Player Types… can you please them all?

Different Player Types

Player Types: the importance of its definition

In a gamification environment, the type of player – we can consider, for example, the approach of Bartle’s player types – can be important in a case of a specific scenario where that environment will be shared by many different people. For example, gamification applied to a company in a way to motivate their collaborators must consider the different types of players and what makes each one of them tick in a game. But if we are talking about creating a product available to everyone to use in their daily lives, that’s not really important, since each person will seek the product that appeals to them the most. That way it is normal to observe certain type of players going after certain kinds of gamification experiences. Once again, differentiation is an important thing to consider. Continue reading