Oct 27, 2010


Another amazing presentation from Sebastian Deterding, something of a sequel to his also amazing Just Add Points talk. I wonder how much longer before people start to get it..?

Oct 23, 2010

My Gamerscore is 1,650, and I've Never Felt Better

An opinion piece from Matt Helgeson at Game Informer. Click picture to enlarge, or read this web friendly version that Matt put up.

Gamestop PowerUp Rewards Pro

Yo dawg! I put a game in your game store so you could play a game that lets you win games while you're buying games!

This program gets a special award from me for its use of the word "Pro." Apparently, "Gamestop PowerUp Rewards" wasn't enough... if you spend $14.99 you are part of "Gamestop PowerUp Rewards Pro," which, apparently is SO rewarding, I can quit my job!

Oct 15, 2010

EA + Dr. Pepper

How did I miss this?? All this year, if you buy Dr. Pepper, you get codes you can use to get free virtual items in all kinds of different EA Games ... it's kind of complicated, as you can see in the FAQ, but, there it is!

Oct 9, 2010


Want to give people badges for visiting your website? Try Mojo!

Oct 4, 2010


Earn virtual cash for surfing the web, taking surveys, spamming your friends, and promoting SwagBucks! It's like green stamps that you get for wasting your time! You're gonna waste your time anyway, you're on the Internet. Might as well earn this cat makeup set for only 299 SwagBucks.Thanks to Sierra Cook for the tip! Meow!

Reporter's Roundtable

CNET Reporter's Roundtable did an interview about Gamification with Dru Wynings of Reputely, David Feinleib of Mohr Davidow Ventures, and Gabe Zichermann, author of the book Game Based Marketing. Has some great points, and is a great overview of the concept.