I demand a lot from you people, don't I? My dissertation covers the impact of video games on 'modern' society. I've sent out a couple questionnaire's. I'll thank you for taking the time to give your view on the interactive media that is video gaming. As it will help with my dissertation. Do you enjoy playing video games? What consoles have you owned, if any? Approximately how many hours do you play video games, per week? Do you have a criminal record? Do you suffer from mental health issues? What are your preferred genres? (you may pick more than one): Each genre will be followed by a couple titles for example purposes. Sport: NHL 2007, Fifa World Cup. Adventure: Broken Sword, Little Big Adventure. platformer: Sonic, Mario. shoot 'em ups (shmup): Space Invaders, Perfect Cherry Blossom. first person shooter (fps): Halo, Half-Life, Gears of War. real time strategy (rts): Command & Conquer, StarCraft, Age of Empires. role playing game (rpg): Final Fantasy, Baldur's Gate. massive multiplayer online role playing game (mmorpg): World of Warcraft, EverQuest, Guild Wars. beat 'em ups: Tekkan, Mortal Combat, Soul Calibe. Simulator: Football Manager, The Sims, Microsoft Flight Simulator. Racing: Wipeout, V-Ralley, Burnout. Do you arange times in advance to play any of your computer games? Do you pay or have you paid any monthly subscriptions for your games? Do you pay or have you paid any monthly subscriptions for online play capabilities? Are you concerned about the influence of computer games of a violent nature? How many video games have you owned that contain scenes of a violent nature? How many video games have you played that contain scenes of a violent nature? Are you concerned about the influence of computer games of a sexual nature? How many video games have you owned that have contained scenes of a sexual nature (explicit to -18's)? How many video games have you played that have contained scenes of a sexual nature (explicit to -18's)? Are you concerned about the influence of computer games that imply the presence of drugs? How many video games have you owned that imply the use of drugs? How many video games have you played that imply the use of drugs? Do you believe video games have influenced the development of your personality, and if so, how? Countries such as Australia and Germany have strict laws on the depiction of violence and sex in video games, many games are banned and re-released as censored versions. Left4Dead2, a post apocalyptic zombie shooter was released in late 2009 by Valve Software and features violent melee combat, limb dismemberment and excessive gore, but has been released without blood and dismemberment to Australia and Germany. What are your opinions on this level of computer game censorship? Do you believe video games influence their players? What are your beliefs regarding such influences? Do you believe individuals spend too much time playing computer games? What would you consider a reasonable time allocation to video game entertainment?