Why is my dad against gaming?

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Re: Why is my dad against gaming?

Postby raeleus » Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:16 pm

Some folks have a stigma about gaming like it will rot your brain or something. Although this doesn't have any basis in fact, you can't reason with these people. You just have to wait to grow up and move out of the house.

Gaming led me to my interest in game design and technology. From there I found many avenues of work and education. Hopefully that gives you something to look forward to.
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Re: Why is my dad against gaming?

Postby Magnesus » Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:36 pm

I read a book about psychology from 2000 and it had a sentence comparing gaming to wasting time (as if it was different than any other media at that). It will take time to root out all that anti-gaming bias but it seems to be lowering significantly - mostly because people now see how big of an industry it is (in Poland Witcher games made it much more mainstream and accepted) and even older people were introduced to it by games on their mobile phones.
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Re: Why is my dad against gaming?

Postby T9* » Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:00 pm

Even in my country, there are a lot of article in TV, news aganist gaming, they even say game addiction = cocaine addiction... Well, I think you know what do gamers do after that.... ;) ;) ;)
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