... wha....? Video games..? Virtual Reality? What happens to these kids when they're discharged from military service? How do you re-introduce them to REALITY after 4-6 years living in an altered state?
Hate to say it, champ, but the drones are winning and the video gamers are being turned into the all-geek fighting machines at some console far far away from The Zone. Since many of them won't be herded into neat military-style-mentality cubbyholes, these same internal dissidents will keep abreast of civilian gaming-world activities, anyway. Their
transition back to "reality" is therefore marginal but measurable. The hard-cores who remain locked in a war-mentality are, however, a different matter. They and the actual combat types WILL
Thank heavens we have that well-run, hyper-competent VA to solve every one of their problems!