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1st arcade PC game, 40 Games for XP. First serious game, Counterstrike at 8 years old. Only 13 now
    
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I was 12 when my mom brought home a 386 with 2MB of RAM running DR DOS and Windows 3.0. That x-mas, my aunt bought me Master of Magic, which required 4MB of RAM. I read every book about DOS that I could find, trying to find some trick to make my new game work. It never would run on that computer, but in the process I picked up the skills that lead to my current IT related job. The WWII flight sim Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe was the first PC game I got into (also around age 12), and I've been inverting the mouse ever since. I've seen 30 winters.





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Legend of Zelda 1 & [3] on NES & SNES
All the final fantasy series on console
Dragon Warrior was crazy addicting on NES
Contra 1 & 2
Diablo1 in 97, discovered online gaming!!! woot
Starcraft was VERY intense after that.
Baldur's Gate 1&2 were sick, still top 5 game ever,
then came Diablo2 and the secret cow lvl farming...
Then Wow came out... end of RL for 5 years...
finally got rid of it, and now im hooked on the Dragon ages series, both 1 & 2 with all DLC,
Good times. That matches my experience, but instead of WoW I played Asheron's Call for 4 years, and mixed it up with some Unreal Tournament and TIE Fighter.
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Started gaming in the mono adventure years, I guess I was 5, Im now 35.
Games like Colossal adventure.
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proberly about 6 or 7 i had thomas the tank engine on floppy disk =]
 
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16 i think.... hehe
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1st arcade PC game, 40 Games for XP. First serious game, Counterstrike at 8 years old. Only 13 now
Nice rig for a 13 year old.

Started playing WoW through my depressed period, when i was 21.

i'm 27 now.
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Around 11-12 & now I'm 16 & still rollin' baby
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I was 18, started in 99 with Half-Life and then CS came out.... it went all downhill there...
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7, played Starcraft on my awesome Celeron
17 now
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Was 12, now I'm 20 (G)
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