Playing games can result in transformational experiences for many people. Games like World of Warcraft create the opportunity for players to work collaboratively to solve epic challenges, but in the real world humanity often falls short in it's ability to empower people to solve real problems. Why is that? Is it because we don't have the same sense of accomplishment in real life as in WoW where time spent playing results in a 'level up'? Jane McGonigal gave this inspiring TedTalk about how gaming can make a better world. Take the time to watch, and maybe spend some time playing a game or two!
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