Wednesday, August 25, 2010
5 Creepy Ways Video Games Are Trying to Get You Addicted!
Please check out this humorous but cautionary tale on the funny site: Cracked.com HERE
"Why is your mom obsessively harvesting her crops in Farmville? Because they wither and rot if she doesn't. In Ultima Online, your house or castle would start to decay if you didn't return to it regularly. In Animal Crossing, the town grows over with weeds and your virtual house becomes infested with cockroaches if you don't log in often enough. It's the crown jewel of game programming douchebaggery--keep the player clicking and clicking and clicking just to avoid losing the stuff they worked so hard to get."