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Manuel Bevand commented on Manuel Bevand's blog post Self-introduction and some thoughts on positive gamification methodology
"Thanks a lot Jane for the comment! I appreciate that video surveillance is a tricky subject but there are ways, like the ones you are suggesting, to make it safe for everyone: we are looking for victims, not criminals. The system would only display…"
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Self-introduction and some thoughts on positive gamification methodology

This is my first blog post on gameful and I have to say I'm pretty excited. I watched both of Jane's TED talks and I believe she is onto something big. About myself: I am a game designer with about five years of experience in the industry. I have worked freelance and as a lead designer for some PC and console games (check my linkedin page for details). Eight years ago, I left the industry to become a professional poker player. That second career was quite successful as it has brought me…See More
Aug 16, 2013
Jane McGonigal commented on Manuel Bevand's blog post Self-introduction and some thoughts on positive gamification methodology
"I've been thinking about this kind of security game for about 10 years, actually. We were working on something at UC Berkeley in a telerobotics lab back in 2003 -- a collectively-controlled robotic web cam -- and since then I've thought…"
Aug 13, 2013
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Self-introduction and some thoughts on positive gamification methodology

This is my first blog post on gameful and I have to say I'm pretty excited. I watched both of Jane's TED talks and I believe she is onto something big. About myself: I am a game designer with about five years of experience in the industry. I have worked freelance and as a lead designer for some PC and console games (check my linkedin page for details). Eight years ago, I left the industry to become a professional poker player. That second career was quite successful as it has brought me…See More
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Civilization
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London, UK
Affiliation (company, school, group, e.g.)
Freelance
Most people know me as a (check all that apply) ...
Game Designer, Writer, UX expert, Lifelong Gamer
When it comes to my game-making career, I'm ...
pretty awesome (3-5 games)
Kinds of games I’m best known for making or want to be known for making someday (check all that apply) ...
iPhone / iPad games, Simulations, Crowdsourcing games, PC Games - multiplayer, Console Games, Art and Experimental games, Board games, Card games, Marketing and promotional games
Will collaborate for
Creative fulfillment and fun, Experience and mentorship, A chance at a Nobel Prize
Anything else you want to say about the kinds of projects or people or organizations you’d like to work with?
I share the vision that positive human emotions can be encouraged through gamification and have real-world impact.
Games you’ve worked on ...
Sports games for consoles, strategy games for pc
What abilities would you bring to a collaboration?
I have a very structured and efficiency-oriented approach to creativity and problem solving.
Three games you’ve played that have changed your life:
Civilization
Half life
Poker
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Self-introduction and some thoughts on positive gamification methodology

Posted on August 13, 2013 at 5:00pm 2 Comments

This is my first blog post on gameful and I have to say I'm pretty excited. I watched both of Jane's TED talks and I believe she is onto something big. 

About myself: I am a game designer with about five years of experience in the industry. I have worked freelance and as a lead designer for some PC and console games (check my linkedin page for details). Eight years ago, I left the industry to become a professional poker player. That second career was quite successful as it has brought…

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