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YahooAnswers:Whats the point of gaming?How would you answer?

by christopher85 Fri Feb 15, 2013 2:44 pm

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How would you answer this question? Is it even valid? I mean video gaming is only just a slice of the much bigger entertainment pie, right?

My answer for this person would be is to not let it consume your whole existence and to just appreciate it for what it is. There's so much that you can appreciate about video gaming. Maybe its a good thing that this person decided to take a step back. Now, maybe they can begin to enjoy some other things that life has to offer.


Edit: I'm not trying to bring anyone down or offend here because I too have come to appreciate the art and culture that is video gaming.
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by RyaNtheSlayA Fri Feb 15, 2013 2:49 pm

What's the point of cars? Horses can get us places quicker than walking.

What's the point of TV? You can entertain yourself outside.

What's the point of life? We all die anyway.

Questions like these are stupid.

I like video games. I have fun playing them. That's all the reason I need.
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Re: YahooAnswers:What the point of gaming? How would you ans

by christopher85 Fri Feb 15, 2013 2:57 pm

RyaNtheSlayA wrote:
I like video games. I have fun playing them. That's all the reason I need.


That's my reason as well. I'm such a sucker for good story telling. I see it being more like an interactive novel depending on some games and their storylines.
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by J T Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:36 pm

I hate people that think having fun is a waste of time.
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by BoringSupreez Fri Feb 15, 2013 5:15 pm

J T wrote:I hate people that think having fun is a waste of time.

What is the point of having fun?
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by EvilRyu2099 Fri Feb 15, 2013 5:27 pm

J T wrote:I hate people that think having fun is a waste of time.

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by o.pwuaioc Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:47 pm

RyaNtheSlayA wrote:What's the point of cars? Horses can get us places quicker than walking.

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by Hazerd Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:51 pm

I think people who DONT play video games are wasting time! :wink:
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by Dakinggamer87 Fri Feb 15, 2013 8:44 pm

Hazerd wrote:I think people who DONT play video games are wasting time! :wink:


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by Violent By Design Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:25 pm

to have fun. crazy concept.
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