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John Ferrara on Playful Design :: UXmatters

“I wanted to invite UX designers to think of game design as a competency they should build into their own toolkits, as well as to think of video games as another form of human-computer interaction.” While I don't consider myself a gamer, …. Foursquare wasn't really possible before you could carry a smartphone to a bar, gym, or coffee shop and wouldn't have had its communal appeal without its connection to your social network. A brave new world. KM: Back in the …

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Unsocial Social Games – Play This Thing! | Game Reviews | Free …

“Veteran game designer Greg Costikyan unpacks whether social games are truly social or they are not — and having dissected the form, then leaps in with some suggestions on how to make the games more rewarding for …

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Fliplife gets 7-figure investment for its browser-based virtual world …

Fliplife sits somewhere at the intersection of a traditional browser-based game and a Zynga-like social gaming platform. With deep Facebook integration, the service exploits a user's social graph. Apart from making money off virtual goods, the realistic approach of the game design also entails B2B products, where real-life companies can enter the world of Fliplife in the form of product placement and a virtual presence. Sounds familiar? Second Life, a pioneer of virtual …

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Ayogo » Blog Archive » Gaming the Book

by Social Game Design Blog. Looking at books through the digital looking glass We know that people are open to discovering new forms of content publishing. Take books for example. In Japan, people are devouring books in the form of cell …

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Back to School « Chungking Espresso

As it was a social game, I’ve spent most of my summer playing and thinking about social games. I attended the seminar at NYU where my academic mentor announced his critique of the form with Cow Clicker, and I listened my game design …

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Teen Social Media Trends that Can Be Applied to Small Business …

1260 is an advertising & eco- design firm that caters to small business needs. We provide you with branding & marketing solutions. See 1260hosting.com for all your website needs. … When it comes to content, you can either create your own or get your fans in on the game . Sammy Davis, a young Internet entrepreneur who runs her own vintage business — Sammy David Vintage — creates content in the form of a blog, as well as her own branded online TV series. …

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New Hires in Social Gaming: Playdom, Zynga, LOLapps & More

Hiring was a little slower this week among top social game developers, according to LinkedIn data, with Zynga pulling in the most new employees as usual. Here’s the latest. … Amber Padilla – Slide gets a new Designer this week in the form of Amber Padilla. Prior to this job, she was a Designer for Zugara. …

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Richard Garriott comes down to earth with Facebook game startup …

The last we heard from video game designer Richard Garriott, he was in outer space. Taking time off from game design , he dished out $30 million to take a private space flight to the International Space Station. … Portalarium’s first product won’t actually be a game; it is a game platform in the form of a browser plug-in that lets games run seamlessly inside social networks. Beyond games, Portalarium will create social media around open learning, open health, …

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