Are Violent Video Games Preparing Kids For The Apocalypse?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by BigBob, Feb 27, 2009.

  1. BigBob

    BigBob Registered Member

  2. Tucker

    Tucker Lion Rampant


    That's from The Onion, Bob. It's satire. Please tell me you knew that.
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2009
  3. micfranklin

    micfranklin Eviscerator

    Is everyone from Resident Evil supposed to come out of the ground and suddenly start eating everybody?
  4. BigBob

    BigBob Registered Member

    lol, yeah. I read the comments of everyone making fun of them but I figured it would at least be a decent discussion to have here.. with all the people bringing "Zombies" into half the discussions I read around here anymore.
  5. PretzelCorps

    PretzelCorps Registered Member

    Actually, I think it's funny as hell:

    When asked "what would you do if you knew the world was ending", a ton of people answer, "Oh, I'd just start blasting people with my shotgun. Cuz I can."

    :stare: Yeah, right. Because you'd be the only one that had the idea, and you'd be the only one to survive it.

    Just goes to show how deep the "invincible complex" actually goes.
  6. ScottOnly

    ScottOnly Registered Member

    I sure hope so. BRING ON THE ZOMBIES BABY!
  7. Shaggy

    Shaggy Registered Member

    Oh thank god...i was watching that thinking it was fair dinkum...

    i feel better
  8. Bliss

    Bliss Sally Twit

    Not at all in my opinion. I'm sure most children playing video games are sane and play for fun, not to prepare themselves for something crazy.
  9. ysabel

    ysabel /ˈɪzəˌbɛl/ pink 5

    The Onion makes me laugh.

    If I were to take the question seriously, I'd say no because I doubt the enemies would be as easy to kill in real life and the games about them probably give you a false sense of confidence that you can beat them right away.
  10. PretzelCorps

    PretzelCorps Registered Member

    :lol: If anything, my confidence would be stripped away, were I to use some of the enemies in Fallout 3 as a reference.... Those things can be scary tough.

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