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Jesse Schell on gaming in everyday life:

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  1. xenoneternal Says:

    Haha, yeah.

    Incentivize your consumers with cheap psychological tricks! Way to go! That’s what businesses have been doing since the dawn of time.

    He probably didn’t get the memo that extrinsic rewards reduce overall performance – if you want something done right and for the participants to enjoy it, you get them interested in it for themselves (intrinsic motivation), not for points and “real” artificial things.

  2. mattmason Says:

    I see what you’re saying. But I still spent somewhere north of 48 hours playing Halo 3 just so I could get the samurai sword and security helmet, as much as it pains me to admit it.

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