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    Default It asks me more of a palyer than simply fast reflexes?

    Hi
    The text is about a mother who is concerned about his son being addicted to computer games.
    "Mum, is Sim City a creative game?" and when I agree that it probably is, as it asks more of a player than simply fast reflexes, he immediately demands to play it on a computer-free day.

    I can't get the underlined part. Could you kindly help me? Does it mean that her son doesn't pretend it and really as a player he asks not just as someone who is interested in the game? Does 'it' refer to the question itself?

    Thanks a million.
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    Default Re: It asks me more of a palyer than simply fast reflexes?

    Quote Originally Posted by moonlike View Post
    Hi
    The text is about a mother who is concerned about his son being addicted to computer games.
    "Mum, is Sim City a creative game?" and when I agree that it probably is, as it asks more of a player than simply fast reflexes, he immediately demands to play it on a computer-free day.

    NOT A TEACHER


    I don't understand your intepretation, but here's what it means to me. There are mindless video games that only require fast reflexes, but SimCity apparently demands more of a player: not only does one need fast reflexes, one also needs to be creative and so on. "It" refers to the game, in this case SimCity.
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    Default Re: It asks me more of a palyer than simply fast reflexes?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chicken Sandwich View Post

    NOT A TEACHER


    I don't understand your intepretation, but here's what it means to me. There are mindless video games that only require fast reflexes, but SimCity apparently demands more of a player: not only does one need fast reflexes, one also needs to be creative and so on. "It" refers to the game, in this case SimCity.

    Thanks a lot chicken sandwich. You're completely right. You did help me a lot. My interpretation was completely out of this world .
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    Default Re: It asks me more of a palyer than simply fast reflexes?

    Quote Originally Posted by moonlike View Post
    The text is about a mother who is concerned about his her son being addicted to computer games.
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