Cool but kind of odd! Here are some ways that video games inspired real-life entertainment and other services. Or were these places created specifically to pull gamers away from the computer? Either way, you can visit them yourself!
"The story of gamers is the modern equivalent of the Ugly Duckling tale. Long ago they were an outcast bunch, looked down upon by most of society, until something changed and gaming became more available to the general public. Now everyone, from your postman to your grandparents, plays video games. The geek culture has truly taken over, and with it video games reached out into the world and influenced every area of normal life."
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