Alternate Reality Game Designer Jane McGonigal

Alternate Reality Game Designer Jane McGonigal

eBook - 2014
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Do you like the challenge and adventure of video games? As Jane McGonigal was growing up, she had fun playing early video games. As an adult, she saw games as an outlet for problem solving and teambuilding. McGonigal started creating alternate reality games (ARGs), which may be based online but take place mainly in the real world. She enjoys challenging others to engage in modern issues and to work together, as in her game World Without Oil and in The Lost Ring, which she created for the 2008 Summer Olympics. McGonigal was named one of the world's top innovators by MIT's Technology Review, and her 2010 TED Talk, "Gaming Can Make a Better World," is one of the most-watched of all time. But how did she get there? Find out how she developed her passion for games to become the public face of game design.
Publisher: [United States] : Lerner Publishing Group : Made available through hoopla, 2014
ISBN: 9781467724883
1467724882
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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