Game or Mini-Game: Which Should You Choose for Your Training Solution?

Game or Mini-Game: Which Should You Choose for Your Training Solution?

You are all in. You want to incorporate games into your learning experience. Do you go with one large game as THE learning solution or do you incorporate several smaller games… what we call “mini-games?” A large-scale game can provide … Continue reading

6 Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Learning Game Design at #Trg14

6 Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Learning Game Design at #Trg14

Bottom-Line Performance has done simulation and learning game design for table-top/live events for many years. However, our foray into digital game design has only been happening for the past three years. When we started, we found lots of books and … Continue reading

BLP Named a Finalist in 2013 Serious Games Showcase and Challenge

BLP Named a Finalist in 2013 Serious Games Showcase and Challenge

Bottom-Line Performance Inc. (BLP) specializes in custom eLearning, game-based learning and mobile solutions. President Sharon Boller strategically emphasized games (which are also her passion) as a viable learning solution for our clients years before they were the latest trend in … Continue reading

New Learning Game Design White Paper by Sharon Boller (Free Download)

New Learning Game Design White Paper by Sharon Boller (Free Download)

Many of our readers are instructional designers looking to pick up some game design tips for their next project. Others are already avid game designers just looking for extra tips and advice. Wherever you are as a learning game designer, … Continue reading

Learning Game Design: a Blog Series by Sharon Boller

Learning Game Design: a Blog Series by Sharon Boller

In early May we launched our Learning Game Design Blog on the Knowledge Guru website. The blog has become a great source of information for anyone interested in game based learning and gamification—thanks in large part to an incredibly in-depth … Continue reading

Training Needs Analysis Worksheet (Free Download)

Training Needs Analysis Worksheet (Free Download)

A soundly conducted Needs Analysis should always be the first step when you need to improve performance or change behaviors. Regardless of the type of learning solution you plan to create, taking the time to properly assess the situation and … Continue reading

To Game or Not to Game? The Best Ways to Use Games for Learning

To Game or Not to Game? The Best Ways to Use Games for Learning

So, you think you want to use a game to help people learn. You’ve got the “what,” but do you know the “why” and the “how?” There are many reasons to use games for learning… and also times when you’d … Continue reading

Interview With Sharon Boller on Games and Learning

Interview With Sharon Boller on Games and Learning

I conducted the same interview with Dr. Karl Kapp, Ed.D, author of The Gamification of Learning and Instruction. Karl is one of the foremost thought leader in the game based learning space. Read his interview here. We recently shared an … Continue reading