17
Apr
09

Bowling Alone No More

ERICKSON SCHOOL PROFESSOR JUDAH RONCH

The Nintendo Wii phenomenon has reintroduced virtual bowling as a community-building social activity after decades of declining participation in real bowling. UMBC students recently challenged neighboring Charlestown Retirement Community residents to a Wii bowling tournament, demonstrating how a video game can level the playing field between young and old and knock down the “isolated” gamer stereotype. Check it out:

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