WOF: How much time do you spend playing games?

By Matthew
Oct 30, 2010
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  1. tonylukac

    tonylukac TechSpot Maniac Posts: 831   +20

    I play car racing games, but seldom (Shift, Colin McRae). In college, I maintained a Star Trek game for multiple users running on an hp mini computer.
  2. motrin

    motrin TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 155   +8

    2-5 on any given day..

    i want to know how much techspot mods and writers play :)
  3. jetkami

    jetkami Newcomer, in training Posts: 99

    Gosh...I would say about 30 hours a week, bf2bc, starcraft, left4dead2, dragon age, quake4, mass effect, borderlands and torchlight.
  4. zogo

    zogo Newcomer, in training Posts: 53

    About 3-4 hours pure daily gameplay. Depends on how much the game amuse me especially if it's RPG up to 10 hours per day, but sometimes down to 30 min per day if there is a stagnation in the game world (which is often nowadays) :)
  5. miska_man

    miska_man TechSpot Member Posts: 49

    Really depends for me. Last school year I was doing about 15-20 hours per week. Over the summer it was probably about 25-35 hours a week. Now I'm down to maybe 5-10 hours a week. Maybe that will go up now that I got New Vegas?
  6. ruben1992

    ruben1992 Newcomer, in training Posts: 32

    10 hours a week when i'm at school, like 40 when i'm playing a competitive ladder, on holidays and not working more than 2 shifts a week.
  7. ruzveh

    ruzveh Banned Posts: 124

    Once i upgrade my PC and buy PS3 then probably i may end up spending atleast 3 hours on weekdays & 10 hours during weeknds. Now add this number to the estimate. As more and more new generation keep coming this number will add to the final number
  8. Mushroom

    Mushroom Newcomer, in training Posts: 32

    20-40 hours a week probably, 60 hours this week because of new vegas though.
  9. Serag

    Serag TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 179

    3 hours a week because of my crappy pc..
  10. Modena

    Modena TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 182

    I play WOW and have a set raid schedule, so about 25-30hours a week maybe more.
  11. Relic

    Relic TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,392   +16

    I average about 20 hours a week regularly between different games. When I get a new release though I'll likely sink 30+ hrs a week depending on how much time I have =D. Currently splitting my time between Battlefield BC 2, Halo Reach, Team Fortress 2, Left 4 Dead 2 & the occasional Starcraft 2 game.
  12. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 3,425   +617

    I try to play 3-4 hours + per day, especially now I'm on university holidays. The first month of term is also easy, so lots of late-night playing. :D

    But when assignments and exams stack up, it's more like <8hrs per week.
  13. omega00

    omega00 Newcomer, in training Posts: 37

    When I was younger I could easily play 20 hours a week, spread among pc and console games. Now, I'm busy with work and saving my money for a new house. The addiction to games was definitely with there and difficult to break, but I've seem to have grown out of games, which is a good thing.
  14. levar

    levar Newcomer, in training Posts: 232

    Just like you there are somedays or even some months I don't play games period. There's a time a place for everything, there are even times I play games and just games alone. But just in general I probably spend at least 1-2 days worth of gaming in a week.
  15. dotGore

    dotGore Newcomer, in training

    anywhere from 30 minutes to 3 hours a day
  16. pandelisgreen13

    pandelisgreen13 Newcomer, in training

  17. raich

    raich Newcomer, in training

    i have been unemployed for 3 months and during that time i played games 3-10 hours per day. got job last week, so my gaming habits is about to change.. :)
  18. alexandrionel

    alexandrionel Newcomer, in training Posts: 94

    Since I got a job 2 years ago, I have changed my gaming habits. Now I don't play at all.
  19. Gaming is a complete waste of time. Life is short. I spend my time in the real world.
  20. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,203   +70

    I have 2 subjects this period, so lets just keep it in I play a lot =P
  21. Cueto_99

    Cueto_99 TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 241   +11

    Lately I've been so busy with work and university that I haven't play a lot... like maybe 6 hours a week... you start remembering those days when you were young and had summer vacations where one could spend 3 days and nights playing games... unfortunately those times are gone :(
  22. ElDaFree

    ElDaFree Newcomer, in training

    Oh, I'd say about 3-4 hours a day on average, since am unable to find proper employment at the moment. Sigh.
  23. kevin1212

    kevin1212 Newcomer, in training Posts: 45

    For me its either that the game is really good and i pay it a lot, finish it, and then rarely play it, or... it was never that good and i rarely play it to begin with. Right now there are no great games to play for me, so i can't even call myself a gamer. Until the next great game, but a week after that i'll be right back here.
  24. crzydave

    crzydave Newcomer, in training Posts: 23

    Way too much. I spend more time playing video than I should. Falling behind in my hw.
  25. Basher

    Basher Newcomer, in training Posts: 54

    Well, since I use Steam for pretty much all of my games, I can provide a pretty accurate measure. When I was going to college full time and working full time, maybe 20 hours per week. When I stopped working to solely "focus" on school, upwards of 40 hours a week. Now that I am working 2 jobs for a total of 50+ hours a week, I'm down between 0 and 10 hours a week--depending on if I get a day off.

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