Opinion: Gamers Don’t Have to Be Couch Potatoes

Growing up, it was a stereotype that gamers were Cheetos-consuming couch potatoes.

Fact One: I wasn’t a gamer back then, and I loved Cheetos more than anyone else.

Fact Two: Yes, many gamers today are still known for leaving a trail of Cheetos-dust on their controllers, BUT…

Fact Three: …not all people who play video games live sedentary lives, contrary to popular opinion.

However, gaming as a hobby comes at a price. When we get heavily invested into a campaign, we sink hours upon hours sitting, pressing buttons, and staring at a screen. While our minds are going through a roller coaster of stimulation, we at times forget to stimulate our bodies.

When Nintendo released the Wii, there was a huge emphasis of moving while gaming. Wii Sports because an incredibly popular title, and gamers of all ages are waiting eagerly to pick up Switch Sports in April…

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Author: DDOCentral

DDOCentral compiles all of the blogs, websites, and other online resources available for the MMORPG video game Dungeons and Dragons Online (DDO).

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