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How Gamification Works

Gamification is rapidly changing the way we interact with our world. Education, business and health are all becoming more gamified every single day. Odds are, you're participating in gamified systems without even knowing it.

How Alternate Reality Gaming Works

Alternate reality gaming takes gaming from the virtual world to the real one. Learn more about the interactive activity at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Are there scholarships for video game players?

College scholarships for video gamers? Find out if there are scholarships for video game players at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Do video games really improve hand-eye coordination?

Can video games help players build any lasting skills? Find out if video games can improve hand-eye coordination at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Is there an archive for out-of-print video games?

Playing classic out-of-print video games like 'Oregon Trail' can be tricky. Find out if there is an archive for out-of-print games to make things easier. See more »

How Gold Farming Works

Gold farming is the practice of selling virtual gold for actual cash. Learn all about gold farming at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Twitch Works

Broadcast your games and let the world watch you play -- there could even be money in it. Find out how Twitch brings players and voyeurs together. See more »

How Project Morpheus Works

Sony is hoping to make virtual reality a consumer reality. Find out how Project Morpheus works. See more »

How the Oculus Rift Works

Is VR gaming finally here? Find out how the Oculus Rift headset might finally give us a truly immersive entertainment experience. See more »

How the BodyMedia Fit Works

The BodyMedia FIT might help you achieve your fitness goals. Learn how to use BodyMedia FIT and how it records your progress. See more »

How Gamification Works

Gamification is rapidly changing the way we interact with our world. Find out what gamification is and find out if you are already participating in it. See more »