Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Ben Sawyer Debunks Ten Myths About Serious Games

Helping to spread the truth about Serious Games


Via: The Escapist Magazine

Ben Sawyer, co-founder of Digitalmill, also co-founder of the Serious Games Initiative, and the Games for Health Project, has just published a superb article via The Escapist: Ten Myths About Serious Games.

As he states upfront, "The serious games field is rife with misconceptions because it encompasses so much. To help spread the truth about Serious Games, let's debunk 10 of the biggest myths about the genre."

The article covers most of the topics that have been object of ample debate around the Serious Games segment and deserves a thorough reading.
Amongst others, it challenges two most notorious myths: "Serious Games are for Learning and Training" and "Serious Games Aren't Fun".

Go for it!