Power Play

Author: Asi Burak
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1250089344
Size: 31.43 MB
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But what if games could be good, not only for individuals but for the world? In Power Play, Asi Burak and Laura Parker explore how video games are now pioneering innovative social change around the world.

Power Play

Author: Asi Burak
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1250089336
Size: 74.51 MB
Format: PDF
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Part 1. Not playing around anymore -- Part 2. From Jeddah to Nairobi -- Part 3. From the lab to the screen -- Part 4. The tools of a new generation.

Reality Is Broken

Author: Jane McGonigal
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101475492
Size: 69.15 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In this groundbreaking book, she shows how we can leverage the power of games to fix what is wrong with the real world-from social problems like depression and obesity to global issues like poverty and climate change-and introduces us to ...

Knowledge Games

Author: Karen Schrier
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421419203
Size: 80.12 MB
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This accessible book also critiques the limits and implications of games and considers how they may redefine what it means to produce knowledge, to play, to educate, and to be a citizen.

Alternate Reality Games

Author: Charles Palmer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498722393
Size: 67.50 MB
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Alternate Reality Games: Gamification for Performance leads you through the fundamentals of ARGs. It includes a discussion of what is and is not an ARG, citing examples and identifying business challenges that can be addressed through ARGs.

Moral Combat

Author: Patrick M. Markey
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1942952996
Size: 36.20 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In Moral Combat, Markey and Ferguson explore how video games—even the bloodiest—can have a positive impact on everything from social skills to stress, and may even make us more morally sensitive.

Superbetter

Author: Jane McGonigal
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698185501
Size: 27.94 MB
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In this book, McGonigal reveals a decade’s worth of scientific research into the ways all games—including videogames, sports, and puzzles—change how we respond to stress, challenge, and pain.

Powerplay

Author: Victor D. Cha
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400883431
Size: 47.90 MB
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In Powerplay, Victor Cha draws from theories about alliances, unipolarity, and regime complexity to examine the evolution of the U.S. alliance system and the reasons for its continued importance in Asia and the world.

Bike Nation

Author: Peter Walker
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473548799
Size: 61.13 MB
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A revolution on the roads is approaching. Is it time for drivers to Give Way? Guardian news correspondent, Peter Walker, takes us on a journey around the world, exploring the varying attitudes to cycling on our highways.

Ready Player One

Author: Ernest Cline
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446493830
Size: 16.42 MB
Format: PDF
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' Guardian 'This book pleased every geeky bone in my geeky body. I felt like it was written just for me.' Patrick Rothfuss, bestselling author of The Wise Man's Fear 'I really, really loved Ready Player One .