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Engage, don't bore your readers - "Gamification" of routine tasks and everyday life

mashable :: Can life, and all the menial or routine tasks that come with it, be transformed through game mechanics into an engaging, social and fun recreational activity? Such is the idea behind the emerging trend of “gamification.” Gamification is most often defined as the use of gameplay mechanics for non-game applications. The term also suggests the process of using game thinking to solve problems and engage audiences.

Jennifer Van Grove takes a deeper look at the term, the trend, the mechanics and the real world implications of Gamification.

Continue to read Jennifer Van Grove, mashable.com

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