Imagine if the tens of millions who give time and money to tending their Farmville game on Facebook were instead working for social change. After six years in production, the non-profit Website, Armchair Revolutionary launched its new game-building infrastructure that combines social gaming and social activism in support of worldchanging technologies, like solar kits for poor people.
Armchair Revolutionary is a social gaming concept that’s based on real life social needs. Token investments of $0.99 fund charities and in some cases are invested in for-profit startups in exchange for an equity position.
The games incorporate new technologies/ideas like location-based software, embedded sensor networks, augmented reality, micro-transactions, virtual goods, and more.
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