Did I miss something?
"Funny how much more of a blast war games are online, rather than outside in a cold rain."
Very true, and it makes me wonder how such treatment will convince people to spend more time in the real world?
Tired of its citizens dropping dead forehead to keyboard after marathon online sessions, the South Korean government has decided to follow China's lead with a tough-love approach, the New York Times noted this week. It recently opened a government-funded, Chinese-style juvenile boot camp, tailored to the special needs of the …
And the problem is where ?
Any pursuit, hobby or interest has pitfalls, dangers and possible addiciton. Stops these kids running in gangs with real guns killing real people for real money with which to buy real drugs.
I say get 'em all addicted and keep the streets safe from snot-nosed chavs blaring music out of mobile phones and tearing around on shitty mopeds, shellsuits tucked into their socks.
"Governments across Asia have naturally taken a dim view of these dens of adolescent overindulgence."
The Failure is theirs in not providing Adult HyperVision with the Genre. A Fault Easily Fixed with ITs Addition [theirs to Control ITs Money Flow Mission.]
I had a run in many years ago with a guy who though himself the greatest Mortal Combat player of all time. He was very good infact blood good at the game, but it went to his head. Me, I was hopeless at it despite the fact I had a black belt in Karate. Needless to say he go uppity one day and tried his luck. Did hurt him to much, just bent back his pinkies as far as they would go and then a bit beyond that. Couldn't hold a joystick for weeks. I've seen the same with skateboarding, guys know all the move in the game but couldn't even stand upright on a board for 10 feet. Ok I can't afford flying lessons or running a plane so I have to do simming for that, but most other affordable activities I'll try do in real life. When there is that little bit of real risk it's far more fun.