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Jane McGonigal, Ian Bogost, and the State of “Reality”

Here are a few links to aid with the topics presentation I will be giving today on the basics of gamification.

Reality is Broken author Jane McGonigal discusses using games and major gaming ideas (such as voluntary participation, social collaboration, and rewards systems) to fix the world:

A response (one of many) from Ian Bogost, who has deemed gamification “exploitationware”:

http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/6366/persuasive_games_exploitationware.php

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