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Computer games

Inspired by a news article I saw today about computer games for/by women, or lack thereof. I'd be grateful if you would answer my poll...

(I know the majority of active members here are female and that's why I'm posting here, but the male members are equally welcome to answer)


Poll #491736 Games

Male/female?

Male
6(17.1%)
Female
29(82.9%)

How many hours per week do you spend playing computer games? (Any and all platforms)

Never play them
4(11.4%)
Up to 1 hour
7(20.0%)
Between 1 and 5 hours
13(37.1%)
Between 6 and 10 hours
5(14.3%)
More than 10 hours
6(17.1%)

Do you prefer playing games on...

PC/Mac (standalone)
17(48.6%)
Games console
11(31.4%)
Online games
7(20.0%)
Other (such as via cable TV)
0(0.0%)

What type of games do you enjoy playing?

First person shooters
0(0.0%)
Other shoot 'em ups, blow 'em ups, or otherwise destruct 'em ups
1(2.9%)
RPGs
4(11.8%)
Sports simulation
0(0.0%)
Other simulation (such as the Sims, Sim City, Theme Park World)
1(2.9%)
Puzzle games
3(8.8%)
Arcade games
0(0.0%)
Racing games
0(0.0%)
Other (comment to entry)
0(0.0%)

In general, do you think that computer games are gender-biased?

Yes
13(37.1%)
No
6(17.1%)
The market as a whole is too diverse to generalise
16(45.7%)

Ladies, would you play computer games more often if there were more aimed at you?

Yes
3(9.7%)
No
10(32.3%)
Are you suggesting that women don't like to kill and maim things? Stop being so sexist and hand me that Uzi!
11(35.5%)
This question is too vague.
7(22.6%)

What sort of games would you like to see more of?

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