How Gamers Cope

How Gamers Cope

Update: 2018-07-30
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- Dr. Steve Kuniak, mental health professional and founder of Experience Points - Dr. Kuniak shares his experience as a person looking to games to get through hard times, as well as a professional, helping other gamers - Problem-focused coping - what it means that gamers favor this approach to handling their challenges - Gamer motivation profile, BrainHex: LINK   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners   - Castbox   - Experience Points - Experience Points on Twitter   +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.

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Game Flow Documentary
The director of an upcoming documentary on how video games can help alleviate mental health issues, Emily Crawford, shares her experiences with games, mental health, and filmmakingSupport the documentary on IndieGoGo Links+7 Intelligence Discord ServerJoin an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listenersMr. KoyaUse the code PLUS7 at checkout to get 20% off an order of 2+ shirts and get FREE shipping! The Polygon ShowEach week, four of Polygon’s best and brightest gather to cover the latest news, chat about games, and answer your burning questions. Game Flow IndieGoGoGame Flow website Jane McGonigal's TED talkFlow - by Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiTeam Chat PodcastTeam Chat Podcast Twitch - Extra Life charity stream Nov 3rd! +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people.Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | RadiopublicRSS feed Find the show online:+7 Intelligence WebsiteOn Twitter: @7_IntelligenceOn Facebook: @plus7intelligence+7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by CreoEpilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Game Flow Documentary

2018-10-1500:55:35

Games that Challenge What You Believe
- Pawel Miechowski of 11bit Studios comes on to talk about their impactful games This War of Mine and Frostpunk - He explains how gameplay is the language of games, and how to use it to cover challenging subjects - Their strategy for asking moral questions of players - How they made This War of Mine as close to reality as possible   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners   - Mr. Koya - Use the code PLUS7 at checkout to get 20% off an order of 2+ shirts and get FREE shipping!   - The Polygon Show - Each week, four of Polygon’s best and brightest gather to cover the latest news, chat about games, and answer your burning questions.   - 11bit Studios - This War of Mine - Frostpunk   +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The First Game About Peace
- Asi Burak, legendary creator of Peacemaker and the Chairman of Games for Change speaks about the huge potential of games to change the world - He explains how we wants his book Power Play: How Video Games Can Save the World (LINK) to change how people see video games - How games have been used to change people's hearts and minds about subway safety, have allowed old enemies to empathize, and will be diagnosed by doctors - His current organization, Power Play, and what they do to bring the power of gaming and esports to more and more spaces   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners   - Mr. Koya - Use the code PLUS7 at checkout to get 20% off an order of 2+ shirts and get FREE shipping!   - History of Fun - Podcast from Polygon about the hidden backstories behind the things you love to do.   - Asi Burak's Website - Power Play: How Video Games Can Save the World - Games For Change - Power Play   +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The First Game About Peace

2018-09-1000:44:13

Games That Keep Us Safe
- Dr. James Pita shares how we creates games for security applications - How passion for games led to a career in emerging technology - How to turn even the most important and complex problems into a game you can win - James' solution have been used to secure airports, trade ports, and wildlife preservation. - This is Part 2 of our series on Games + Social Change   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners   - Mr. Koya - Use the code PLUS7 at checkout to get 20% off an order of 2+ shirts and get FREE shipping!   - Quality Control - Podcast covering the latest in geek culture from Polygon   - Avata Intelligence - James Pita's TEDx Talk - Teamcore - AI for social good   +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Games That Keep Us Safe

2018-09-0300:46:00

How Gamers Cope
- Dr. Steve Kuniak, mental health professional and founder of Experience Points - Dr. Kuniak shares his experience as a person looking to games to get through hard times, as well as a professional, helping other gamers - Problem-focused coping - what it means that gamers favor this approach to handling their challenges - Gamer motivation profile, BrainHex: LINK   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners   - Castbox   - Experience Points - Experience Points on Twitter   +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

How Gamers Cope

2018-07-3000:53:07

Mapmaker: The Gerrymandering Game
- A board game that lets you be a corrupt politician - manipulating elections to get yourself elected again and again and again - Joshua Lafair, one of the creators of Mapmaker: The Gerrymandering Game, speaks about creating a game based on a particular method of voting manipulation - How to turn a serious topic that doesn't get enough attention into board game mechanics - What it's like to use a board game to push for a cause - How game publishers can be hesitant to create a game with political content - How Kickstarter enables new game ideas to be developed - How experiencing something is a more potent way to learn   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners   - Mapmaker on Kickstarter - Mapmaker on Twitter - Mapmaker on Facebook   +++++++     About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Game To Grow
- Therapeutic tabletop role-playing games - what they look like, how they work, and who they help - with Adam Johns and Adam Davis, Founders of the non-profit Game to Grow - How Game to Grow uses the unique story building of tabletop RPGs to address the needs of the players in therapeutic game sessions - Some examples of the adventures that help people address their mental health needs and develop skills   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners   - Game to Grow - Donate to Game Grow via PayPal - Game to Grow on Twitter - Amazon Smile link to support Game to Grow   - This Sounds Serious   +++++++     About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Game To Grow

2018-07-2300:44:44

It's Dangerous To Go Alone
- Dr. Rafael Boccamazzo, Clinical Director of Take This! talks about his work at the nonprofit promoting mental health in the gaming community - The personal roots of Dr. B in psychology and in gaming - How Take This! helps prevent anxiety and overload for gaming convention participants - How and why Dr. B is teaching therapists how to play Dungeons & Dragons - How Take This! is promoting a better space for discussion and community in the gaming sphere   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners - Take This! - Take This! on Patreon - Take This! on Twitter - Take This! on Facebook   - Headshots Podcast - Psychology + Gaming - Geek Therapy network - Podcasts about geek culture and doing good   +++++++     About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

It's Dangerous To Go Alone

2018-07-1600:57:58

What Is Gaming Disorder?
- Licensed mental health counselor Josué Cardona returns to share his expertise on the classification of "gaming disorder" as a mental health condition by the World Health Organization - We dive into what exactly this classification means, and do our best to understand what a diagnosis of the disorder looks like   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners   - 2 Girls 1 Podcast - An awesome podcast that brings the curious corners of the internet right to you   - Headshots Podcast - Psychology + Gaming - Geek Therapy network - Podcasts about geek culture and doing good   +++++++     About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

What Is Gaming Disorder?

2018-07-0200:56:13

How to Quit Gaming Addiction
- Cam Adair, founder of Game Quitters on video game addiction - His personal struggle, turning to games for help, and realizing how he could improve his life without them - The American Psychiatric Association (APA) criteria for Internet Gaming Disorder in the "Conditions for Further Study" Diagnostic Statistical Manual 5th Edition (DSM5): LINK - ^ basically, how a group of psychiatrists wants to define what we are always calling "gaming addiction" - What your first step should be if you think you might be addicted to games - Why it is so important to understand why you play the games that you do and the way you do - The level of stimulation that games provide - How games fulfill basic human needs   - The WHO classification of "gaming disorder" - How pictures of kids playing video games could have huge consequences   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners   - Mack Weldon - Use promo code <PLUS7> at checkout for 20% off your first order   - Laser Time Podcast   - Game Quitters - Game Quitters podcast - Game Quitters Youtube - Cam Adair on Twitter - Reddit community: r/stopgaming   +++++++     About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Game Design + Mental Health
- Game designer/clinical psychologist Kelli Dunlap discusses the overlap of game design and psychology - What she learned from her dissertation on gaming habits + psychology - How games are being studied differently than in the past - Ellie Beagle: Therapy Dog - the game about a psychologist dog based on an Ace Attorney style - Why we turn into Snidely Whiplash in games - A game that walks you through cognitive behavioral therapy for depression - Games that have mental health as a theme - Gaming addiction - The responsibility of a game designer for the mental health of gamers   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners.   - Nerdificent Podcast   - This Sounds Serious   - Kelli Dunlap on Twitter: @kellidunlap - Kelli's website - Headshots podcast - PsychTech podcast - Episode 3 of Plus 7 Intelligence with Josué Cardona - Kelli's podcasting partner in crime   - Link to the Reddit Thread about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and getting through depression +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Game Design + Mental Health

2018-06-1800:48:33

Dark Souls is Good for your Mental Health?!
- Episode 1 of a new season and a 7 episode arc on Games + Mental Health - Dr. Jennifer Hazel is a psychiatric doctor and the founder of Checkpoint Organization - Checkpoint is a nonprofit that raises awareness and gives resources about mental health in the gaming community - Normalizing the language around mental health - The results of the latest research on the psychological benefits of video games (hint: RPGs are apparently amazing) - The number 1 game that gamers find improves their mental health - Mass Effect. With Dragon Age as a close second. - The particular value of playing stealth games - Why games are so difficult to research - Wait - Dark Souls is GOOD for your mental health?! - Escapism and games - self-expansive and self-suppressive (Link to research) - Retelling the story of you gaming experience - from gamer guilt to embracing your identity - Dr. Hazel and I share our experiences of using our passion for games to reach beyond our comfort zones to help fellow gamers - How the Checkpoint video series tackles mental health issues using the power of video games   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners.   - Nerdificent Podcast   - Checkpoint Organization - Checkpoint Series on Youtube - Checkpoint Org on Twitter - Checkpoint Org on Facebook - Checkpoint Org on Instagram - LoveShack Entertainment +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Video Games and Philosophy + Jordan Erica Webber + Dan Griliopoulos + 017
- Jordan Erica Webber and Dan Griliopoulos discuss their book Ten Things Video Games Can Teach Us: (about life, philosophy and everything) - We discuss a variety of ways that video games approach philosophical concepts, such as ethics, the philosophy of mind, and more - Some games mentioned in this episode: - Bioshock - System Shock - SOMA - To the Moon - Papers, Please - Ultima Underworld - and virtue ethics - Swapper - Talos Principle - Fable 2 - That Dragon, Cancer - How Edward Snowden derived much of his moral philosophy from video games - specifically Tekken (Read more - https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2014/05/14/how-video-games-prepared-edward-snowden-to-leak-nsa-secrets/?utm_term=.300754d50985 | https://kotaku.com/edward-snowden-sees-himself-as-a-video-game-hero-1575870000) - What Rust can teach us about forming societies and the idea of a justified revolution   Links   - Jordan Erica Webber - Jordanwebber.com - @jawsew Dan Griliopoulos - @GriddleOctopus - https://improbable.io/ - - LOOT   +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
From Mass Effect to Dragon’s Den + Gretta + Kim Hansen and Kelly Wright + 011
I speak with Kim Hansen and Kelly Wright, former game designers who have created a tech startup known as GrettaHow games are slightly more fun than computational linguisticsTheir experience working on the Mass Effect seriesWorking on educational gamesWhy Myst is not the best model for a kids gameWorking on UX for Eon Altar – which fuses tabletop role-playing with a couch co-op. Also smartphones.Robot Round Robin – the gamified survey they use to test their speech-to-text algorithmsHow games give inspiration and motivation for real life Links@MeetGretta on TwitterGrettaRobots Round RobinA prototype of how Gretta will power up podcasts +++++++Share this Episode:1-click Twitteer share1-click Facebook share1-click Google+ shareLink to this episode+++++++About +7 Intelligence+7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people.Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.+++++++Listen to the show:Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | RadiopublicRSS feedFind the show online:+7 Intelligence WebsiteOn Twitter: @7_IntelligenceOn Facebook: @plus7intelligence+7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.+++++++Music by CreoEpilogue byLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Journey of a Twitch Streamer + Shanna Zwart a.k.a ShannaNina + 010
I speak with Shanna Zwart, also known as the Twitch Streamer ShannaninaWe talk about her video game and music streaming careerShanna’s history with video gamesThe personal connection that Shanna has about games and how they helped her through a difficult period of her lifeHow playing games online can either improve or hurt your friendshipsShannanina’s tough love advice for how to be a successful streamerHow Shanna’s experience going to school for game design (and dropping out) gave her a respect for indie game developers (Stardew valley) LinksShannanina’s Twitch Channel@Shannanina on Twitter and InstagramShanna’s TEDx Talk +++++++Share this Episode:1-click Twitter share1-click Facebook share1-click Google+ shareLink to this episode+++++++About +7 Intelligence+7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people.Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.+++++++Listen to the show:Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | RadiopublicRSS feedFind the show online:+7 Intelligence WebsiteOn Twitter: @7_IntelligenceOn Facebook: @plus7intelligence+7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.+++++++Music by CreoEpilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCo...Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Bonus Level! + Turn Life into a Game Part 2 + Habitica + Leslie + 009
I speak with Leslie – one of the current operators of Habitica – the app that turns your life into a gameWe talk about how Habitica has been helping people with everything from flossing to getting through med schoolHow we wish that we would spend as much time on ourselves as we do on our avatarHow games hold the key to so many productivity efforts: motivationHow Pokémon (aka Pokemon) and Dungeons & Dragons influenced the design of HabiticaHow Habitica toes the line between being a game and being some that helps people be productiveThe summer of Pokémon GoHow Habitica mixed the excitement of gaming and the open-source community with the goals of launching a successful and effective tool LinksHabiticaHabitversary Tumblr OffersSudio Sweden headphones and earbuds – use offer code INTELLIGENCE15 at checkout to get 15% off  +++++++Share this Episode:1-click Twitter share1-click Facebook share1-click Google+ shareLink to this episode+++++++About +7 Intelligence+7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people.Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.+++++++Listen to the show:Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | RadiopublicRSS feedFind the show online:+7 Intelligence WebsiteOn Twitter: @7_IntelligenceOn Facebook:Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Turn Life into a Game + Habitica + Tyler Renelle + 008
Tyler Renelle is the creator and co-founder of Habitica, an app that turns your everyday tasks and habits into a video gameWe talk about the road from an idea to the successful Kickstarter of HabiticaHabitica is very complex, but uses strategies form games to ease users into creating new habitsMany people claimed to hold the secret to effective habit-forming, but Habitica sampled from many different games to create something that fits a variety of peopleTyler turns a bad World of Warcraft habit into the catalyst for self-improvementGoogle Deepmind and the curious way that games play a role in human progressLinksHabiticaGoogle DeepMindHow games spurred the invention of probability theory +++++++Share this Episode:1-click Twitter share1-click Facebook share1-click Google + shareLink to this episode+++++++About +7 Intelligence+7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people.Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.+++++++Listen to the show:Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | RadiopublicRSS feedFind the show online:+7 Intelligence WebsiteOn Twitter: @7_IntelligenceOn Facebook: @plus7intelligence+7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate ...Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Games for Charity + Child’s Play + Travis Eriksen + 007
+7 Talks with Travis Eriksen of the Gamer-founded charity, Child’s PlayWe talk about how Child’s Play was founded by gamers of Penny Arcade wanting to counter negative press with positive actionHow the most uninteresting game of all time is used to raise moneyChild’s Play donates games because the positive effects on mood, morale, confidence, and even because it reduces the need for pain medicationPlease consider donating to Child’s Play – if that’s not something you can do, then spread the word around.LinksChild’s Play Charity Home PageThe Therapeutic Game GuideDonate to Child’s PlaySnow World – pain reduction in VRDesert Bus-the most inoffensive video game of all time from Penn & TellerTiltifyPenny ArcadeEEDAR – the videogame database Quora Session with Ches – taking questions until Wednesday 8/9, 4pm Eastern. That is when you will get to start seeing my responses. You can submit questions about the show and anything else you see fit! +++++++Share this Episode:1-click Twitter share1-click Facebook share1-click Google+ shareLink to this episode+++++++About +7 Intelligence+7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people.Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.+++++++Listen to the show:Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | RadiopublicLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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