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ReneCardenas
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re: A game worth playing
ReneCardenas   9/30/2011 4:36:45 AM
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It ios always a pleasure to discover a gem that makes my idle time more productive. Thanks

rpell2
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rpell2   9/26/2011 3:06:19 PM
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I think the concept of "gamification" has huge potential in many scientific and economic areas. For me, the idea that playing a game could achieve some purpose other than merely racking up a (meaningless) high score actually significantly enhances its appeal. I downloaded the foldit game and played through some of the tutorial steps and so far - even though I know virtually nothing about molecular biology - it's fun! This game needs to be available as an iPhone app!

wilber_xbox
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wilber_xbox   9/26/2011 2:13:44 PM
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Most games are reward based and are played for pleasure. I do not know how much kids would want to play highly scientific theme games.

boblespam
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boblespam   9/26/2011 1:53:55 PM
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It's Ender's Strategy: a kid is playing war games, being the best at it he finally realises that the battefield was real and those soldiers died for real. A great book that was recommended by some military schools teaching war strategy.

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BrianBailey   9/23/2011 11:40:52 PM
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You mean like having Pac man running around the traces looking for things to gobble up, or speeding along a bus as in Tron looking for overhanging things that might cause too much capacitance coupling...

venkat_sreenivas
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venkat_sreenivas   9/23/2011 9:51:22 PM
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It will be great to have games that reward players for finding DRC (design rule check), LVS (layout vs schematic), Logic equivalence errors, etc... and fixing them. They should be designed with an interesting interface.

BrianBailey
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BrianBailey   9/21/2011 5:06:42 PM
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Try http://fold.it

Max The Magnificent
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Max The Magnificent   9/21/2011 4:56:59 PM
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Do you have a link for the game?

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