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Game Over: Not!

In a tough blow for a great local business, Game Room Essentials has been forced to close by the Port Adelaide Enfield Council, effective immediately. In short, a Council inspection found fire hazards and other unnamed safety concerns; the proprietor, Danny Daly, offered to work with the Council to improve the venue but his pleas went unheard. The full story is has ...

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Ask a Gamer 3: Is Halo good for a party?

The single most common question I get from parents interested in booking a Game Truck party is around the types of games that are available. My general rule is that we want games that are age-appropriate, split screen multiplayer, accessible, fun, with a moderate amount of competition. But an email I received from a parent of a 10-year old today asked, The birthday ...

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Controversy: GTA V again

Controversy breeds angry words, but let's stop to think about things a bit. Big news at the moment is the fact that Target (and now Kmart) have removed Grand Theft Auto V from their shelves following a Change.org petition calling for Target to recall the sale of Grand Theft Auto V. The main reason given is that the game 'encourages players to commit sexual ...

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Ask a Gamer 1: A console primer

A Facebook friend of my asked a question I thought I could help with, so this is the first in a series of posts designed to help real parents with the real questions facing them in their family's gaming lives. I need some advice!! We have an X-box; it's pretty much just used for Skylanders these days. [Daughter] is asking for a Wii (she doesn't know what type/v...

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A month of Game Trucking in Adelaide

Captain's log, star date 10.8.14. Well, it's been about a month since I picked up the Game Truck van in all its glory, and it's been a lot of fun. After an initial in-house party with the Durwards, being able to deliver the same experience from within the van is really exciting, and I feel absolutely honoured every time I am invited to help celebrate a gaming ...

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First console advice from Dr Uncle Chad

I'm so proud right now... *sniff* My nephew is buying his first console. I was quite flattered when he asked me for advice, but thought my response might interest other readers too. The query went like this: Hi its [Mr. 9] where is the best place to get an x box and which x box should I get and also what are some good games but that don't have guns swords are ok ...

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Gaming Advice from the Jehovah’s Witnesses

On Facebook, someone shared with me a link to an article entitled 'What should I know about electronic games?' under the heading 'Young People Ask' on the Jehovah's Witnesses website. Rather than dismissing it immediately as spam I thought it was worth looking in some detail at how a large religious organisation is dealing with some of the issues around young people ...

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Tips for safe online gaming part 3

Here's the last instalment of this three-part listicle, following on from Part 1 and Part 2. 9. Balance gaming with other activities Sure, gaming is extremely fun and engaging but it’s not all there is to life. Encourage balance in all things: gaming is a great activity to relax after some strenuous physical activity, and it’s a fantastic incentive to use ...

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