MMORPG’s in my personal experience are heavily derided as evil, highly addictive and without any redeeming features as far as the public and even veteran gamer perception. I beg to differ, they do have their uses. I acknowledge they aren’t exactly a shining beacon of ideals, setting people on the path to recovery. They do … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: October 2018
When Gaming gets Creative
Some day’s it seems like the Designers and Artists get to have all the fun producing the materials that combined become the games we love and enjoy. There is another side to gaming when the creative genius in us is let loose. While creativity, construction and hobby crafts was predominantly the domain of War Gaming, … Continue reading
Games as an Assessment, Resilience and Monitoring tool.
Board games are quite a useful assessment and monitoring tool for mental illness and medication side effects in children. What is critical is that these games are accessible; it is necessary that those used not be so complicated that you will witness burn out by children simply due to an inability to understand the rules … Continue reading
Augmented Reality Games and Gamification apps as a Motivator and Reinforcement.
Augmented Reality presents brilliant potential for therapies and health care, this household has explored Pokémon Go and Ingress over the years, thoroughly enjoyed both, including AR on the 3DS and Playstation 3. All we need now is battle to endure between the Resistance and the Enlightened, to maintain portals or to tear them down, a … Continue reading
Games as Education aids reducing Anxiety while Opening Doors
There are numerous creators and designers out there who are producing games specifically to educate and I tip my hat to them, while quite often backing their projects, such as those from Genius Games. Genius games produces fantastic resources for introducing chemistry and biology to high school students and younger. It takes the reactions, molecules, … Continue reading
Games, a Prescribed Treatment and Prevention
One of the biggest challenges to recovery is non-compliance with therapies. Doing what is good for us isn’t always fun or convenient. Doctors do not enjoy nagging and harassing us. They aren’t going to tell us twice a day that it is time to put down that engaging book and do our exercises, so our … Continue reading
Mental Health Month
I haven’t posted in a while, I have been busy living and focusing on recovery, enjoying the fruits of stability in my home, dating and making friends. the last 8 months have been quite exciting. I sold my car and enjoyed the fruits of bus travel and walking for my knee’s and back. It has … Continue reading
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