How old are you?

Discussion in 'Indie Related Chat' started by WaveRider, Nov 29, 2007.

  1. Duke

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    35.

    Started (trying to) making games as soon as I got a hold of my first comp (ZX Spectrum, in 1986).
    So much wish I entered PC shareware market at least about 5 years earlier than I did (in 2003). Feel I wasted those years doing nothing meaningful (except getting married and having a son in 2000).
     
  2. Olivier

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    I am 29. My addiction began with the NES in the late 80's, and thereafter with several other game sytems and computers (thanks to the video games I was the best student at english).

    I thought people were slightly younger here. I'm a bit surprised to see so many 30+ devs. :)
     
  3. Escapee

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    I'm 19 + 10, a happy bachelor ( despite constant nagging from Mama and papa ). I ( 100% Asian/Cantonese ) look alot older than when i was 10 years ago. Mirror is not a good friend of mine. :D
     
  4. Scharlo

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    Wrote my 1st game for Sinclair ZX80.
     
  5. ggambett

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    27 next christmas. Yay! I'm teh k1d!

    Seriously, I thought the average was lower. It's a surprise to see so many 30-somethings. Maybe the average was lower 5 years ago and the forum participants have stayed more or less the same?
     
  6. GolfHacker

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    You ARE young! :)
     
  7. FetaBoy

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    33. Gaming since 5. Starting programming on my Vic-20 at 8.
     
  8. papillon

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    I suppose there's also that those of us around my age have more fond memories of very-old-style games and are more likely to be happy working in 2d?


    (Has whoever holds the Ladybug copyright considered making a modern-graphics casual version? My mom *loved* that game when I was a little girl.)
     
  9. Nikos Beck

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    28. I started making CCGs in high school. Worked in the video game industry for a bit for a big company. Quit when I noticed I was burning out. I'm still working on my first indie title.

    I'm glad the median age is early 30s. And I'm glad there is a lot of experience behind the forum posts.
     
  10. gdunbar

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    Hmm... at 37, I guess I'm still old for the forum.

    Geoff
     
  11. Mikademus

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    Started young with computers, the first systems I worked on were the Bumblebee, Sinclair QX, a relatively unknown system called ABC-80, VIC-20 and Spectrum ZX48. Then upgraded to C64 (never liked the C128 for some juvenile reason) and an Ericsson 8088 in 1984. :) God, I used to dream of owning a 1541 disc drive for my C64. In other words, I programmed my first computers when I wasn't watching Miami Vice, Automan and Knight Rider!
     
  12. Musenik

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    Tied for oldest, at 46!

    Some part of the universe owes me at least ten years that were stolen from me while I wasn't paying attention.
     
  13. barabanus

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    ASCII-art cake.
    # = 6 candles

    Oh my, I'm 24 in a couple of monthes =)
     
  14. Hidden Sanctum

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    Ouch... 41 here... Thanks, now I don't feel out of place!
     
  15. Roman Budzowski

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    I'm 29 with 2 kids (and one incoming ;)) and very suprised that there are so many not so young on this forums. Where are all those genious kids? :D

    best
    Roman
     
  16. jankoM

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    29 , and one kid
     
  17. Drake

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    29... and no kids.
     
  18. ZuluBoy

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    Same as JankoM, 29 and one kid.
     
  19. jankoM

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    wow .. invasion of the twenty-niners :)

    btw. I was surprised that ggambet and Chris Evans are younger than me.
     
  20. lee

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    23, no kids + no women ><

    I must get rich and go party in amsterdam!!! :cool:
     

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