Second Skin

Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs), are online video games where literally millions of people can assume characters and interact in a digital environment though their personal computers and a high-speed connection. Games such as 'World of Warcraft' and 'Everquest' are hugely popular, but they raise concerns about the long-term effects of spending prolonged periods in artificial worlds, cut off from reality and conventional human interaction. This intriguing documentary examines why the games have become so popular, what dangers they pose, what benefits they present, and what happens to those who become addicted to the online experience.

Year: 2008
Genre: Documentaries, Sport, General Docos, Film Festivals 2009, Docos - Sport & Recreation
Country: USA
Director: Juan Carlos Pineiro-Escoriaza
Duration: 94 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains offensive language.
Location in store: Documentary (General)



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