Who is Your Player 2? Part 3 – Role Model

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In parts one and two of this series, we discussed the types of Player 2 that make for good teammates and for good rivals, respectively. In the final post in this series, we examine the third type of Player 2 – one who serves as a Role model or Coach.

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Who is Your Player 2? Part 2 – Rival Challenger

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In part one of this series, we took a quick look at the social aspect of gaming, and the importance of selecting the most suited type of Player 2 for cooperative gaming.

We also discussed some practical ways that we can cultivate the traits in ourselves that will take us down a path to being a more generous, loyal, and skillful person in how we deal with those … Continue reading

Who is Your Player 2? Part 1 – Fellow Traveler

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Some of my very best memories of gaming (and current fun as well) involve other players. There was something really special about the multiplayer games of the 80’s and 90’s. To start with, all the players had to be in the same room, usually using the same TV screen to play.

A Bluetooth headset and online gaming just does not capture the fun of playing a game in the same room as your friends – it is … Continue reading