March 27, 2014

The History of Gamification: From Stamps to Space

Gamification may have only recently emerged as a viable trend, but its roots stretch back to the late 1890s. We charted the most important moments in gamification’s history, and created this timeline to show how much the industry has evolved. Check out the history of gamification below, and add your feedback in the comments. Click the image to open a larger version in a new tab.

TechnologyAdvice History of Gamification Infographic

Research and copy for this article were provided by TechnologyAdvice content writer Zach Watson.

Think we missed something? Know of any other pivotal moments in gamification history? Let us know in the comments.

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