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Jane McGonigal @avantgame San Francisco

I make and play games. My New York Times bestselling book is Reality is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World http://t.co/uGdztwUw

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Thank you @G4C #g4c14 I had an amazing time this week and met so many amazing people. Congratulations to the winners! http://t.co/kNJC6f2xJCGender inequality in games panel was a huge #g4c14 highlight. Stream when u can - hopeful, insightful talk from @avantgame @Init @constances
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalA very interesting chart of types of positive impact / social change games at #g4c13 http://t.co/cv5N8alhv8@avantgame Hi Jane - super duper inspired by your TED. I am a chem/phys teacher. I want an online "gaming" gradebook. Do you know of any?
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalNot bad for 25 mph winds! :D I just ran 6.27 mi @ a 8'29"/mi pace with Nike+. http://t.co/YQhQjZKcGV #nikeplus
4/24
2014
My idea for art group at work tonight. #dnd cc: @avantgame http://t.co/tgrdaitewr
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@avantgame & I definitely brought the shoe game to a new level @hedwigonbway last night! #NewHeightAchieved http://t.co/4rPVo9FSbt
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalWhoah one of those major Twitter synchronicity moments in my timeline ... http://t.co/TDSgG9Cj37The Best Way To Pass Time On The Train http://t.co/08L7nsYDhA . http://t.co/5lHEdkTq1l
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalVideo: @avantgame on future forecasting and the future of games at #G4C14 @G4C http://t.co/uy1cTZQi6L
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalWhat's that you say? You love Bunheads & B'way star Sutton Foster too? Curtains up for #Violet tonight! http://t.co/6Gv7Akrh20I am up to 16 currently running Broadway shows that I have seen, my highest score since I moved from NYC in 2001 :) http://t.co/pLIZ0z5hs2@cranialgunk too windy!!!! :)This is fascinating. Series writer who was fired self-pubs "fanfic" of her own characters: http://t.co/P1I8SyGEbp via @sarahargodale
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@avantgame check out this game that offers a day-in-the-life of one with Alzheimer's http://t.co/0a0D32JUqT
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@avantgame was right: @nypostbiz Sorry cats, watching strangers play games - biggest web traffic driver http://t.co/1ZeVQU6yLJ via @12mgray
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@VinesMatthew you are doing great! They can tie themselves in knots trying to prove their prejudice but your message of love will triumph.@stevesilberman that was awesome@thanks :)10th Annual Games for Health Conference: 3 Days to Explore The Role of Videogames in Health &# Healthcare. Register: http://t.co/kjm6ngYvXw
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalWho knew? The gutters in SF's Buena Vista Park are made of old gravestones. http://t.co/xGvUxWoYPv
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalZen dog. http://t.co/4DnFJCNcB2
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalGames & Crowds in DC (4/30/14) nearly sold out. Get a ticket soon! http://t.co/SoApzz04Nj #crowdsourcing #gamedev #citizenscience
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@elanlee also it is played widely around the world still! People message me about games year round :)@elanlee @PlayFolk tombstone hold 'em! :)Cash incentives are huge in health care gamification and that worries me. Motivation needs to be long term and intrinsic.Dan Ariely sharing new behavioral economic research at #G4C breakfast that's absolutely destroys incentive based gamification. Thank god!
4/23
2014
Nothing but raves for @HedwigOnBway congratulations everyone! http://t.co/jkgkXYKRkHWho better to sit next to at @HedwigOnBway opening night that a pop star? :) @dariamusk http://t.co/92flzq0TPy@caryl_shaw yes :) :) :)New book 'God & the Gay Christian' by @VinesMatthew is pissing people off. "Exceedingly dangerous." You go, Matt. http://t.co/vf8sFlOL9s
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalNext stop: opening night for @HedwigOnBway! With my party shoes on http://t.co/ZCXfpc8GEY@Dutch_Driver nope. Bitly is case sensitive URL which is a bitch for typing on phones :)Hey @avantgame did you see this? http://t.co/pxN2nZt5x8 Gamified recycling program at Coachella. Totally made me think of you!
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@G33kGrrly wow!!@avantgame "Fail Break" Cities compete collectively vs other cities on health/ green challenges, real time updates on skyscrapers
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@tracyvs thanks for summing that up better than I think I did lol :)The moral of the story is thinking 10 years from now set up to be more creative today @avantgame #G4C14
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@JackSmithIV not VR, AR ;)Maybe playing MalariaSpot? ;): RT @G4C .@avantgame "Some percentage of gamers might like to use games to solve real-world problems." #G4C14
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@avantgame fail break crowd controlled public art where people can live vote the skin of the city in a given momet #G4C14
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@avantgame Future Game: Crowdsourced Construction to regularly repurpose public spaces.
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@avantgame Idea for your "break fail" = interactive films. Think twitch plays + a deep story + a movie theater. Can be based on real events!
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalWith ingredients (Tetris + LED Installation + Pokémon on Twitch), I would imagine a multiplayer game of Pacman on the streets. @avantgame
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@avantgame #G4C14 "crowd" succeeds together lights up celebratory light show - based on city-wide metro problem solve.
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@avantgame Crowdsourced care for LED tamagotchi pets on the largest building in every city! IAP's fund local childcare in each city!
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@avantgame City plays Donkey Kong: neighborhoods cooperate to race Mario up a building. Local coop that lowers urban isolation #g4c2014
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@avantgame Crowdsourced care for LED tamagotchi pets on the largest building in every city! IAP's fund local childcare in each city! #G4C14
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@avantgame fail break idea: buildings display realtime worker mood on the outside- pressures companies to create positive work environments
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalAfter so much recent exposure to gamification and monetizing, #g4c14 talk by @avantgame reminded me of what game design SHOULD aspire to be.
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@avantgame re: the pokemon/bridge/LED game - citydwellers team up to take down a Godzilla-like monster that hops from building to building
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalThe @G4C festival is streaming live NOW: http://t.co/P1y9TL3YFP #g4c14
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalBackstage at #G4C14 about to go on! Excited to share 5 award winning games from the year 2024 :) http://t.co/Qb9aWC4uFt#G4C14 participants, please share quotes + images from @avantgame's talk on the future of #games4change. Thanks! http://t.co/CqjQCttjBc
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalGoing live in 20 minutes! Watch me at games for change! “@G4C: livestreaming from http://t.co/eIpxvld1bB starting at noon each day #G4C14Games for Change festival livestreams the next 3 days starting at noon ET! My keynote kicks it off. http://t.co/eIpxvld1bB #G4C14This is the most incredibly miserable spin on what is the most heart-warming piece of research I've heard in ages http://t.co/Iv7uuP3PLj
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalOnly 2.58% of The Eatery app users were active - only 9.89% of those had a positive healthiness trend http://t.co/2itYt7eCCo #quantifiedself
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4/22
2014
At a book launch event at the Paris Review! http://t.co/zTUh1Xndmy#bcefabonnets @avantgame and I put on our best hats for a fabulous fundraiser for Broadway Cares! http://t.co/FzwW4SNDx0
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalParty time at #bcefabonnets! With @kellymcgonigal best hats ever? You decide :) http://t.co/Kz2QqwAmTXGoing to the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Easter Bonnet event!Excited that I'll soon be reunited with my superhero bestie @avantgame! Fabulous deets & photos to come ;)
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@PilgrimLibrary wow! that's awesome. who is participating in the common read? :)@micala I'm soooooo happy for him. he delivers big time... at the olympics in 2012 was miraculous, and now Boston!! such a great story.@ekornblut and 39!!!!!!!!!!@ekornblut AMAZING!!!!!!!!IF you are a runner put this on live right now!!! AMAZING BOSTON MARATHON FINISH!!! http://t.co/TJkP48Bhn2I'm so nervous for Meb my legs are weak!! #BostonMarathonStill time to tune in online to see an American male win the Boston Marathon, looks like Meb is going to finish #1! http://t.co/TJkP48Bhn2Games for Change goes mainstream with the help of Tribeca Film Festival http://t.co/Pk4p2rcItZ via @PolygonUCSD sophomore with a great mobile game for change project: Bystanders to Upstanders http://t.co/dTHihaMTtb@neumaverick I love the "interloper" up with the elite men :)you can watch the elite runners live at http://t.co/TJkP48Bhn2 #BostonMarathon@akalious neat! what was the publication/what was the article about??Gonna make a game out of this employee orientation. One point for every minute I don't fall asleep, with 540 points possible. @avantgame
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalRun strong for #Boston today! (And go Shalane!!) I just ran 6.20 mi @ a 8'34"/mi pace with Nike+. http://t.co/FTFYghayHR #nikeplus
4/21
2014
I just backed awesome an clever game Choice Chamber on @Kickstarter http://t.co/hw22VM6weg.@Gregisonthego Good Luck. Your tweet inspired me to try starting a "Cruel 2B Kind" in Melbourne, Australia. Cheers. @avantgame
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalAfter 3 B'way musicals, 2 Central Park runs, a Brooklyn soccer tournament, a 5th Avenue parade, a Lower East Side carnival I'm staying in :)@G33kGrrly you'll love it! it's like a fuelband!@Gregisonthego awesome! please tell me all about it after :)I'm setting up to run @avantgame 's Cruel 2B Kind downtown next month. http://t.co/vkVDufzLCV If interested, get in touch!
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalI am at a barbaric event called Full Bunny Contact :) http://t.co/Ql99JrYPc7At the Easter bonnet parade on 5th ave with @kellymcgonigal http://t.co/poPNHRLOx5@pgeuder exactly! And rolling hills too :)@akalious yay! I helped!Easy pace today. Felt good! I just ran 6.23 mi @ a 9'06"/mi pace with Nike+. http://t.co/aJhQ2xRAhC #nikeplus
4/20
2014
In case you didn't notice, /ponies will make ponies appear in your Google chat. http://t.co/yevJQxqK9v
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalTony award winner Jefferson Mays with me and @kellymcgonigal. At least one of us has poison in our pocket!#Gentlemans http://t.co/8Wx2ZU51eQ@arto_mata I'll include your twitter handle in my @G4C keynote when I show the image, hopefully you'll get some new interesting followers!@avantgame Baby Amazon Milk Frog http://t.co/yrSMWc8kZB
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal. @arto_mata WINNER WINNER WINNER!!!!! :D@avantgame This took so many tries to get right lol http://t.co/n2QtRlHM7T
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@DamJess @G4C either!! :DHELP! If you have an Oculus Rift + could take a selfie of yourself wearing it WHILE EATING dry cereal I will put it in my @G4C keynote! :)Thinking of the brilliant @avantgame and all the Find the Future - First 500 folks as we approach the anniversary of the game! Cc @NYPL
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalI'm here to cheer for @BrettClaywell! Good luck Brett, hope you kick Ethan Hawke's butt! :) #NYFest #Brooklyn http://t.co/nhGlf7TGOdAt NY Fest soccer at the Brooklyn Pier! http://t.co/sG5OsiBxlKHow'd I do #nyc? :) I just ran 6.22 mi @ a 8'36"/mi pace with Nike+. http://t.co/7ap6oAFS1i #nikeplus http://t.co/VbP9Pyyk5oMichael Levine op ed: Let’s put down our pencils and play | Amplify http://t.co/CQjAEVnRvz
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4/19
2014
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