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somewhere between 5-8hours a week is normal for me. even though I use my PC almost all the time while Im at home I just dont find myself playing games for more than 1-2hours at a time. Also I dont play as often anymore as I used to.
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Originally Posted by zoid.srg View Post

somewhere between 5-8hours a week is normal for me. even though I use my PC almost all the time while Im at home I just dont find myself playing games for more than 1-2hours at a time. Also I dont play as often anymore as I used to.

Thats about how much a play now. 1-2 hours a day and a bit more during weekends.
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People make time for the things that they value.
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People make time for the things that they value.

There is a limit especially if its just a hobby. You cant make 10 hours a day time to play games.
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There is a limit especially if its just a hobby. You cant make 10 hours a day time to play games.

This is subjective. The only limit is the one that a person sets on themselves.
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I used to game a lot when I was a teen or in my very early 20's but at 26 I just don't have the attention span or the time for it any more. I actually haven't been able to find a game in a few years now that can hold my attention for my than 2 hours at a time. Gone are my days of being able to play for half a day straight. I remember a few times of putting in about 16 straight hours of team fortress or cs 1.5. Horrible, horrible days.
    
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I'm in the same boat as the guy earlier mentioned about Yogscast, I can't 100% live off YT / Twitch money, but I get MORE than enough donations to survive and splurge.. so, gaming is literally my job, which is why I spend so much time doing it.
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There is a limit especially if its just a hobby. You cant make 10 hours a day time to play games.

That's stupid, and an opinion, people can spend as much time doing it as they want. It's not your life, social life, etc, so let them be, if they enjoy it and still manage to survive, go for it.
    
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I personally play WoT 2-8 hours a day, depending on how much free time I have.

Why? Because it's fun, I happen to be insanely good at it and make some money playing it tongue.gif I make 100-200 euros a month in ESL, just by playing WoT. I know, that's not a lot, but you get money from your hobby you do for fun!

People also have different definitions of "social" life.

Some people go out and have fun, party, etc.

My social life revolves around my Clan in WoT. Most of them are my IRL friends, we talk crap on TS literally every passing minute, we go to the gym together, we play together, etc.
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Mainly sacrifice ~2 hours from my sleeping time, and play games after my kids and girlfriend go to sleep. IMO better to spend this time with family.
Sorry my english.
post #20 of 20
Yea I thought about this too recently as I'm also older almost 30. So working full time and having a social life I can get about 1-2hrs a day in sometimes I just can't as I'm exhausted from work. Although when I was much younger sure I went on all day marathons when I was on summer vacation or what not. My biggest issue became lack of sleep. When you need your brain 100% functional for work you need to sleep. If someone had a monotonous job they could do with their eyes closed then that's another story.

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