Age range of todays retrogamers

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How old are you retrogamer?

0-9 Years
1
3%
10-19 Years
2
7%
20-29 Years
27
90%
 
Total votes: 30

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Von Paulus
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Post by Von Paulus » Fri Oct 31, 2008 5:40 pm

felgekarp wrote:
Von Paulus wrote:I expected to see a lot more over 40. Maybe they don't reply to polls.
Or don't use the internet as that's a young persons thing.
That I don't believe. I'm over 40, so most of my friends are over 40. Most of them keep playing Computer Games. Once a gamer, always a gamer.
But to be honest I'm the only retro gamer from the group.
So, probably, the age factor is not related with retro gaming.

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Post by Fred83 » Fri Oct 31, 2008 6:06 pm

i think we all should just put it down to passion,its something we love,and its true,specially when we all talk to eother here

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Post by Xesh » Fri Oct 31, 2008 9:27 pm

<-- Guess what the first game I played was.

I'm 38 and first got into computers with the Beeb. My parents had one and our school, as a lot of them did at the time, had a whole network of the things. The first console that I played was my mate's 2600. The first computer and console that I actually bought myself was an Elk and a SNES respectively.

I do occasionally play the odd new game but not often. The most up to date game I own is Neverwinter Nights 2. Although as I'll be getting a 360 in the next week or so that'll change. :wink:

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Post by Smurph » Fri Oct 31, 2008 10:41 pm

Von Paulus wrote:
felgekarp wrote:
Von Paulus wrote:I expected to see a lot more over 40. Maybe they don't reply to polls.
Or don't use the internet as that's a young persons thing.
That I don't believe. I'm over 40, so most of my friends are over 40. Most of them keep playing Computer Games. Once a gamer, always a gamer.
But to be honest I'm the only retro gamer from the group.
So, probably, the age factor is not related with retro gaming.
Fair enough, but did you reply to this poll? What was your answer? :wink:
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Post by Akhrati » Sat Nov 01, 2008 5:24 am

Seventeen, old before my years :oops:

Brought up on hand-me-down consoles and in crusty old arcades! :mrgreen:

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Post by Von Paulus » Sat Nov 01, 2008 9:58 am

Smurph wrote: Fair enough, but did you reply to this poll? What was your answer? :wink:
Right. :wink:
This poll should be reformulated.

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Post by The Master » Sat Nov 01, 2008 11:30 am

It's quite clear that the most of us will be old farts :P
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Post by JetSetWilly » Sat Nov 01, 2008 2:02 pm

The Master wrote:It's quite clear that the most of us will be old farts :P


I fart, but Im not old (26) :lol:
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Post by thl » Sat Nov 01, 2008 5:21 pm

25.

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Post by ToxieDogg » Mon Nov 03, 2008 6:46 pm

The Master wrote:It's quite clear that the most of us will be old farts :P
Speak for yourself....

I'm 31 (and a half).
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Post by EnglishRob » Tue Nov 04, 2008 12:44 pm

I'm 30 and feeling old now I can't be fitted in with them there 20 somethings.

My elder daughters who are 8 and 6 occasionally play retro games (well they do when their PC is working).

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Post by Cheeseburger » Wed Nov 05, 2008 9:01 am

I'm 29 going on 72. Grumpy young man, you could say!

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Post by GarryG » Wed Nov 05, 2008 12:48 pm

Von Paulus wrote:
felgekarp wrote:
Von Paulus wrote:I expected to see a lot more over 40. Maybe they don't reply to polls.
Or don't use the internet as that's a young persons thing.
That I don't believe. I'm over 40, so most of my friends are over 40. Most of them keep playing Computer Games. Once a gamer, always a gamer.
But to be honest I'm the only retro gamer from the group.
So, probably, the age factor is not related with retro gaming.
But, there isn't an over 40 option in the poll! So how can you reply as over 40?

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Post by Von Paulus » Wed Nov 05, 2008 5:26 pm

GarryG wrote:But, there isn't an over 40 option in the poll! So how can you reply as over 40?
Yeah I know... I've already stated that the poll should be reformulated.

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Post by The Master » Wed Nov 05, 2008 5:38 pm

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