WEEK 1: R&D VLOG Facing Dragons Quest

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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?

With Brodie Whitney​, High Performance Life Coach, CPCC
and Dov Schafer​, Doctoral Student in Education Technology and Gamification at Simon Fraser University.

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



About the Author

Coach Brodie

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Brodie Whitney is a master certified professional coach specializing in business and personal transformation. He loves to ride dragons and help people unlock their purpose and greatness. He consistently produces extraordinary results with individuals and audiences in personal, business, relationship, and fitness transformation. Also a passionate podcaster, Brodie hosts the Facing Dragons podcast

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