Thursday, 18 March 2010

Jane McGonigal believes Gaming can save the world.

Game designer Jane McGonigal from the Institute for the Future, reports in this video, that games like World of Warcraft give players the means to save worlds, and incentive to learn the habits of heroes. Here she asks; What if we could harness this gamer power to solve real-world problems ?

Her aim in this video is kind of metaphysical, she's attempting to push our thinking beyond the notion of winning the virtual Epic game, into game changing our approach to solving real world dilemmas, like global warming.
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