Fear: The Dark Side of Gamification

Head on over to www.gamification.co to read my post on the dark side of gamification! Thanks to Gabe Zicherman and Ivan Kuo for inviting me to submit! … [Continue reading]

New Book Out!!

Super excited to report that @krisrockwell & I co-penned a chapter in the much anticipated a new book! New Traditional Games for Learning: A Case Book This book is a collection of games for … [Continue reading]

Games For Change 2013 Conference Review

2013 was my second visit to the Games 4 Change (G4C) conference in New York City.  Last year I was so inspired by my trip that I decided to submit a proposal to present at this conference and was very … [Continue reading]

World Domination Summit 2013 Conference Review

This conference had me at hello.  I mean, who doesn’t want to become the supreme leader of the universe?  It seemed a little loose in terms of schedules and speakers, but I figured it was time to try … [Continue reading]


I love deconstructing and reviewing games.  This is definitely a game that I really loved! I first downloaded this game to my iPad as part of an evaluation to be performed for the IITSEC Serious Games … [Continue reading]

Education VS Training

I wanted to write something short and sweet today, so I thought this would be a fun topic to tackle.  While this post is not related to games specifically, it is a question that has to be answered … [Continue reading]


Fine.  This is it.  I’m doing it.  I’m going to dedicate it to digital paper.  This blog post is going to focus on Games and Gamification.  This is particularly difficult for me, because there is so … [Continue reading]

Top 10 Findings Reference List

#10 Wang, L. & Chen, M. (2012).  The effects of learning style and gender consciousness on novice's learning from playing educational games.  Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An … [Continue reading]

Top 10 Research Findings 2012 #1

This is the last post of this series! #1 The impact of tutorials on games of varying complexity This study takes a look at another important component of games, the tutorial.  When designing a game, … [Continue reading]

Top 10 Research Findings 2012 # 2

This is a series now...practically an institution! #2 Removing Gamification from an Enterprise SNS I still haven’t found the real strength to write a post on Gamification.  It is coming, soon.  … [Continue reading]