Game Mechanic: Blissful Productivity

Blissful Productivity
Game Mechanic: Blissful Productivity

Blissful Productivity
Blissful Productivity at a Google Office.
Type Behavioral
Boosts Engagement
Personality Type(s) Gamification-Diamond.pngAchievers, Gamification-Spade.jpgExplorers,
Gamification-Heart.pngSocializers, Gamification-Club.gifKillers
See Also Behavioral Momentum, Community Collaboration, Urgent Optimism
The idea that playing in a game makes you happier working hard, than you would be relaxing. Essentially, we're optimized as human beings by working hard, and doing meaningful and rewarding work.


Traditional Gaming

From Jane McGonical's Ted Talk wherein she discusses how World of Warcraft players play on average 22 hours / week (a part time job), often after a full days work. They're willing to work hard, perhaps harder than in real life, because of their blissful productivity in the game world.

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