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    Default Video games!

    Do you let your child/children play fighting, war, shooting games and if so what age are they? Just want to know what the 'norm' is

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    Subbing, I really don't want DS to play video games at all but a few people tell-me it's inevitable as when he starts school most boys do

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    My 5 year old plays car racing games and a few dora and diego games and sports ones, but no fighting or shooting ones... though we have them in the house as DH plays them.

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    The reason I ask is because I just dropped my 6.5 year old DS at a play date. As I was leaving I notice them playing a shooting game. I left and have come home feeling really uneasy. I don't know why I didn't say something at the time. I would never allow it at my house...... Not at 6!!!

    Especially as my Ds suffers from anxiety, it could very well end up being a trigger.

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    I dont let my DS play any games apart from abc 4 kids on the computer or reading eggs.
    Last edited by Blue Dragon; 20-05-2013 at 22:50.

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    Not a chance.

    I can't stand those ultra violent, realistic video games and if they're rated MA it's for a reason, they're not suitable for kids.

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    Teens sure IE 13 and onwards yea I would but not any younger. We are gamers through and through. Our fav game is battlefield 3 and were stoked and waiting for battlefield 4 to come out. We only play while our kids (4 and 2) are in bed. But once in their teens if thy want to yea more so because the violence can be explained and understood more IYKWIM


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    Quote Originally Posted by MonsterMoosMum View Post
    Teens sure IE 13 and onwards yea I would but not any younger. We are gamers through and through. Our fav game is battlefield 3 and were stoked and waiting for battlefield 4 to come out. We only play while our kids (4 and 2) are in bed. But once in their teens if thy want to yea more so because the violence can be explained and understood more IYKWIM


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    This is a good approach I think, much more age appropriate and used as a basis for discussion.


 

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