The 8 Core Drives of Gamification (#7): Unpredictability & Curiosity

(Below is a snippet of Gamification Book: Actionable Gamification – Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards. If you like this blog post, you will LOVE the book.) Core Drive 7: Unpredictability & Curiosity Unpredictability & Curiosity is the seventh Core Drive in the Octalysis Gamification Framework and is the main force behind our infatuation with experiences that are […]

The 8 Core Drives of Gamification (#6): Scarcity & Impatience

(Below is a snippet of Gamification Book: Actionable Gamification – Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards. If you like this blog post, you will LOVE the book.) Driving Obsessive Behavior with Scarcity & Impatience Scarcity and Impatience is the sixth core drive of the Octalysis Framework, and is the drive that motivates us simply because we are either […]

The 8 Core Drives of Gamification (#1): Epic Meaning & Calling

The First Motivation Core Drive of Octalysis Gamification (Below is a snippet of Gamification Book: Actionable Gamification – Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards. If you like this blog post, you will LOVE the book.) Epic Meaning & Calling is the First Core Drive of the Gamification Framework Octalysis. This is the drive where people are motivated […]

The 8 Core Drives of Gamification (#5): Social Influence & Relatedness

The 5th Core Drive of Gamification For a video walk-through, check out: Episode 14, Social Influence & Relatedness Social Influence and Relatedness is the fifth core drive within my Gamification Framework Octalysis, which is related to activities inspired by what other people think, do, or say. This Core Drive is the engine behind themes like […]