Thumb War game will shock your parents

If games abstract the arts of war, why not make games that intentionally inflict some symbolic degree of physical suffering? Doubtless that thought was the inspiration behind Firebox's Thumb Wars handheld game, which comes with various reaction-time tests and other challenges–all resulting in one or the other player getting zapped. Shocking Thumbwars [Firebox via ChipChick and Giz]

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