So day 1 is in the books for Pax East 2011 (at least for me, I know there’s still things going on, but I am exhausted from driving up at 3am, so I will rest to make sure I’m ready to roll tomorrow!). There was a lot to take in from the get-go, and I [...]
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This week, I decided to take a more abstract look at games – this article is actually inspired more by a book that I just purchased this past weekend than any game I have recently played. The book is Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World, by [...]
She just wasn’t there to shill her new book titled Reality is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change The World, she also discussed topics that go along with her life’s work, including how games could potentially one day help cure cancer. There is some deep deep discussion fueled topics not [...]
The guys discuss the entire Dead Space saga and mentally preorder their NGPs.
What if we could redirect all the time, effort and enthusiasm used worldwide to play World Of Warcraft towards solving the problems of the world like poverty and hunger. Do gamers hold the key to solving the worlds problems? Jane McGonigal sure thinks so – and she has the numbers to back her up. McGonigal [...]