Certification

Octalysis Certification

Looking to test your gamification skills? Submit a design and see if you have what it takes to unlock an official Octalysis Certification of Completion and show everyone that you know what you are talking about when it comes to Octalysis and gamification!

The Octalysis Certificate is the official badge of honor by The Octalysis Group to validate that a certain individual has the proper understanding and skills of wielding the Octalysis Framework.

Octalysis Level 1 Certificate

To get your Level 1 Octalysis Certification :

1

Pick a project you want to improve. It could be your own project, a product/on the internet, or a project from an Octalysis Design Competition.

2

Apply the Octalysis Strategy Dashboard to this project and define the following: Business Metrics, Players, Desired Actions, Feedback Mechanics/Triggers, Rewards/Incentives.

3

Analyze which of the 8 Core Drives is motivating the users towards the Desired Actions in the current experience. Use the Octalysis Tool or your own methods to express your analysis.

4

Brainstorm how to increase motivation towards the Desired Actions through the 8 Core Drives. It can be existing Game Design Techniques or brand new ideas.

5

Attempts on spreadsheets on how the pacing or economy could work (The “Battle Plan”) as well as design mockups (Concept Wireframes) of the experience is a large bonus.

Octalysis Level 1 Certificate

To get your Level 1 Octalysis Certification :

1

Pick a project you want to improve. It could be your own project, a product/on the internet, or a project from an Octalysis Design Competition.

2

Apply the Octalysis Strategy Dashboard to this project and define the following: Business Metrics, Players, Desired Actions, Feedback Mechanics/Triggers, Rewards/Incentives.

3

Analyze which of the 8 Core Drives is motivating the users towards the Desired Actions in the current experience. Use the Octalysis Tool or your own methods to express your analysis.

4

Brainstorm how to increase motivation towards the Desired Actions through the 8 Core Drives. It can be existing Game Design Techniques or brand new ideas.

5

Attempts on spreadsheets on how the pacing or economy could work (The “Battle Plan”) as well as design mockups (Concept Wireframes) of the experience is a large bonus.

Do you want to submit?

Information on how to below.

Octalysis Level 2 Certificate

To get your Level 2 Octalysis Certification :

1

Pick a project you want to improve. It could be your own project, a product/on the internet, or a project from an Octalysis Design Competition. It cannot be the project you used for the Level I Octalysis Certificate.

2

Apply the Octalysis Strategy Dashboard to this project and define the following: Business Metrics, Players, Desired Actions, Feedback Mechanics/Triggers, Rewards/Incentives.

3

Analyze which of the 8 Core Drives is motivating the users towards the Desired Actions in the current experience. Use the Octalysis Tool or your own methods to express your analysis.

4

Brainstorm how to increase motivation towards the Desired Actions through the 8 Core Drives. It can be existing Game Design Techniques or brand new ideas.

5

Attempts on spreadsheets on how the pacing or economy could work (The “Battle Plan”) as well as design mockups (Concept Wireframes) of the experience is a large bonus.

Octalysis Level 2 Certificate

To get your Level 2 Octalysis Certification :

1

Pick a project you want to improve. It could be your own project, a product/on the internet, or a project from an Octalysis Design Competition. It cannot be the project you used for the Level I Octalysis Certificate.

2

Apply the Octalysis Strategy Dashboard to this project and define the following: Business Metrics, Players, Desired Actions, Feedback Mechanics/Triggers, Rewards/Incentives.

3

Analyze which of the 8 Core Drives is motivating the users towards the Desired Actions in the current experience. Use the Octalysis Tool or your own methods to express your analysis.

4

Brainstorm how to increase motivation towards the Desired Actions through the 8 Core Drives. It can be existing Game Design Techniques or brand new ideas.

5

Attempts on spreadsheets on how the pacing or economy could work (The “Battle Plan”) as well as design mockups (Concept Wireframes) of the experience is a large bonus.

Do you want to submit?

Information on how to below.

Octalysis Level 3 -5 Certificates

Additional levels of Octalysis Certificates will be unlocked as more people pass the Octalysis Level 2 certification.

Level 3 unlocks when 40 people achieve level 2!

Octalysis Level 3 -5 Certificates

Additional levels of Octalysis Certificates will be unlocked as more people pass the Octalysis Level 2 certification.

Level 3 unlocks when 40 people achieve level 2!

How to submit

1.

Put your analysis and graphs into a PDF file. If feedback is expected, please leave margin space for comments.

2.

Send your submission to General@ChouForce.com. In your email include whether you want “Certificate Only” or “Feedback Requested.”

3.

Choose option type

Certificate Only (Pass/No-Pass)

Level 1: $100

Level 2: $200

Feedback Requested

Level 1: $200

Level 2: $400

Note: Current members of the Octalysis Prime Island can send their Certificate Only submissions for FREE in the Challenges Section.

4.

Sent payment to the PayPal address General@ChouForce.com. Please, be clear which submission the payment is connected to.

5.

Within 3 weeks, you should get a response with a Pass/No Pass, feedback (if requested), and a beautifully crafted Octalysis Certificate with a unique Octalysis Certificate Number.

We will likely share your submission (with notes and comments) on this site for educational purposes (with your permission) which may be a good way for you to promote your project too!

Currently there are two levels of certification that can be achieved. More will be unlocked as people complete their certifications.

More than 100 people have already achieved one of the Octalysis Certificates.

Currently there are two levels of certification that can be achieved. More will be unlocked as people complete their certifications.

More than 100 people have already achieved one of the Octalysis Certificates.