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ALTERNATE REALITY GAME DESIGNER - JANE MCGONIGAL

Anastasia Suen



 

Do you like the challenge and adventu201f 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.

 

PUBLICATION DETAILS

LANGUAGE

BINDING

EDITION

ISBN

YEAR

PAGES

English

Paperback

9781467725828

2014

32

English

eBook


N/A

2021

32

 

TAGS


Publishers: #LernerPublishing (Lerner Publishing Group)

Languages: #English

Accessibility: N/A

Genres: #ARG (Alternate Reality Game)


Companies:

N/A


Public Figures:

#JaneMcGonigal (Jane McGonigal)


Games:

#TheLostRing (The Lost Ring)

#WorldWithoutOil (World Without Oil)


Misc:

#STEMTrailblazerBios (STEM Trailblazer Bios)

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