Tag Archives: MMORPG

RuneScape Abandoned

Five months ago RuneScape was the only thing Cool Breeze could talk or think about. The mmorpg (massive multiplayer online role-playing game) consumed the then 10-year-old. I listened in duringĀ a car ride as he and a friend talked for 40 … Continue reading

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Crime and Punishment

We’ve had the first fall out from RuneScape. My son’s teacher had to ask him and his friend to stop talking video games incessantly or she would take away their recesses for the rest of the week. Later in the day they forgot the threat, and subsequently got the punishment. Continue reading

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RuneScape Revisited

I’ve registered my own character to chop wood and shoot rats so that I can follow along — or even get ahead — of where all this is taking us. It’s my hope that these controls will help me keep him 10, at least until he turns 11. Continue reading

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Guest Spot on The Guild? Please no!

I did watch The Guild. I was amused. And scared. I will definitely enforce my no more than one hour of screen time a day rule in hopes that my kid has a shot at not becoming a complete social misfit. Continue reading

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Investigating MMORPGs

What does a Digital Mom do when her 10-year-old wants to register to play something called RuneScape, a “massively mulitplayer online role playing game” — an MMORPG? Continue reading

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