6 steps for implementing gamified systems

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Prof. Werbach identifies 6 steps for implementing gamified systems, and each step starts with a D:

  1. Define business objectives – what is the system designed to accomplish, what are its goals?
  2. Delineate target behaviors – what do you want people to do?
  3. Describe your players – human/player-centric, who is going to be using this system?
  4. Devise activity loops – how are you going to structure your engagement and progression loops?
  5. Don’t forget the fun! – how are you going to design opportunities for fun?
  6. Deploy the appropriate tools – what are the right tools, implements and structures?

More detail to come on each of these!


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