Tag Archives: Games & Gamification

New year, new games

Partly to start fulfilling the pledge, and partly because of the daily duty of every blogger, i.e., to fill the blog daily with something, a short story about or today’s trip to one of the nearby forests. It became a … Continue reading

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Playful Innovation

Philips Design published few materials about the use of ‘serious games’ in design and innovation- see Playful Innovation on their site. There is a pdf describing one of such games – Spark, a small boardgame helping to generate new thoughts … Continue reading

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Zombies Always Win!

Looks like playing video games can *also* improve your memory – at least that what the ‘playful experiments’ by the Pivec Labs point to. The company developed a small, funny, yet necessarily scary game to measure your memory capacity (Phonological … Continue reading

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To HAR or not to HAR?

Hacking at Random will be held in August 2009 (=soon), and I still didn’t make my mind on whether I should go this year or not. The program looks intense and interesting (as usual), but also very techy, at least … Continue reading

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Are you an Alien?

The boy has his birthday party yesterday – it bit earlier that his ‘real’ BD is, but since all his friends will be on school holidays by then, we decided to throw in it June. The party plot was complex, … Continue reading

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