Older gamers started off with casual games like Asteroids, Pac-Man, Breakout, Pong and other hit classics. Some of us got the gaming bug from the original Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), playing simplified games like Super Mario Bros., Donkey Kong and Duck Hunt. As time passed we increased our level of difficulty and purchased Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out, Contra, Final Fantasy and The Legend of Zelda. We started slow, grew in intensity and before long we were game addicts.
Today we are in the seventh-generation of gaming. This generation includes such systems as the Sony PlayStation 3, Microsoft Xbox 360 and the Nintendo Wii. Competition for the gaming market is hot and each system is vying for your gaming dollar. Each generation releases larger games boasting more hours of play, graphically stunning 3D environments, Dolby Digital Surround Sound and complex control schemes. free robux barrier to entry has never been larger for a non-gamer.
To entice a gamer into our seventh-generation of gaming we must start simple as we ourselves did so many years ago. The older the non-gamer the more difficult it will be to break their stereotypical view of “a gamer.” We must teach them that it’s not all first-person shooting bloody gun battles. Not all gamers want to shoot aliens. A non-gamer may have a short gaming attention span so you must hook them slowly and use repetition to bring them around to your ways of thinking.
There are two battlefronts to attack: The home console system and the Macintosh/PC. Do not allow your own gaming style to affect games you persuade them to play. Keep an open mind and allow them to explore their own gaming habits, be patient and keep a close eye on what games they react to the best.