HERE WE GO – WEEK #1
DAY 1: R&D VLOG, FACING DRAGONS QUEST
A gamified, personalized, online quest to help you… Unlock Your Mission, Vision and Purpose in Life.
CHECK THE VID TO HEAR TODAY’S WINS, CHALLENGES, WORD-OF-THE-DAY, AND WHAT’S NEXT?
This is a 4-month research project to prepare to build the game-changer of all games… partially funded thanks to MITACS
DAY 2: GAME MECHANICS, GAME DESIGN, PARTICIPANT ON-BOARDING, AND GAMIFYING LIFE!
– How the quest will help create meaningful connections and friendships
– Training a tribe of young coaches
– Game design – the on-boarding process, graphics, character creation
– Gamifying Life
DAY 3: DESIGNING IN ACCOUNTABILITY, SELF-DIRECTION AND RESPONSIBILITY
– How will the game know when player has succeeded without an actual coach needing to be present at all times?
– How to create accountability and empower players to take responsibility?
– Designing in self-coaching and self-direction.
– Prepping to play Superbetter.
DAY 4: FIRST DRAFT STORYBOARDS FOR QUESTS!
– First-draft storyboards for quests
– Invitations sent for survey
– Simon Fraser University Ethics approval
– Playing Superbetter
* TAKE THE SURVEY: Life Skills Learning Interest and Game Play Preferences Survey
DAY 5: MEET YOUR DRAGON WHEEL OF LIFE
– How to think in a gamified way
– Referencing Andrzej Marczewski’s BOOK: Gamification. Even Ninja Monkeys Like to Play
– How we will gamify the Wheel of Life and use Dragons to challenge and invite you to improve all 8 areas of your life and gather your power gems
– Exploring the 8 Dragons of Life you will face on your Facing Dragons Quest
– How to design FAILURE into the game
– Implementing Reward Systems – referencing Hearthstone
– What’s Next? Digging into The Hero’s Journey