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Jane McGonigal @avantgame San Francisco

*The opposite of play isn't work. It's depression.* Get my new book SUPERBETTER! (it's powered by the science of games.) http://t.co/tN8dShLIIW

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@Steve_Katz @amazon yeah it is!!!Sonic the Hedgehog is pretty slow in real life. http://t.co/gvfHoK1a5u http://t.co/PkcbatLy9s
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal“What is 0÷0?” http://t.co/8Nsi9uEZuh
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@CharoShane that's a weird thing to favorite I know but it's just so f'ing feminist to tweet about diva cups :)@Possessionista omg lol :)I really want them to win age group :) :) :) :) #brazenracingI just wrote a trail race organizer to find out if we can register Tilden and Sibley and "race" walk with them in Bjorn carriers. :)I just backed Superfit Hero - Size Inclusive High Performance Fitness Gear on @Kickstarter http://t.co/pfoDABwzlaI LOVE THIS PROJECT SO MUCH! Superfit Hero - Size Inclusive High Performance Fitness Gear is popular on @Kickstarter! http://t.co/pfoDABwzla@HeatherLynne630 Amazon has all the details!I'm doing an online keynote for a free seminar on gameful design for the workplace! Register now. #TEG2015 http://t.co/DxWayihVCH
Look who I just met on our block! http://t.co/FQ8s8jIyRv@Ari0ck @oltyan @hmrpita @rangerd @DavFlamerock @mmmomonga I think so!! It's still on google maps!!. @oltyan here is a sample run from that game . It was called #TheLostRing http://t.co/EbhZMah67f@oltyan I created a game like that in 2008 for the Beijing Olympics actually ☺️@TranquillityIW thank you!!!'If life does not seem to offer a game worth playing, then invent one...any game is better than no game.' -de Ropp @avantgame
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalIt ain't speed work but at least I'm running again 💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻 hope to be back to trail racing this fall!! http://t.co/2apmudAlzJ
@quephird 🍦🍫🍰💗 sending you hope and sweetsonward noble steed http://t.co/fAPQKxuisv
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@ScottCrab @kellymcgonigal probably someone referencing her awesome work!@toddkashdan check out @hopelab's current emotion regulation project!
Here's today's Easter egg from the #superbetter audio book recording... A sneak page from the book!!! http://t.co/Q7Jw2CcqLpA real life game that's a cross between the Crystal Maze and Portal...and bio-activated. Curious? @S_Shot http://t.co/f2TTeFyf5H
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Another reason to power up by standing up for at least 10 seconds!! Like, RIGHT NOW! Fave this tweet if did it 👍 https://t.co/GGiot9GjJS@DrC_Phys @mikehostetler thank you both for bringing such positive energy to this ☺️☺️☺️@DrC_Phys @mikehostetler that last tweet had the wrong emojis lol it was supposed to be all ☺️ will try again!!@DrC_Phys @SuperBetter a new team is in place. an update is coming in the next 2 months. It's been a bumpy road but excited for the future!@KayrisGYoung yes!!!! Did you do it??!As I'm recording the Superbetter audiobook I'm thinking of all my Twitter friends & imagining I'm reading it to you 😊 http://t.co/SJuUT7Hs0gI have an advance copy of Ernest Cline's new book ARMADA. Does anyone want it? I will send it to you.
@alexamelines cool idea!!!Oculus Touch Hands-On: So damn good http://t.co/G49RsRTWbY http://t.co/cvUzSUHkBB
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalRevealed! The designer of this weirdly popular paper cup design from the 1990s. http://t.co/DagpwfnsSH http://t.co/wyILaYuSuM
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal51 pages recorded before lunch :) 400 to go. Yes this is an epic book #SUPERBETTER http://t.co/4326M8Ax98@RichardCockell @kellymcgonigal @TheBestYou_ ha! Not at all!!Ps there's an Easter egg in that last tweet you can read one of the first para of the #SUPERBETTER book 😊Recording the audiobook of #SUPERBETTER today in the same studio where Beyoncé made a gold record 💪🏻👏💗😀 http://t.co/kvEcYTfN7A
twin koalas get a second chance at life 🐨🐨 http://t.co/ftu7u6E27z
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalThis will get you ready for anything you're facing on Monday morning xo https://t.co/ZmCzZVCeSH@parvatishallow awww you can really see you in your mom 😀"On the relation between stress & psychopathology: when the problem with stress is that there is not enough." http://t.co/CrMQE0swH3
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalTroll science fiction fans with this brilliant shirt. http://t.co/y63HsfIv3N http://t.co/S0l8tbgE11
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@SaraJChipps awesome :) I will be 🍦🍫🍰.@robdelaney this is fucking awesome 👍👍👍👍👏👏👏👏💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻 http://t.co/bc7VkHcwcHA look at Wikipedia's definition of Gamification over the years - Gamified UK Blog http://t.co/5N0AUyzO6W@edtechlaurie @Dowbiggin I decidedly did not love it
Here's a tiny bison to cheer you up http://t.co/nEnWuT6DPJ
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@valkyrstar 😀@TiroLabs lol for future reference https://t.co/O2yaItFcABTake down the #ConfederateFlag at the SC Capitol. To many, it is a symbol of racial hatred. Remove it now to honor #Charleston victims.
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@CorneliaGeppert here's what I ran to today! Cc @kellymcgonigal http://t.co/Z7CJCh1ppn@CorneliaGeppert what's a face song to run to these days?@CorneliaGeppertTrying super hard to rebuild the foundation! #run #all #summer http://t.co/axKTuGpSN0
@edtechlaurie @Dowbiggin my Friday night is home with babies too :) a noble game we play!@avantgame "I Tried."
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@kellymcgonigal no I love it :) maybe that's your rhythm everyone has a rhythm!! I tried I tried I tried@kellymcgonigal awwwwww@Dowbiggin @edtechlaurie nooooooo!!! You can defeat those bad guys!!!!@rgay yes!!! @robdelaney and Sharon are amazing!!"Good Game". Yours? https://t.co/OfNhkn3wLa@amberkbryant @MargaretAtwood @FuturelibraryNO @wattpad congratulations!!!@casinclair ::snort:: that was a dark joke but too apt not to chuckle@phoenixperry @PlayfulArtsFest I love Utrecht!! Have fun!!!@JasonMHough @TKosmatka I loved that book! Read it in 24 hours couldn't put it down!Congratulations to the winners of @MargaretAtwood's Dear 2114 #FutureLibrary writing contest! http://t.co/0kLh6IYe1v http://t.co/zNQmPlM3Pg
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@Kiyash interesting for lots of reasons!!! https://t.co/bwF33F1zjO@QuixoticEvil @ecegrad that's a great idea though. #FieroFriday 's ??!!@samfraulino I love it! Be sure to read the section on games on planes skip ahead if you need to :)BASKETBALL #cardboardchallenge @dleslibrary https://t.co/FSdCIhfaFC
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal#fieromoment @avantgame #heroscape #kidsthrashdad http://t.co/4kKJNmXTxD
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Microsoft Cloud http://t.co/iIHxRL6eKi@riparian 543 wasn't that hard :) http://t.co/464xQdphEySorry to disappoint but just because I don't want to take away your video games doesn't mean I don't want to take away your guns.Awesome 👍👍👍 https://t.co/Djn6KlwIuNThis country's inability to pass gun control legislation has me googling "where can U.S. Citizens emigrate to?"@jcbstn it was a series for the ages, amazing on both sides!
America’s beautiful game, embodied in Warriors, is changing at light speed, writes @powellnyt. http://t.co/tHzEeBSMO8 http://t.co/JoBS6gglI2
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalBaby elephants throw themselves into the mud when they get upset http://t.co/8aBfNuMDf8
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@G33kGrrly 💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻💗💗💗💗@NikaHarper ooooooioo wantHey... If you're going to shave a cat, this is how you do it. http://t.co/ZjS7nfvxs1
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalBaby elephants suck their trunk the same way humans suck their thumbs http://t.co/mpxNinWuC4
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@floatingatoll brilliant!!The decor in the Oculus Rift demo room at E3 has an excellent Easter egg 👍👍👍😊😊😊 http://t.co/nnwZhKr556@DanielSolis Hahahaha@petersonandrew lol!Kiyash says I should take over-the-top dramatic re-enactment photos of me wrapping huge bandages around my head and screaming WHY GOD WHY!!@meilufay Thank you for saying that.@avantgame Because it's an example of ableism - the privilege the able-bodied have of *demanding* you prove your disability.
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@avantgame What? Why is this a request?!? How about photos I attempted to take of things early in my concussion? Every picture is blurry.
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalThank you for saying that @anildash. xo https://t.co/v7TaiIjKR8Like, isn't it enough that I make myself vulnerable enough to talk about it?I can't quite explain why but I just find it really upsetting when I asked for that.Augh I hate when publications ask for "photos of you during your concussion" PEOPLE THIS MISERY IS NOT SOMETHING I DOCUMENTED FOR POSTERITY@JaneFriedman ... it's probably more valuable as a provocation than a scientific data point in that regard!!@JaneFriedman ...that was a NYPL original survey or some other data point they were drawing on. Sorry to not be more useful. I think...@JaneFriedman that was something I learned working with the NYPL while we were brainstorming concepts for the project -- not sure if...
@mink_ette I was jetlagged in helsinki last week so I can relate 😝 awake in hotel with no wifi midnight to 8 am lol
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