word for someone who just tries to gamify/gimmick the system, who is not focused on searching for the firm/fundmental rules and the big picture, playing the little games, juggler.

like a salesman who interested in finding trickery for a short-sight quick rewards.

in my mind, it would be "gamifier" but it is not a legit English word

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    You should reread the definition of gamify. It does not mean to treat something like a game. It means to make an activity more enjoyable by adding game-like elements. For example, the salesperson who makes the most phone calls in a day earns 10 points; the first person to earn 50 points wins a plastic trophy.
    – Juhasz
    Nov 19 at 21:07

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A person who takes advantage of opportunities as and when they arise, regardless of planning or principle.

Not necessarily incompetent, they are opportunists who seize the chance to make lots of money for doing relatively little work.

There are opportunists who think of Diwali as a way to make a buck and sell it as a colorful commodity on the market.

From Lexico.


manipulator (n.)

If you describe someone as a manipulator, you mean that they skillfully control events, situations, or people, often in a way that other people disapprove of. Collins

manipulate (v.)

To manage or utilize skillfully

To control or play upon by artful, unfair, or insidious means especially to one's own advantage

To change by artful or unfair means so as to serve one's purpose m-w

A notorious currency manipulator, gaming the system to favor Chinese exports, it is also the largest holder of American debt among foreign nations, which makes confrontations over currency and other economic issues tricky. David Axelrod; Believer

Gaming the system refers to the intentional manipulation of the data to make the reports look more respectable. G. Plenert and J. Plenert; Strategic Excellence in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Industries

This herd constitutes the owners of trusts and combines. By hoodwinking and trickery, the herder (the arch-manipulator) cheats them out of the control of those trusts and combines. Machinists' Monthly Journal

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