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Time Spent Playing Games vs. Discussing Games

View Poll Results: Time Spent Playing Video Games vs. Discussing Video Games
100% Gaming 0 0%
75% Gaming / 25% Discussing Video Games 5 55.56%
50% Gaming / 50% Discussing Video Games 3 33.33%
25% Gaming / 75% Discussing Video Games 1 11.11%
100% Discussing Video Games 0 0%
Voters: 9. You may not vote on this poll
07-30-2015, 08:27 AM
#1
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: USA
Posts: 1,565
Time Spent Playing Games vs. Discussing Games

One of my guilty pleasure is that I love discussing video games probably as much as love playing video games. On average I spend as much time reading, writing, and talking about video games as I do actually playing them. This is one of the big reasons why I signed up to be a Patron supporter of TA which isn't something I usually do.

So how much time does everyone else spend discussing games versus playing them?

Follow me at @bitGamerX for video game news and reviews.

My favorite video game genres include adventure, board, 4X, roguelike, space sims, and strategy games.

Last edited by klink; 07-30-2015 at 08:33 AM.
07-30-2015, 08:29 AM
#2
Joined: Aug 2012
Location: On the toilet
Posts: 4,289
Very guilty of this. I'm probably more at 70%.
07-30-2015, 10:11 AM
#3
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,206
Recently been finding more time to play than discuss, but i'd say it's still 50/50.

Work is in front of a computer so gaming wasnt impossible when im not busy, but the forums is definitely accessible the whole time.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
07-31-2015, 07:40 AM
#4
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: USA
Posts: 1,565
I forgot to add watching twitch and mobcrush streams to the list of gaming related activities.

Follow me at @bitGamerX for video game news and reviews.

My favorite video game genres include adventure, board, 4X, roguelike, space sims, and strategy games.
08-01-2015, 02:13 AM
#5
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: U.S.A., earth
Posts: 215
About half and half. There are some games that are just more fun to play than talk about, or don't have much to talk about. Others, both. Then there are some that I definitely enjoy talks of the game itself and strategy. The topic broadens if we expand to designer diaries, technical talks, promotional tie-ins, and news related crossovers.