MUD2MMO : Gamer Chow - How Food & Drink Makers Pander to Gamers

MUD2MMO looks at the few flirtations that gaming has had with the junk food and drink markets.

This is an older episode of the show.  I figured I'd post a few of my favorite shows I've done in the past during "off weeks" when I'm not doing the regular show grind.  This was one of those favorite shows.  An episode talking about food and gamer culture.

This was released last year, April 4, 2012.  It's mostly talking about junk food being marketed towards gamer culture with a more than slight deviation about health and caffeine.  It's also being done on my old camera  so the quality is a little poorer than my current shows.

But unrelated, something I say a LOT on my livestreams.  A friend of mine once told me "I know you don't smoke weed but damn, you eat like a stoner."  So I like potato chips, gummy gears and cookies!  WHO DOESN'T?!?!?

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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 Apr. 12th 2013
  • Amy White
    Former Editor in Chief
    I will have nightmares about gen pets forever now. Well researched points though, thanks for the good info on energy drinks.

    Ahhh, the old con rule. If only more folks actually heeded the 1 shower a day part.

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