Games & Gamification

Fascinating and thought-provoking essay on how “games” have come to permeate the modern world.


OwO did i witness a birth of a new forum category?


Lol, whoops! Fixed!

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I knew about these electronic monitoring systems, but I never thought of comparing it to games and then calling it Gamification.

I know big warehouses run like clockwork because of these systems. but that’s the limit of my real life experience with a gamified workplace.

I like the part about “gamified systems have the potential to complicate and subvert ethical reasoning” . It’s an interesting perspective and something i haven’t thought about.

its kinda scary just how wide spread it is. A little freaky that even scooping ice cream can be turned into a game.

I don’t think I’ve ever complained about ice cream scoops being too big or small…