Monday, March 8, 2010

Ribbon Hero - - a video game that teaches how to use Microsoft Office

Unless this is a sophisticated joke, you can now download "Ribbon Hero," a game that teaches you how to use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. You get points by completing regular activities, and can also participate in challenges. Here's an essay about the project.

Maybe the money and time would have been better spent designing more obvious interfaces? Via.

*Previously: Jesse Schell describes the near future, where every moment of your life is part of a video game.

*Buy The Soul of a New Machine at Amazon.