Gamification may be a bad word, but the good word is that the IGDA-LA will be hosting an event on gamification and social media this Monday! I’ll be moderating a panel of LA’s premiere gamification/serious games developers along with social media experts to discuss if it’s even possible to gamify social media. We’re expecting a full house, so come on down to learn all you can, or follow on twitter at #smwgamify. Here are the deets:
Is Gamification a Bad Word?: How to Incorporate Games in Your Social
Monday, September 23, 2013, at 7:30pm
Hosted by the International Game Developers Association Los Angeles, this conversation explores what gamification is and how social media mavens can use it to increase engagement. Is gamification just about adding contests and badges? Learn from real game developers what makes a game fun and how to implement game design techniques in social media. At the same time, what social media tricks can help game developers make games more social? Whether you’re a game developer or brand looking to expand your audience, or a social media manager looking to see what makes games great, this panel is a can’t miss.
Win swag! Whoever tweets the most links to this page with the hashtag #smwgamify will win 3 pieces of swag. Whoever gets the most retweets of their tweet will win 1 piece of swag! Prizes could range from t-shirts to keychains to strange doohickeys! Winners will be announced at the event!
Need some sample tweets? We got you covered:
Come on down Sept 23 to Is Gamification a Bad Word? RSVP at http://bit.ly/1fsJYU7 #smwgamify @smwla @igdala
Learn how to gamify your social media on Sept 23. RSVP at http://bit.ly/1fsJYU7 #smwgamify @smwla @igdala
Win prizes at Is Gamification a Bad Word? RSVp at http://bit.ly/1fsJYU7 and RT this to win! #smwgamify @smwla @igdala
David Mullich, Senior Producer, Say Design, @David_Mullich
Sophia Viklund, Founder, BackCode, @backCode
Matthew Arevalo, Co-Founder, Loot Crate, @mattarevalo
Anne Toole, IGDA-LA Board Member, Moderator
Santa Monica, 90401