Video: Opening Debate at For the Win

The opening session at the For the Win gamification symposium at the Wharton School featured Ian Bogost (Georgia Tech), Jesse Schell (Schell Games/CMU), and Gabe Zichermann (Gamification Co.), moderated by Dan Hunter (New York Law School). The discussion was intense at times, touching on important questions about the potential benefits and dangers of gamification.

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