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A documentary that captures the greatest world record Tetris players as they prepare for the Classic Tetris World Championship. From the days of Thor Aackerlund and his historic victory at ... See full summary »
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Jason Scott Sadofsky
Follow three professional video game players as they overcome personal adversity, family pressures, and the realities of life to compete in a $1,000,000 tournament that could change their lives forever.
Second Skin takes an intimate, disturbing look at three sets of computer gamers whose lives have been transformed by the emerging genre of computer games called Massively Multiplayer Online games (MMOs). World of Warcraft, Second Life, and Everquest allow millions of users to simultaneously interact in virtual spaces. Second Skin introduces us to couples who have fallen in love without ever meeting, disabled players whose lives have been given new purpose, those struggling with addiction, Chinese gold-farming sweatshop workers, wealthy entrepreneurs and legendary guild leaders--all living within a world that doesn't quite exist. Second Skin focuses on a couple who met in a virtual world, an addict whose life was ruined by MMOs, and a group of MMO gamers who spend most of their lives inside virtual worlds. Written by
Although I played World of Warcraft, I never raided or had a high end character. My part was heavily scripted and improvised based on the direction of the producers.
It was just something to do to add to my resume. They were not supposed to use my real name either but the producers were unethical in their approach for me to do the movie.
They actually would buy me alcohol so i would get a buzz on and open up more because I thought the movie doc was stupid. So please don't send me anymore email telling me your hardship stories. I'm not the person you think I am.
They also lied about where i lived, who I lived with, what I did for work. It's not a real look into a gaming addicts life. Unless perhaps the losers from Indiana were for real but that I don't know. From what i can tell they were actually real life friends of the producers who were also playing a role.
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