This Game is Never Done: Design Leadership Techniques from the Video Game World


Museum of the Moving Image November 6, 2017 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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Erin Hoffman-John

You’ve probably heard a bit about “gamification”: how you can transform obligatory tasks into “fun” motivational ramps using techniques from games. Most of this is wrong! Behavioral science gets us a bit closer, but this session will focus on deep game design techniques that the video game world uses to generate lasting, rather than superficial, motivation. We’ll also dive into creative collaboration techniques used in game development to wrangle talent, the better to create awesome products.