Episode 2: Hooked

April 30, 2011

Episode 2 is up!

With our special guest, Lady Erinia, we talk about playing WoW, playing WoW a lot, playing WoW too much and playing WoW way too much. We talk about gaming addiction, about how to cope with a partner who plays a lot (and a partner who doesn’t play enough!) and our own gaming habits.

For some background reading on the basics of addictions and gaming addiction, check out:
DSM-IV Criteria for Substance Dependence (the Traditional Dependence)
Wikipedia’s take on Gaming addiction

If you’d like to read some (or all) of Lady Erinia’s work on gaming addiction, here are the links:
Does Gaming Addiction Exist?
A Follow Up to that Paper
Epic Fail: Gaming Addiction, Part 1
Epic Fail: Gaming Addiction, Part 2
How World of Warcraft Scored me the Most Highly Coveted Internship of my Program

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4 Responses to “Episode 2: Hooked”

  1. […] Check out the second episode of the Double O podcast! […]

  2. AliPally said

    Great discussion, thanks :)

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