What does it mean to “play”? Families enjoying board games, children facing off in the street, or users staring glassy-eyed into virtual landscapes delivered via arcade, console, desktop or hand-held device? “Play” refers more to engagement than traditional notions of entertainment. We can no longer ignore the utility of games in areas as divergent as […]
CHIFOO events for the 2015 Speaker Series, Gamefully Employed: Innovation at Play.
David will share how emerging developments in HCI are creating virtual civic spaces. Learn how David and Elbowfish succeed in applying game-inspired approaches to improving work, converting customers to fans, and harnessing the power of community.
Kent has experimented with new approaches for engaging viewers and users and will share his observations of the subtle influx of game-inspired influences on a variety of online video experiences.
The evolution of tabletop and alternate reality game design offer approaches to engagement through frustration, incremental victories and the theory of encouraging permission to fail. Trust us, it’ll all make sense.