MUD2MMO : Perspective (A livestreaming epiphany about the internet)

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While livestreaming one night, I had a moment of "Wow, this is incredibly awesome!"  And I feel like I needed to explain why.

Yes, I'm old.

This is a "classic" show, in that I filmed it January, 2013.  The original feedback I got from it was pretty interesting.  

"I was talking with my father and for some reason the subject of that Chinese girl during the Olympics who broke the world swimming record was brought up. I told my father how annoyed I was that people doubted her skill and though it stupid they test her. My father countered with "The Chinese are known for lying." This made me realize something interesting. I've met and played with Chinese people before and I never doubted them or felt they were terrible people. It made me realize that things are changing, we as a whole are becoming more connected." -Paul D'Arbonne

I like to think that gaming is bringing us together like this, in spite of the occasional stumbles.

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I'm a gamer. I'm a reality junkie. I'm a cynic. I'm a dinosaur. I'm a writer. I'm so much more than a paragraph can say. You want more? Ok. I started a video game show on the internet some time ago. See, I've played video games since Intellivision and Atari 2600 and PONG back in the day. Retro-gaming doesn't really fire me up as much as seeing how the community ticks. And after seeing way too many "I'm too young to have played this game when it first came out but it MAKES ME SO ANGRY" reviewers who would happily eviscerate my childhood for lulz... yeah I tossed my hat into the ring. the quickly scooped it back up, I'm told I have a bald spot that needs...more »

Published Jul. 18th 2013
  • Amy White
    Former Editor in Chief
    "What used to be science fiction is now something we do on a Thursday."

    Great line, did you script this one out? It would be great to have the speech in text for the accompanying article.

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