Game on or Game over

The DVD about compulsive gaming.

This film is intended for 15-25 year olds and their parents. It has been created to let the viewer think about his/...

The DVD about compulsive gaming.

This film is intended for 15-25 year olds and their parents. It has been created to let the viewer think about his/her computer behaviour through a series of on screen questions.

Four adolescents (17-22) talk about their addiction to online-video games. How it started, the amount of time they ended up playing per day, the effect on their schoolwork, friends and family.

Parents talk about their personal experiences. The anguish that comes along with seeing your child change, feelings of powerlessness, etc.

A former game designer talks to us about how the games industry. How they are basically designing the game in such a way that the player cannot get away from it.

Aside form this Keith Bakker and his team of counsellors give some background information to the signs, symptoms and possible solutions to the problem of compulsive gaming.