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I got a job, kids, house and all that goes with it, and my soon to be wife tells me I'm to old to be playing video games. So I tell her there are people older than me playing games, and I thought I would make this poll to prove her wrong. So, prove her wrong people!
35. I have a good job working over 40 a week, and still plenty of time to enjoy the wonderful games being made today.
Gaming isn't what it used to be. In fact, many of the games made today shouldn't be played by kids. They're clearly made for adults. It's a casual thing for some, a hobby for others, and a passion for others still.
One thing is for sure, though, there is no age limit on gaming. If you enjoy doing it, and you're not neglecting someone dependent on you in the process, then why the hell would you have to stop?????? I just don't get the perception people have towards older gamers. If I was sitting on my ass watching football, or stupid mind wasting reality television, that's somehow acceptable??? Gimme a break.
I see a even spread of gamers here. I myself am 28. The funny thing is my grandfather actually got me in to gaming about 20 years ago, after he had a heart attack. He bought a used NES to have something to do when getting back on his feet, and I spent allot of my time there before this. Still I play with him sometimes, but only on the old machines, he can't keep up with the modern toys anymore. :)
I was well in to my teenage years when I got my very first console which was just launched to the masses by Nolan Bushnell. Don't have that particular console anymore but I still have nearly every single console launched since.