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Video Game Detox - Day 29 & 30 out of 30

Detox done and here's my conclusion. Beware of manipulative game design!

Video Game Detox - Days 27 & 28 of 30

A curated list of games that won't overtax your dopamine.

Video Game Detox - Day 26 of 30

Working on a plan for my gaming future.

Video Game Detox - Days 24 & 25 of 30

Gaming is part of my cultural DNA.

Video Game Detox - Day 23 of 30

Skinner's Box, Benign Envy and the science behind loot drops.

Video Game Detox - Day 22 of 30

Yes, I stumbled over another hurdle but I'm still in the race.

Video Game Detox - Day 21 of 30

Conniving convenience.

Video Game Detox - Day 20 of 30

Why do we love RPGs?

Video Game Detox - Day 19 of 30

If only life was a matter of understanding ‘the system’.

Video Game Detox - Day 18 of 30

Perhaps reading LitRPG offers me something that RPGs can’t?

Video Game Detox - Day 17 of 30

Does reading a LitRPG press the same buttons as playing an RPG?

Video Game Detox - Day 16 of 30

Pooches, pirates and prose.

Video Game Detox - Day 15 of 30

Them game cravings plundered me like pirates on the open sea!

Video Game Detox - Day 14 of 30

Compulsion loops and how they work in video games.

Video Game Detox - Day 13 of 30

Not all RPGs are made evil… I mean, equal. ;-)

Video Game Detox - Day 12 of 30

Perhaps 12 is the ‘magic number’ went it comes to video game cravings?

Video Game Detox - Day 11 of 30

It’s easier for me to detox from video games than 1999 out of 2000 people. Want to know why?

Video Game Detox - Day 10 of 30

There’s a very dark side to RPG mechanics and it’s no coincidence that some of the biggest time-sink games are Open World RPGs.

Video Game Detox - Day 9 of 30

Sometimes its better if you don’t have an escape. Sometimes RL needs your back to the wall, your eyes front and center.

Video Game Detox - Day 8 of 30

My cravings had me searching for meaning in gaming, and then I found it, in an article about the meaninglessness of Assassin's Creed: Odyssey.

Video Game Detox - Day 7 of 30

What do you do when those video game cravings grow even stronger?

Video Game Detox - Day 6 of 30

I’m missing my video games, but enough to crack my detox run?

Video Game Detox - Day 5 of 30

Looks like I’m suffering from Dopamine Deficiency. Know what that is?

Video Game Detox - Day 4 of 30

Computer Work + Computer Games = Maybe not such a great combination?

Video Game Detox - Day 3 of 30

Gaming self-efficacy versus life self-efficacy. Gaming left me feeling more alert but it didn't motivate me to get my work done.

Video Game Detox - Day 2 of 30

I rage-deleted Assassin's Creed: Odyssey yesterday and now I'm going to tell you why.

Video Game Detox - Day 1 of 30

After rage-deleting Assassin's Creed: Odyssey I've decided it's time I took a little break from video games. I'll be doing a quick diary entry each day for the next 30 days to share how I'm feeling and what I'm doing to cope without my beloved video games.