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Hey man, I am a youth pastor and we do video game nights. Smash brothers is always a favorite as is mario kart and mario party and New SMB. Street Fighter is good as it is not gorey or vulgar, just good old beating people up. OF course your sports games as well.

PC games...Guitar Praise is a good GH/Rockband clone and plays great Christian tracks and is 2 player. Command n Conquer/Starcraft are always good as not really vulgar or gorey. Good racing games like Grid. Portal 2 is a great suggestion. Lego games are great. HL2 or any Source DM - yea you are "killing" but usually not gorey. Star Wars Jedi Knight series are awesome. Again it is competitive and not demanding and not vulgar/gorey. But really you should just get the PS2/XBOX for your sports games and a Wii/GC/N64 for your 4 player party games.
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As for the games - an amazing 1-PC multiplayer game is Plasma Pong

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Sorry for trying to be a good example to kids and finding games that won't get them in trouble, or myself in trouble with their parents. I was asked to be a mentor, I agreed, and I am making a huge list of activities for high school kids. I'm a gamer, so naturally video games was one of my first thoughts.


All I asked was for some help in recommending some good clean games. I did not want to start a debate, but people will debate just so the thread can get locked.

I've gotten A LOT of help from OCN over the last year, but now that I said I was a christian, there is a lot less interest in helping.
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to the OP - I would definitely say Dirt 3 deserves a look, possibly Portal 2? not sure if it has split-screen but it does have co-op. i'd think Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit would be lots of fun if it has split-screen.
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Didnt think about NFS, but I dont think you can splitscreen on just one CP, although would be fun.

Seems really hard to find a game that splitscreens on one CP...
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Question is- what do you play? You are supposed to be a mentor, do your decisions in gaming reflect what you are commissioned to teach, or is this like an bar tender hosting an AA meeting?
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Question is- what do you play? You are supposed to be a mentor, do your decisions in gaming reflect what you are commissioned to teach, or is this like an bar tender hosting an AA meeting?
i think he's asking because split-screen multiplayer/co-op games don't seem to be as common on PC as they are for consoles. not so much what games have appropriate content.
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Cleaned. The OP has made it EXPLICITLY clear that he wants clean games.Games that are non violent,games that isn't targeted towards adults.

The next person to pass a silly remark WILL get an infraction.
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How about Man vs Wild? Teaches survival which I think is a pretty good thing to know. Most kids these day have no clue even where their food comes from. It is not a game about find food primarily, but it is not about hurting people or stealing. It will offer some fun and they can challenge one another to get through the stages of survival without making a mistake. I played it a few times and it is not super easy, or super hard. They will earn about plants,animals, insects, and reptiles along with different areas of the world. Driving games are fine as long as they do not take the driving style to the streets all fast and furious like.
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