Jane McGonigal

Gaming can make a better world

20:03ʉۢ
Filmed Jan 2010 at TED2010
  1. Facebook
  2. Twitter
  3. Email
4.2M views

Games like World of Warcraft give players the means to save worlds, and incentive to learn the habits of heroes. What if we could harness this gamer power to solve real-world problems? Jane McGonigal says we can, and explains how.

Jane McGonigal
/ Game Designer

Reality is broken, says Jane McGonigal, and we need to make it work more like a game. Her work shows us how.  Full bio.

TED Talks are free thanks to support from