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how old were you when you started ?
« on: November 04, 2020, 07:23:47 am »
hey everyone . i was wondering how old were you when you started gaming ?
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Re: how old were you when you started ?
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2020, 03:33:09 pm »
I started playing RPGs when I was 18 and never looked back.
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Re: how old were you when you started ?
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2020, 08:25:44 pm »
This thread doesn't belong here.  Can someone move this please?

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Re: how old were you when you started ?
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2020, 08:56:36 pm »
I started in my early teens. Several decades later, I'm still kicking. This is a hobby for life.

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Re: how old were you when you started ?
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2020, 11:33:36 pm »
Middle Earth Roleplaying around age 14, Battletech 15, DnD 2nd Edition maybe 18.

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Re: how old were you when you started ?
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2020, 02:36:37 pm »
First real RPG was WEG's Star Wars 1E around age 14 (was interested in D&D but this was during the "Satanic Panic" era so I wasn't allowed. 

First got into the idea of RPGs through Lone Wolf and Fighting Fantasy game books though
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Re: how old were you when you started ?
« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2020, 11:11:29 pm »
hey everyone . i was wondering how old were you when you started gaming ?
You asked gaming? GAMING?! Well, here's the abbreviated history:
I was 3yo when I first played Candy Land. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candy_Land
I was 11 when I first played (watched more than played, however) Stalingrad. https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/8363/turning-point-battle-stalingrad
I was 12 when I first played D&D. https://www.dandwiki.com/wiki/Basic_Set_(BX_D%26D)
I was 15 when I first played Civ (Played a full 7 hours long game, baby!). https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/71/civilization
I was 16 when I first played BattleTech. https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/1540/battletech
I was 23 when I first played MtG (Last time I ever joined "The Kult Of The New"). https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/463/magic-gathering
I was 28 when I first played a Euro. Can't remember the exact game, but this will suffice: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/13/catan
And that's just the milestone games! ;D

And now I'm going on 51 years old.
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Not much gaming left for me. I got more time behind me, than in front of me. Soon I must leave this green Earth. But, at least I'm one of the lucky ones!
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