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The games we play

Viv Mcwaters

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of games, play and movement. It was three days exploring games for humanitarian and development work led by Pablo Saurez from the Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre and Eric Gordon from the Harvard University Engagement Game Lab. Games can plant a level of confusion (huh?)

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High performance leadership/decisions: business game findings

The Bumble Bee

So far 15 teams, of different levels of seniority, have fully completed the game. Business Simulation

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The Importance of Team Game Plans and RAPPORT

The Bumble Bee

Team Game Plans are essential when team is faced with a new and challenging task , such as a business simulation game. A GREEMENTS.

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How Playing Games at Work Can Help Boost Your Productivity

Elsua

And, lately, it looks like the next victim from that group is gaming or playing games at work. Just as well as playing games.

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Behavioural game design: A Review of popular Gamification Techniques

The Bumble Bee

In this article I review some popular gamification approaches/techniques and provide a reading list for further study. Think Differently

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Let the games begin

Viv Mcwaters

But it’s not those sort of games I’m referring to. Not sporty, competitive games. Nor video games. Good question.

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The Presence Game

How to Save the World

Games are like thoughts, he said to himself as he set up the activities and refreshments for his soon-to-arrive guests. He wanted to be driving.

A games-free zone?

Viv Mcwaters

This is the champion of games speaking. He’s probably been asked to play a ‘silly’ game. A games-free zone?

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New interview with Ken Thompson on bioteams and games

The Bumble Bee

Business Simulation

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Playing the game of saving Slapham community spaces

Social Reporter

The game follows the fortunes of six local organisations: Slapham Young People’s Centre – 3. The game. Space Race – 1.

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A social reporting game for community builders

Social Reporter

Then we played a new variation of the Social by Social game. Social reporting game cards. We learned a lot. Slides here.

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A social reporting game for community builders

Social Reporter

Then we played a new variation of the Social by Social game. Social reporting game cards. We learned a lot. Slides here.

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15 Principles of Business Game Design for team-based learning

The Bumble Bee

I develop custom business games for team-based experiential learning workshops which usually have a significant computer element.

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White Label Online Change Management Game (cohort) from Bioteams Design

The Bumble Bee

The game is designed to be used in leadership development workshops with up to 20 participants playing competitively in teams.

Collapse! The Game: Early Draft

How to Save the World

S ome of you are aware that I have been working on a cooperative board game called Collapse! The Game. I welcome your comments.

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How do you play status games?

Net-Map Toolbox

Can you really refuse to play a status game, if the other person insists? Have you experienced status games holding you back in your work?

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Collapse! The Game: Draft #2

How to Save the World

The Game , showing the 12 ‘Aspects’ of resilient community. The Game. What important aspects of game play are missing?

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New High-Performing Teams Online Game

The Bumble Bee

To explore the thinking behind the A4 High-Performing Team Game or to play the demo. The SCG is explained more here. Bioteams Features

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Collapse! The Game: Take 3

How to Save the World

L ast February I published the second draft of my Transition game called Collapse! The game continues as long as the players choose to play.

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New City Community building simulation game

The Bumble Bee

So it really grabbed my attention when Channel 4 Education announced a forthcoming game, Fallen City , to let us explore how our cities might be mended by empowering communities. Building Community and Computer Simulation are two of my hot topics. News & Media

Examples of interest from The Imitation Game

Chris Corrigan

Our traditional Boxing Day movie this year was The Imitation Game, the new film about Alan Turing and his team’s efforts to break the Enigma code used by the German Navy in the Second World War. So here are a few examples. Solving problems obliquely. Disintermediated sensemaking. When they worked, they were exploited. Cynefin Emergenc

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How our workshop game confirmed all digital adoption is personal

Social Reporter

Drew and I are really grateful to PAIL and Age UK London for the opportunity to try out the game, and to everyone who took part.

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5 Things video games teach us better than reality

The Bumble Bee

For example in terms of effective learning: This "acquire, test, master" model is still intrinsic to game design. Think Differently

Changing the end-game.

Chris Collison

It’s a tough, but dramatic way to end a game – or a career as a popular footballer. The radical idea (proposed by UEFA, which represents European football associations) was to hold a penalty shootout at the start of every international game, just in case it ends in a draw. Now that would be a game-changer.

Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

And don’t be surprised if Facebook comes up with some kind of Facebook Credits/Work Game scorecard integration. The Game of Work.

Games, by Themselves, Will Not Increase Employee Engagement

Portals and KM

Here is the beginning of another technology week on this blog. There First, here the definitions as provided by Jonathan. Does this matter?

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Attempted Gaming of Google on Mother’s Day

Portals and KM

Last month the New York Times ran th e article, Trying to Game Google on ‘Mother’s Day Flowers , that demonstrates the unintended consequences of Google’s approach to search. But then this is not an actual crime, just a misuse of links to game a system that is susceptible   to it.     

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Knowledge retention – a game of two halves.

Chris Collison

Back in the 80′s, the oil company Shell ran a promotional campaign from their petrol (gas) stations in the UK which would never work today.

Game-Changer Strategic Mapping Tool for Networks?

Networking Action

It has the potential to be a real game-changer for the field,” explains John Branam, director of programs at Grantmakers for Education. A proto-type of a new mapping tool called The Strategy Landscape™ (SL) is available for viewing. “It SL… M&E Net Dev mapping planning

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Playing the Social by Social Game

Social Reporter

Our aim is to use the game as one of the ways to introduce people to the substance of the Social by Social Handbook. Full size image here.

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The 7 Year Old Call of Duty Game That Still Sells Because of Community

Managing Communities

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SAP Updates to StreamWork - Playing a Broader Game

Michael Sampson - Currents

Good to see the updates and improvements rolling out from SAP for StreamWork , its collaborative decision-making service. but it's still early days.

Capcom Taps Online Community to Help Develop “Mega Man Legends 3? Video Game

Managing Communities

How Should I Participate? Interacting with Users Managing the Community

Gaming Show Extra Credits Takes on Community Management (Tests for Hiring, Salaries and More)

Managing Communities

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Online Comments Offer More Than an All (Open Comments) or Nothing (No Comments) Game

Managing Communities

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One game with three kids

Mathemagenic

Playing a 6+ board game with 8, 5 and 3 years old kids is a patience-testing endeavour. Yes, it’s tough to balance between their needs, but it’s also lots of fun to see what everyone takes out of the game ( Hoeveel zakgeld heb jij? *, which is about earning, spending and investing pocket money).

Blog>> Catalogue of Journals Relating to Game-based Learning

Green Chameleon

Sutton has published an annotated catalogue of journals that publish in game-based learning, simulations, gamification,virtual reality and immersive learning. Our friend and colleague Michael J. He provides a brief description of the journal and its topical coverage as well as useful links. Check it out here

Media coaches game a digital neighbourhood

Social Reporter

The Social by Social version of the game at Reboot Britain and at Net Tuesday. Update: here the reports from groups after playing the game.

Ken Thompson's New Book on GAME-BASED LEARNING (GBL)

The Bumble Bee

I am very pleased to announce the release of my new guide book: A SYSTEMATIC GUIDE TO GAME-BASED LEARNING (GBL) IN ORGANIZATIONAL TEAMS.

Using digital technology and asset mapping to tackle social isolation – without special funding

Social Reporter

How our workshop game confirmed all digital adoption is personal. All posts events games ageingbetter dtlater game socialisolation

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