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March 06, 2009



It's probably because this upcoming generation of parents will be as au fait and enthusiastic about the positive values of gaming as our parents were with Scrabble and Trivial Pursuit. There's an increasing likelihood that soon enough Guitar Hero duels will forever bury Masquerades at Xmas ;-)

David Mainds

I have to say, Ollie, that I believe that quality family time and "bringing families together" happens mostly when the PCs, TVs, etc are turned off.
It is hardly surprising that parents who indulge in video games (probably grudgingly involving their kids) are going to claim that it is good for family life cos it salves their consciences. It doesn't make their claim true.
It brings families together physically but not meaningfully.


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