taken even farther than Radoff takes it. Not only is the high/low divide beginning to...
  2. katherinestasaph reblogged this from tomewing and added:
    Another excellent point, even if the casual game vs. hardcore game argument really should’ve died years ago.
  3. andyhutchins reblogged this from tomewing and added:
    All I know is that I wrote my SAT essay about gamification without realizing it. I took the SAT in 2006.
  4. tomewing reblogged this from katherinestasaph and added:
    Counter-point: http://radoff.com/blog/2011/08/09/gamification-behaviorism-bullshit/ Mostly interesting for the high v...
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