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1 Fixing Reality through League of Legends Jenna Nakagawa

2 “The real world just doesn’t offer up as easily the carefully designed pleasures, the thrilling challenges, and the powerful social bonding afforded by virtual environments. Reality doesn’t motivate us as effectively. Reality isn’t engineered to maximize our potential… Reality, compared to games, is broken.”

3 If reality is broken… 32 million active players 12 million people worldwide play LoL on a daily basis. LoL players log more than 1 billion hours a month

4 How do you play? Select your “Champion” and “Summoner spells”

5 How do you play?

6 Minions Turrets Inhibitors The Nexus

7 Bringing LoL to Reality

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9 (ESPNplaybook): Pro LoL players are paid: – Cost of living expenses – Travel and housing expenses – Prize money: Prize pool for Season 2= $5 million “Like the ancient Lydians, many gamers have already figured out how to use the immersive power of play to distract themselves from their hunger: a hunger for more satisfying work, for a stronger sense of community, and for a more engaging and meaningful life… We are starving, and our games are feeding us.”

10 “We all need to develop our core game competencies so we can take an active role in changing our lives and enabling the future.”

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12 Websites Referenced https://laulima.hawaii.edu/access/content/group/MAN.86452.201330/Readings/McGonigal%20-%20Intro%20and%20Ch%202.PDF http://www.nbcnews.com/technology/ingame/league-legends-players-log-1-billion-hours-month-1C6423906 http://na.leagueoflegends.com/learn/new_user_guide http://espn.go.com/blog/playbook/tech/post/_/id/1541/league-of-legends-esports-growing http://na.lolesports.com/season3/split1/articles/cinderella-story http://competitive.na.leagueoflegends.com/season-3-intro Image Credits https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTYesmLnoarqt_Ig3YTovgrfOg3dlwy8Pmjflde_7SeuzomYZLX http://images.fastcompany.com/upload/jane-mcgonigal.jpg http://cdn.segmentnext.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/League-of-Legends.jpg http://photos.siggraph.org/gallery3/var/albums/SIGGRAPH-2012-Photos/Keynote-Session-with-Jane- McGonigal/DSC_2354.jpg?m=1344347295 http://photos.siggraph.org/gallery3/var/albums/SIGGRAPH-2012-Photos/Keynote-Session-with-Jane- McGonigal/DSC_2354.jpg?m=1344347295 http://www.slangstrong.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Ashe-LoL.jpg http://fronttowardsgamer.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Top-Middle-Bottom-League-of-Legends-Lanes.png http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-VQHNO_TWlRU/UImrC0uMawI/AAAAAAAAAGE/2UWECbRMdr4/s1600/lol-map-summoners-rift.png http://assets.vr-zone.net/18227/runnerupNARegionals1.jpg http://beefjack.com/files/2012/12/Victorious-Korean-League-of-Legends-SK-Telecom-team-give-Cologne-crowd-a-Nazi-salute.jpg http://www.at7addak.com/Data/News/Gallery/2012-07/MLG-2012-Summer-Arena-League-of-Legends-Teams/MLG-2012-Summer- Arena-League-of-Legends-Teams-2.jpeg http://www.at7addak.com/Data/News/Gallery/2012-07/MLG-2012-Summer-Arena-League-of-Legends-Teams/MLG-2012-Summer- Arena-League-of-Legends-Teams-2.jpeg http://www.eizo.com/global/products/foris/e-sports/teams/teams_img01.jpg


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