How old are you all

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ManuelCalavera
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How old are you all

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Just kind of interested how old eveyone here is. Im 20 and I havent met anyone my age who has played or even heard of a lucasarts adventure game. Anyone else out there from my generation who can apreciate some oldschool classics.

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I'm 23. I know people of various ages who know and love LucasArts, ranging from ages 18 to mid 40s.

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29

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27

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ezekiel000
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Post by ezekiel000 »

22 (found scumm & grime games at around 15)

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Post by Tim20 »

21.

None of the friends I had at school played/heard of/or liked adventure games. But only 1 friend I had at college did.

I think I only discovered the LucasArts adventures a couple of years ago. The first one I played, if I remember right, was Escape from Monkey Island. But my first ever adventure game was Simon the Sorcerer back in the early/middle of the 90s. Loved it.

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Post by iPwnzorz »

Just because MI2SP people want to know:

15.

Youngest person to care about SCUMM?

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Post by superfighter »

23
most of the people i know who love or who have played adventures games are in there early 20's

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Post by criezy »

31

Looks like I am the oldest for the moment.
I am from a generation that played these games when they were released at the end of the 80s and 90s (it makes me feel old saying that). I remember in particular the CDs that were bundle with a mac we got in 96 (Full Throtle, Sam & Max and DOTT) although I had played to a few other adventure games before that.

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24. Been playing adventures all my life.

dj jack
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Post by dj jack »

18. Monkey Island was the very first videogame I ever played. I was 5 at that time :D

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chrisis
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Post by chrisis »

28
I've been playing adventure games since my family got my first PC, a 80386SX with whopping 16Mhz (I was about 9 or 10 then)

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Post by selmi »

31, and i still have game magazine with review of brand new game - monkey island 2

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Freddo
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Post by Freddo »

Another 31 here.

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Post by Red_Breast »

Tinhead Ned wrote:to mid 40s.
Not far off. 41.

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