Monday, November 26, 2007

it's a game

The hubby is into WOW, aka World of Warcraft, the online adventure game. As gamers know these kinds of games are huge time sinks, and some women find themselves "widowed" by the games. Fortunately, the hubby isn't too bad.

We talked once about how to get him to have incentive about real life adventures and we wondered if we could make these tasks into some kind of quests with rewards.

Lo and behold in the latest issue of MacWorld, I read about Chore wars where you can sign up on as a character and create a list of "adventures" (ie chores) that have applicable gold rewards, monsters and treasures to find.

We'll see how it goes. I do know that anything that lets you "keep score" is often a good thing in terms of creating habits. I'll let you know how it goes.

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