Ep 021 When the hero’s journey meets the collective journey in gamification with Jeff Gomez

Listen to this episode on your phone! CEO, Starlight Runner Entertainment Jeff Gomez, CEO of Starlight Runner, is a leading expert in the fields of brand narrative, story world development, creative franchise design, and transmedia storytelling. He specializes in the expansion of entertainment properties, premium brands, and socio-political themes into highly successful multi-platform communications and international campaigns. As a producer accredited by the Producers Guild of America, Jeff also develops Continue Reading →

Ep 020 How values and culture align with epic meaning in gamification with Juliette Denny

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Juliette is the Ideologist in Chief (AKA Managing Director) at Growth Engineering, and her unwavering mission is to wage war on dull online learning! She is a pioneer and expert in applying gamification and social functionality to online learning. She has an unrivaled passion for learner engagement, which leaves audiences inspired and electrified. She is the complete package: influencer, expert and also Continue Reading →

Ep 019 Altug Yilmaz and gamification for learning in Turkey

Listen to this episode on your phone! After graduating from Mathematical Engineering he worked for Netron and BilgeAdam as a trainer. He was responsible for Turkcell Educational platforms more than 5 years at Turkcell Academy. He is the author of first Turkish gamification book: and Gamification Confederation GamFED’s Turkey representer. He blogs about gamification and is the only Turkish person who got invited and gave a speech at Gamification World Congress GWC16 Continue Reading →

Ep 018 Manuel Pimenta talks about gamifying your career into gamification

Listen to this episode on your phone! Manuel is a Lead Gamification Designer at Fractal Mind, and his background is mostly in software development and analysis. For the past 6 years, he’s been one of the main voices of gamification in Portugal and has had the luck of spreading the fun in domains like eLearning, employee engagement, sales teams and ideation since then, with some of the top banking and Continue Reading →

Ep 017 Michiel van Eunen with gamification of all sorts since 2003!

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Drawing on experience in education, e-learning, theatre, retail, training, startups, events & game industries, he has found that this one thing thrilled him the most: designing purposeful fun. When we play, we are pushing to be the best version of ourselves. Working should be more like playing. His power lies in doing just that: using all the powerful elements found in games Continue Reading →

Ep 016 Ahmed Hossam, designing gamification and making sure it works

Listen to this episode on your phone! Ahmed Hossam is The International Gamification Confederation (Gamfed) Ambassador in Egypt. He is a keynote speaker, consultant, designer and facilitator on gamification. He is currently the president of Gamification Egypt and the founder of Gampact. Ahmed is one of the of the top pioneers in gamification in the Middle-East, he has been in the “Global Gamification Gurus Power 100” since 2015 and in Continue Reading →

Learning from games for your classroom: “Last Day on Earth: Survival”

First off, I want to thank a past guest of the podcast, Master Heebs, Mr. Hebert or Scott Hebert depending on who’s calling, for saying that his current favorite game is Last Day on Earth: Survival. I say this because I want to dedicate this whole post to some lessons that can be reapplied to education after analyzing (and playing!) this mobile game. So let’s get to it! I will Continue Reading →

Ep 015 with Dr. Marigo Raftopoulos, inspiring gamification by life itself

Listen to this episode on your phone! Dr. Marigo Raftopoulos is a strategic business adviser specializing in innovation using games, gamification and experience design. She is the founder and CEO of Strategic Innovation Lab and is also an adviser to several technology incubators and technology start-ups. She is also an advisor on the European Commission’s Advanced Digital Gaming and Gamification Program. Marigo works with a wide range of global clients Continue Reading →

Ep 014 Gamification for the Medieval Science Classroom of Scott Hebert

Listen to this episode on your phone! Scott Hebert is a passionate and dedicated teacher who has taught K-12 Physical Education as well as Grade 7 & 8 Sciences for the past 8 years. He is on a mission to rid the stereotype that school is boring and loves to challenge the traditional approaches to education via gamification. He aims to be innovative and is constantly challenging himself to put Continue Reading →

Ep 013 The Right Space and Time for Creativity in Gamification with Vasilis Gkogkidis

Listen to this episode on your phone! Vasilis Gkogkidis is a gamification speaker and trainer working full time for GAMIFICATION+ alongside Pete Jenkins. He studied computer science and did a postgraduate in Business Management at the University of Brighton where he met Pete Jenkins. He runs training on gamification introducing people to the basics of it, organized Gamification Europe with Pete, he is the Greek Ambassador for GamFed, the organizer Continue Reading →