Aki Järvinen
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Game Design for Social Networks

Links to two blog posts of mine:

Part 1 - where I write about how design practice of games for social networks (e.g. Facebook) relates to interaction and service design, and how user motivations for social networking can be translated into design drivers for social games.

Part 2 - where I sketch out a design framework as a tool for thought when creating social game concepts.

This in on-going R&D work which I am taking into practice as a social gaming entrepreneur and an academic.


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Game Designer / Assistant Professor
Company/ Organisation
mygamestudies.com / IT University of Copenhagen
Keywords/ interests
social games, game design, UX, social media

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Book Project on Social Games

Posted on September 2, 2009 at 11:00 0 Comments

I'm in the process of writing a book for Carnegie Mellon University's ETC Press. The book will expand the work started with my recent blog posts, and in practice, the book will be written by posting drafts of sections every couple of weeks to my blog. My goal is to finish the manuscript spring 2010. I will also take advantage of my on-going design projects, workshops, and teaching next semester to give the book an… Continue

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Customer discovery - would love your thoughts

Started by Nikki. Last reply by Arne van Oosterom Nov 30, 2017. 1 Reply

Human-centered design and service work?

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Promoting my book

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