Flappy bird and business

Last night I discovered a mobile game called Flappy Bird. When I say that 'I discovered it' what I mean is I gave in to temptation and downloaded the same thing that every else has. The game that is sitting on top of the charts for both iPhone and Android. Lesson: people follow crowds. We [...]

Gamification – the early years

It was my daughter's birthday at the weekend. Two things happened which made me reflect on the nature of playing games. The first was that Kate Griffiths-Lambeth gave my daughter a game, it was actually a Christmas present, but I wanted my daughter to open it early. The game was one that I've never seen [...]