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User Info: TrueFinale

TrueFinale
3 years ago#1
So how would you define hardcore gamers? and what games (any gaming format) would you think or say they play that most people don't?
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User Info: Incendia_Intus

Incendia_Intus
3 years ago#2
Maybe somebody who games in tournaments for money (AKA e-sports.) I don't know, I don't really like breaking everything down into subcategories. You're a gamer or you aren't.
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User Info: MahoganyTooth92

MahoganyTooth92
3 years ago#3
Someone who plays a game to be good at it, rather than just having fun. People who play in Tourneys and Competitions to earn a living for example.

Core gamers are people who play a decent variety of games on dedicated platforms for fun.

Casuls are people who just play generic modern military Shooters (Especially on consoles) or Phone/Web/Facebook games. I'm sure there's somethng I've left out.
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User Info: Vs1991

Vs1991
3 years ago#4
People that play Doom and Quake are hardcore

User Info: ShadowThaReaper

ShadowThaReaper
3 years ago#5
TrueFinale posted...
So how would you define hardcore gamers?


People that play all sorts of games, and have a modicum of skill. Not like people on Reddit who only gush over the latest flavor of the month narrative crap fest.


I'll play anything.

User Info: Szymaa

Szymaa
3 years ago#6
TrueFinale posted...
So how would you define hardcore gamers?


To me, a Hardcore gamer is someone whose primary hobby and pastime, is gaming. Not someone who only fires up Angry Birds while taking a dump. Someone to whom playing for 2 hours straight is "a good warmup."
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User Info: _GRIM_FANDANGO_

_GRIM_FANDANGO_
3 years ago#7
I have heard different people use the term for different things.

To me, they are the people who do not exclusively play the more mainstream focused games. While many people use a much more strict definition, I notice that when people from " the industry" are talking about "the hardcore gamer" this is what they mean.
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User Info: paradoxworld

paradoxworld
3 years ago#8
Gamers who watch hardcore porn on a second monitor while gaming.
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User Info: KidIcaroots

KidIcaroots
3 years ago#9
TrueFinale posted...
So how would you define hardcore gamers? and what games (any gaming format) would you think or say they play that most people don't?


Why does it even matter?

User Info: Szymaa

Szymaa
3 years ago#10
paradoxworld posted...
Gamers who watch hardcore porn on a second monitor while gaming.


I'm not ashamed to admit that I've done this.
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