Kevin Schut on the Magic Circle of Games (@BrazosPress)

The implications are that games don’t really affect real life. If a game is in a magic circle, then what we do in a game is separate from what I do at work, with my family, and in my church—separate from how I think and talk in general. There’s certainly something to this. I have no trouble distinguishing between the buccaneers I was just battling in Sid Meier’s Pirates and the people walking down my street—I don’t start swordfights in my local mall. Humans have a great capacity for imagination and are quite able to keep that separate from everyday life… in a sense.

via Between the Lines: A Conversation with Kevin Schut – Part 2 – plus a video and a giveaway.

This is going to be a really good book, I think.

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