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Do you like to watch other people play games or does that bore you?


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Initial post: Nov 29, 2012 12:13:24 PM PST
For example, watching competitive Starcraft matches and/or Halo or COD multiplayer matches?

Maybe it's just me, but it's boring.

Those competitive Starcraft matches are so fast-paced that it takes all the fun out of the game...it just becomes a chore.

Posted on Nov 29, 2012 12:15:23 PM PST
Oskar2525 says:
I watch other people play MMO's just to see if they forget to turn off their camera before masturbating.

Posted on Nov 29, 2012 12:15:32 PM PST
Benpachi says:
I watch EVO every year, but that's it.

Posted on Nov 29, 2012 12:15:44 PM PST
Meth Panther says:
its pretty boring

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 29, 2012 12:16:38 PM PST
Watching nerds suck the oxygen out of a room with constant snortles and wheezicals doesn't sound like a good time.

Competitive gaming is for nerds who want to be bros but lack the ability to attract girls.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 29, 2012 12:16:44 PM PST
Multiplayer is no fun to watch.

Single Player I love watching almost as much as playing. Especially when the controller is in the hands of someone who knows what they're doing.

Posted on Nov 29, 2012 12:16:57 PM PST
That Emu Kid says:
If it's someone I know, yes. Particularly in competitive games that can be stressful to play, watching my friends play can be more enjoyable than actually playing the game, myself.

If it's strangers on the interwebs, no. The only exception being if I'm trying to learn new strategies or something in a competitive game... I still wouldn't say I "like" doing that, though.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 29, 2012 12:18:43 PM PST
There's a modicum of truth to this....

Posted on Nov 29, 2012 12:18:58 PM PST
Like Emu said, if it's watching my family try to play Wii, yes that's hilarious. As far as watching nerds on the internets, oh god of course not, I don't have hours and hours of my time with nothing better to do.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 29, 2012 12:20:07 PM PST
Umm... Ew?

This begs so many questions that I don't want to know the answers to.

Posted on Nov 29, 2012 12:20:53 PM PST
Technosapien says:
I watch EVO.

Posted on Nov 29, 2012 12:22:10 PM PST
neu Tron says:
I don't like watching competitive multiplayer. But I don't mind sitting around watching a friend/relative play a video game. Especially if they're playing something cool.

Posted on Nov 29, 2012 12:22:16 PM PST
Depends on the game and who is playing.

Posted on Nov 29, 2012 12:22:35 PM PST
uncledonnie3 says:
I like to watch gameplay videos to get an idea of what a game is all about, but watching it like a spectator sport? No way.

Posted on Nov 29, 2012 12:23:00 PM PST
User says:
I like to watch.

Posted on Nov 29, 2012 12:23:06 PM PST
D_Strasse says:
It bores me, but then I'm pretty ADD.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 29, 2012 12:23:48 PM PST
Hey says:
So it raises the question: Which is sadder, competitive gaming or competitive eating?

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 29, 2012 12:24:57 PM PST
Can they be equally sad?

Posted on Nov 29, 2012 12:25:18 PM PST
GyozaSauce says:
I don't miss EVO.

Posted on Nov 29, 2012 12:26:08 PM PST
LogJam says:
If anybody plays it differently than I would, they're wrong and boring and stupid and dumb and also shitty

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 29, 2012 12:27:13 PM PST
Glad you got the shit in there.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 29, 2012 12:31:25 PM PST
Hey says:
Sushi-X and Eater X together forever!

Posted on Nov 29, 2012 12:32:45 PM PST
Ann Perkins says:
I'm pretty sure there is an entire layer of hell full of nothing but monitors broadcasting live twitch streams. If you don't have anything better to do than watch someone else pwn noobs you probably don't have much to live for. Find a cliff.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 29, 2012 12:33:09 PM PST
LogJam says:
You gotta get the shit in there

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 29, 2012 12:33:53 PM PST
They would have to be played with neverending AC/DC tracks for it to be my personal hell.
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