List Headline Image
Updated by Andrzej Marczewski on Dec 18, 2014
Headline for My Gamification Blog Posts
13 items   1 followers   1 votes   238 views

My Gamification Blog Posts

A list of my top gamification blog posts on

Differences between Gamification and Games - Andrzej's Blog

What are the main differences between games, serious games and gamification. This article aims to help sort out the main points.

Gamification User Types Hexad

In this model.for gamification there six types of user described (at a basic level).  There are four basic intrinsic types; Achiever, Socialiser, Philanthropist and Free Spirit. They are motivated by Relatedness, Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose – RAMP. The other two types, whose motivations are a little less black and white are Disruptor and Player. The image below shows the basics.

Game Mechanics in Gamification - Andrzej's Blog

In gamification the term game mechanics gets used very often. The trouble is, most of the time it is used incorrectly. So what should we be talking about?

The Language of Gamification

A quick look at some of the common terms used in gamification

My 3 main focuses for rewards and feedback - Gamified UK Blog

Some key areas to think about when considering how to build feedback systems in gamification

The Intrinsic Motivation RAMP

Intrinsic motivation is where longevity and true engagement will come from. Understand RAMP to get an understanding of intrinsic motivation

GAME: A design process framework - Gamified UK Blog

A simple framework for designing gamified solutions

The EEEE User Journey Framework - Gamified UK Blog

A look at the EEEE User Journey framework, based on Amy Jo Kim's User Journey over time.

The Effect of Time on Decision Making

For a while now I have been fascinated with why people make certain decisions and what effects decision making.

Defining gamification - what do people really think?

A crowd sourced definition of gamification

S.M.A.R.T Gamification - Goal Setting - Gamified UK Blog

SMART goal setting seems to be the core of good gamification

Gamification: Pervasive User Centric Design - Gamified UK Blog

Gamification is all about the user and crossing the boundary between the user and the system. It is a pervasive design!

What gamification is to me - My definition

Gamification is the use of game elements and design metaphors to solve problems - My Definition