by Jane McGonigal
Filmed at Ignite Show
Game-creator Jane suffered a debilitating concussion. It affected her sleep, her eating and her social life. She tried doctors and resting, but nothing seemed to work until she made a game of her recovery. In this game she became Jane the Concussion-Slayer (modeled after Buffy the Vampire-Slayer) and drafted friends to be her Willow and Xander. With their help she slain her concussion and reclaimed her life and livelihood.
Don Glickstein at Ignite Seattle