Another way of getting things done, is to turn your mundane tasks into a game. By completing tasks on your to-do list, your are instantly rewarded with points, you develop skills and can progress to the various levels. This may serve as a motivating factor and improve your productivity.
There are now ways you can do this without trying to invent your own game. Here is a brief run-down of some of the popular ones:
1. Epic Win
EpicWin is an iPhone app to-do list app with RPG setting. It makes to-do list as much fun as playing a game.
2. Chore Wars
Chore Wars lets you claim experience points for housework.
3. Greengoose (Beta)
Green Goose uses wireless sensors that can be attached to items, such as a pet collar, water bottle or bike, to detect when you perform a task and rewards you with lifestyle points.
- If it’s dull – maybe it’s time to gamify? (mobile-ent.biz)
- The Best iPhone Apps for Getting Things Done [IPhone] (lifehacker.com)
- SimpleTask : no-frills to-do list for Mac and iPhone (simpletaskapp.com)