In 2012 dr. Jacco van Uden and myself co-authored a story (consisting of three articles) for Managementsite.nl about the ways managers and entrepreneurs can deploy serious games and gamification in the context of a professional business. Our contribution has been nominated, along with two others, for the prof. dr. Willem Mastenbroek Publication Price 2013. Yay!
Mijnhoreca.nl is a platform designed and developed especially for entrepreneurs in the hospitality sector. Mijnhoreca.nl enables hospitality professionals to share knowledge, meet fellow entrepreneurs and improve their business with a host of apps. Check out the trailer (Dutch) after the click! Continue reading
Every beginning has an end. [N]Gamer #6, released in December 2013, was the very last [N]Gamer… ever. As it turns out, the magazine just wasn’t profitable anymore, despite its very loyal and active group of fans. What a shame! Continue reading
Coursera offers, not unlike Khan Academy and Udacity, massive open online coursers (MOOC). I recently successfully completed my first MOOC: Gamification, offered by professor Kevin Werbach and the University of Pennsylvania. I applaud Coursera and the like, and can highly recommend further educating oneself this way.
The latest [N]Gamer is – of course – dedicated to Nintendo’s new home console, the Wii U. The team discusses its features, flaws and potential. I wrote a bunch of previews about upcoming Wii U games, such as ZombiU and Mass Effect 3. I also wrote a review about the suprisingly entertaining Wii game Skylanders Giants.