Henry Jenkins on Gaming Communities as reported on by Forbes Online

In this recent interview with Forbes writer David Ewalt, CMS Director Henry Jenkins talks about gaming culture and its participatory nature.

Game culture, whether it’s Machinima or skins or online tips, creates strong incentives for people to become active participants in the community, to create something and to give something back. Games are a beautiful illustration of where we are as a society. A participatory culture is one where there are incentives for people to participate and create, and to share with others–and where there is strong social support for each person taking their first steps into becoming a creative artist.

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