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The Gamification module allows to track events stored by Hackathon_FrontendMonitoring and release actions like incrementing points, earn badges or cat stickers for a user.


If we do this the customers will be longer in the shop and buy more stuff.

Installation Instructions

Just install module, there's a sample data added, which gains you some nice ponys whenever you add something into the cart. To modify that behavior the rules and achievements are managed in the hackathon_gamification_rule table. To track a new event you have to add following snippet for your event in the config.xml to observe that:

<frontend> <!-- we only consider observers in frontend, we don't want gamification in adminhtml (yet) -->
            <hackathon_gamification> <!-- it has to be that name -->
                <class>hackathon_gamification/observer</class> <!-- always trigger that class -->
                <method>trackEvent</method> <!-- and that method, it's doing all the magic -->
                <label>Search query</label> <!-- add a label so your admin knows what this is about -->
                <condition_form>hackathon_gamification/adminhtml_validator_search_query_form</condition_form> <!-- add a condition form, if you need it for this event, e.g. only track a special search word in the search event -->
                <validator>hackathon_gamification/validator_search_query</validator> <!-- add a validator for your conditions you entered -->

To add a new achievement which can be configured use following sample:

            <label>Set absolute score</label>
            <class>hackathon_gamification/achievement_score_set</class> <!-- implement a getForm method on this model, to have a custom form in the adminhtml to add some custom data to this achievement, like the value of score or what badge should be changed -->


  • Remove all files
  • Delete table hackathon_gamification_rule

ToDo & Ideas

  • store scores in database
  • add more achievements and events/rules
  • add connection to frontendmonitoring module, to track page views etc.


If you have any issues with this extension, open an issue on GitHub.


Any contribution is highly appreciated. The best way to contribute code is to open a pull request on GitHub.


GNU General Public License, version 3 (GPLv3)

PS: search for "iloveponys" in your magento search after installing this module ;)