Welcome adventurer!

Do you want to know what gamification is and how to design it? You've come to the right place! I've created a free book with four quests that will get you started on your journey to becoming a gamification geek. You'll learn all about gamification, where it's origins lie, how it can be a useful design strategy and how you can effectively put it to use.

Introduction to Gamification Book

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This free introduction is packed with 67 pages of information on what gamification is and how to design it effectively.

For instant access, just enter your email address below. You'll get immediate access to the book, plus you'll receive new articles and tools to help you design gamification effectively.

You can also work your way through the lessons below one by one instead and then find more links to explore at the end of lesson 4.

Get in touch if you have any questions and good luck! 

Lesson 1 - What is gamification?

This lesson explains gamification, provides a brief history and discusses the term.

Lesson 2 - Fun and games

This lesson explores what a video game is, the current state of play, and fun in games.

Lesson 3 - Theories of Motivation

This lesson explains what motivation is and why are games motivating.

Lesson 4 - Gamification Design

Learn whether gamification is useful for you and how to effectively design it.