What is Gamification?

Etymology

Noun; Gamification – gam(e) + -ification. Verb; gamify gerund: gamifying. The earliest traces of the usage of the word go back to March 2004, but it did not become popularly used until later in 2010.

Definitions

Gamification has been defined in a number of different ways.

The Gamification Wiki defines Gamification as the infusion of game design techniquesgame mechanics, and/or game style into anything. This definition is purposely broad to support the many uses of the word.

Others have defined Gamification as the use of game design techniques and game mechanics to solve problems and engage audiences.

Learn more here: What is Gamification?

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