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I play every day 441 54.51%
A few times a week 197 24.35%
Sometimes a week passes without gaming 126 15.57%
I'm a casual gamer 21 2.60%
I don't have time for gaming 24 2.97%
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August 31st, 2011, 13:38
A simple question for this poll - how often do you game?
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August 31st, 2011, 13:42
All the time or never, depending on other responsibilities. This means whenever I have free time I prefer to play. However, I have came to realize that I cannot break games midthrough. I tend to play until finished. So I am a bit reluctant to begin longer titles when I know I do not have enough time to finish them.
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August 31st, 2011, 13:46
Every day. I am a junk
But, when i was in my 20s i played 5 hours minimum a day.
now it is 5 hours maximum a day.
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August 31st, 2011, 13:56
Every day, but no more than 1 hour. After work, before sleep.
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August 31st, 2011, 14:01
More so when Autumn and Winter arrive..i'm spending more time on older releases recently.
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August 31st, 2011, 15:11
Depends what is happening but my free time tends to be split between games (TBS or RPG), reading and my DVD (mainly TV series) collection. I can find myself going several days without playing (except the wake up session) but then playing something to death.

At the moment I am seeing what still works on my XP machine and what is worth playing. I feel a clear out coming.
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August 31st, 2011, 15:15
Every day.
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August 31st, 2011, 15:18
Usually every day for at least 6 hours unless I either get burned out or get behind on reading or watching anime.

PS Sometimes I get so interested in a game that I play it every available hour which is usually between 12 and 18 hours depending on the day of the week. (except when I first played VTMB when I went for 48 hours straight then slept a couple of hours and then finished the game)
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August 31st, 2011, 15:22
less than a hour a week at this point (outside of the occasional chess game on my android when I am waiting for something). Baby on the way + Puppy + Still situating the place we moved into last October just doesn't leave much time.

I need a summer vacation to catch up!

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August 31st, 2011, 15:38
Usually once a week for 1 to a few hours total, sometimes one or several weeks without gaming, if real life duties get in the way.
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August 31st, 2011, 15:44
At least 1 hour everyday, unless I really can't.
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August 31st, 2011, 16:37
Usually every day - rarely get more than 30 min or an hour after kids asleep and before I go to sleep. Occasional Saturday I may get a couple of solid hours to play if kids out of house at friends or something. It's my "TV", I guess.
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August 31st, 2011, 18:28
Sometimes every day (but only for 1-2 hours, eeverything beyond that on weekends), sometimes less. I voted for "a few times a week", which should in my personal case be "several times a week".
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August 31st, 2011, 18:48
It's sometimes only for a few minutes (unless you count making games as playing them… but I really don't), but rarely does a day go by that I don't at least get something in.
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August 31st, 2011, 18:52
I'm a winter player now. I don't game at all during the Summer and little during the Spring/Fall. When the weather is nice, I'm either working on the house/yard or out in the nearby parks riding my mountain bike.




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August 31st, 2011, 19:01
I guess it all depends on what's out. I hale a low burnout threshold. D3 will be the next test.
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August 31st, 2011, 19:30
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August 31st, 2011, 19:57
Few times on a week describes my gaming habits best during most of the year. I'm a kind of person who doesn't want to play just for an hour or so. If I play, I play for the whole evening, no distractions allowed. I have to feel relaxed and know that I have no other obligations waiting to be fullfilled. Thus I happen to play mostly at saturdays and sundays. Sometimes I game on working days too, but its a rarity to find time for a long rpg session outside weekends.

I just don't feel like launching a rpg unless I know that I can really have time to enjoy it. If my timetable is limited, but I wish to game a bit, its mostly action oriented - like a few rounds of tf2 before going to sleep or couple of missions of assasin's creed 2 etc
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August 31st, 2011, 20:04
Originally Posted by blatantninja View Post
less than a hour a week at this point (outside of the occasional chess game on my android when I am waiting for something). Baby on the way + Puppy + Still situating the place we moved into last October just doesn't leave much time.

I need a summer vacation to catch up!
Same for me (except playing backgammon instead of chess…) for about the same reasons. Sucks in some ways, awesome in other ways.
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August 31st, 2011, 20:08
A few times a week would be my average as well. There are times - like right now - when I happen to play each and every day, somtimes for hours, at night, before going to work, playing from eve to morn when hubby is on field duty … and then there are those times when there's no game around I really like.
I *might* play casual games then or replay Hexen, Heretic, Blake Stone, Doom or RotT, but there's the occasional week when I don't play computer or video games at all.
So yes, it's 'a few times a week'.

Now I must go back to play some DLC .
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