New words – 27 June 2011June 27, 2011
gameful adjective having the creativity and collaborative spirit of a gamer
The network has about 1,100 game developers looking at questions like: How could you make education, museums, hospitals, airports or even caregiving more gameful?
[Smithsonian (US science and society magazine) February 2011]
lounge fitness noun exercise taken in front of a screen in the home, especially with the use of the Wii
The Wii games console, launched in 2006, has pumped up the sector known as lounge fitness.
[The Guardian (UK broadsheet) 8 January 2011]
speed board noun a type of skateboard designed to go very fast
What do you guys recommend for wheels on a speed board?
[www.silverfishlongboarding.com (forum post) 13 January 2011]