Jane McGonigal





Jane McGonigal


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in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The United States
October 21, 1977

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Jane McGonigal (born October 21, 1977) is an American game designer and author who advocates the use of mobile and digital technology to channel positive attitudes and collaboration in a real world context.

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To celebrate the holidays this year, I’m going to give away50 signed, personalized copies of my book SuperBetter (United States mailing addresses only):



at least 40 hardback copies
and 10 audiobook copies (CD format, not MP3 — sorry, I know most people don’t listen to anything on CD anymore, but if your car has a CD player, this could be useful!)

I will personalizethe book or the CDs to you, or to...

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Reality Is Broken: Why Game...

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SuperBetter: A Revolutionar...

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La realtà in gioco

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Game Change

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“Reality is broken. Game designers can fix it.”
Jane McGonigal

“A game is an opportunity to focus our energy, with relentless optimism, at something we’re good at (or getting better at) and enjoy. In other words, gameplay is the direct emotional opposite of depression.”
Jane McGonigal, Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World

“When you strip away the genre differences and the technological complexities, all games share four defining traits: a goal, rules, a feedback system, and voluntary participation.' page 21”
Jane McGonigal, Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World

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