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We had about $7000 worth of gaming and folding in my room last semester, perfectly fine. I think it depends on your dorm's community - I was lucky and have a good one. If you're nervous, leave it at home and bring it with you on your next trip home and back. Sig rig's coming with me next year
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I brought my gaming full tower to UCF and then starcraft II came out. Made philosophy a lot harder than it needed to be, ahaha.
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I did better when I did bring my better computer to campus. Gaming allowed me to relieve stress and I still made it through EE with a decent GPA.
This. Not being able to play games would make me aggravated after a while since my school is in a boring and isolated area.
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I brought my PC freshman year, and it was a pain to lug it up and down the stairs, and I couldn't reasonably take it to any LAN events, so when it broke down, I just went with a laptop that I'm still using now.

As for the merits of wasting your entire college life playing video games, bah... now's a better time than ever with pro gaming on the rise. You can pretend you're practicing.
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post #25 of 39
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Originally Posted by somebodysb2 View Post
Quoted for the truth.
2nd'ed
i flunked out playing WoW, luckily im taking over the family business

do yourself a favor don't play games. It takes up too much time and you'll miss out on all the dorm room hunnies
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do yourself a favor don't play games. It takes up too much time and you'll miss out on all the dorm room hunnies
It doesn't take up that much time if you control yourself ;P
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post #27 of 39
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2nd'ed
i flunked out playing WoW, luckily im taking over the family business

do yourself a favor don't play games. It takes up too much time and you'll miss out on all the dorm room hunnies
I did the same thing. I flunked out playing WoW. That's because I 'had to' raid and deprive myself of sleep instead of doing my homework.

Any other games and I would have been fine. When you schedule you're life around a game (raid), in college or not, you've got problems. Which is why I'll never let myself get that obsessed with a game again.
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post #28 of 39
really? you are worried about 1-2 cubic ft difference?

is this your dorm?

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post #29 of 39
I took my sig rig to college last year and it was definitely worth it. I didn't bring it for gaming, I brought it for school work as it is my only computer. I am very happy I did as my progress would be slowed down trying to multitask on a silly slow laptop.
    
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I took my sig rig to college last year and it was definitely worth it. I didn't bring it for gaming, I brought it for school work as it is my only computer. I am very happy I did as my progress would be slowed down trying to multitask on a silly slow laptop.
Multi monitor is also a plus here. I suppose you could just bring a monitor for your laptop, but browser in one and word processor in the other is amazing. I can't go back.
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