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  • 1. Game On or Game Over? A Skeptic’s View Future Tech Symposium, TCNJ Amy J. Kearns [email_address] Friday, June 13, 2008
  • 2. GO INTO THE LIGHT $9.5 billion in the US in 2007 45.7 million homes with video game consoles (end of 2006)
  • 3. Stylin’
  • 4. I’m in ur 360z stealin’ ur pointz
  • 5. A Short History of Video Games in Soap 1958
  • 6. VIOLENCE
  • 7. Mothers Against Videogame Addiction and Violence
    • Video game addiction is without a doubt, becoming this century's most increasingly worrisome epidemic, comparable even to drug and alcohol abuse .
  • 8. EVIDENCE
    • “… and if the research to date is not completely clear on the subject, the anecdotal evidence is compelling, to say the least.” -The Charlotte Observer Health section
  • 9. ANTI
    • Girlfriends Against
    • Video Games
    • People Against
    • Video Game Addiction
  • 10. EVOLUTION “ Seventh Generation”
  • 11. People Evolve
  • 12. I Love My Thumb
  • 13. We Raise Our Kids on Video Games They Learn How to Use The THUMB, the most important body-part
  • 14. BOW DOWN TO THE GIANT THUMB
  • 15. THUMBS ARE ALL THAT MATTER
  • 16. THUMBS RULE THE WORLD
  • 17. DE-EVOLUTION
  • 18. What We’re Reduced To
  • 19. What We Are
  • 20. End Game

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