Thursday, June 3, 2010
Jane McGonigal: Gaming can make a better world
When I started my ARG (Alternate Reality Game) for involving community members through gaming to help urban planning for a sustainable Cairo (see my machinima at http://www.youtube.com/tculhane#p/search
TED Talks 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.