China Starts War with World of Warcraft Addicts – Max Brenn

Following a bar on new internet cafes, a new regulation encourages underage gamers at to stop playing and “do suitable physical exercise.” From eFluxMedia:

Chinese authorities are targeting a national crackdown on online gamers who spend more than 3 hours daily playing, in an attempt to tone down the youngster’s addiction to popular sagas like World of Warcraft.

It seems that the “get a life!” expression is highly recommended for Chinese these days, since most of them tend to forget their “social responsibilities”. According to Chinadaily, the communist government in the most populous country in the world has begun a national crackdown on Internet caf√©s that provide access to games like World of Warcraft, Dungeon’s and Dragons or Lineage. [Full Text]

July 17, 2007, 11:47 PM
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