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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.

Published New York : Penguin Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.487 MCGO    AVAILABLE
 UniM Giblin Eunson  306.487 MCGO    AVAILABLE
 UniM Giblin Eunson  306.487 MCGO  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
 UniM Giblin Eunson  306.487 MCGO    AVAILABLE
Physical description 388 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references 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.
Other formats Also available on the Internet.
Subject Computer games -- Social aspects.
ISBN 9781594202858 (hbk.)
1594202850 (hbk.)