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Game Dynamics

Game Dynamics

Status, achievement, reward, competition, self-expression: by addressing these fundamental human needs and desires, designers can make experiences both compelling and satisfying. Game designers, in particular, have known for years how to incent and motivate players by addressing these needs through the use of mechanics like points, levels, leaderboards, virtual goods, challenges, and real-time feedback. We'll cover the migration of these mechanics out of the gaming world and into the world at large, including destination sites, devices, productivity applications, corporate intranets, and LinkedIn.