One of the keys is Messi’s genius. Another is the work ethic that Messi, and all...– No Messi Means No Chance for Arsenal - NYTimes.com
Ever played a video game? Maybe you should have. Video-gamers are better at...– LRB · Jim Holt · Smarter, Happier, More Productive Thanks to Hugh Graham for pointing it out.
McEnroe believes that Florida’s live-in tennis academies have created an...– 12-Year-Old Girl May Embody McEnroe’s Vision for U.S. Tennis - NYTimes.com
David Cage, director of psychological thriller Heavy Rain and co-founder of...– This Man Is “Fed Up” With Space Marines
I want to create a genre,” Cage revealed. “I want to convince more people that...– GDC 2011: David Cage Considering War Game Next | Edge Magazine (via notgames)
Without play, there is no experimentation.– Paul Rand, the new shelton wet/dry (via nevver)
Game mechanics encourage users to engage with your content on a much deeper...– Gamification 101 | BigDoor
That’s the choice we need to make: are technologists and designers here to...– Tom Morris - I’m not an experience-seeking user, I’m a meaning-seeking human person
Gamification turns everything into a novelty and a game (duh). Meaning-making...– Tom Morris - I’m not an experience-seeking user, I’m a meaning-seeking human person The argumentation stems from the point-of-view that games are a trivialities. That meaning-making and play are incommensurate (sorry, been reading Errol Morris’ on Kuhn). This point of view reveals an...
I’ve been hearing about ‘gamification’ for a while and it irritates me a lot....– Tom Morris - I’m not an experience-seeking user, I’m a meaning-seeking human person