As you can see the darling little girl above is playing the old fashioned way. I still have my very first doll. Her name was Thumbelina. I was shocked to discover there is an actual National Video Games Day here in America on September 12th. I was even more surprised when I learned that in most techie circles, today, July 8th, is also celebrated as Video Games Day.
I have no idea who started Video Games Day, but it seems a bit odd to schedule it smack dab in the middle of summer's hottest days. If I were a kid, I'd be out and about--in, or near water! This special celebration celebrates popular electronic gaming platforms and playing fields. It is advertised that today, gamers get to enjoy an entire day of plugged-in fun.
As for me, I think I'd rather play the old fashioned-type games. Games where I can hold the cards, touch the game boards, etc., It can be fascinating to watch the screen when someone else is playing 'em--but to actually play?! My brain just doesn't work that way. Video games (though I'm told by most young'uns I know, that they're wonderful fun) are confusing to me and give me a headache! That being said, happy Video Games Day everyone!
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