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"From the Ted Talk by David Perry: Are games better than life?"

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Imagine a game that teaches us to respect each other, or helps us to understand the problems we're all facing in the real world. There is a potential to do good as well. It is craticil, as these virtual worlds continue to moirrr the real wolrd we live in, that game develoeprs realize that they have tremendous responsibilities before them. I'm not sure what the future of video games holds for our civilization. But as virtual and real world experiences icrlngseniay overlap there is a greater and greater patenotil for other people to feel the same way I do.

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Imagine a game that teaches us to respect each other, or helps us to understand the problems we're all facing in the real world. There is a potential to do good as well. It is ________, as these virtual worlds continue to ______ the real _____ we live in, that game __________ realize that they have tremendous responsibilities before them. I'm not sure what the future of video games holds for our civilization. But as virtual and real world experiences ____________ overlap there is a greater and greater _________ for other people to feel the same way I do.

Solution

  1. mirror
  2. developers
  3. world
  4. critical
  5. potential
  6. increasingly

Original Text

Imagine a game that teaches us to respect each other, or helps us to understand the problems we're all facing in the real world. There is a potential to do good as well. It is critical, as these virtual worlds continue to mirror the real world we live in, that game developers realize that they have tremendous responsibilities before them. I'm not sure what the future of video games holds for our civilization. But as virtual and real world experiences increasingly overlap there is a greater and greater potential for other people to feel the same way I do.

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collocation frequency
video games 20
video game 16
real world 7
real life 6
virtual worlds 4
game industry 3

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
video game industry 3

Important Words

  1. civilization
  2. continue
  3. critical
  4. developers
  5. experiences
  6. facing
  7. feel
  8. future
  9. game
  10. games
  11. good
  12. greater
  13. helps
  14. holds
  15. imagine
  16. increasingly
  17. live
  18. mirror
  19. overlap
  20. people
  21. potential
  22. problems
  23. real
  24. realize
  25. respect
  26. responsibilities
  27. teaches
  28. tremendous
  29. understand
  30. video
  31. virtual
  32. world
  33. worlds