Serious games and gamification Blog

What is gamification?

What is gamification?

18/07/2014
Gamelearn Team

Gamification is the use of game mechanics and game design techniques in non-game contexts. Mechanics are the various actions, behaviors and control mechanisms given to the player within a game context. The mechanics support overall gameplay dynamics. Examples of game…

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Gamification of the hand of our CEO in the GREF days

Gamification of the hand of our CEO in the GREF days

Last Friday 27th of June, the GREF (The Assotiation of Training and Development Responsibles of Finantial Entities in Spain) invited Ibrahim Jabary, CEO of Gamelarn to take part of its  XX edition of  learning seminars. Creator of Triskelion and Merchantss,…

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New version of Gamelearn’ serious game in time management

New version of Gamelearn’ serious game in time management

Triskelion is Gamelearn’s interactive adventure video game played to learn time management and personal productivity. Since its launch in 2011, thousands of employees at hundreds of companies have played Triskelion and, over the course of a thrilling twenty-one day virtual…

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The Increasing importance of soft skills development

The Increasing importance of soft skills development

20/06/2014
Gamelearn Team

Soft skills are personal attributes that determine how effectively and harmoniously we interact with others. Examples of soft skills include communicating, problem solving, leadership and team building, selling, inspiring and motivating, negotiating and time management. Soft skills, also known as…

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Negotiation simulator Merchants: How does it work?

Negotiation simulator Merchants: How does it work?

The practical approach of game-based learning courses makes negotiation skills training particularly effective. That is why Merchants includes a negotiation simulator. The students are able the skills and techniquest they learn in a virtual environment to gain confidence when facing real…

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Merchants and Triskelion : International benchmarks in gamification and serious games

Merchants and Triskelion : International benchmarks in gamification and serious games

For the third consecutive year, Gamelearn’s team took part of the biggest event for RRHH professionals in USA. Organized by the ASTD (American Association for Training & Development), ASTD 2014 International Conference and Exposition gathered during the days 5th 6th…

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Online Educa Berlín: Gamification beds in

Online Educa Berlín: Gamification beds in

Our intention to share with the world what we know about game-based learning took us to Germany in the second week of December, and not even the Siberian cold snap stopped us from enjoying our adventure. The Gamelearn team returned…

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See you in Berlin!

See you in Berlin!

In just under a week we’ll be touching down in the German capital to present our serious games at the 19th edition of Online Educa Berlin, the most important global e-learning conference in the corporate and educational sector. Here at…

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The Madrid Regional Government supports Gamelearn

The Madrid Regional Government supports Gamelearn

The company Gamelearn was chosen by the Madrid authority from among 2,000 projects The President of the Madrid Regional Government, Ignacio González, explained that the company, which produces videogames and simulators for corporate training, will be one of three recipients…

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Gamelearn at the Spain & Startup Investor Summit

Gamelearn at the Spain & Startup Investor Summit

As our intention is to explain to the world what we do, how we do it and why we believe in the power of serious games for corporate training, last week we took part in the Spain & Startup Investor Summit,…

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Gamelearn, learning transformed into adventure

Gamelearn, learning transformed into adventure

04/10/2013
Gamelearn Team

This post is an excerpt from the article “Gamelearn, learning transformed into adventure”, published in Serious Games by Vadejuegos on 24 September 2013. Author: Ibrahim Jabary, Gamelearn CEO. The boom in gamification has taken off, making us realise that anything, or almost…

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Serious Games to change corporate training

Serious Games to change corporate training

This post is an excerpt from the article “Serious games to change corporate training”, published in Eureka Startups on 16 September 2013. Author: Ibrahim Jabary, Gamelearn CEO. “The format is innovative and entertaining. Presented as a story, learning becomes fun….

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Serious Games: online programs

Serious Games: online programs

The quality of a serious game is also measured in the way we deliver it to users. The more we facilitate access and ease of implementation, the better their experience will be. It is one thing to have to install…

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The importance of training and investing in productivity for companies

The importance of training and investing in productivity for companies

There are few things that generate greater consensus than the need to increase productivity. Business organisations, the media, politicians… we all compulsively chant the same mantra. But do we truly believe that the productivity of our people will be raised…

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Take control of your own schedule

Take control of your own schedule

One of our main purposes when coming back from vacation is to be able to take control of our schedule. Every year we tell ourselves that this is the year. We don’t want that chaos anymore, no more problems derived from bad…

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Ways of staying active on vacation!

Ways of staying active on vacation!

Vacation can radically alter your life-style: we don’t have to wake up early, we stop worrying about meal times, we feel relaxed… We are even free to stay awake overnight if we wish to. It’s time to be flexible and…

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Don’t let your inbox destroy your productivity

Don’t let your inbox destroy your productivity

The new update of Gmail inbox has raised the issue of the necessity that employers feel to manage their inboxes properly. The main change in this redesign of Google email service is the inclusion of tabs in order to keep…

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Trust to negotiate

Trust to negotiate

22/07/2013
Gamelearn Team

“Years to earn, seconds to break”, it is often said when talking about trust. It is one of the most basic human being’s emotions: we all want to trust ourselves and that other people trust us. That is why, when we…

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Delicious Serious Games

Delicious Serious Games

Each recipe has its own ingredients and this week we want to cook with you the perfect, tastiest and most complete Serious Game. Would you like to help us to put everything in the pot? Commonly defined as games with…

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Productivity in summer time

Productivity in summer time

Who has never ever suffered intense summer heat when working at the office? Who has never ever felt the tiredness, irritability, stress that working at high temperatures causes? At this stage, considerable research work demonstrates that high temperatures are directly…

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