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 5 Creepy Ways Video Games Are Trying to Get You Addicted

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Err,that article had to many words.I decided just to read the first sentence

But that picture of that rat was awesome Very Happy

look almost like 2 of my old rats
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HellJumper wrote:
Err,that article had to many words.I decided just to read the first sentence

But that picture of that rat was awesome Very Happy

look almost like 2 of my old rats

*cough*
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I read it all. Very interesting, I must say.
I think some aspects of that tie in with achievements, the way you actually see your accomplishments makes it addictive Razz

Btw read this,
http://kotaku.com/5384643/i-kept-playing--the-costs-of-my-gaming-addiction

it's long but really intriguing. Smile
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That's why the highest court in South Korea ruled that virtual goods are to be legally treated the same as real goods. And virtual goods are now a $5 billion industry worldwide.

Are you f'n kidding me? $5 billion/yr on virtual goods? I'm in the wrong f'n business...
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demondragondude wrote:
I read it all. Very interesting, I must say.
I think some aspects of that tie in with achievements, the way you actually see your accomplishments makes it addictive Razz

Btw read this,
http://kotaku.com/5384643/i-kept-playing--the-costs-of-my-gaming-addiction

it's long but really intriguing. Smile

This is why I've stopped playing MMO's and lost interest in RTS games.

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