Gaming IRL

Gaming IRL

When the virtual world becomes a reality. Gaming, in real life.

How Fitness and Health Provide Superior Benefits to eSports
The prospect of eSports coming to the 2024 Olympics has sparked a great deal of interest. While some don't agree that gaming is a "sport," others point out how approximately 43 million people watched ...
Jose Gabriel9 days ago
Have Video Games Reached a Level of Artistic Expression?
Imagine this: You are in a first-person perspective, your virtual office is empty and devoid of any human life, almost as if everyone had vanished into thin air. The narrator tells you that everyone h...
Darryl Richie12 days ago
inFAMOUS 2: UGC: Digital Inspiration from Cole MacGrath
I was playing inFAMOUS 2 and I got the idea to take a different approach to the social media market myself as an inspirational speaker by creating a User Generated Content (UGC) mission. Within the mi...
7 Things That Players Will Lust to Have
For years, I've been setting players up with adventures and watching them lust after things. All games need a reward, a mechanic that will get the players interested in taking a risk and struggle to s...
Annie Kendall16 days ago
Getting Involved in the Exciting World of LARP
I stood in the middle of the battlefield, sweating a little under the chain mail vest I was wearing as protection. The heat was scorching, but the line of orcs came ever onward, and the sword in my ha...
Kelly Hawks20 days ago
Top 10 Problems Every Gamer Has Faced
Gaming is supposed to be fun, a means to relax, a great way to meet new people, even a great outlet for your aggression, right? So why the hell do we have to deal with so much shit just to be able to ...
Valerie Vacantea month ago
What Hacking Space Invaders Frenzy Can Teach Us About Work and Play
Whether you are a gamer or not, if you’ve ever been to an arcade or pizza joint you’ve likely played the 1978 arcade classic Space Invaders created by Taito (pew pew pew—that’s laser sounds). Space In...
Novice Modea month ago
I Am Alive (Emotionally) Because of the Game Grumps
I have been following the Game Grumps since just after their inception back in the day. My sister came up to me one day and was like, and this is not a direct quote, "These guys are cool. They're very...
Dakota Kinga month ago
You Should Introduce Your Kids to D&D and Here's Why
For some, a tabletop RPG is more than a game. It's a world, not entirely separate from our own, that lives and breathes, that has rules and consequences, and that affects how some of us live our real ...