Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Cub Scouts of America offer video game badges now!

Boyscout Pin Achieved! Pitched a tent
Boyscout Pin Achieved! Started a fire using only 2 sticks
Boyscout Pin Achieved! Kill 6 enemies in a row using a thermal weapon in Single Player or Special Ops.

WHAAwhat?! This ain't your gran papies scouts, this is the 21st century scouts and they're ready to brave the wilds of Nature and the Hardcore world of Video Games!
I'm so getting these pins for my son, C'mon Ry lets pwn some noobs in HTDM! yeah 25 killstreak...tactical nuke troop 402!!!!!

Complete these three requirements:
1. Explain why it is important to have a rating system for video games. Check your video games to be sure they are right for your age.

2. With an adult, create a schedule for you to do things that includes your chores, homework, and video gaming. Do your best to follow this schedule.

3. Learn to play a new video game that is approved by your parent, guardian, or teacher.

Earn the Video Games belt loop and complete five of the following requirements:
1. With your parents, create a plan to buy a video game that is right for your age group.

2. Compare two game systems (for example, Microsoft Xbox, Sony PlayStation, Nintendo Wii, and so on). Explain some of the differences between the two. List good reasons to purchase or use a game system.

3. Play a video game with family members in a family tournament.

4. Teach an adult or a friend how to play a video game.

5. List at least five tips that would help someone who was learning how to play your favorite video game.

6. Play an appropriate video game with a friend for one hour.

7. Play a video game that will help you practice your math, spelling, or another skill that helps you in your schoolwork.

8. Choose a game you might like to purchase. Compare the price for this game at three different stores. Decide which store has the best deal. In your decision, be sure to consider things like the store return policy and manufacturer's warranty.

9. With an adult's supervision, install a gaming system.