Play It Again, Pac-Man

An appreciation of the peculiar allure of early video games
by Charles Bernstein   posted Jan 15, 2009

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I can't say that I read through all of the correlations and thoughts postured in this posting. But my general understanding is to find some different meanings than what have been portrayed in the past about the human interactions with arcade games. I think, that is we fast forward to modern day, those folks that played arcade games, or better yet collect them are intelligent, thoughtful individuals. They usually have deep problem solving skills, they can pull together projects that seem like puzzles, and they are well spoken. And I think that is from figuring out a way to prolong that game, that 30 seconds to get the most out whatever they do. ~Jeff - - Arcade game blog
Rotheblog   posted 15.09.10


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Charles Bernstein is a poet and the Regan Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania.

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