October 3, 2012
by Daniel
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A Scavenger Hunt SuperBetter Style

Heroes prepare for the hunt! This year a component of the Compassion Games: Survival of the Kindest challenge is a SuperBetter Scavenger Hunt. The Games will use the SuperBetter platform to suggest Quests and Power-ups to those who add superbetter@compassiongames.org … Continue reading

June 20, 2012
by Daniel
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Hero Training: Playing to the Goal

In this series of posts, Rowan, aka All-Star Courtney, gives players the inside scoop on embracing the playful nature of SuperBetter. She will discuss topics such as creating your secret identity, how to transform your daily activities into a roleplaying … Continue reading

June 13, 2012
by Daniel
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Gameful Design

Two years ago I attended a conference on the emerging field of gamification – or adding game elements to services and applications. Just by giving people a bit of reward, you could incentivize any behavior you wanted — navigating to … Continue reading

May 24, 2012
by Daniel
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A whole host of updates!

Happy Thursday, Heroes! Check out this list of updates and fixes that we have pushed out over the last week to improve your SuperBetter experience: Display player’s current avatar and “display name” in activity stream. Consistently use hero secret identity … Continue reading