Wordcamp 2010: Why we turned Microsoft Office into a Game

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At the start of May, I gave a talk down in San Francisco on how game design can plug a gaping hole in the current practice of application design.

Here is the pdf with the speaking notes included. This contains a bit more than the actual talk.

take care
Danc.

PS: You can embed PDF files in slide share!  This allows me to share my presentation with notes.  That took me a long time to figure out.  Thank you, Rashmi!

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  1. Chris Messina has an interesting way of publishing slides with noteshttps://www.slideshare.net/factoryjoe/the-future-of-the-social-web-and-how-to-stop-it-4105537Rashmi

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  2. Office Live should let you upload and share a powerpoint with comments.It's part of the Office 2010 push for \”cloud services\”, but basically it's Microsoft's answer to Google Docs.

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  3. Walked (sadly) away from Ribbon Hero in the beginning because it was restricted to Office 2010. On a lark I surfed to Office Labs today – and what to my wondering eyes should appear but a version of RH that would work with Office 2007 AND on an XP machine! Off to grab me some points…

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  4. Anonymous says

    hi Dan,you have a very interesting blogs such as those games to Microsoft Office.. Make some more…

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  5. I think the Office game is very interesting but it's never something I'd play willingly. That said, I think it would be an excellent alternative to dry company training.

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  6. Hi Dan, I tried emailing a few times and it won't recognise your address. Mine is lovetoplayusa [at] gmail.com and I'm filming a doco about gamer culture. I thought you might be interested.

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