US chat star Oprah Winfrey has roped in game designer Jane McGonigal to make her a new Facebook game, which allows people to share gratitude for real-life good deeds.
The goal of the game is to "thank" half a billion people worldwide. The current total is a little over one million.
"The idea is to thank everyone in the United States," Winfrey explained in a video on the Oprah Winfrey Thank You Game page.
Few people on their death bed would probably say they wished they had played more videogames, but game evangelist Jane McGonigal insists games can help people live a much richer life.
In traditional Oprah style, the iconic and now retired daytime talkshow host wants you to help spread some gratitude across the world. Launched today, Oprah’s Thank You Game with the goal of spreading gratitude to a half billion pe...
From Nike+ to The Email Game, McGonigal is at the forefront of a movement intent on making it fun to reach everyday goals. Grab yourself a power-up and listen in. [twistage 51b9ee546af1a] Jane McGonigal has been creating games ever ...