Saturday, September 25, 2010

The power of games

In this hilarious and provocative TED presentation JMcG  says it all. We need more people to spend more time playing meaningful games. We already have a generation of world-savers at our disposal and they possess...

The Four Superpowers of Gamers, i.e.:
An urgent optimism - believing that an epic win is always possible
A tight social fabric - actively building networks of trust
A blissful productivity - happy to be working hard
A sense of epic meaning - ready to take on planetary scale missions

So enjoy her talk and join the ranks of serious gamers to save the world.

Jane's book "Reality is broken..." is most likely a good read and eventually made some press in my native Sweden.

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