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Author McGonigal, Jane.

Title Reality is broken : why games make us better and how they can change the world / Jane McGonigal.

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Press, [2011]
©2011
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  306.487 MCG    AVAILABLE
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Description 388 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [364]-378) and index.
Contents Why games make us happy -- Reinventing reality -- How very big games can change the world.
Summary Visionary game designer Jane McGonigal shows how we can harness the power of computer games to solve real-world problems and boost global happiness, since her research suggests that gamers are expert problem solvers and collaborators because they regularly cooperate with other players to overcome daunting virtual challenges.
Subject Computer games -- Social aspects.
ISBN 9781594202858
1594202850
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