Mum’s battle to stop video game obsessed sons spending all their time inside sparked a business idea
A mum-of-three’s battle to stop her video game obsessed sons spending all their time cooped up indoors with their consoles sparked an ingenious business idea – and led to her selling her home to create a massive outdoor gaming centre.
Jacquie Rumble was increasingly irked by the hours her three boys, Joe, 18, Danny, 16, and Max, nine, spent online playing shooting games.
So the 47-year-old and her husband Billy, 50, sold their four bedroom home to fund a woodland centre – where players become the stars of their own real life video games and Bluetooth headbands tell them when they have been ‘hit’ by weapons.
Jacquie said: “As parents, we’ve always been advocates for getting our boys outside – and they’re all very sporty – but as they got older that became harder to do.
“They became obsessed with video games. They would come in from school, shove on