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Because Americans as a whole are idiots. thumb.gif
There's a ton of PC gamers in the US though, they just get covered up by the dirty console masses.

Where. WHERE. Well I'm sure PC gamers, but PC BUILDERS?
     
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yea, consoles are just as big % wise i would imagine in the uk but most adult gamers tend to come together on pc after they have had enough of inbred rednecks 14 year olds shouting pwnt at them via xbox live.
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post #23 of 98
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Because Americans as a whole are idiots.
There's a ton of PC gamers in the US though, they just get covered up by the dirty console masses.
Sad truth mad.gif
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Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post

Because Americans as a whole are idiots.
There's a ton of PC gamers in the US though, they just get covered up by the dirty console masses.

But Japan is pro console too
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I actually had a friend admit to believing that the only way he knew to play new and modern games was through a console, that he knew of no one that played anything short of solitaire on the computer. So bizarre.
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Interesting thread, nice read people.

I can add that in my child-hood, things were mixed, when I still lived in the Netherlands I remember in elementary school that some of my class mates went for the playstation1 and dreamcast instead of pc. But in my case, my parents had a pc, I got a demo disc from godsknowwhut kind of magazine and I was settled, and the same counts for many other of my classmates. thumb.gif

Nowadays I live in Sweden, all my friends have only pc's, and yes, of course we're a bunch of scallywags! rolleyes.gif
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BECAUSE THEY ARE MEN OF MEN! (Counter Strike)
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BECAUSE THEY ARE MEN OF MEN! (Counter Strike)

Agreed
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I actually had a friend admit to believing that the only way he knew to play new and modern games was through a console, that he knew of no one that played anything short of solitaire on the computer. So bizarre.

I'd stay away from him. Whatever disease that is might be infectious.....

People have this idea that PC gaming requires a lot of money, because the only advertisement you see for PC Gaming hardware is for the top end, newly released products, when in truth if you just wanted to get your feet wet and try the scene out you'd only need to spend something between one of the xbox 360 bundles and the price of a new GTX 680. Sticker shock, and the fact that people who, as above, only have experience with solitaire, can't imagine ever comprehensively finding their way through the "nightmare" of hardware and software compatibility. They hear their token nerd friend say a thing or two about updating drivers, assume it took all night to do, and never inquire about the 3 click process it really was.

If I were to mention a LAN party to any of the "gamers" around here, they would either look at me like I had inquired about their mother's availability friday night, or just ignore me like a special needs student trying to blend in with others by creeping into the edge of the crowd and jibbering.

I live in a wasteland of social activity, such a strange thing for a gamer to bemoan....
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I'd stay away from him. Whatever disease that is might be infectious.....
People have this idea that PC gaming requires a lot of money, because the only advertisement you see for PC Gaming hardware is for the top end, newly released products, when in truth if you just wanted to get your feet wet and try the scene out you'd only need to spend something between one of the xbox 360 bundles and the price of a new GTX 680. Sticker shock, and the fact that people who, as above, only have experience with solitaire, can't imagine ever comprehensively finding their way through the "nightmare" of hardware and software compatibility. They hear their token nerd friend say a thing or two about updating drivers, assume it took all night to do, and never inquire about the 3 click process it really was.
If I were to mention a LAN party to any of the "gamers" around here, they would either look at me like I had inquired about their mother's availability friday night, or just ignore me like a special needs student trying to blend in with others by creeping into the edge of the crowd and jibbering.
I live in a wasteland of social activity, such a strange thing for a gamer to bemoan....

That may or may not be a bad thing right? tongue.gif
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