And on a Lighter Note. . .

Posted: October 6, 2009 by Twitchdoctor in Games and the Media
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I’m still mulling over the issue of AI in relation to environmental constraints, but I thought it might be nice at this point to remind ourselves what those of us who see value in looking at video games more intelligently are up against when it comes to their portrayal in the mainstream media.  To that end, check out. . .

The Biggest Threats to America’s Youth

Be sure to check out some of the “discussion” in the comments that follows (that may be lending it more dignity than it deserves, but whatever).  What I found really amusing was that so many people didn’t seem to understand that this was satire.  Which is perhaps in itself a tragic commentary on how accurate this table is.


  1. TwinHits says:

    This is funny ’cause it’s true.

    I like Satireman implying that video games were a result of bad parenting. My second favorite is the color scheme of the graph being a subtle implication of the media’s sexual orientation.

    Whenever someone mentions that video games are bad in anyway, I like to tell them that I wrote my college essay on online video games.

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