Video Games

I love a good video game.  I stopped playing them for a while and now that I’m have resumed, I remember how much I love them.  People say they’re bad for you.  Perhaps they’re right, but only in extreme quantities.  I think people can learn a lot from video games, I sure have.  They keep you alert for one.  I don’t know of any video game where you don’t have to stay on your toes and figure out the next move before something happens, or you’re constantly moving like in a race, dancing, or sport.  Many of them involve using strategies, so you have to use your brain to figure out what to do, and how to do it the best way, and quickly.  Especially the war type games.  Sure they tend to be violent, but you really still learn a lot, and you get good reflexes.  If you play the brainer games or trivia type games, you learn information, some useful, some not, but you still learn.  It also teaches you committment.  You have to commit to these games to get to the highest levels, you can’t give up, you need to have stamina and endurance.  Sure that can be seen as addiction, but still, it’s a form of committment right?  Just sayn’…………..


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