Update: Giving the site a new look!

Hello everyone! I know it has been a while - I actually have a few entries prepared/planned to write so I can start posting again. The hard part is actually getting down to it and putting the plans into words on here. ANYWAY, you'll see that I will start having featured images, try to have … Continue reading Update: Giving the site a new look!


All Play and No Work: A Response

People need to read this. Thank you. And Goodnight.


Recently, the New York Timespublished an article about how today’s youth are opting to play video games instead of working. A (non-gaming) friend of mine commented to me that she thought it was interesting, after hearing about video games from my perspective, and after perusing some of the articles here. Maybe video games aren’t the rosy picture I make them out to be? she seemed to tentatively offer.

Well of course they’re not. They are no more rosy than any other storytelling or entertainment medium. Like any entertainment, or any leisure tool, they are helpful or harmfulbased on how you use them. Yes, you heard it here first and all that.

But what of this news article?

The Gist of It

I encourage you to read the above article for yourselves, but the theme of the article is that young people (read: millenials) are opting to play video…

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