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Video Games Are No Longer the Enemy: 7 Things Your Kids Can Learn

Video Games Are No Longer the Enemy: 7 Things Your Kids Can Learn

Gaming
The writers of AirPlay are pleased to bring you an interesting discussion this month. Parents in the 90s and early 2000s loved to blame video games for crimes and unruly behavior. However, is there merit to this?   Trouble in Game Paradise Video games have always had a bad reputation with parents through the years. It was often whispered about that those who enjoyed playing video games were lazy and had minds that were very slowly turning to goo. It does not help that there have been acts of violence in the world that have been attributed to the fact the perpetrators liked to play violent video games. This is a massive disservice to the whole concept of video games. This is like blaming the glass in your hand for housing the liquor that you are actively drinking.   ...
Athletes with a Script: Is the WWE Still a “Sport”?

Athletes with a Script: Is the WWE Still a “Sport”?

Sports
The world of the “World Wresting Entertainment” has often been an interesting point of discourse. Today, AirPlay will be diving into whether or not the WWE is an actual sport. Since the early 90s the whole world of wrestling has captivated the hearts of generations of people. There was always the discussion on whether or not the wrestlers and the whole concept of entertainment wrestling were to be considered a sport. They were always at a gray area of existence. Or you could always say that they were an existence all on their own. What Makes a Sport? If we were to base it off the traditional description of a sport: it is anything that requires physical exertion, an event where this physical exertion is celebrated, and has a sort of following. So in every sense of the description of
A Closer Look at the Definitive RPG: Final Fantasy Series

A Closer Look at the Definitive RPG: Final Fantasy Series

Gaming
If you ask anyone who has ever played an RPG video game, chances are they will mention the Final Fantasy Series. Today, AirPlay takes a closer look at this ‘definitive’ RPG. We say that it is the definitive role playing game series because it is the longest running one to date. A majority of gamers who like the role playing genre will tell you that you should at least try out a Final Fantasy title. There is a world of knowledge and lifetimes that you can become a part of through this game series. What is the Final Fantasy Series? This is the series that was born from the mind of Hironobu Sakaguchi back in 1987. What is quite appealing about his story was that Sakaguchi was a longtime gave developer who was not able to create any successful games. Before quitting the industry th
Not a Swimmer? 7 Good Reasons Why You Should Have Started Yesterday

Not a Swimmer? 7 Good Reasons Why You Should Have Started Yesterday

Sports
Who does not love a good dip in the pool? It is one of the best leisurely activities that humans get to enjoy. Join us as AirPlay looks at 7 good reasons why you should have started swimming yesterday. Back in the day, swimming was considered to be a rather precarious activity. It was not until the concept of mouth to mouth resuscitation was born that swimming really took off in a leisurely sense. In our society today, it is more normal to see young children, adults, and even the elderly leading sedentary lifestyles. With the advent of information being so readily available, more and more people decided that staying in was better than going out and moving about. As such, the percentages of people of various ages that suffer from obesity have tripled over the recent years.  While ther
Not Just For the Nerds: The Massive Benefits of Table top RPGs

Not Just For the Nerds: The Massive Benefits of Table top RPGs

Gaming
The concept of tabletop RPGs is something that countless people have enjoyed through the decades. It is only lately that the benefits are truly explored. Today, AirPlay will explore the massive benefits!   What is a Tabletop RPG? A tabletop RPG in the most basic definition is a role playing game that is played over the surface of a table. Normally, there is a storyteller or game master (GM) and several players. The rules and the world wherein the game is played based off core books. For example in Dungeon and Dragons, there are specific rules regarding the characters and the classes that are available to choose from. It is entirely up to the GM on where the story takes places, what scenarios are faced by the characters, and what sort of monsters or rewards they can see. It ...