Devnology Podcast 028 - Gamification with Gabe Zichermann

Gabe ZichermannGamification expert Gabe Zichermann was in the Netherlands to give a talk at TheNextWeb conference in April. We managed to tackle him for an interview, and he put the Gamification hype into perspective for us with some compelling examples and a lot of theoretical background. We talk about user engagement as a metric, SAP as a gamification frontrunner (yes, SAP), behavioral economics and gamification as a silver bullet. Gabe finishes with a life lesson he got from playing a lot of Sid Meier's Civilization.

You can follow Gabe on Twitter at @gzicherm

This interview was recorded at the beautiful rehearsal theater of Hettoneelspeelt (

Interview by @freekl and @tjeerdhans
Audio post-production by @mendelt

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This podcast was published on 18-05-2012 and lasts for 59:08 minutes

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