The goal of the Block Game plugin is to apply gamification techniques to the Moodle platform in a simple and uncomplicated way. With the plugin it is possible to apply several gamification techniques.
Use Avatar: allows the user to choose or change their avatar at any time. When the dotted icon appears, it means the user has not yet chosen yours, by clicking on it, or your avatar, it takes you to the selection page, just click on the desired avatar to make the choice. Selecting some avatars will require the user to reach a certain level to unlock them.
Show Player Information: allows the user to access an area that consolidates the information of the same in the game, if accessed in the context of the platform presents information of all courses that the user participates using the block.
Show Rank: shows the user’s ranking relative to other players.
Scoring system: the game has scoring system because the player’s score will define his rating and the level he is at.
Show Level: allows you to display or not the level system. If configured to display you can configure the number of levels and the score required to reach each level. Still regarding the level, the block has a progress bar that shows the user how much is left to reach the next level.
Level progress bar: when displaying the level, a progress bar for the user’s level in relation to the next level will also be shown.
Game help: displays a detailed description of the rules of the game, helps the user to understand how to use the resources of the block, how to score and level up. The game help is dynamically changed according to the configuration defined in the block.
Show Groups Ranking: allows you to show the classification of groups, being able to calculate the group’s score by adding the members’ score or an arithmetic average. Uses the groups created and configured on the platform.
Show Ranking: allows you to show either the individual student rating on the platform or course and the classified list. – Preserve User Identity – If showing the rating, lets you preserve the identity of users in the classified list.
Reset game: when the course is in edit mode, the option to restart the game appears, resetting the score of all course users.
Compatible with MySQL and PostgreSQL only. Available in different languages. Can be used in 11 Moodle versions for free.
Guidelines for Installation
- Download this repository
- Access the administration area-> plugins-> install plugin, upload the file and click install.
- Download this repository
- Extract the content
- Put the folder into the folder blocks of your Moodle
- Access the notification area in Moodle and install
Official Website and link to download
Platform for Development
Moodle 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11