Presentation on theme: "Fixing Reality through League of Legends"— Presentation transcript:
1Fixing 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.”
3If 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
4Select your “Champion” and “Summoner spells” How do you play?Select your “Champion” and “Summoner spells”
9Bringing LoL to Reality “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.”(ESPNplaybook):Pro LoL players are paid:Cost of living expensesTravel and housing expensesPrize money: Prize pool for Season 2= $5 million
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.”
11So why not fix your reality through League of Legends? 69% of all head of household play computer and video games.97% of youth play computer and video games.40% of all gamers are women¼ of all gamers are over the age of 50“It’s inevitable: soon we will all be gamers”So why not fix your reality through League of Legends?