Michael S. Sipes

What is Magic the Gathering?

What is Magic: The Gathering and Why Do People Play It?

Michael S. Sipes, Ph.D. 

Why do people play Magic: The Gathering (MtG)? To answer this question we must explore two separate components and then combine our findings to answer this question with any degree of proper comprehension. Read More


Gamers and Exercise: The Link Within

How are gamers motivated to exercise and where have the simple times gone? Do we really need external motivation in the form of video game entertainment–such as Nintendo’s Wii Fit Plus and Playstation’s Sports Champion– to get us out the door? Read More