Bonus Level! + Turn Life into a Game Part 2 + Habitica + Leslie + 009

  • I speak with Leslie – one of the current operators of Habitica – the app that turns your life into a game
  • We talk about how Habitica has been helping people with everything from flossing to getting through med school
  • How we wish that we would spend as much time on ourselves as we do on our avatar
  • How games hold the key to so many productivity efforts: motivation
  • How Pokémon (aka Pokemon) and Dungeons & Dragons influenced the design of Habitica
  • How Habitica toes the line between being a game and being some that helps people be productive
  • The summer of Pokémon Go
  • How Habitica mixed the excitement of gaming and the open-source community with the goals of launching a successful and effective tool

 

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+7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people.

Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.

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