Re: game room?
KC <Kevin.Christian <at> acu.edu>
2009-03-31 23:18:05 GMT
makes_sense. THX for the responses so far.
On Mar 31, 6:07 pm, Alex Hillman <dangerouslyawes... <at> gmail.com> wrote:
> All work and no play makes jack a dull boy (and jane a dull girl). Having a
> lounge, with games and toys and reading material (not just work-related
> stuff) is important for quality of life, and thats a huge aspect to our
> community and workspace. It also reflects on the nature of the culture
> that's been fostered here.
> And to David's point, making video games (and a beer fridge) available are
> absolutely part of the bonding experience between community members.
> One final point worth making: Coworking offices are different,
> intrinsically. If an office looks and feels too much like an office, people
> enter with an office mentality. Worse, they wont enter at all because
> they've already left the office and aren't looking to go back to the office
> that they are used to.
> If it looks and feels different, they are prepared with a new frame of mind
> and take better advantage of the types of dynamics that a non-traditional
> office can offer. Games are absolutely a part of that!
> Alex Hillman
> im always developing something
> digital: a... <at> weknowhtml.com
> On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 6:59 PM, David Kominsky <davidkomin... <at> gmail.com>wrote:
> > We find the Wii is a way to bring people together for conversation, and
> > give people a way to blow off steam. I jokingly refer to playing Wii as
> > "community building." Half jokingly, actually, because it really does
> > function that way.
> > --David
> > David Kominsky
> > Da... <at> CubeSpacePDX.com
> > 503-206-3500
> > CubeSpace
> > 622 SE Grand Avenue
> > Portland, OR 97214
> > On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 3:57 PM, KC <Kevin.Christ... <at> acu.edu> wrote:
> >> So some of you seem to have game rooms, but most don't. I'd love to
> >> hear the "why we did" or "why we didn't" stories.
> >> Thx in advance!
> >> Kevin
> >> kevin.christ... <at> acu.edu
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