What is gamification to you?

At the beginning of the 19th Century, Prussia was repeatedly and humiliatingly defeated by Napoleon. In response, General Gerhard von Scharnhorst instituted numerous reforms; chief among which was a renewed emphasis on education for young officers. A new learning activity, the wargame “Kriegsspiel,” created by Baron von Reiswitz, greeted young cadets at the academy. Students played the game on a table covered with sand and used wooden figures to represent […]