Let’s take Games seriously, or better yet, Let’s seriously have fun living the Game of Life!
Jane McGonigal has a skill in explaining the importance of having fun and seeing the game of life with the perspective of a “gamer”.
She appealed to my perception of reality (earlier this year when I viewed one of her recorded lectures from 2010) in pointing to the similarities of life’s challenges and the computer game’s challenges. Often the challenges are overwhelming and potentially leading to an extinction event, as in destroying all the people on Earth…
However the gamer, against overwhelming odds, plays for the EPIC WIN! ~Ron
Reality needs better Game Design
Jane McGonigal is harnessing the power of games innovatively to help solve some of the biggest challenges facing our world, for today and tomorrow.
“Global Milestone: 1 Billion people in 2012 spend at least 1 hour per day playing a game.”
Below is the French translation
Published on Sep 6, 2013