How can we extrapolate the feelings of success achieved in online gaming to the real world. Urgent optimism, social fabric, blissful productivity, epic meaning are the characteristics of online gamers that sum up to become super-empowered hopeful individuals. They are people that believe that they can individually change the world, the virtual world, but how to get them to believe that they can change the real world to a better world? That’s were this talk is about. Nice games developed. Next upcoming game to save the real world: Evoke. Let the games begin.
Games like World of Warcraft give players the means to save worlds, and incentive to learn the habits of heroes. What if we could harness this gamer power to solve real-world problems? Jane McGonigal says we can, and explains how.
Talk by: Jane McGonigal, she is a world-renowned game designer. She is also a researcher, a future forecaster, and a very playful human being. She does a good job in this talk, really inspiring and funny to.