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12 Reasons Gamers Make The Best Parents

These moms and dads prove that gaming can be an advanced parenting tool.

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1. The dad who woke his kid up, adorably, Doom-style.

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4. The dad who hacked Donkey Kong so his daughter could play as a female character.

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6. The Chinese father who hired in-game hitmen to help his son beat his World of Warcraft addiction through pure frustration.


8. The game-developer dad who built his daughter an entire game for her birthday present.

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Joe Bernstein is a senior technology reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Bernstein reports on and writes about the gaming industry and web culture.

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