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What's Your Gaming Routine?

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Whenever I feel motivated... Should drink less and game more 😉

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9 hours ago, Deluziion90 said:

I work 40 hours and my girlfriend is pretty busy with her study this year.

My weekly routine is usually:

Work 07:00 -> 15:30

Go to the gym ~ 1 hour

Enter my gaming cave around 18:00 and game till 23:00 / 23:30

 

Wednesday seeing my girlfriend after work

 

Friday mostly weekend around 15:00 and game till easy 04:00 - 06:00(yeah I have issues)

Saterday evening: quality with girlfriend

Sunday girlfriend usually stays till 18:00~

 

and repeat

 

so yeah I can game a lot xD 

- You lucky sod :P
Nah that's pretty good in all fairness, you seem to be able to manage your time well at least :D

 

9 hours ago, ZachBoardyHD said:

Whenever I feel motivated... Should drink less and game more 😉

- Haha xD
OR
You could turn each and every game you play into a Drinking Game ;)

 

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I work very long hours so I usually only fit in 1 hour per day before bed but not on my 13 hour shifts where I'm basically at work from 9am to 10pm. On a normal-ish day where I can come home by 6 or 7pm, I usually play between 9pm-10pm after dinner. On days off, I tend to play in the late evening like around 5pm for 2 or 3 hours. 

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wake up

eat

video games

shower

work

video games/ social life

sleep

 

 

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I don't really have one, the only day I regularly get to play is Saturdays since I don't have work and my girlfriends working. One thing I want to do differently next year is play more after work, usually I get in and I'm like "urghhhhhhhhh" but there's really no reason why I can't cram in an hour or so more often. Even an hour of progress toward something is better than nothing. 

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On 25/12/2017 at 0:44 AM, FarSideOfSaturn said:

I don't really have one, the only day I regularly get to play is Saturdays since I don't have work and my girlfriends working. One thing I want to do differently next year is play more after work, usually I get in and I'm like "urghhhhhhhhh" but there's really no reason why I can't cram in an hour or so more often. Even an hour of progress toward something is better than nothing. 

- I can imagine you'd feel like you need to game more (or want to might be better put), after work the last 2 weeks I've been playing more regularly now. I think if you put your mind to it, you'll quickly feel less tired and then you'll be able to get some gaming time done :)
As you say, an hour is better than nothing at all :D

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Currently, I switch between my PS4, Vita and 3DS a lot. Being on disability, I have a lot of free time. And, I’ll even watch TV and YouTube while I play, although I’ll usually pause YT if story happens.

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10 hours ago, pyrotempestwing said:

Currently, I switch between my PS4, Vita and 3DS a lot. Being on disability, I have a lot of free time. And, I’ll even watch TV and YouTube while I play, although I’ll usually pause YT if story happens.

- Oh I'm sorry to hear that (about the disability), hope its at least manageable :)
That's good though, I like watching YouTube when playing games that don't have much story, lately however I've stopped, lack of concentration I guess hah

On a side note, I still haven't gotten myself a Vita again, was going to get one this Christmas but nowhere bloody sells them now aside from online and I'm a bit dubious buying consoles online. 

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20 hours ago, AlexJones_Bankai said:

- Oh I'm sorry to hear that (about the disability), hope its at least manageable :)
That's good though, I like watching YouTube when playing games that don't have much story, lately however I've stopped, lack of concentration I guess hah

On a side note, I still haven't gotten myself a Vita again, was going to get one this Christmas but nowhere bloody sells them now aside from online and I'm a bit dubious buying consoles online. 

Eh, don’t worry too much about me. My disability is actually mental, not physical (not like a deficiency, I actually qualify as a genius), so I’m not in any pain from it. I won’t go into detail, but I can promise you it is legit.

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In the week: 

work 8:00 - 16:30

come home at 17:00

watch tv shows if they not on break 

start gaming around 17:00/20:00 - 0:00/0:30

 

weekends:

get up around 11:00/12:00

watch Agents of Shield on Saturdays/ Doctor Who on Sundays (if there’s a new episode) and eat breakfast 

then play video games until 1:00/2:00

or my girlfriend wants to do something then i don’t play video games at all or I binge watch a Netflix Series 

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1 - stress about server shutdowns

2 - can't figure out which game to play

3 - panic to try and find people for x game

4 - get mad that i can't get players for x game

5 - wonder why i bother doing trophies

6 - watch netflix instead

7 - play a game for an hour

8 - go back to netflix

9 - play a different game for an hour

10 - wonder what i'm doing with my life

11 - set up boost sessions on psnprofiles and rinse and repeat.

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Play as many different games as possible during the day,    I dont have a girlfriend or no  friends so that good.    

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I've worked as a night security guard for the past few years, so I got to live the dream. I would just play video games, watch youtube, or browse forums all night and get paid to do it. I still had things that needed to be done for the job itself, but pretty much the whole shift was free time that I used for working on my own stuff or just playing games to try to stay awake.

 

It might seem like an awesome deal, and for awhile it was, but after you work 12-16 hours a night for years it starts to fatigue you really badly. It's hard to keep a decent sleep schedule, it's difficult to make friends when you never meet anyone, and you start to get depressed when you feel like your job isn't getting you anywhere or helping you develop skills. Plus security was legit dangerous and I don't recommend it. 

 

I'm not looking forward to going into a job with more standard hours because I feel like I'm going to be losing all of that free time, but if other people can manage it, then I guess I can too. Video games are better in moderation anyway. 

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