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By Dana Rotman, featuring chocolate covered broccoli!

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  • 1. Serious gamesCitizen Science & Biodiversity: Meeting at the crossroads October 22, 2011

2. A serious game is a game designedfor a primary purpose other than pureentertainment. 3. Gameplay:Utility:Fun, pure pleasurePredictable and calculated outcome Chocolate covered broccoli Games that conceal their intended effects 4. Types of serious games 5. Who are the gamers?ESA Essential facts about the computer and video game industry 6. What are they using? 7. The secret(s) of success- Fun- Realistic (to some extent)- Clearly defined rules and objectives- Storyline- Interactive- Challenging- High cognitive activity- Customizable 8. Lotame ID reports, 2009We are social creatures