“Gamification is the use of game design elements in non-game contexts.” (Deterding et al 2011)
“[S]erious games describes the use of complete games for non-entertainment purposes.” (ibid.)
Deterding, S., Khaled, R., Nacke, L. E., & Dixon, D. (2011).
Gamification: Toward a Definition. Paper presented at the CHI 2011, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Gamification is about designing computer systems that do at least one of the following: