Gamification? Real Games.
/ May 3, 2011 0 COMMENTS

I’m way late to the party on Heather Chaplin’s much critiqued critique of gamification. But Ian Bogost’s not-so-subtly titled Persuasive Games: Exploitationware gives me another crack at entering the Great Gamification Debate. Chaplin’s basic point seems to be that gamification is an escapist drug. If we make the world more like a game, the thinking goes, we can harness all…