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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.)

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@DanielSolis goals are 3 miles apart, game lasts 12 hours, no limit on number of players on either team, etc etc :) @cgramatges YEAH!!Rule #1 Murder is not allowed. This is the most insane game I've ever seen. I WANT TO PLAY. the rules of this game and tell me you don't want to invent a version for San Francisco @csittenfeld I was literally on Amazon last night looking at the pub date thinking I wonder if @JenSeniorNY can help me, instead, a miracle!Oh my god @csittenfeld you + I have the same UK publisher + I am in London now about to get an ARC of of Eligible YAY!!!!! cc @JenSeniorNY @Ninjaharlot @GH057ayame thank you for saying that by the way. It's hilarious slash obscene right? @GH057ayame @Ninjaharlot lol yes perfect
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @PhilipSheppard ah awesome! I'm out of town in London. Where are you screening in SF?Fab article today in @thetimes about Jane - @avantgame . Brilliant! Will defo be trying #superbetter
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalInterviewed @avantgame for @thetimes about how video games, psychology and how being "gameful" can improve our lives
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @avantgame Thanks for giving our students some of your time yesterday. They loved the talk! #inspiring
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @miketcope oh!! so cool :) :) :) I enjoyed seeing all the reunion pictures btw I was sad not to be there! you guys look great and so happy
@kellymcgonigal how everyone in the rafters hissed when the Lion King beat Ragtime for best musical :) @kellymcgonigal watching that tony video you linked to halfway through I was like, WAIT, I was THERE for that video!!! and remembering --Perhaps you've heard that gratitude increases self-control. New study finds feeling humble also enhances willpower:
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalLove this!!!
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @kellymcgonigal @JustinGuarini @bestfriends yay! awesome! sorry typing with jetlag :) @Echonoel13 yay!! awesome :) @Saffy @alaric what a good ally :) I hope you find something in it that works for you!Thank you UK for supporting #SuperBetter today! Lots of new players and the book jumped 45,000 places on Amazon to #240 :) \o/So fun seeing @avantgame on her book tour rocking sparkly unicorn shoes & playing massively multiplayer scrabble!
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalThanks for an awesome talk and helping me complete my daily #superbetter quest #sillyselfie @avantgame 😄
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalI am without doubt the clumsiest writer I know, I use words as if they were stuck in a piñata and I have a stick
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @DuffThePsych awwww dad stress dreams!! I had similar ones :) @justinguarini I think @kellymgonigal should join our team! She volunteers with @bestfriends! kelly are you game? :) @kiyash this is for you <3 call, London: Come see me talk tonight 7 PM Kings Place, + learn how to play massively multiplayer scrabble! super thought-provoking morning on BBC radio, I had a great time, check it out! "Mind and Body" @NatalieJames004 @SuperBetter doing a public event at 7 pm at kings place tonight! That's the only public event @Hit_Delete says someone who never sees anyone anymore thanks to the twins :) @Hit_Delete yay!! I'm so glad you heard it :) I wanted to see you guys while in town but thought with a baby it might be too hard!! @earcanal driving not diving :) @earcanal often Tetris, diving games, most commonly @Lynoure @xuenay well said!Excellent Start The Week on #MindandBody with @avantgame @SimonMcBurney @acgrayling @JoMarchant listen here
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@JoMarchant Congratulations on the NYT list too. Epic :) Also I meant CURE not the Cure, blame jet lag :)Decades-long mystery of deep-sea "purple sock" has been solved! This critter is weird!
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @JoMarchant The Cure is an amazing book, and the work you've done to write it is so important! So excited to meet you.On way to Start the Week with @avantgame, @acgrayling & @SimonMcBurney - talking about mind and body - should be fun!
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalSuperBetter is ranked #9 of all books on Amazon in Japan right now, the highest I've ever had a book go! :) \o/When you're in the UK you don't have to pretend to care about the SuperBowl or watch traumatic brain injuries happen live on TV YEAH!!!!Just completet our inpatient virtual reality study @CedarsSinai. Thx to @NBCNews for coverage to air soon. #VR
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@MylesNye In the Heights. (a new London production)also did I mention JETLAG please take pity on me and tweet me sleepytime encouragement messages :)I really love watching performers night to night to see how they hit certain aspects and observe their performances more closely.When was that last time you saw a show you liked so much you bought tickets to see it again the next night? ('cause it just happened!) @admcdivitt wednesday after all my media rounds! if you're still here monday night I'm giving a talk at King's Place, no dancing but fun :)augh jetlag finally hit me + I have a race in 5 hours! Well, good training to run exhausted, I'll be flying at the next @BrazenRacing :) @admcdivitt great meeting you tonight!!! no pare no pare sigue sigue!! @gyokusai that's not the right footnote... it's Nicole Lazzaro @thebethlee in the heights! @Pompeysie SuperBetter!Having cupcakes for dinner in my hotel room before going to see a musical... yes London book tour is the best
@makeupregistry it's a fancy department store with an awesome beauty floor!! @Melissandre_L not htis trip unfortuantely!! @leonvandoer @robdelaney \o/ @bartvwvd YEAH!!!! :) @PokeySusie oh man! that's rough. good luck. @ArgyleGecko 100%!!! also helps with the "get hungry to eat your favorite London food" :) :) :) @martijnfrazer @_sorceress SO TRUE!!!! :) Thank you for spreading the wisdom :) @Erik2Mooij Some day we will make it happen ^_^Gartners hype cycle with Gamification Games and Gamers by @avantgame #harvest16
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @esravanbeelen WE ARE SO NINJA!!!!! ^_^ @AlanDonegan I'm glad you like it so far! :) @avantgame's Superbetter made my Top 5 Uncommon Tranquility Hacks For Stressed Parents #gameful
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @ElineMuijres I'm so glad we met! Now I'm following you so we can stay in touch :)The number of studies with game programs in the Netherlands is extremely high compared to other countries.
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @yuenyen @GrowingGames @makemesee2 your visual thinking is awesome!! looking forward to seeing more :)This is epic. :) @kiyash @CesarKuriyama @manojalpa @joshshabtai look familiar??? :D :D :D some serious take away's by @avantgame @GrowingGames @makemesee2
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalnice start @avantgame 's presentation @GrowingGames @makemesee2 today
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @yuenyen @seriousgaming so cool!! thank you ^_^stt in return for you @avantgame great listening to your thoughts #harvest16 @seriousgaming more visuals soon
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @sla_shalafi I would love to!@ someone has to invite me to talk!! I'm Irish! and I've never been@London quest #1: Buy a liptstick at Selfridge's CHECK! London quest #2: late dinner at Mildred's Check! Next up quest #3: Run Regent's Park! @SpiralChris I never have!Leading VR company @onwevr building a cross-platform VR network. @FastCompany
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalNo better way to learn a city than running through it! Thanks Utrecht for such a warm reception 😘 Degrees of Separation? Facebook Finds a Smaller Number @sla_shalafi yes that's right. The book is the most up to date in terms of my design
#jetlagwarrior up and running 9 am local time/midnight biological time @daverage a week but mostly book tour/media stuff! @robdelaney thank you Rob :) :) :) you are definitely the best. @robdelaney Unlike your sold out panel on Saturday (yay!!) there are still like 100 tickets left for mine lol. :)hey @robdelaney! I'm talking/playing a game at King's Place this Monday, would you share with your London Tweeps? :) @fashionintern awesome! Fashion comes out to play!!AND WE DIDN'T EVEN FLY IN CIRCLES FOR HALF AN HOUR WAITING TO LAND!! we just landed!!! I am having a lucky Heathrow day.I'm at Heathrow airport Terminal 5!! I sometimes feel like I would fly to London just to spend a day here. @pgeuder I WiSH!!!! @ArgyleGecko @BrazenRacing that's a great shot!! Brazen brings out the cheer even in extreme weather :)
Season six of The Wire is gonna be fuckin' bananas tho
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @anildash 🤗Right before I get on an international flight with no wifi I get an urgent need to connect with everyone I ever met or might meet HI HI HI @casadexter that was a great recap!!getting #superbetter -- step 1: accept the #challenge from @avantgame
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @NFTS_Games fantastic! How many students? I will look forward to meeting them!!Who wants to run #AMOK with us on March 5-6? RSVP on our Facebook Event page:
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalIt's only cruel to be kind when you are beating the pants off of Team @Mishacollins! I am ready #Team@JustinGuarini @RandomActsOrg
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