My goal for the next decade is to try to make it as easy to save the world in real life as it is to save the world in online games.

Jane McGonigal

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“Gaming Can Make a Better World.” TED2010. Feb. 2010. Conference Presentation.

Source: "Gaming Can Make a Better World." TED2010. Feb. 2010. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote from game designer Jane McGonigal means that she aims to make games that provide solutions to the world's problems. The quote is from McGonigal's 2010 TED Talk about how she believes gaming can make a better world. In this Talk, McGonigal goes on to say that her plan involves convincing more people to play meaningful online games. Says McGonigal, problems such as hunger, poverty, obesity, and global conflict, can be solved if she can get people to play 21 billion hours of games online every week, by the end of the next decade. Watch the full TED Talk here: Jane McGonigal - Gaming Can Make a Better World