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Apps For Healthy Kids — Where PC Meets PCs 186

theodp writes "Put the Grand Theft Auto, Halo, and Madden away, kids! Over at Apps for Healthy Kids, First Lady Michelle Obama has a whole new slate of games for you to play with! Voting on entries in the White House-backed game development competition has begun, and you'll find exciting titles like Balanced Meal (6 votes), Blubber Blaster (9 votes), Calorie Quest (10 votes), and Count Peas (7 votes) — and that's just for starters."
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Apps For Healthy Kids — Where PC Meets PCs

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  • by gravos ( 912628 ) on Sunday July 18, 2010 @05:01AM (#32941646) Homepage
    When I was a kid I was writing my own apps. Now get off my lawn!
  • by MRe_nl ( 306212 ) on Sunday July 18, 2010 @05:02AM (#32941650)

    Anonymous Coward's frustrations with his dysfunctional family were complicated by abuse of amphetamines and health issues including headaches that he reported in one of his final notes as "tremendous."
    A glioblastoma, which is a highly cancerous brain tumor, was discovered during autopsy that experts on the "Cowards Commission" claimed may have conceivably played a role in causing his actions. He was also affected by a court martial as a United States Marine, failings as a student at the University of Texas, ambitious personal expectations and psychotic features he expressed in his slashdot post.

  • by Anonymous Coward on Sunday July 18, 2010 @06:47AM (#32941920)

    Hey, give peas a chance!

  • by nu1x ( 992092 ) on Sunday July 18, 2010 @07:18AM (#32941988)

    Why oh why would healthy kids require games such as blubber blaster ?

    They should be called apps for big boned, sensitive kids.

    And now what ? You're trying to blast their blubber away ? Seems like recipe for insecurity ... :/

    Better to create a game called "Life Challenged" wherein the object is to increase the worth of society by stopping being an oxygen thief - and there's only one way to do that. Achievement points for creative solutions ! :P

  • by Anonymous Coward on Sunday July 18, 2010 @01:57PM (#32944172)

    it was boring "playing" there with only my sister for company.

    I know a very enjoyable thing you and your sister can do, just don't let your parents catch you doing it...

The absent ones are always at fault.