Stop Smoking DS

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  1. Veho
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    I apologize if this has been posted somewhere already, the search function hates me.

    Coming out November:

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    One article and another article.

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  2. megabug7

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    Is Nintendo becoming Big brother or what

    The UK Government are enough thank you very much - don't need a games company to ram it down our throats either

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  3. Renegade_R

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    I highly doubt a game has THAT much influence to stop someone from smoking...I think common willpower and mindsetting can break the habit. Basically said, if someone really wants to quit, they would do it in their own way.
     
  4. bunnybreaker

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    As a homebrew I think it's a nice idea, but actually paying for it is rediculous.

    I just gave up smoking a few days ago and there is no way I'd shell out for a DS game to help, I can either do it, or I can't (weak, basically), but a game isn't going to magically give me strength.
     
  5. abaddon41_80

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    I am going to have to get this for my mother
     
  6. Rehehelly

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    How does a game help? O_O

    Does it come with an addon that slaps a patch on your arm every now and then?
    ..cos if someone really wanted to stop smoking, they'd either goto the NHS Stop smoking thing if they're in the UK.. or do it by themselves.
     
  7. Trolly

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    Behind you! I know you looked!
    Lmao at the middle image, what a shameless plug!!

    Smoking's bad for you though! [​IMG]

    Our society is starting to ram all this "be healthy" stuff down our throats though, you're right. It's all very "politically correct" at the moment as well. Why only today in my GCSE DT paper it gave this question:

    1) Give 3 reasons parents think video games are socially irresponsible:
    2) Give 3 examples of what video games designers should do to prevent social and moral issues.

    Honestly, it just seemed like a quick kick in the balls to the games industry, it's hardly even related to Design & Technology - Resistant Materials (the course I'm doing).
     
  8. Gaisuto

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    If I got this for my mom, she'd kill me. [​IMG]
     
  9. Raestloz

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    Will this kind of "game?" sell anyway?

    Ubisoft never cease to amaze me....... 1st Ass-assin's Creed, now this o_o
     
  10. Chrono_Tata

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    Nintendo didn't make the game.
     
  11. Raestloz

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    Yeah, but they host the game. And licensed it....
     
  12. Veho
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    It's a series of minigames that take your mind off smoking. Every time you feel a craving pick up your DS and play and be assaulted by self-help slogans until the craving passes. Or something. It gives you something to do with your hands, and tries to take your mind off smoking. That's two thirds of quitting smoking, right there.

    Let's just overlook the fact that any other game at all could do the same job. [​IMG]
     
  13. Rehehelly

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    O_O
    I did resistant materials last year, was more about games with your hands, not video games. How does video games even relate?

    I just realised this is pretty much a clone of "My Weight Loss Coach"

    I don't get how these helps and who buys them..

    edit; Didn't think of that Veho, but surely if the game is a stop smoking game, it'd remind them more of smoking than any other game? Stupid concept.
     
  14. Chrono_Tata

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    Doesn't mean they endorse it. Anyone can make a game for the DS and have a Nintendo license as long as it's not porn or something.
     
  15. Raestloz

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    Well, the mini-game won't, but when you boot the game, now that's the time when a cigar is sculptured nicely in your brain
     
  16. Trolly

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    Well, it doesn't, it just came out of nowhere. The topic this year was picnic furniture as well, so it makes no sense at all.
     
  17. DeMoN

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    Ahhh... I hate to see such a great gaming system go to waste like this. Just read the god damn book or buy the thing you put on your ears to stop the nicotine rush.
     
  18. Pyrofyr

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    If you play enough DS you shouldn't be smoking anyway.

    They need to get all smokers (Who are obviously way too far into addiction) to play MMORPGs. They'll waste probably almost as much monthly (If they're stupid), and it'll get them to do something almost as bad, but less painful to the rest of us.
     
  19. Prophet

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    I'm waiting for:

    Stop Eating DS -- A WiiFit companion piece.
     
  20. PBC

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    WOuld be nice if this was stop smoking ANYTHING ds. Helping you quit pot, crack, meth etc.

    And I think stop drinking DS would be a really funny game. Imagine! 4 screens! (double vision)...but I don't know how you would play it drunk ie. delayed reactions, horrible hand eye, slurred speech for the microphone. etc.