Even Ninja Monkeys Like to Chat – an interview with Andrzej Marczewski


An interview with Andrzej Marczewski about gamification and unicorns. In this interview Pete Jenkins asked Andrzej about the Unicorn Edition of his book Even Ninja Monkeys Like to Play.

We found out:

  • What has changed since the first edition came out
  • The latest developments in gamification
  • What the best example of Flow in a gamification project he’s seen is
  • What games genre he’d most like to use in gamification that he hasn’t yet
  • And where Andrzej sees the subject headed into the future…


Andrzej Marczewski is a Gamification Solution Designer and Consultant at Motivait. He is recognised as a world expert in gamification, with a particular interest in mechanics, motivation and user types. He has contributed to multiple research papers, books and events and is the author of Even Ninja Monkeys Like to Play.

About the author 

Pete Baikins

Pete Baikins is an international authority on gamification, a lifelong gamer, successful entrepreneur and a lecturer. As CEO of Gamification+ Ltd he mentors and trains companies world-wide on the use of gamification to solve business challenges. Gamification+ won the Board of Trade Award from the UK's Department of International Trade in January 2019.

Pete is co-host of the health gamification podcast Health Points and is also Chair of Gamification Europe, the annual conference for Gamification practitioners.

Pete is an Honorary Ambassador for GamFed (International Gamification Confederation), having previously been the Chair from 2014 to February 2019, whose aim is to spread best practices within and support the gamification industry.

After 15 years as a Lecturer on gamification and entrepreneurship at the University of Brighton he now guest lectures on Gamification at King’s College London and at ESCP Europe at post-graduate and under-graduate levels.

Over the past 20 years Pete has built and sold two businesses. One was in security software and the more recent one was a telecoms and internet connectivity business. He is also an Ambassador for Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce in the UK.

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