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Submitted by SirLarr 2402d ago | article

BITMAPS 59: Hidden Gaming Societies

So to all the young gamers and outcast elders, here's a BITMAPS PSA: there is a society out there for you. You can find it in a few different forms, depending on your taste. Here are some of the events in which I like to participate, and how to get started. All you need is an adventurous spirit and deodorant. (Arcade, Culture, PC, Quake, Quake 4, StarCraft, Starcraft: Brood War)

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cain141  +   2402d ago
Gamers does not equal anti-social.
italianbreadman  +   2402d ago
Not at all. A recent study showed that gamers are more likely to go out socializing, be in intimate relationships, blah blah etc. If I had the link, I'd throw it on here.
kenlaan  +   2402d ago
http://www.maximumpc.com/ar...

I hate to admit it but this was surprising to me when I read it. But yeah there's what that other guy was talking about.
Viewtiful  +   2401d ago
I think that probably has less to do with being a hardcore gamer than the fact that everyone plays games. If they don't play video games then they're into boardgames. And that's not a fair comparison. The world vs D&D players.
James Abels  +   2402d ago
Some are, I'm guilty to some extent but I think it is more of a personality thing, people just like to see things the way they want to i guess
ThePimpOfSound  +   2402d ago
Negative points for referencing Staind in the article. But any New Yorkers looking for an arcade should check out Chinatown Fair. You'll get a whooping in Street Fighter II and all its derivatives.
predator  +   2402d ago
people who are addicted to MMO's are anti-social
SirLarr  +   2402d ago
It really depends how they play. Some MMO players that join open groups and use voice chat interact with more people than your average extrovert. The guy grinding drops off of a mob for eight hours solo probably doesn't get out much, though.
cain141  +   2402d ago
A lot of MMO users I know are antisocial, outside of their MMO realms...

When they are on a computer they are pretty normal though lol...

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