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Make Pokémon, Not War

Face it: Reality is in dire need of some not-serious augmenting

@alexnazaryan

IT’S BEEN A HOT, evil summer. Each week brings a new hashtag, as unsettling as a blast of stale air from an oncoming subway train: #Istanbul, #AltonSterling, #PhilandoCastile, #Dallas, #Nice, #Munich. The mass killings suggest a collective unmooring, and it takes courage to turn on the news.

GO WHERE? In the best sense of augmenting, the game enhances players’ lives by forcing them to go outside, to explore.
KOJI SASAHARA/AP
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