Find the best quotes by Jane McGonigal.
When we’re in game worlds, I believe that many of us become the best version of ourselves: the most likely to help at a moment’s…
When my life is stressful, my favorite game is called ‘Pop It,’ where you pop balloons and prizes fall out. It’s a five-minute game that…
‘Superbetter’ looks more like a social media platform or a social network than a typical video game. You know, there aren’t any 3-d spaces to…
It seems like what happens when we play games is that we go into a psychological state called eustress, or positive stress. It’s basically the…
In the future, I think it’s pretty plausible that collective intelligence tools and skills will be important in order to be a part of global…
Game designers are obsessed with emotion. How do we create the emotions that we want gamers to feel, and how can we really make it…
Playing with avatars that are powerful in a game world, or avatars that we find attractive, makes us more confident and optimistic, so that we’re…
Whenever I do talks around the country, I map out my run. Gives me something fun to do and to look forward to doing.
We are moving towards a new form of collective intelligence.
The single biggest misconception about games is that they’re an escapist waste of time.
There’s no reason why the ‘Lost’ alternate reality game had to be officially made by the ‘Lost’ production crew.
My mom is a public school teacher and works with third grade students.
My favorite part of running is the thinking time.
In entertainment, we have a comfort level with crisis.
I want to see a game designer nominated for a Nobel Prize.
I’m always thinking about whatever game I’m working on. My brain works subconsciously on design pretty much every hour I’m awake.
I don’t do ‘gamification,’ and I’m not prepared to stand up and say, ‘I think it works.’
Growing up, I was prone to anxiety.
Games that make you feel good about yourself are good games to be playing.
Compared with games, reality is disconnected.
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