Gamification Intrinsic Player Types

Gamification Intrinsic Player Types

Gamification
Player Types In the previous post, I looked at Player Types that linked with Extrinsic (Carrot and Stick) motivation. "For a gamified system we need to tailor our design to the types of players that will be participating. Each of us as individuals have a certain way of looking at the world – we are subjective in our view. For this reason we need to consider what will appeal to our target audience and the sort of motivators that will work best". For the purposes of gamification, we will not be primarily focusing on the Extrinsic motivators whilst designing a gamified system but it is important to be aware of them and their Player Types. We focus instead on the Intrinsic motivators and this will be based on the MAGIC…
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Gamification Player Types

Gamification Player Types

Gamification
Player Types For a gamified system we need to tailor our design to the types of players that will be participating. Each of us as individuals have a certain way of looking at the world – we are subjective in our view. For this reason we need to consider what will appeal to our target audience and the sort of motivators that will work best. As there are as many distinct personalities as there are people, we cannot possibly take into account every factor so we need to somehow generalise and group our players. We do this by defining ‘Player Types’, each of which has their own core motivators and views the world in their own way. There are many player classification systems and perhaps the best known one was…
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Considering Gamification Player Types

Considering Gamification Player Types

Blog, Gamification
There are many different descriptions and definitions of user/player types in gamification and this infographic describes just one of these views. Whether you prefer Bartle, Marczewski or the unified model, it is important to consider player types and what appeals to each of them so you may design a gamified system with maximum appeal across the groups. From Visually.
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