Pokemon Go falls flat

“You take your video games too seriously. It’s like you think it’s real life.” This is something every gamer has heard before. Last Tuesday afternoon two men fell off the bluff area around E Street in Encinitas playing the new Nintendo game “Pokémon Go” on their cell phones. The first man fell just after 1 p.m. While being treated, the emergency response teams watched the second man fall off the bluffs about 75 to 100 feet away. It is disturbing to think a game or phone app could distract someone so thoroughly that two men would walk off the same cliff within minutes of one another.

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