femanon here. ok so, how do i get into gaming? its mostly because i want to impress someone who i know is into video games. thing is, i am completely clueless about that. ive never played a video game in my life. what should i know before i get started so that i wouldnt make myself look dumb? also any recommendations for beginners?
thanks r9k and sorry for my english
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You invest thousands of hours playing, researching, and collecting video games of all kinds and slowly become knowledgeable about them.
Or you can just play League of Legends or some other normie game and claim you're a gamer, it's what women do
This. Being "hardcore" (I hate that word, as well as gamer. It's like calling yourself a film buff or a book worm, you just look like a fag who defines themselves by their hobby) is like the path to wizardry. There are no shortcuts. You have to put the hours in, play a lot of games, be somewhat decent at those games and have something resembling taste.
For example, if you pour hundreds of hours into isometric RPGs from the 90's, collect them, and are quite knowledgeable about them, congrats, you have taste. If you play league or dota for hundreds of hours, on the same map, never try anything else and restrict yourself to that one, not very deep game, you're a casual.
TL;DR, stop femanon hereing, play ACTUAL games, LIKE those games, and WANT TO PLAY THOSE GAMES OF YOUR OWN ACCORD. In other words, you can't because a "gamer" because you obviously don't like games and will only play league/dota/whatever the next bandwagon game is