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German Ministry of Foreign Affairs + Computer Games = ?

Following on yesterday’s pro-game rant by Richard Bartle, here is a blog post by Jens Schroeder showing that the political establishment in Germany is not much more enlightened than in the U.K. I was quite surprised by the attitude displayed by Germany’s foreign minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier: Stressing that games can be culture – this is […]

Richard Bartle’s pro-game rant

This is over a month old, but still well worth blogging about. Richard Bartle has written an excellent rant for The Guardian following the release of the Byron Report, which said that games are not the cause of all of our woes and misfortunes. Some choice extracts: I’m talking to you, you self-righteous politicians and […]