Playing Mostly the Same Game for Nearly 30 Years

The Ancient Gaming Noob

My wife was looking over my shoulder and asking what I was playing the other day.  I said, “EverQuest” which to the response, “The same game you were playing back when we lived in the condo?”

I had to clarify that it was EverQuest II, a subsequent title from the original, but still not all that new, having passed the 17 year mark back in November.

This made me think for a bit about how long I have been playing some of these titles and, more broadly, how long I have been playing what might be accurately a specific lineage of a sub-genre of video games.

Regular readers know that I do not play a lot of new games.  The title of the blog itself includes the word “ancient,” which was in part a reference to the fact that I was likely going to focus on titles…

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