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2 years ago#1
Thought I'd make this topic to see if other people have secrets in regards to gaming as a whole that they are not exactly proud of.

Mine is that in all my years of gaming (20+) I've never actually bought a console or handheld at launch and yet I would still consider myself an avid gamer.

The closest I ever came was getting a GBA from my mom for Christmas a whole 6 months after it was release here in the U.K
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2 years ago#2
Was 'mom' a typo, just weird hearing people from the uk say that :p
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2 years ago#3
Nothing wrong with no buying consoles at launch. They are usually over priced. The game quality is not there either. Usually they are slightly better versions of whats out already.
2 years ago#4
Crisis_UK posted...
Thought I'd make this topic to see if other people have secrets in regards to gaming as a whole that they are not exactly proud of.

Mine is that in all my years of gaming (20+) I've never actually bought a console or handheld at launch and yet I would still consider myself an avid gamer.

The closest I ever came was getting a GBA from my mom for Christmas a whole 6 months after it was release here in the U.K


I'm in the same boat, never bought a launch console in 22 years gaming. To be honest that trend is set to continue, I think it's sensible to wait a year to see how the system plays out.
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2 years ago#5
Why/how is that shameful
2 years ago#6
Overburdened posted...
Was 'mom' a typo, just weird hearing people from the uk say that :p


lol I was wondering if someone was going to pick up on that. I usually say mam but last time I posted it I got laughed at :P
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2 years ago#7
Crisis_UK posted...
Overburdened posted...
Was 'mom' a typo, just weird hearing people from the uk say that :p


lol I was wondering if someone was going to pick up on that. I usually say mam but last time I posted it I got laughed at :P


I thought it was mum
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2 years ago#8
It's really not shameful to wait for a console to become cheaper or just wait until the bugs are ironed out. I don't usually buy a console for months or even years (I just got my first 360 like six months ago) because I often have literally hundreds of games for each console I want so unless there's an exclusive that I must have oh my god life will be over if I don't have this game I don't usually get a console just to have it. That's especially relevant in this day and age where consoles tend to share most games anyway and only have a few exclusives. Handhelds are a bit different. I don't think the handheld systems share most of the games they have except for some of the bigger ones like Call of Duty.
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2 years ago#9
Crisis_UK posted...
Overburdened posted...
Was 'mom' a typo, just weird hearing people from the uk say that :p


lol I was wondering if someone was going to pick up on that. I usually say mam but last time I posted it I got laughed at :P


I'd say mam is welsh or up north.
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2 years ago#10
Hi...I am SunDevil77...and I have a shameful gaming secret.

....I bought Dragon Age 2 at the midnight release.
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