Plus 7 Intelligence | How Games Impact People

Plus 7 Intelligence | How Games Impact People
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Hurricane Week Check-in (Irma)
Sep 9 • 5 min
No new episode this week. Hurricane Irma has required my full attention this week. Just a brief check-in. Check out the LOOT page!
Indie Games and Game Jams + Jupiter Hadley + 012
Sep 4 • 51 min
I speak with Jupiter Hadley about the phenomenon of game jams and the world of indie games Game Jams How to get involved in making games Awesome places to find indie games, like How[…]
From Mass Effect to Dragon’s Den + Gretta + Kim Hansen and Kelly Wright + 011
Aug 28 • 42 min
I speak with Kim Hansen and Kelly Wright, former game designers who have created a tech startup known as Gretta How games are slightly more fun than computational linguistics Their experience working on the Mass[…]
The Journey of a Twitch Streamer + Shanna Zwart a.k.a ShannaNina + 010
Aug 21 • 40 min
I speak with Shanna Zwart, also known as the Twitch Streamer Shannanina We talk about her video game and music streaming career Shanna’s history with video games The personal connection that Shanna has about games[…]
Bonus Level! + Turn Life into a Game Part 2 + Habitica + Leslie + 009
Aug 17 • 26 min
I speak with Leslie – one of the current operators of Habitica – the app that turns your life into a game We talk about how Habitica has been helping people with everything from flossing[…]
Turn Life into a Game + Habitica + Tyler Renelle + 008
Aug 14 • 28 min
Tyler Renelle is the creator and co-founder of Habitica, an app that turns your everyday tasks and habits into a video game We talk about the road from an idea to the successful Kickstarter of[…]
Games for Charity + Child’s Play + Travis Eriksen + 007
Aug 7 • 35 min
+7 Talks with Travis Eriksen of the Gamer-founded charity, Child’s Play We talk about how Child’s Play was founded by gamers of Penny Arcade wanting to counter negative press with positive action How the most[…]
The Psychology of Games + Dr. Jamie Madigan + 006
Jul 31 • 41 min
Dr. Jamie Madigan spreads awareness of what psychology can tell us about video games. How psychology plays a role in designing video games. How a study about memory explains the “one … more[…]
Designing Meaningful Games + Serenity Forge + Z Yang + 005
Jul 24 • 42 min
Zhenghua Yang tells how video games helped him through a truly frightening part of his life – and now he creates them to bring meaning to people. Z talks about his first video game created[…]
Bonus Level! + Gaming with a Phobia + 004
Jul 20 • 15 min
In this BONUS episode, a gamer gets help from the community to deal with an unexpected phobia. Links The Reddit post that inspired this episode The Games Without Butterflies spreadsheet +++++++ Share this Episode: 1-click[…]
Video Games for Therapy + Josué Cardona + 003
Jul 17 • 58 min
How video games can be used in mental health counseling Josué Cardona is a mental health counselor who founded Geek Therapy – a site and podcast network devoted to exploring how geek culture can be[…]
Games for World Peace + Paul Darvasi + 002
Jul 17 • 40 min
My guest today flips common stereotypes about games on their head. Paul Darvasi investigates how video games can foster world peace. What video games can do that no other medium can How video games can[…]
Video Game Archaeology without Lara Croft? + Andrew Reinhard + 001
Jul 17 • 38 min
Andrew Reinhard is a videogame archaeologist Somehow that is a real thing. We talk about his site Archaeogaming He talks about the infamous E.T. Atari cartridge excavation – the first video game excavation in[…]
Trailer +7 Intelligence
Jul 9 • 1 min
+7 Intelligence launches 07/17/17! Subscribe now so you don’t miss it! Every share and review is appreciated. Share the trailer: 1-Click Share Facebook 1-Click Share Twitter 1-Click Share Google+ Trailer page on the[…]