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Total Engagement: How Games and Virtual Worlds Are Changing the Way People Work and Businesses Compete by J. Leighton Read, Byron Reeves

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Chapter Seven

Virtual Teams

WHAT DO / GET WHEN WE WIN?

For David, the answer depends on dragon kill points. DKP for short, this is the mechanism by which success for David’s entire guild can be apportioned among individual players according to the quality of their participation. DKP is awarded for everything from the amount of time David spends on a raid (in particular, punctuality and staying until the finish) to the quality of his play (more DKP if his firepower or healing potions are well administered and effective) and to the assets he prepares for the event (extra DKP, for example, if he gathers the raw materials needed to mix the healing potions needed in the raid).1

David’s guild keeps a detailed account of DKP for each player posted ...

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