- John Rougeux
- Lexington, KY
- United States
Can game mechanics lose their influence if they become overly pervasive?
Gamification is becoming more and more influential over our behavior. We see this in everything from Klout.com, Weight Watchers, frequent flier programs, and even TED Cred.
Gamification can often lead to positive outcomes in behavior, but is it possible to over-saturate our daily lives with game mechanics? If too many of our behaviors are associated with game mechanics, will we start ignoring the the incentives that they offer altogether?