‘True’ Gaming Addict? MTV Wants You For ‘Life’

August 8, 2009Written by Anthony Severino


Are you totally addicted to gaming?  Truth is, if you are reading this right now, video games are a major part of your life. If you want to show off your gaming addiction, and have it broadcast on TV for all to see, answer this ad in craigslist…

According to the Craigslist posting, MTV is looking for addicted gamers to star in an episode of True Life focused on people who are obsessed with video games.

Here is the full posting:


Have video games totally taken over your life? Is your game play increasingly getting out of control? Have your friends or family confronted you about your gaming habit? How about your marriage or personal relationships“ are they being affected? Is it difficult to balance work and gaming time? Do you sometimes skip doing homework or household responsibilities to play? Have you played video games as a way of escaping your problems? Has your game playing habit become so encompassing that you may need to go to rehab to kick it? If you can identify with any of the above, MTV wants to hear from you.

If you appear to be between the ages of 17 and 29 please email us at [email protected] and tell us ALL of the following: Your age, your city and state, why you feel you’re addicted to gaming, and how its affecting your life. Be sure to include a recent picture or two and a current phone number.