Please watch this eye-opening TED talk from an advocate for games and gaming.
“Jane McGonigal: The game that can give you 10 extra years of life”
I have always been a fan of RPGs. Now I am convinced that game designers really are superheroes for inspiring people to think about the world, and themselves, in different ways. If you’ve enjoyed the video, check out this list of additional TED talks focusing on games.
P.S. This is the site she created to look at life challenges like a game you can beat; SuperBetter