Journal Notes

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How The Story Ends
“We need stories. Whenever the world gets a bit too complicated, too big for us to comprehend we, ...”
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The Interview
“I don't know how long I've been waiting. I'm standing in the small reception area in front ...”
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4 Characteristics of Compelling Quests
“Through gamifying my goals I've discovered there's more to setting up a quest than calling your 'To Do' ...”
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3 Forms of Narrative to use in Gamification
“Narrative. The scenes or vignettes that create a collage of emotions that once connected in ...”
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Learning and The Long Road to Mastery
“The L for Leaning in Gamification, I like to think of as coming in two distinct flavours. ...”
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Failure & Fear in the Gamification of Work
“F looks at the meaning of Failure in my A to Z of Gamification, especially in ...”
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What Drives Us To Play Games?
“For my A to Z of Gamification, D looks at what drives us to play ...”
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The Cs of Playing Together: Competition, Collaboration & Creativity
“Gamification implementations are often criticised as taking the mechanics of a good game, but losing ...”
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4 reasons to love Badges
“In my A to Z of Gamification, B is for Badges. Badges are a staple and much ...”
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ARG: The A's of Reality Games
“Augmented Reality Games "Augment the game with reality, but it's still a game" To augment something means ...”
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Lost and found
“"It should be here," I think to myself for the tenth time as I look ...”
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The Wandering Achievers
“Mark is 39, he comes from the generation sometimes called the boomer gamer. He bought ...”
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Entering the Forest to train for the First Gamification Competition
“At the centre of the forest is the white fortress and on the 1st September ...”
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Talking to Strangers
“It's the end of the first week in the follow 150 challenge and I have ...”
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The Quest to Follow 150
“I awake in the dawn of a new day in Webland to the sound of ...”
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A to Z Well of Reflections
“I've climbed to the top of my A to Z challenge, a small rocky outcrop ...”
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Not the Zeitgist
“I have returned from my flight into the magpie's nest, my thoughts still darkened by what ...”
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Adventure into Webland
“The internet is a real place, but you've always suspected that right? No intriciate web of ...”
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You Internet
“"It's all about YOU." A voice screeches. I look up to see the metal magpie sitting ...”
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Lost in Translation
“The unseen world underneath our searches on the internet, got me thinking about what else ...”
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Ripples
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Open Source
“My search for the Netizen's defending the land of the internet, leads me to also ...”
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Netizen
“I am a nomad wandering through the web on my journey. My blog gets heavier ...”
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Just for LOLs
“A measure of how much you have come to understand the culture of a foreign ...”
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To Journal
“My adventures have lead me to a river in the web. The bubbling stream flows ...”
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Idleness in the Internet
“I  look back at the roads my adventure through the web has taken me. From ...”
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Are you Game?
“The House of Games hangs suspended in the Web, an odd-shaped tower with multiple tops ...”
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Field of Faces
“I’ve come to a field of flowers growing in the web. They sit on a ...”
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Digital Death
“I emerge from the shade of my willow tree feeling a little more confident, but ...”
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The Blogging Road
“As I set off on my internet adventure, my feet crunch along a winding road ...”
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An Adventure
“"I have arrived," I announce stepping over the threshold into the blogging world and the ...”
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