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Old 04-04-17, 09:36 PM
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When do you play video games?

Thought this would be interesting since we all have different lives, schedules, etc...

I usually have very small windows, increasingly small. Weekends after 5pm news, from maybe 6-7:30/8 is my only time. But usually reserved for Sunday's only. If I go out Saturday night I don't play. Not before for a little bit. Usually just hit that 6pm window or otherwise I just don't play. If I have a day off or snow day then I will play during week, but that's it. Maybe lack of interest, even though very interested in Resident Evil 7. I dunno...

So when do you get to play your games?
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Old 04-04-17, 09:46 PM
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Re: When do you play video games?

I have a lot of free time, so I usually game from 10 pm til 11 pm during the week and whenever I'm home on weekends.
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Old 04-05-17, 07:53 AM
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Re: When do you play video games?

I might play an hour or two during the week, but I try to use that time the most to hang out with my wife and get stuff done around the house and watch some movies with her. I mainly game on weekends, usually late on Friday and Saturday night once everyone has gone to bed. That way it's quiet with no interruptions. And I can usually get to bed around 1 or 2am and still get up at a decent time with the kids.
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Re: When do you play video games?

I sometimes get 15 min or so, except for once a week when the wife takes the kids to her dad's house for dinner. Then I'll get a few hours.

The PS4's suspend mode has been a great help with games that don't have a save-anywhere feature.
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Old 04-05-17, 11:08 AM
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Re: When do you play video games?

My son goes to bed at 7, my wife goes to bed at 8:30 and however long I can stay up after that is for gaming and watching any movies or shows my wife isn't interested in. Some nights I'm pretty much cashed at 9, but I usually make it until 11 or 11:30.
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Old 04-05-17, 12:56 PM
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Re: When do you play video games?

Only on the days that end in "Y".
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Old 04-05-17, 12:59 PM
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Re: When do you play video games?

when I'm not reading your posts, so pretty much almost all of the time
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Old 04-05-17, 12:59 PM
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Re: When do you play video games?

Usually weekend mornings, if I don't have plans with my girlfriend. Once in a while, weekdays after dinner, if it's an early dinner and/or I don't feel like watching regular TV.

If there's a lot of games I'm in the middle of (like right now), it'll be about 10 hours a week, otherwise, around 3 hours a week. I have roughly 12 hours a week for TV, be it broadcast, streaming, cable, blu-rays or videogames. And it just depends which one of those I have the biggest backlog that I'll spend the most time on during that week.
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Old 04-05-17, 12:59 PM
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I sometimes get 15 min or so, except for once a week when the wife takes the kids to her dad's house for dinner. Then I'll get a few hours.

The PS4's suspend mode has been a great help with games that don't have a save-anywhere feature.
Suspend mode on the consoles has been the best new feature this generation imo. It's just ridiculously handy when you only have a few minutes to kill.
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Old 04-05-17, 01:17 PM
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Re: When do you play video games?

Kid-friendly games on the weekends, other games at 11 p.m. after everyone else goes to bed and I don't have projects to work on.
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Re: When do you play video games?

It will be a sad day for me when watching the news takes priority over playing video games.
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