How Pinball Gave Video Games Their Bad Reputation

That stands for trouble, with a capital T that rhymes with P, and that stands for… pinball? Early pinball machines required no skill, and they were a form of gambling, sort of like Plinko. But while the pinball machines changed, their reputation was stuck in a bad place. With the original concerns gone, we were stuck with the “newfangled games are bad for kids” idea that later translated to video games. -via Digg

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