Refresh Philly

Our goal is to bring together the best and brightest web professionals in the Philadelphia area so that we may learn from one another.

We meet every second Thursday of the month.

Brad Baer

December Meeting

Incentives and Rewards in Interactive Experiences

Simple game dynamics can vastly improve the enjoyment, engagement, and content retention a visitor derives from an interactive media experience, whether it be a website, touchscreen or app. Still, "gamification" is widely misunderstood and misapplied. Employing game dynamics generally isn't about creating a video game; it is about providing a user experience that guides visitors through tasks, provides feedback and incentives, and ultimately provides a tangible sense of accomplishment and reward. It is about delivering an experience that leverages human impulses towards reward, completion, and collaboration to effectively deliver content. Read more.

Come early for some food and refreshments sponsored by thoughtbot.

Brad Baer

Creative Director of Environments , Bluecadet