game design for the real world

about me: "Reality is broken. Why aren't game designers trying to fix it?"

 - Jane McGonigal

my games: "The opposite of play isn't work. It's depression." 

- Brian Sutton Smith

my research: "Games are the most elevated form of investigation." 

- Albert Einstein

my blog: "Yay Jane! Can you please help us gamers save the real world?"
- random commenter

Avant game is about game design, alternate reality gaming, future forecasts, the science of happiness, engagement, quality of life, immersive experience, collaborative learning, collective intelligence, computer games, pattern recognition, serious games, and real life adventure.