Gamasutra - Blogs http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/ Ramin Shokrizade's Blogs Sat, 20 Dec 2014 06:43:55 EST en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) The Rise of Game Neuroeconomics - by Ramin Shokrizade http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RaminShokrizade/20141202/230756/The_Rise_of_Game_Neuroeconomics.php Business/Marketing,Design,Console/PC,Serious,Social/Online,Smartphone/Tablet This is an excerpt of Ramin Shokrizade's recent talk at the Captivate Conference where he proposes that an increased knowledge of how games affect us physiologically, when combined with virtual economics, will change our games and industry forever. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RaminShokrizade/20141202/230756/The_Rise_of_Game_Neuroeconomics.php Tue, 02 Dec 2014 01:56:00 EST Community Vs. Addiction in IM - by Ramin Shokrizade http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RaminShokrizade/20131122/205288/Community_Vs_Addiction_in_IM.php Business/Marketing,Serious,Social/Online,Smartphone/Tablet As Millennials spend ever more hours each day connected to electronic devices, the word "addiction" is being used with much more frequency. Ramin Shokrizade argues that while the trend may be troubling, the risks are largely misunderstood. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RaminShokrizade/20131122/205288/Community_Vs_Addiction_in_IM.php Fri, 22 Nov 2013 09:34:00 EST Compassion in F2P - by Ramin Shokrizade http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RaminShokrizade/20131022/202782/Compassion_in_F2P.php Business/Marketing,Design,Console/PC,Social/Online,Smartphone/Tablet Monetization expert Ramin Shokrizade attempts to explain that just because we CAN do some things to our consumers within a F2P business model environment, that does not always mean we should. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RaminShokrizade/20131022/202782/Compassion_in_F2P.php Tue, 22 Oct 2013 10:25:00 EDT Mastering F2P: The Titanic Effect - by Ramin Shokrizade http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RaminShokrizade/20131016/202489/Mastering_F2P_The_Titanic_Effect.php Business/Marketing,Design,Console/PC,Social/Online,Smartphone/Tablet Monetization expert Ramin Shokrizade explains how F2P is transforming media and society world-wide. The concepts here were also presented at the Austin Captivate Conference and the Panama ICPEN summit earlier this month. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RaminShokrizade/20131016/202489/Mastering_F2P_The_Titanic_Effect.php Wed, 16 Oct 2013 05:20:00 EDT Game Dosing - by Ramin Shokrizade http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RaminShokrizade/20130725/196848/Game_Dosing.php Design,Social/Online By considering the physiological effects of games on consumers, we can optimize the experience for maximum engagement. Virtual Economist Ramin Shokrizade proposes a new paradigm for matching content with various consumer groups. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RaminShokrizade/20130725/196848/Game_Dosing.php Thu, 25 Jul 2013 05:35:00 EDT The Top F2P Monetization Tricks - by Ramin Shokrizade http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RaminShokrizade/20130626/194933/The_Top_F2P_Monetization_Tricks.php Business/Marketing,Smartphone/Tablet Virtual Economist Ramin Shokrizade explains in detail the top methods used to trick consumers into spending in F2P games. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RaminShokrizade/20130626/194933/The_Top_F2P_Monetization_Tricks.php Wed, 26 Jun 2013 08:16:00 EDT