Episode 466 – gamify your life

Fear the Boot, RPG Podcast show

Summary: * (0:29) Dan was a guest on The Greatest Show. You can see <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eppVpmtSKdg">the video here</a> or grab <a href="http://www.emeraldspecter.com/the-greatest-show-140-the-greatest-boot-audio/">an audio version here</a>.<br> * (0:53) Dan was also a guest on the Connections radio show, talking about RPG culture. You can find <a href="https://www.facebook.com/connectionsshow/videos/933288006828837">that episode here</a>. We hope you’ll listen to the whole thing, but if you just want to hear Dan’s part, that’s at about 38:40.<br> * (3:23) Fear the Boot now has <a href="https://discord.gg/qrXD7rm">a Discord server</a>.<br> * (4:56) Using the same things that motivate us in an RPG to help us improve our lives. <a href="http://bulletjournal.com/">Bullet journals</a>. The Bullet Journal RPG <a href="http://www.emeraldspecter.com/">can be found here</a>.<br> * (8:13) Breaking down large, daunting tasks. Making small tasks more rewarding.<br> * (16:20) Assigning value to a specific task.<br> * (21:25) Not all affirming things make good goals.<br> * (23:58) Creating accountability.<br> * (27:33) Milestone goals that allow you to take a break.<br> * (30:49) Other gamification tools: <a href="https://habitica.com">Habitica</a>, <a href="https://darebee.com/programs/hero-journey.html">Darebee</a>, and <a href="https://www.duolingo.com/">Duolingo</a>.<br> * (33:35) Using this approach to unlearn negative habits.<br> * (41:50) A bit more about <a href="http://www.emeraldspecter.com/tag/the-greatest-show/">The Greatest Show</a>. Also, <a href="http://www.emeraldspecter.com/category/spectershow/">The Specter Show</a> and <a href="http://www.emeraldspecter.com/category/prochessleaguepodcast/">PRO Chess League</a> podcasts.<br> Hosts: Brodeur, Chad, Dan, DJ<br>