There's just lots of shooting and hacking and noise.

Although the game is free to play, in-app purchases can add up quickly.

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I played a good amount of Fortnite myself while preparing for this assignment, and while I'm not a gamer and don't usually have any trouble staying away from things like this, I found myself on multiple occasions playing "just one more game."Since the games are short, it was easy to trick myself into thinking that it wasn't eating up that much time, and since you would never want to just leave in the middle of a game, putting a time limit on it is a bit harder than for a game that just continues on without end.

Ward told me that making addictive games is an art form, and that Epic knows what it's doing — the company has been around the block a few times."Epic does a good job releasing weekly updates to keep the gameplay fresh. There's skill involved but it isn't too hard for noobs to pick up the basics and have fun."While some children have developed the ability to self-regulate how much Fortnite they play, an informal poll of my friends indicates that that's not usually the case.

There are both voice-chat and text-chat capabilities within the game, but not with solo play.

You can turn off voice chat in the game's settings but your child could just turn it on again.

Rao has nine warning signs that can help indicate if your child is playing Fortnite (or any game) too much, in order from mild to extremely concerning.

These include the game becoming the child's default downtime activity (rather than, say, going outside) as well as your child not turning the game off when asked.

Text chat cannot be turned off, and there are no filters for voice or text, which may be concerning to parents.

There's nothing to stop an adult from saying lewd things to a younger player, or to stop kids from swearing at each other.

Rao also notes that your child may become agitated when you limit their play time, and that their addiction to the game makes them more impatient and prone to frustration.