What if one of the greatest additions to a beloved video game series, was also the most overlooked? Chris Kohler makes a compelling case for the most criminally neglected Final Fantasy V in his book of the same name. Final Fantasy V, published by Boss Fight Books, is equal parts macro and microscopic, sharing industry and game specific history, developer commentary through interviews, and glimpses into the authors own youth …
Steve Kamb is the founder of NerdFitness.com
, a worldwide fitness community dedicated to helping nerds, desk jockeys, and self-aware robots level up their lives. He’s also the author of the upcoming book, Level Up Your Life, that gives people a blueprint for prioritizing adventure, growth, and happiness by turning a life into a giant video game. While running his company from a coconut laptop, Steve has adventured all over the world, explored the ruins of Machu Picchu, dived with sharks on the Great Barrier Reef, and lived like James Bond in Monte Carlo. He has guest lectured at Google, Google Dublin, Facebook, TEDxEmory, and regularly speaks at Vanderbilt University.
Join us as we talk about:
- Turning your life into a big video game
- How to get started with exercise, diet, or any other new habit
- Steve’s own Epic Quest of Awesome
- Steve’s new book Level Up Your Life
- The value of community
- How to harness momentum in 2016 and beyond
- …and much more!
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James C. Rosser, Jr., MD, FACS is a surgeon, educator, scientist, inventor, author, futurist, social advocate, television personality, playwright, video gamer, comic book collector, lover of cinema, and self proclaimed terminal twelve year old.
Join us as we discuss:
- How he got the nick name “The Nintendo Surgeon”
- Confronting the erroneous methods of “research” that is often used to connect video games to negative traits
- The moral imperative tied to video games
- How video games transcend learning styles and empower knowledge transfer
- What is Stealth Learning and how it can be used to accelerate learning
- Dr. Rosser’s study on how playing video games like Super Monkey Ball can actually improve speed and reduce errors in laproscopic surgery
- Why even serious games need to include fun
- And more!
Dr Rosser’s Book: Playin’ to Win: A Surgeon, Scientist and Parent Examines the Upside of Video Games
Dr. Rosser’s Research Paper: The Impact of Video Games on Training Surgeons in the 21st Century
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Intro/Outtro: Playing With Power by Fantomenk, used with permission.
I hope you enjoyed this episode: Dr. James Rosser Interview
After what seems like a lifetime, it is finally here: The paperback version of my book (Kindle version available 3/28).
Mastering The Game: What Video Games Can Teach Us About Success In Life
Here’s what others are saying about the book:
“This book is a great guide for those who are master gamers at home and wish to be as influential and competent at work. You’ll be amazed at how much you already …
Special thanks to Chris Hatala of GDL Entertainment for having me on his show – he asks some really great questions as we dig into content from Mastering The Game: What Video Games Can Teach Us About Success In Life – check out the video HERE
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I’m so excited to share with you the introduction chapter to my new book – Mastering The Game: What Video Games Can Teach Us About Success In Life. The full book will be available in March 2015 on Amazon. To stay updated on launch date and more, please subscribe here or on the book’s site: allegamy.com.
Now please enjoy the Introduction chapter from Mastering The Game: What Video …
SMART Goal with Super Mario? As we approach a new year, it is a great time to start thinking about our goals for 2015. What does Mario know about goal setting? Quite a bit if you pay attention to what he does in Super Mario World.
Today’s podcast will help you succeed in 2015 with SMART Goals.
What are your goals for 2015?
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This is a work of love, and my hope is that it will inspire in you a drive to succeed; encouragement to hang on; and the opportunity to reflect on the things that matter most in life.
As long as we learn, we are growing.