Is Gamification Deceitful? – The Great Gamification Debate (part 2/6)

By March 21, 2012Ideas

Ding ding, ROUND 2:
Steve argues that gamification is deceitful because it taps into human hardwired emotions and the desire to play, and this manipulates us into doing the desired behaviour.
Michael argues that we have free will and if we choose to participate then it isn’t deceitful. It isn’t a trick if people want to play and have fun. It’s just important to be honest about the goal.

Recorded live Feb 2nd 2012 in Vancouver’s Gastown.

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On cameras: James Darby, Alan Burns, Jesse Spink and Shehani Kay
Post production editing: Alan Burns