An Evening with the BCM Bois

According to Jason

A few weeks ago I took part in a podcast with a few of the other students in my games media class. The topic up for discussion “Are Games Sports?”. This is a topic that is close to my heart, I grew up playing a lot of games and never really got into sports myself. To me, the possibilities enabled by interactive media far outweighed the restrictive and frankly exhausting alternative offered by sports. When I broached this topic in class to begin with, I was surprised that so many students were quick to try and claim that games and sports were equivalent and could not understand that point of view. For me, they are polar opposites and I felt as though my peers felt they needed to claim games were sports in order to make them seem like a more valid way to pass their time.

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