Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
Customize
User Settings
Styles:
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:

Regularly scheduled events

Op Ed

Jane McGonigal - What Gamers Can Teach Us. Thanks Acleacius.
The idea of gamer resilience isn't just an academic obsession for me. It's something I've experienced personally. I've had to fight off suicidal thoughts after a traumatic brain injury -- and I used my gamer strengths to do it.

I was explaining this to the TED audience -- that I'd reached my lowest point, when I said to myself: "I'm either going to kill myself, or I'm going to turn this into a game" -- when suddenly, everything in the theater went pitch black.

It was the strangest thing. A gasp went up in the audience. Just when I was finding the courage to discuss the darkest moment in my life, we were literally plunged into darkness together.

Email Digg Facebook Twitter   Share More    


 

  
   Current Headlines
EA Emeryville Closure Confirmed; Maxis Name Continues
TITAN X GPU Unveiled
Gigantic a Windows 10 Launch Game
Magicka 2 in May
PhysX Source Code Released for Free
On Sale
Evening Previews
Evening Consolidation
Evening Mobilization
Evening Metaverse
Evening Tech Bits
Evening Legal Briefs
etc., etc.
Into the Black
EA Closing Maxis?
Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Announced
METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN in September
NVIDIA SHIELD Console Announced; GRID Launch in May
Dying Light DLC & Hard Mode Next Week
Resident Evil Revelations 2 Episode 2 Released
  

 



footer

Blue's News logo