WOF: How much time do you spend playing games?

By Matthew ยท 168 replies
Oct 30, 2010
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  1. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,372   +69

    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 TS Booster Posts: 162   +15

    2-5 on any given day..

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

    jetkami TS Booster Posts: 100

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

    zogo TS Rookie 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 TS 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 TS Rookie 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: 123

    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 TS Rookie Posts: 32

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

    Serag TS Booster Posts: 181

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

    Modena TS Booster Posts: 143

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

    Relic TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,379   +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 TS Evangelist Posts: 2,922   +630

    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 TS Enthusiast Posts: 38

    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 TS Rookie Posts: 229

    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 TS Rookie

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

    pandelisgreen13 TS Rookie

    3-4 hour per day
  17. raich

    raich TS Rookie

    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 TS Enthusiast 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: 3,285   +901

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

    Cueto_99 TS Booster Posts: 248   +12

    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 TS Rookie

    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 TS Rookie 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 TS Rookie Posts: 23

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

    Basher TS Rookie 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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