You can say a lot about Dr. Phil, mock him, distrust him, even make a short film about a planet populated only by him and his progeny
, but the one thing you can't say is that he isn't hip to MMOs. Because he totally is.
He recently used his acumen
with the genre to help 13-year-old Lexie break her addiction to There
. (Hey, is it an MMO if you're the only one still playing it?)
Watch here as the doctor explains online microtransactions in the game. "You pay this money with a credit card, and then you get credit, and then you can use that to buy things to furnish your house," Dr. Phil observes. "The stuff that you're buying, you don't really have anything. You just have a picture or something on your computer." Do you see? Do you see how he cuts to the quick of it? Read all of his sage advice right here