Just when things seemed to be looking up
, we have two prime examples of poor reporting on the gaming hobby. Chris Kohler, via a Game|Life blog post
, points out an ABC report entitled Health Alert: Pulling the plug on Videogames
. They list the dangers to your health that gaming can cause (excessive blinking, of course) and include a handly list of things to do besides game. Like 'Learn to change the oil or a tire on a car'. Meanwhile, the Jacksonville Daily News reports on those massively multiplayer thingies
. From that article: "Anderson is one of an unknown number of individuals who split their time between the reality most inhabit and the virtual realities conjured by Internet role-playing game designers whose dreamscapes have become increasingly engrossing and even addictive."