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DO YOU BELIEVE THAT MOST PEOPLE HAVE AGES OF 34 AND 40 CANT PLAY PC GAMES?

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I'm just below the cut (33 yrs old) and I put in a 5hr session on Sunday.  Apex Legends got me hooked. It's all about managing your time.  I don't watch TV when my day is over, I game.


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if they have their life in order - sure, its fine. 

the thing is with age your priorities change a bit or should at least. wether or not its cool for you to game doesnt have anything to do with your age.

its just not cool to game if you start neglecting other areas of your life for it. so if your 35 and game after you put your kids to sleep thats awesome and equally if youre 15 and you game in your messy room without having done your homework or while your mom is breaking her back doing chores thats not cool. just imo


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3 minutes ago, MrTiC said:

33 here and been playing since age 5 and i will keep playing till i drop dead :D

NO! YOU WILL LOOSE YOU ABILITY TO PLAY GAMES ONCE YOU TURN 34!! IT'S THE LAW!!

 

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OT: why wouldn't they? You now that gaming has their roots in the arcades of the 70's / 80's? The kids of last are in their 40's and 50's now..


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Why would their age affect anything?

Anyone can play games provided they know how to.

 


 

 

 

 

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seriously what does age have to do with it? im 50 and still play all the current fps's....once a gamer always a gamer

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Most people that age don't seem to make time for games in their lives. They have other things they perceive to be more important.


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No. My favourite counter example:

this guy is almost 50 and he plays a game on pc.

 

Also, drop the pointless capslock.

13 minutes ago, Minibois said:

Most people that age don't seem to make time for games in their lives. They have other things they perceive to be more important.

That's increasingly less true with the advent of mobile games like candy crush. They won't sit down at a pc with the intent to play a game for two hours straight, but they will play in their spare time or on the bus.


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Obviously if you have kids it's different, but when you are responsibility free (more or less) simply replace watching TV with gaming. So many people who proclaim gaming to be a waste of time rack up 10's of hours each week in front of the TV.

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So....I'm 38. Does that mean I should stop gaming?  I'm not sure what to make of this excellent information that seems to have been seizured out. 


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2 hours ago, benjaminr said:

I AM 37  YEARS OLD

GO O D4 U


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-Lenovo Thinkpad X220 - [8/10]

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-Apple Macbook (2015) - [Garbage -/10]

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-Apple iPad Pro - [5/10]

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Off Topic is weird...


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I'm gonna respond to the OP and say no, and put forward the idea that all capslock keys are removed from users under the age of 35.

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3 hours ago, benjaminr said:

DO YOU BELIEVE  THAT MOST PEOPLE  WHICH HAVE AGES  OF 34 AND  40 CANT PLAY PC GAMES? IN THEIR  LIFE?

 

3 hours ago, benjaminr said:

I AM 37  YEARS OLD

You're really proving the point that most people above the age of 35 can't effectively use a computer however...

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34 and I play games 1-2 hours a night 2-4 nights a week. Only 8 hours of gaming a week on an average week but I still do game.

 

I remember when I used to do 8 hours before lunch on a Saturday...


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I game with people ages 18-64 all the time in arena shooters.  Heck, my parents were gamers and my dad still plays ratchet and clank games.


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4 hours ago, benjaminr said:

DO YOU BELIEVE  THAT MOST PEOPLE  WHICH HAVE AGES  OF 34 AND  40 CANT PLAY PC GAMES? IN THEIR  LIFE?

I believe that people who write in all-caps can't play games.


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I’m 37 and just got back into pc gaming less than a year ago. I work with a guy who’s 71 and his steam library would put many to shame


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I'm out of that age range and can't play video games (well)  So they should be great!


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