I’ve been delving into the world of games of late. It’s a fascinating topic, and one with a surprising amount of literature and theory behind it. Did you know, for instance, that 6 million person-years have been spent playing World of Warcraft?
Yeah. You can pick your jaw up now, it’s under the desk to the left.
Jane McGonigal has a fascinating TED talk about the possible positive impacts of gaming; it’s very idealistic, but idealism is something I have in fairly substantial measure, so it’s fine! And now, I’m off to playtest a science trivial pursuit game… wish me luck.