Could "Second Skin" Trigger Second Thoughts About Online Gaming?

Do you spend nutty amounts of time online? Do you experience bouts of anger with other players -- even fits of blazing rage -- while playing online games or visiting message boards to chat about what you've been playing? Does gaming ever make you feel suicidal? Romantic? "Like someone in love"? Do you feel "empowered" playing online MMORPGs like World of Warcraft, and does that sense of power relate inversely to a less-than-satisfying day job?

If you answered yes to any of the above, you may want to put the forthcoming Pure West documentary Second Skin on your view list (it premieres at SXSW, which runs March 7-16 in Austin, Texas). The film follows a handful of gamers deeply devoted to massively multiplayer online games like Second Life and World of Warcraft.

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