Think Like a Game Designer

Gamifying a course? Design with the experience and learning/performance objectives in mind! Two tips: Do not start from adding game mechanics without having a vision how the user experience should flow.

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How did I make the gamified video interview challenge?

Spoiler alert! If you have not yet, launch the paper-rock-scissors video interview first, before you continue reading how it was made. I’ll give¬†you the design process as well as the major points

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Intro to Layers in Articulate Storyline

This is about a dude named Fred. Fred is “dillusional”, an extreme case of delusion on the baselayer. He needs intervention. Funny intro to layers in 3 minutes. Share this:TwitterLinkedInFacebookGoogleLike

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Video Interview with Zsolt Olah: HR-appropriate-strip-rock-paper-scissors-style

  Articulate Storyline eLearning Heroes Weekly Challenge This is all David Anderson’s (@elearning) fault! He challenged me to put together a gamified video interview for their weekly challenge.

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Visual Engagement: Building Animated Stories

Several people asked me about the funny, animated video clips I made about Articulate Storyline below. Behind the scenes The clips were made in GoAnimate. GoAnimate is an online application that allows

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Introduction to the states feature in Storyline 2

This is 18 and over only! Includes habit forming behaviors such as alcohol consumption and online dating.   Share this:TwitterLinkedInFacebookGoogleLike this:Like Loading...

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Storyline: Variables, Triggers and Conditions in 2 Minutes

Absolutely short intro to Variables, Triggers and Conditions. Special thanks to Mr. Mice. Hare we go…   Share this:TwitterLinkedInFacebookGoogleLike this:Like Loading...

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Gamified Storyline: All Myths Must Die (#AllMythsMustDie)

Objectives The objective of this post is three-fold (but interconnected): Expose 6 myths about gamification/game-based learning and provide some clarity around them. Introduce game-design elements used

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Realistification vs. Gamification vs. Game-based Learning

Confession. Okay, confession. “Realistification” is not a real word. Made-up word. I made it up. But so was Gamification at some point, and look how main stream it is now! In fact, it’s

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Storyline Communication with a Web Server

How to send data to a Web server? There are times when you want to send score, variables, visited pages or quiz results to a Web server. You can then store the data in a database on the server. This demo

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