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Effects of vote weighting for proven users in mature, gamified sites like Stack Exchange

Given the following two users in a Stack Exchange like system, both of whom we can reasonably deduce will exist in a successful, mature system: User A, who just signed up to the site and has as yet ...
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Should I use user-generated Badges to reward users?

I am thinking about using badges in a system to reward users. In the scenario I'm thinking of, users would be rewarded for posting content that is appreciated/ranked high by other users. I am ...
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How to choose a success and failure sound

I create a math game where the user has to solve an equation. If the user is right, the application plays sound A. If he's wrong, it plays sound B. What criteria should I use to choose sounds for A ...
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In what order should contestants' entries be presented?

We run contests in which people submit either a photo or video, then audiences vote online each day for their favorites. When there are enough entries that many fall below the fold (particularly in ...
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Points in game dynamics / gamification

I'm working on an e-learning application that uses game dynamics, which include points (like Stack Exchange). There are two aspects to the application that we want to encourage. Actions that benefit ...
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In Final Fantasy games, why are your characters on the right hand side instead of the left hand side?

I found this history of Final Fantasy on reddit and it mentions about Final Fantasy 1: it was one of the first games to adopt the right vs. left fighting style. Other games in that genre had ...
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Is HCI applicable to game design in the way I'm trying to apply it?

Say if I wanted to create a new platform in a game like the mobile game doodle jump. The differences in the different platforms are actually subtle changes in different parts of the feedback loop. If ...
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Point and click or arrow key/wasd game movement?

I am looking to start develop games and I am currently in the planning phase however when testing some other games close to what I was to create I see a lot of them use point and click character ...
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How can I give preference to certain keys of keyboard? [migrated]

When I play Tekken 3(with NAMCO emulator) on PC the player who keeps on pressing halts other players keys. I suppose it happens because two more than two keys are pressed simultaneously. My question ...
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How can I set one key on keyboard for multiple keys? [migrated]

What I want is that if I press 'U' in window-7/10 then it must act as 'I+O' that is the input to PC should be pressing of 'I' and 'O' together when 'U' would be pressed. The reason I want this is ...