Ever been in an experience and believed everything? That’s suspension of disbelief, buying into something so completely that all else is ignored.
Looking at how role-playing games and experiences can be used as therapeutic tools, to help develop and practice social skills and communication.
This week’s game tools; we come to our final set, those that revolve around purpose & the use of narrative to create context for your players.
Belonging and being part of something is one of the strongest motivators that you can use to engage your players in your game or the gamified environment.
In this part of the game tools series, we’ll be looking at value & loss avoidance. Please do check out any of the previous game tools blogs.
This week lets look at how mastery mechanics can help engage your players. The tools have been split into different aspects, but they all work together
In this piece we’ll have a look at exploration and decision-making, and how these can be used to engage your players in your game or gamified experience.
The first of these game tools is the usage of randomness or unpredictability in games and the illusion of control to keep players engaged.
A great many people suffer from shyness & social anxiety. Perhaps using gamification to enable change in your life can help you overcome these challenges.
Consequences, as well as rewards, are great motivators, we need to remember this and remember to use both as effectively as we can.