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User Info: sanas_thiritu

3 years ago#1
There are a lot of definitions of the fabled casual gamer and I find all of them wrong. Imo, this below is the most accurate description of the casual gamer

Casual gamer is a person who enjoys games with less depth and thinks it's perfectly ok to think a very simple input game like flappy bird is the best game ever made.

Casual gamer is also a person who says 'but I don't have the patience and don't want to spend all that time to play this complex rpg all the way to the end'. I might just play a little cod here and there.

A hardcore gamer is a person who plays through and enjoys immensely a complicated non mmo rpg and tries to complete all side quests as well.

A hardcore gamer is also someone who looks for more in a game than jumping over obstacles or pew pew pew.

Agree or disagree?
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User Info: Jptremblay13

3 years ago#2
Casual gamer is someone who casually game.

Hardcore gamer is also known as a virgin or basement dweller

User Info: Shadow_Cloud

3 years ago#3
Agreed somewhat.

Casual - someone who play games occasionally and don't keep up with gaming news aside from games that has heavy marketing behind it.

Hardcore - someone who follows gaming news closely and when he plays a game he enjoys, he wants to understand all the intricacies.

User Info: SizableMattress

3 years ago#4
I think casual gamers are people who aren't very competitive about their games and who don't devote a certain percentage of their time or money into gaming.
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User Info: cminc

3 years ago#5
I play hardcore games casually, but ive never been hardcore about a casual game.
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User Info: ChiliPup

3 years ago#6
Jptremblay13 posted...
Hardcore gamer is also known as a virgin or basement dweller

Unless they're not a virgin, nor a basement dweller... but they still enjoy hardcore gaming.


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User Info: kidwgm

3 years ago#7
Disagree. A gamer is a gamer.
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User Info: MrDude1

3 years ago#8
a casual gamer is one who only plays fps and hate on other genres like jrpg, fighting, platforming, etc.

User Info: AWarAmp84

3 years ago#9
kidwgm posted...
Disagree. A gamer is a gamer.
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User Info: cheezedadada

3 years ago#10
There really isn't a definition for hardcore or casual gamer. I avoid using the terms because they really don't mean anything and each person will interpret them differently. To me, you either play games or you don't.
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