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#1 Aug 16 2010 at 12:48 PM Rating: Good
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As a child and up through college, I've played a ridiculous amount of MMOs. I find that it is most enjoyable during release week/month, because everyone is learning together with a bit of friendly grinding competition. I also realized that it was only enjoyable BECAUSE I was able to dedicate over four hours a day (usually much much more) to playing. For a while, I've also casually gamed, and the difference in experience is drastic (mainly referring to immersion).

I can tell that most people here are pretty hardcore, while juggling a lifestyle of responsibilities. While this is rather rhetorical, how do some of you do it? To maintain a level of immersion without neglecting real world responsibilities.

Feel free to mention the 'kind' of work you do or your age bracket without posting too much private information.

I do computer stuff, and I am not yet over the hill ;-)

#2 Aug 16 2010 at 12:55 PM Rating: Good
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Well I'm 20 years old, and I'm a college student with a small job during school (like 12 hrs a week). I have a girlfriend and a core group of friends who don't play video games at all. Now while I definitely don't have the world on my shoulders, I go to class (most of the time), and I play MMOs in between classes, and inbetween lunch/dinner. Normally, between the time of 8-12, I dedicate to my friends and family as hanging out time. Obviously it isn't JUST 8-12 but that time is usually taken to maintain the bonds I have with my loved ones.

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#3 Aug 16 2010 at 12:56 PM Rating: Good
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Well I am interested to see how it all balances out. I have a full time (sometimes more than full time) job and a significant other who doesn't game and likes/expects to spend a lot of time with me. I'm just about 28 years old - so not exactly a spring chicken either.

I expect that I will get one, maybe two long-ish sessions a week and will have time for a quick guildleve or two on most other days, or maybe a little crafting and gathering.

I played XI a bit more casually for awhile and it was enjoyable. I think the LS makes all the difference. If people expect you to move and progress really quickly then it will be a problem but if you are in a large linkshell with a lot of chill people it shouldn't be a big deal that you can't play as much.

Slow and steady! That is how I plan to play. I don't expect it to be an issue or for it to impact my enjoyment. I imagine when I have vacation days (I get about a month and a half of vacation in total a year) that I will have nice long days to play. I hope that more of the content in FFXIV is doable without 8 hour long sessions... or else I will just have to focus on playing the content that is achievable given the blocks of time I have to work with.

I think the teleports and stuff will make a huge difference though... with how much time it takes to do things.

#4 Aug 16 2010 at 1:01 PM Rating: Excellent
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I'm 35, married, no kids yet. I work a full-time job and do PC repair on the side. My only constraint (if you even want to call it that) is that I only play when my wife's sleeping, working, or has company of her own. It gives us more time together, and she doesn't feel neglected that way.

I also know I'm far from the oldest person on the forum. Someone posted in another thread they were close to 50 and still playing FFXI.
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#5 Aug 16 2010 at 1:02 PM Rating: Good
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Amazing social LS is what can change the game from great to ******* incredible. Cheers to casual playing.
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#6 Aug 16 2010 at 1:06 PM Rating: Good
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Nah you're never to old as long as you can manage time for school/work, drinks/socializing and women. It took me a while to figure out the last one... and a lot of headaches
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A lot of headaches, indeed.
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#8 Aug 16 2010 at 1:16 PM Rating: Excellent
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No such thing.

Like I told one of my friends who feels he's too old for gaming -

Look, here's the deal. A game is a game, whether its an online video game, a video game, a board game, a card game, cup in the ball, a game is a game. Games were invented as a necessary distraction from the stresses of life. Just because it's a video game doesn't mean it's any different than a regular game, it just uses a new technology. It's using the technology of today. 85 year old people sit around and do crossword puzzles and play bridge, cribbage, and pinochle. They are 'gamers' too, they just play something different. Never feel too old to play games or do anything else you love.

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#9 Aug 16 2010 at 1:30 PM Rating: Good
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Of course you're not too old, you don't have to play 100 hours a week to enjoy a game. I never got to more than lvl 40 in FF11, but still enjoyed the game immensely.
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#10 Aug 16 2010 at 2:20 PM Rating: Good
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Im a firefighter and since my schedule is work 24hrs and have 48 off I have lots of downtime while not at work. Sometimes can even play at work on slow days. Im 35 and have a 6yr old but since im also divorced time is split so when I dont have her with me I can do what I want which in most cases is gaming. I have balance between rl and the game and it works out ok for me.
#11 Aug 16 2010 at 2:25 PM Rating: Excellent
I'm 29 and female (OMG there R no womenz on the intarnetz!!!!111oneone) anyway,

I spent in incredible amount of time playing XI and I vowed I won't do that again. While I plan to enjoy 14 I won't spend 8hrs a day during the week like I was. I will probably only play for a few hrs a couple nights a week with a possible weekend Sunday evening or something along those lines. I won't let this game eat up my life like XI did.

It’s all about your gaming style and what you want out of it. I want to have fun this time, not make it my second job. With that in mind I should be fine.

You’re never too old or the wrong gender to play games.


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#12 Aug 16 2010 at 2:30 PM Rating: Excellent
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You're not too old to play until you think you're too old to play.


Speaking for myself, I'll never be too old to play video games.

I'm 40 years old and still enjoy doing the same things that I enjoyed doing when I was 16. I'm not about to let age keep from having fun in life, especially now that I'm actually able to afford it!
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I'm 25 and a Paramedic/Respiratory Tech. I am fortunate that I work with a air ambulance so I work 7 days on 7 days off and just like the poster above me when It's slow we (the flight nurse and the helicopter pilot) can play video games.

I'm not married but I do have a girlfriend of almost 5 years who plays RPG's (offline kind) mostly so I mostly played FFXI on my days off and she is at work. (FFXIV will probally be the same although if it a more casual MMO I might try and get my GF to play)





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#14 Aug 16 2010 at 2:40 PM Rating: Good
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I always used to ask myself if I was too old to watch cartoons. I eventually concluded that being dead would be the only way for me to stop and the same goes for games.
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#15 Aug 16 2010 at 2:46 PM Rating: Excellent
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I'm 34 [35 on Wed >.>] My wife and I both play. Actually, I was rehabilitated until she decided we had to play this MMO thing together. I was rabidly against any "pay to play" system, but she insisted. I warned her I would become a game addict again if I signed up for this newfangled "MMO" thing. She didn't care.

That MMO was FFXI >.>

We follow the very simple rule "you work before you play" This means housework, career work, taking care of the kids (yes, we have kids. . one of them may actually play FFXIV).

My position is primarily on-call, so when the phone doesn't ring I've got time to play ;) <3 my job :D
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#16 Aug 16 2010 at 2:56 PM Rating: Good
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The only real neglect for me that goes on is the neglect of other hobbies. I still cook, spend time with my wife, go to work, and hang out with my friends.

Although my wife might disagree... :)

#17 Aug 16 2010 at 3:36 PM Rating: Excellent
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I'm 31, married, 2 kids, and I work out of the home with a pretty easy "work when I want to, there's no real rush" kinda ethic. Wife works out of the house, days mostly mon - sat. I was really hardcore into ffxi years ago, my LS had us up on weekends at like 6am for group camping/farming in sky and we had late night weekday camping as well (sometimes all night depending on the luck) ... this put a lot of stress on the wife (she HATED it) and caused a lots of fights and led to me having to quit ffxi even though I loved it. I picked up WoW as a casual game to play and I play when the kids are at school and wife is at work or everyone else is asleep (10pm till 2am ish). Leaves me plenty of time to play with the kids and we usally do a family outing day on Sunday (park, grand parents, play ground, whatever) and as long as I keep the wife happy she doesn't mind going to bed without me. I'm hoping ffxiv is more balanced for the less hardcore but not as watered down like WoW is, I'll be happy as long as there's less camping then there was in ffxi, maybe quest fights that the LS needs to do to get god pop items and what not, something that can be "Okay we gather by 1pm get started at 1:30pm and the runs/quests should be done by 5pm at the lastest" as long as things can be planed and not just open ended "OMG after 5hours the RMT got the NM" kinda crap it shouldn't be as bad at ffxi was for me. Oh yeah ... no one is too old to play, used to play wow with a 65 yeah old grand mother and she was better then 95% of the 13 year olds that played.

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#18 Aug 16 2010 at 3:48 PM Rating: Excellent
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I'm 38 work about 30 hours a week and have recently returned to school and am working towards a degree in Anthropology (paleo). I work a late night shift that puts me at home no later than 10:00 a.m.. I play loosely all day, in between classes and after my bike ride (mountain biking). Total immersion for me is on a Friday and/or Saturday night (late night) when its quiet and I got my headphones on, I will usually play into the early morning 3a.m or so. I am single at the moment so...heh I play a lot.

#19 Aug 16 2010 at 4:10 PM Rating: Good
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Well, as long as I'm still enjoying it, I'll keep on doing it.

I'm 36 and have enjoyed video games my whole life. It's a hobby. It's entertainment. It's what I like to do.
#20 Aug 16 2010 at 4:14 PM Rating: Excellent
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I am retired so can more or less choose when I play.My wife and I rarely watch tv.Only thing I do not really like is useing voice programs as it takes the immersion away for me.We are in the same room while I play my wife reads or does jigsaw puzzles.Still get plenty of exercise as I walk the dog for 2hrs on a Sunday and try to get at least an hr+ walk a day.............74 btw
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#21 Aug 16 2010 at 4:29 PM Rating: Excellent
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I've actually thought a lot about the day where I can't dedicate the portion of my life to gaming that I am currently, I don't think that you can be too old to game however. Playing video games is just something I have always done, and something that I hope to be able to continue doing for as long as it holds my interests, being a gamer somewhat defines me as a person and I hope to never lose that part of myself.
#22 Aug 16 2010 at 4:33 PM Rating: Good
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I'm 23 and I work about 8-14 hrs a day mon-fri weekends too just depends on seasons and if I want overtime. I played FFXI and I thought I played way too much which I did. Didn't have any restrictions during that time except school, college. Haven't had a relationship last for more than maybe a month so I haven't needed to worry about them. Had to quit cause the amount of time I spent on FFXI felt like I never got anywhere, and alot of personal problems. FFXI always came second to going out with people I knew but it had also kept me out of trouble and keep me from wasteing money going out drinking every night.
#23 Aug 16 2010 at 4:34 PM Rating: Good
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I agree with the sentiment of playing casually. My last legs of FFXI were in college and I was able to have playing time here and there while doing school.

Times have changed since then with the addition of a significant other (whose a gamer so that alleviates tension), months to graduation, two part times, and training for a marathon where I run around an hour a day, 2-3 hours on weekends. I still aim to play casually, and that's how I can juggle everything else, by treating FFXIV with less priorities then some other things in my life at the moment.

Doesn't mean I still want to play! :)

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#24 Aug 16 2010 at 4:56 PM Rating: Good
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lol.. im glad im not the oldest. im 25 single and work overnights ( & on the weekends too =[ ) i do my fair 40hours/week @ work so as far as a life , i got none at the momment so im really looking forward to FFXIV

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#25 Aug 16 2010 at 5:00 PM Rating: Good
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You're never too old to play. Once a gamer, always a gamer. I am 57, have played all sorts of games all my life. I began playing MMOs 10 years ago with Asheron's Call and have played ever since. I met my wife, who is Danish, and now lives in England, whilst playing WoW. We have played together for years now, often for days on end (with the odd break to work :p), and we will likely continue to our dying breath.
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You're never too old. I've always enjoyed playing games of all kinds and still do. I played video games before most of you even knew what they were! Lol! =P I'll always be a kid at heart!

I'm a law secretary, over 45 and a mother of three - and also have 3 young grandsons. Playing games keeps your mind sharp. I have an incurable illness that sometimes makes me feel pretty bad, but as long as I'm video-gaming, my husband doesn't worry about me - if I'm not in the mood to play, then he worries!

So, in that regard, no matter who you are, what you do, or how old you are, playing MMO games is a fun part of life, a wonderful way to meet people of all walks of life, and a great way to relieve stress [so long as you're not a hardcore raider! ;P]

JUST PLAY - HAVE FUN!!!!
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#27 Aug 16 2010 at 5:11 PM Rating: Excellent
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You can never be too old to play. Especially now, in the age of the internet, electronics, and video games where those things are becoming much more the norm. Soon video games will not simply be a means of entertainment, but an everyday aspect of life. Even now aspects of video games are making it to the mainstream. The military is controlling UAV's using something similar to a flight simulation game. Even their training is a video game.

I'm 31, single, working full-time in market research, and attending school full-time for game art/graphic design. While I was playing FFXI I was only working, and could spend the time to play a bit more. With FFXIV I am going to have to balance work, school, homework, and play so it'll be a challenge, but I look forward to it.

If we aren't allowed to do the things that we love and like (in moderation of course), then what's the point of life?
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#28 Aug 16 2010 at 5:11 PM Rating: Good
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I am retired so can more or less choose when I play.My wife and I rarely watch tv.Only thing I do not really like is useing voice programs as it takes the immersion away for me.We are in the same room while I play my wife reads or does jigsaw puzzles.Still get plenty of exercise as I walk the dog for 2hrs on a Sunday and try to get at least an hr+ walk a day.............74 btw


This is what I like to see. I really hope I'm still playing games when I'm 74.

And I agree about the non-voice chat thing. It's good when I'm playing other games with friends ( I like to Golf on PS3 with friends). But when playing with random unknowns in a MMO, I prefer to keep it text chat, like in FFXI.

#29 Aug 16 2010 at 5:15 PM Rating: Good
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19 year old, second year at Purdue. Actively do martial arts and am in the Air Force ROTC program. Not a lot of friends but the ones I do have we hang out at the gym so I kill two birds with one stone. Work out and socialize lol. Besides that I still find plenty of time for gaming and such.

Edit: I don't believe there is any age that is "too old" for gaming because it is a hobby like anything else. Old people still play basketball, weight lift, go fishing, etc etc. Why would gaming be any different? If it is important enough to you, time will be found I promise :)

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****...Purdue, eh? Impressive.
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I'm 26, single, with a full time job in 911 dispatching. I live with a couple friends neither of which play any MMOs.

So I play when I have nothing better going on, which lately, has been a lot of the time - but back in March/April when I managed to score a babe for a girlfriend, I played maybe 10 hours the whole two months (which sucked because I was so excited for FF13 and barely got to touch it). So if it so happens that I meet someone that ends up as my wife, MMO gaming will be a thing of the past for me.

And that's ok Smiley: grin

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#32 Aug 16 2010 at 5:30 PM Rating: Decent
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Jimmy Fallon still games, gaming has no age limit. But, real life will at some point hit u in the head if u game too much. Real life hurts. :( I am transferring to ucdavis as a junior with major in biochemistry and my schedule prevents me from playing entirely during the day and night time should be study time. I dont know how I am going to manage this... I want to sustain my GPA or improve it but c'mon its FFXIV!! Then again, it can jeopardize my career future in pharmacy so it really sucks for me. I feel those who are in their high school years are the LUCKIEST people alive. High school is a joke. Homework only took less than an hour so it leaves a lot of spare time. Tests are easy too.

On the other hand- high school gamers probably cant afford a PC that can play FFXIV at a high setting. D:
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I have Uni this fall/winter and that alone is enough to keep me away from MMOs but i'm gonna have to do some time management here - plus, as much as I love video games and MMOs (well mainly FFXI and now hopefully XIV) I know where on the priority list they should go and that is nowhere near the top :P.
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I knew a few people in XI and in WoW who were in their 40s or later. The oldest guy I ran into was a 64 year old BLM.
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#35 Aug 16 2010 at 6:46 PM Rating: Good
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I'm 22 getting married to a great girl who doesnt game, yet, and has a child (Not mine, long story in itself lets leave it at some boys pretend to be men and run away when they get in trouble) I spend as much time as possible with both my girl and her little girl. Its hard, going to be working full time soon with lots of overtime.

As I am currently I get a few hours a night to play after the baby goes to sleep and while Mommy takes care of what adult things she needs to do, I.E. bills and such. Games like left 4 dead only last about an hour at most at a time... I will be changing how I do things to play FFXIV but I will not let it destroy this small family unit we have going.
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#36 Aug 16 2010 at 7:49 PM Rating: Good
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Quite simply, I get permission from the ball and chain. Which sounds worse than it is (I hope). Being married I realize I've got to pull my weight. But that doesn't mean I can't have my hobbies! I play games like most people watch TV. If I have 30 minutes I login. I can normally get a hand full of 30-45 minute sessions in an evening. But if I want to get something more time consuming done (raiding, long quest chain, whatever) I let her know ahead of time. All that sounds a bit more regimented than it all feels though. Its pretty much, "Hey Babe? Tomorrow I'd like to spend some time on the computer with the guys." And as long as I'm not a lazy SOB every day that week its all good.

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I've had a job 5 days/week since I was 15. I've always found time in the last 10 years to play. Yes I've gotten in trouble for it, but it settles itself naturally. I go through periods where I'm obsessed with getting a certain item, and times where I feel so bored I just don't log in for 2 weeks. My wife likes games and plays them herself. I didn't force her too, she just really likes fantasy books (his dark materials, niel gaiman, lotr, etc.) and mmos sparked her interest after watching me play. I play as much as I can, but I'm a busy person, sometimes that means two hours here, two hours there. Luckily for me I can't stand to be inside all day, so I naturally get pulled away to go outside and do something. Keep playin!

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#38 Aug 16 2010 at 8:10 PM Rating: Decent
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Hey, yep, im 42 and manage a full time job (48hrs/wk) and still manage a full time gf/kids and life, this is MY entertainment time, and if you can manage to keep it in perspective, you can have a blast gaming too :)
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Video games area great! im 30 got a gf who lives with me, work 40 hours a week , no kids. hour or two travelign daily for work, FOrtunatly my gf knows i liek games alot , knew that before we got together, sometimes she has to... Distract me but i still manage to make time for jsut me and her :) also have 3 other rooamtes (large house). Games are great! NEver too old!! but stil gotta keep in n moderation
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#40 Aug 16 2010 at 9:32 PM Rating: Good
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Immersion is harder and harder to come by. Finding time for a casual session is easy enough. Finishing a 4 hour quest? Joining an end-game event? Those things take some careful planning.

I'm 30 years old, have 4 kids (the triplets are turning 5 on Thursday,) full time job, and my #1 hobby is Men's Roller Derby. Had to give up playing League Disc Golf to find the time for Derby practices.

I plan to have 1 day of gaming (at least a full 6 hour chunk of time) every other week, because I don't just want to play and advance my character, I want to BE IN EORZEA. I'm sure you understand what I'm saying. This can't be accomplished when the kids are awake, and it can't be done when I'm dead tired at the end of the day.

Plan ahead. I make a deal with my wife. She has Supper Club with her girlfriends, then I get a day (night) of fun. If your spouse does not have a hobby, then the trade-off WILL NOT WORK. Healthy people have hobbies. First order of business to setting up uninteruppted game-time is to make sure your spouse and kids are happy. I make sure to go second in the trade-off so that I don't get the Evil Eye while I'm trying to enjoy myself.

After everything is set up just right, playing is actually a celebration for having accomplished all your responsibilities, made all the sweeter for knowing you have earned it.
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i'm a 9-5er who OT almost everyday, just got married and have a part time job on Saturday, and also play the REAL FOOTBALL on Sunday mornings.
AS SE said "do not forget your work, your friends, and your family", I believe everybody can play whenever they want, just get the real life stuff done and go enjoy the game. As long as you know you need to stop coz there are something in real life you need to do, then you are fine. As long as you don't put on a diaper coz you are too busy gaming or bring ur laptop to play in the bathroom then you wouldn't have a problem

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#42 Aug 16 2010 at 9:59 PM Rating: Good
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There's no such thing as too old. In fact, the older you get, the more potential for plenty of time to play.

we need more people in the retired 55+ age group. Might be more civil in the game world :D
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lol I've done the same thing for the same reason twisted
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#45 Aug 16 2010 at 11:06 PM Rating: Decent
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I just hope their isnt a long Chocobo like quest like in XI LOL..
I started the quest in the morning went to work came home on break fed the ******* went to work came back on lunch and finally finished the **** thing
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I just hope their isnt a long Chocobo like quest like in XI LOL..
I started the quest in the morning went to work came home on break fed the ******* went to work came back on lunch and finally finished the **** thing


I was off work the next day so I did it at night, set my alarm to wake me every 4 hours or whatever it was. Worth it though, getting your first chicken was like getting a your drivers license.

On topic:

There's no such thing as too old to play, it's just that as you get older you have to do more of a balancing act to keep everything in proportion. I'm 35 and I don't have a ton in the way of responsibility or obligation besides work but I do hook up with my boys and go to our favorite dive bar every Saturday, and that's not going to stop because I like women and booze way too much...seriously, I think I have a problem.
#47 Aug 16 2010 at 11:25 PM Rating: Decent
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well im 40 next month, i have 2 kids and a missus, i work up to 56 hours a week and i can find time for gaming.

i don't do much gaming (compared to some) but when i do i game hard.
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I started FFXI as a 22 years old about-to-be-graduated system engineer with almost nothing to do between the few classes I still had in college and a pretty flexible part time job, assembling and fixing PC's.

At that time I could dedicate between 4 and 6 hours on weekdays and double of that on weekends, no surprise that my first character skyrocket from 1 to 75 in a couple of months, after a year and half or so I found a wonderful gamer girlfriend who became my wife few months later and came to Japan to start my masters and a full-time work.

Between the job, the new language and the school, the spare time was reduced drastically but I still enjoyed the game a lot, the only real downside I experience with it was looking how other people could improve faster than me.

I believe that's the big difference between being a mature enough to be and adult gamer or not, you have to leave competitively aside and just enjoy the game, regardless of how many or how fast you can accomplish things inside of it.

Although I ended ffxi with 7 75's and fat share of end game gear before quitting, it's still possible to do a lot of things, it just takes longer.

I feel as long as you keep that in mind, time and age will never be a problem for games.

Ken.
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#49 Aug 17 2010 at 12:25 AM Rating: Decent
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I'm 35, married, have 2 children (2 years old (boy) and 4 months old (girl)).

I dont have anywhere near as much time these days as I did with FFXI (when I didnt have kids) but I play in the evening for a couple of hours once the kids have gone to bed and my wife watches trashy TV. Glad the game has a solo element as I had to retire from FFXI due to not being able to achieve anything in a couple of hours per day.

I have a pretty good job (Senior Management at quite a big company) but thats very boring.

My family are away visiting the inlaws at launch and for 2 weeks so I will be online A LOT in those first few weeks, after that, I will scale down to a couple of hours a day - pretty casual!
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#50 Aug 17 2010 at 12:42 AM Rating: Decent
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im 37.im very happy.i love my life.i have few friends.no wife.no kids.and i hardly talk to my family.

i work about 35 hours a week.i live alone.

i only care about college football,video games and my home.

im a life long gamer and i will never stop.its the only thing im good at.
#51 Aug 17 2010 at 1:09 AM Rating: Good
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I'm engaged and planning a wedding, so still plenty of time to play. In about a year though, we plan to work on having a kid, so 9 months after that, my playtime will be drastically shortened.

For now, gonna enjoy XIV as best I can.It'll be the last MMORPG I can spend hours grinding in before the responsibilities of a kid come up and occupy the next 18 years of my life :)
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