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Games and Gaming – A New Twist to a Hobby

For people used to Flash widgets and the many types of gaming consoles available today, a life without a chance to play games (individually or against other players) would seem very dull indeed. Games are so integral to human society that people cannot imagine a time when there were no board games or amusing puzzles to solve. And people’s intuitive opinion is probably right. The oldest board games originated long before when people had just learned to read and write – which probably accounts for the fact that kids today would rather play an RPG than do their homework. Senet was a board game popular with Egyptian Pharaohs almost 5000 years back. Ancient Persians, Chinese, Mayans, Ethiopians, and Indians were fond of games – anything to break the tedium.

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Video Gaming and Computer Tips For Your HDTV

The new HDTV set can be used not only for viewing traditional TV content from cable, satellite, terrestrial broadcast and optical disc players but also content from other multimedia devices. These can be your gaming console such as the PlayStation 3, the Wii, the Xbox 360, or your personal computer. This is the reason why newer HDTV sets now have multiple inputs and functions to cater to multimedia requirement.

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Video and Computer Gaming Problems

Unlike other forms of addiction, the number of cases of video game addiction and computer game addiction continues to grow. While virtual games are prevalent to a significant portion of the world’s population, no one is too young or too old to be a gaming addict. It is really hard to maintain control when you are having too much fun. This control is even harder when involving kids. In modern societies, you may not even find a kid who is not familiar with any video or computer games since these games are free to access. Worse, they may even get the habit from their parents, who are often misled that playing virtual games would enrich their children’s minds or imagination. These disturbing facts emphasize the need to promote awareness on this new trend and face of addiction.

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