Shyguys Are Usually Girls: The Dilemma of Videogame Jocks


A few years back I was at a party, and a group of people gathered around a TV taking turns playing Guitar Hero (this was back when that was cool…well to nerds at least). A friend of male mine picked up that plastic axe and rocked so hard that I ended up making out with him that night…he has now been my boyfriend for over four years. Granted this has probably not happened to very many people, and I can’t say it was his guitar hero skills alone that made me stay with him, but it is funny to think about the existence of video game “jocks” and what that means in today’s weird world of gamers.

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