Tag Archives: Philosophy

Oh’ the Gameness of it all

‘Gamification’ ‘Serious games’ and ‘Gameful’. There are blogs, books, articles and summits being held discussing these new game-concepts. Inspirational people come together to hold inspirational talks while the world is listening. The sliding grip we have on these new words … Continue reading

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Musea – wherefore art thou?

Vanmorgen las ik een artikel wat verkondigde dat musea anders moeten. Ze moeten kleiner en persoonlijker worden om het menselijke verhaal te kunnen vertellen als de wolken van een roman. Ze moeten op mijn individuele niveau komen en mij raken. … Continue reading

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Definitie spel

We spelen ontzettend veel spelletjes met z’n allen. Het is ons intuïtief duidelijk wat spelen inhoudt en wanneer je wel of niet aan het spelen bent maar het geven van een duidelijke definitie van spelen is vaak vrij lastig. Wat … Continue reading

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Categorisation of play

The distinction between real and play seems clear, but at closer inspection the concept of play reveals itself to be a complex one. Johan Huizinga – a Dutch historian and cultural thinker, one of the first to take play seriously … Continue reading

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Can you gamify everything? Well, yes. A game is a structure; in itself it holds no content. Therefore any content may be added and enjoy the great benefits in motivation and teaching power that a game can give us. Any … Continue reading

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Reality is broken – McGonigal

Reality is broken Why games make us better and how they can change the world By Jane McGonigal An inspirational book, lets start there, Mrs McGonigal has most definitely written an inspirational book here. It is an easy read; keeping … Continue reading

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