On this theme, if you have kids older than 5, then you’ve most likely had requests to get Fortnite. It’s the current rage right now and as someone who spent many nights playing 4-on-4 battles of Goldeneye, I understand the allure.

We’ve taken a stand against this kind of gaming in our home for now, but it’s something all parents have to think about. This article does a good job of discussing the pros and cons.

It also touches on aspects of gaming that my parents never had to worry about. It’s no longer just the kids and the console and the game: there’s the entire online aspect. Both playing against strangers, as well as watching strangers play the games via YouTube and other sources. People can build massive followings just playing games and recording their sessions for others to watch … it still feels weird to type that.

But it's a thing.