[mythtv-users] OT Mythgame advice for non-gamer

David Durham, Jr. david.durham.jr at gmail.com
Thu May 1 16:17:16 UTC 2008


>  Something to keep in mind about video games, especially the first-person
>  3D sorts of games that I suspect you're thinking of, is that they've
>  become extremely cinematic, with character development and involved
>  plots.  I'm guessing the reason many of them are violent is the same
>  reason many movies are violent.  The threat of violence adds urgency and
>  suspense to a plot, and there's some part of the human psyche that wants
>  to experience the emotional rush of seeing something violent and
>  disturbing while remaining physically safe.

I feel like it's training in case I actually do get into a (gun) fight
or need to steal a car from the cops.

-Dave


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