What Keeps Me Playing Games

"When people stop learning in a game, they lose interest and quit. When understood properly, therefore, games may in fact be one of the best models for learning and knowing in the twenty-first century. Why? Because if a game is good, you never play it the same way twice." (Thomas, Douglas and Brown, John Seely; A New… Continue reading What Keeps Me Playing Games

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Character Roles in Games (Briefly) Explained

"Entire categories of game characters (such as 'healers') have little or no advantage in individual play, but they are indispensable members of every team."  (Thomas, Douglas and Brown, John Seely; A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change, 2011) For any non-gamers out there, I figured I could briefly… Continue reading Character Roles in Games (Briefly) Explained