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New Book "Reality is Broken" Discusses Virtual Skills in the Real World

Remember books?  Sure you do!  Author Jane McGonigal has provided gamers with a new weapon for fighting the good fight.  "What's the good fight?" you ask.  Why, proving to our significant others, bosses, parents, children, or pets, that what we do in front of the flashing screen is important...not just for us, but for the whole world!  In her book "Reality is Broken," McGonigal explores how games help gamers develop problem solving techniques that can be applied to real world problems.  She recently sat down with Kai Ryssdal for a radio interview, and had this to say about gaming and reality:

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