There are many ways to escape reality, and all of us exploit one or more of them. For a lot of guys(myself included), and I suppose a few girls, video games are the primary, sometimes only, drug of choice.
Its not from immaturity or whatever, but simply because its the most satisfying. I mean, games grant you the opportunity to be anything or anyone you choose. You not controlling anyone or anything. For as long as you are in front of that screen, you are that person or thing, their successes are your successes, their failures are your failures, but their deaths will not be yours so I guess that’s where that premise ends.
They give you the opportunity to be anyone or anything you choose to be. None of us will ever actually get to be a greek warrior slaying monsters and gods, or a mage. Most of us…
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