Turn Life into a Game + Habitica + Tyler Renelle + 008

  • Tyler Renelle is the creator and co-founder of Habitica, an app that turns your everyday tasks and habits into a video game
  • We talk about the road from an idea to the successful Kickstarter of Habitica
  • Habitica is very complex, but uses strategies form games to ease users into creating new habits
  • Many people claimed to hold the secret to effective habit-forming, but Habitica sampled from many different games to create something that fits a variety of people
  • Tyler turns a bad World of Warcraft habit into the catalyst for self-improvement
  • Google Deepmind and the curious way that games play a role in human progress




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