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Why is Jeanette playing backgammon on a show about video games?

nov 5 012.jpgChris Isaac Larnder is a professor of physics at John Abbot College. But he's been studying digital media and video games for years.

He is also the founder of the Montreal chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery.

He's fascinated by how video games are made, but he has some serious questions about the space they are taking in our lives.

He says we need to balance virtual reality with actual reality. He even brought in a backgammon game to remind us of the pleasures of playing one of the oldest board games.

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