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Second Skin

The documentary Second Skin lets players of various role-playing games (RPGs) tell their stories in their own words. While the director presents plenty of evidence–both anecdotal and qualitative–to demonstrate that gamers come from a wide range of backgrounds, most of the story Second Skin tells does come from “stereotypical” gamers. Included are couples who met while playing online and a discussion of addiction among gamers. Anyone interested in online gaming will likely find this film interesting, but it won’t shed light on what a viewer likely already knows.

Watch:

http://www.snagfilms.com/films/title/second_skin

Citation:

Pineiro Escoriaza, J. (Director). (2009). Second Skin [Motion picture]. USA: Pure West Films.

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