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January 2011 Ethics Center Newsletter

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 Play When Reality is Broken: Videogames and the Recovery of the Future

More than 174 million Americans are gamers. According to world-renowned game designer Jane McGonigal, the reason for this mass exodus to virtual worlds is that videogames are increasingly fulfilling genuine human needs.  McGonigal reveals how we can use the lessons of game design to fix what is wrong with the real world in a talk Jan. 24.


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