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Reality is broken: why games make us better and how they can change the world

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Visionary game designer Jane McGonigal shows how we can harness the power of computer games to solve real-world problems and boost global happiness, since her research suggests that gamers are expert problem solvers and collaborators because they regularly cooperate with other players to overcome daunting virtual challenges.
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title_displayReality is broken : why games make us better and how they can change the world
title_fullReality Is Broken Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World
Reality is broken : why games make us better and how they can change the world / Jane McGonigal
Reality is broken [sound recording] : why games make us better and how they can change the world / Jane McGonigal
title_shortReality is broken
title_subwhy games make us better and how they can change the world
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