So it’s happened: Just had my Dad (82) on the phone “Say, son, you are playing these video games like in a racing car, aren’t you?” “Yep” “Well, they fooled me, switching channels yesterday night I came upon the LeMans race and was wondering why it was staged, Covid and all. And then chap says it was just a game! Looked brilliant. Went back this morning and watched some more …”
Still trying to imagine my Dad sitting in the living room and watching rF2 on Eurosport. Cannot quite get my head around it.
Asked me to send him a screenshot of what the players actually see on the screen “… just out of curiosity.” So we talked for a while about driver swaps and digital tire wear and whatnot. Still grinning.
At the end he said: “Truly, why do they keep doing it in real life? Just think of the cost and the CO2 footprint!” Ever the rational former CEO …