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How to design the fun out of things


There is nothing more wondrous in software than a dancing bear. Well, maybe an evil dancing bear. In this workshop, learn to express your schadenfreude through the design of software. Learn the glorious irony in the creation of pain stations: a paradise lost complete with repetitive treadmills of grinding.

Alternatively, if you enjoy babygoats on trampolines and other “happy things, this session will provide a model for learn to design invoke play, and sustain it through interaction and feedback, and if you are evil, then take it away. We learn three aspects of discount design methods as simplified user testing, narrowed prototypes, and heuristic flow models for delivering software for impact and persuasion.

Create live action simulation, with insights on the difference between imitation and emulation, and when they are most useful. Use ethnographic methods for conducting contextual analysis, learn about data-informed models; create documentation like procedural workflows and hierarchical flow charts for the creation of your very own WAAD (work activity affinity diagram) fro creating needs, requirements and design


Minnebar 10 (2015-04-11)


Brock Dubbels