"Certain friends would only play a specific type of game while others would try to play every game released, giving birth to a term deemed hardcore. But what exactly is that?" Vex of Play Legit Writes
A true "hardcore gamer" will do what it takes to get the games they want, and play new experiences regardless of aesthetic factors. I think a good place to find examples of this are people who find themselves constantly logging into Garrys Mod to find the new strange type of game, always willing to experiment and acting solely for the love of games.
A hardcore gamer is one that ignores the urge to use the bathroom, eat, work, sleep or interact with other human beings in real life in order to play more videogames. If you have ever stopped playing a videogame to do either one of those things, then you aren't hardcore. I'm unemployed, constipated, hungry, a loner and tired...but damn im hardcore. :P
I have once began a LoL game and played the first 25 minutes of it from a toilet. Was 17/1/2 by the end... does that count? :P
@fireseed Lmao, that's not hardcore according to my universally accepted rules above (you wouldn't be pooping if you were hungry, because you wouldn't have any food inside of you)....but that's some next level dedication!
@Lukas_Japonicus Damn! I'll try harder next time! D: Gonna have to look into this... http://www.nydailynews.com/...
If I stop gaming for sex does that mean I'm not a hardcore gamer? What if I pause the game, get in, get off, get out and go right back to gaming? No kisses, hugs or cuddling afterwards. Just thanks, that was great babe and than right back to the man cave? If this isn't allowed in the hardcore gamer handbook I motion for it to be entered. Anyone 2nd that motion?
I play so much that I literally don't even have time to call myself "hardcore". Is that hardcore? :0 Also I ate a beagle once during a TLOU all-nighter. Dammit!
"I'm unemployed, constipated, hungry, a loner and tired...but damn im hardcore" lol,XD anyway, i'm a 26 years old gamer been gaming since Atari hardcore gamer to me is a gamer who play most type of games or genre and like them equaly who also ignore reviews and other people opinions on games he want to play and enjoy whatever people love it or hate it a hardcore gamer is a gamer who play games while looking for the high points in games rather than the low points of it since no game is perfect and every single game hasve it own flaws
Playing since I was 4, 1979, and do not care about rivalries..... Where does that place me? Lukas... Ouch!
In the 'ANCIENT RELICS OF VIDEOGAMES' section ;) "Lukas... Ouch!" I mean it in the kindest way, i imagine you as a huge 100ft tall bronze statue in the 'Hall Of Videogame History'. The description reads: "Here stands Pogmathion, he did not care for rivalries or fanboy wars, as a child in the 70's, all he cared about was playing his ancient 1st generation console. May he forever stand as a reminder to N4G that to be hardcore, you had to have been born in the 70's".
Your right "A true "hardcore gamer" will do what it takes to get the games they want," They will also hack, cheat by using auto aimers, wall hacks, rapid fire, unlimited health, no reload. And those are just a few things used by the Hardcore Gamer who will stop at nothing to beat you in a game. The sad part to the Hardcore Gamers existence is the console makers, game publishers and game developers allow these types and in some cases encourage them. That's a Hardcore Gamer...the rest of us are just gamers with some spending more time gaming than others.
A gamer who has real passion for gaming? someone who wants to love the games they play not just pass the time? or am i to cheesy?
I'd say you're spot on.
Well played sir. Fancy a bubble?
Yeah this is quite an agreeable answer. But when you look at it, 'hardcore' now seems to be the wrong word to be using. I'd say the proper term to use is 'Dedicated Gamer'.
play monster hunter and clear g rank on your own. You get permission to call yourself Hardcore.
Play a game of League and carry a team of kids sub lvl 30... I've seen some shit.
"Whoa watch out guys we gotta badass over here!"
"Resolutiongate" warriors are, by default, casual gamers. Real gamers, like real drinkers, will play anything good.
I'm a hardcore gamer that also likes my drink. I prefer higher resolution (if possible but it's not a deal breaker) and I only like one type of beer and liquor, Molson Golden and Knob Creek.
With you on the Knob. Couldn't stomach the Molson, though. Little Sumpin Sumpin Ale, on the other hand... draw me an IV.
I'm not much of a ale / beer guy. I only tried a few over the years. Maybe I should branch out and try others. I prefer Liquor because it gets me where I want to be a lot faster and overall I find it more relaxing.
Someone that plays all games for the fun of it. Doesn't matter what game they prefer, but if they can admire the work that has gone into creating a game, without arguing about graphics and other trivial things, then they are hardcore. Err, by that I mean cod grafix wooh explosions,
You gotta immere yourself in the games you play. Lately i've been playing more and more games but i don't get attached like i used to just feels like a chore plowing through my backlog now. Anyway once you feel the attachment to the games you play consider yourself hardcore.
You're not hardcore unless you live hardcore.
But the legend of the rent was way HARDCORE!
Boom! Big old explosion. Some, like, confetti comes down.
A hardcore gamer is not a gamer who calls himself "hardcore"
There is no one definition in what a "hardcore" gamer is and I don't like the term anyway.
knowing where EVERY herb is located by memory in resident evil 4
Here comes Mr. "true gamer" aka No_Limit ...Wait for it
i dont care what im considered. console/handheld/retro. just 1.) SUPPORT THE DEVS AND PAY FOR YOUR S***. 2.) appreciate the hardwork put into the game. 3.) Have Fun, Gamer.
It's the type of person to whine about every thing in the games industry that doesn't benefit them.
I don't think you can generalize "hardcore" gamer. In my opinion, you narrow it down to your certain game or games. That's where your true hardcore gaming lies.
Someone that hates everything but Sony .
Hardcore gamer is nothing but a stupid 7th generation term. I'm a gamer. A gamer is a person who plays games every day. Games on any platforms to pla the games they want. I own a Wii U, 3DS, Vita, PS3 and X360. So I get to play all the games I am into with 90% being Japanese publishers games. It like a self-employed job. If you just play for a few days a month you're not a gamer. It like substitute teacher they aren't fully employed teachers. If you constantly refuse to buy a system that has your favorite game or franchise. Then you aren't gamer. A true gamer will support anything of choice when it comes to their preferences.
I have 118 platinum trophies including Max Payne 3 (for anyone that doesn't knoe for the MP3 plat you need to finish the game in one sitting, without dying once and there's a somewhat strict time limit) Am I hardcore? Or just a sad lonely man with too much time to waste?
wow!!! You said the truth man here....
Do you even praise the sun bro?
Im da true definition of a hard core gamer im not a fan boy who favor one console maker I would buy any console that make great games the 1st game I ever played was the Original Mario Bros when I was 3 if thats not a hardcore I dont know what is
Gamers that eat concrete apples.
anyone taking time away from gaming to post on a mindless website cannot possibly be a "Hardcore Gamer". henceforth there is no hardcore gamers on the internet.
All I know is that a hardcore gamer is not him who is playing a game watching hours of cinematics, a hardcore gamers has to own his controller while he is playing a game, thats all!! I grew up playing those games but today its hard to find them....
theoretically impossible to attain 'hardcore' status unless either A;a Canadian citizen,or B;on the road to citizenship.
To me a hardcore gamer is a gamer who is willing to try out games and play different genres of games. Not slate them for being easy or for being aimed at "casuals".
To me, a hardcore gamer is one who embraces many different forms of gaming on many different platforms. I own a Wii U, PS4, 3DS and PS Vita. I try to maximize my gaming experiences and try to sample as much as I can. Doesn't matter what gaming system I am playing on, I am simply playing for the joys and thrills that video games offer me.
A hardcore gamer does not care about graphics, a machine's power, or blood and guts and boobs, in other words something that 85% of the other SO CALLED hard core gamers think that that is all there is to hard core games, if you think Donkey Kong country tropical freeze and wonderful 101 are hard core games then you are a hard core gamer, if you think these games are for 5 year old kids and that GTAV and Call of duty are hard core games, then You are a Blood and guts gamer, not hardcore, Know the difference.
A gamer who has gamed their way into carpal tunnel or some other health problem.
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