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Ok so I ave been thinking...yes yes scary I know *yawn*

So I have worked out a simple descriptorless setup around the basic age markers


“G” learning and non violent
Early learning
Everyone Non violence (puzzle games and what have you)
“PG” cartoon and fantasy type action games
Everyone (games like Zelda)
Everyone 10+ (games with a bit harder content like most 2D FF games)
“PG13″ Games with mild blood and strong themes like Star wars
Teen 13+ No need for change
Teen 16+: knock 17 down to 16 then split the diffrance overly violent and sexy go to 18 the rest go to 16+
Games not for kids,because of the distaste the US has for “sex” it needs to be split into 2 category’s so that no game on violance alone can be rated “AO”

Mature 18+:Games that are to gory or strong for “17″
Adults Only:games that have sex and nudity based around sex in them.


Most M for mature games will become T for 16+
SUdeki T16+
HL2 =16+
Qauke 4 =16+

Games that have a strong enough content to go one level higher
Vampire TM:BLoodlines= M18+

Mmmmmm I am starting to doubt that 17 can be split so easily because some will complain about 16 begin to "young" and thos that complain they cant sell their games to 17 year olds,thoughts comments always welcome and yes I know it wont happen but the ESRB is changing and tweaking their ratings so in 3 years tiem they might break down and have 3 tiers for all age groups.


Ah modern gaming its like modern film only the watering down of fiction and characters is replaced with shallow and watered down mechanics, gimmicks and shiny-er "people".
Incoherence is my friend and grammar my bane, which is the fulcrum of suffering I place upon others!:ZippyDSMlee

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