The debate of what games are appropriate for what age is an endless one, continually marred by the subjective nature of one’s culture. And culture is one word that does get thrown about a lot in this Country. Keeping that in mind, it’s very important to realize that diversity in this country throws in another dynamic.
My father for instance was an Age of Empires and a general RTS addict. He’d take the four year old me and sit me down next to the computer. I’d dribble and drool every time he took down a castle and whole cities. The violence and power was something that appealed to me as a four year old who didn’t know any better. The phrase, “’Let ‘em burn’ was also something we threw around. (Taken from the tar throwers in ‘Stronghold 2’)