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Be Sociable While You Game

Posted April 24, 2017 by Felisha "Nightingale" Silva in Editorials

A lot of people think that gamers are lonely people locked up in their home playing for hours on end. After all, a lot of people do just play games on their own, not making time for sociable events. However, gaming doesn’t have to be a lonely experience. In fact, it can be a very social hobby with plenty of opportunities to meet new people. And the best thing is they have similar interests to you, so you’re bound to get on like a house on fire. In fact, here are some ways you can be sociable while you game.


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  • Create a gaming group in your local community

You might be surprised how many people in your local area play games. In fact, with over one billion gamers worldwide, there are bound to be some people living very close to you who are game enthusiasts like you! Therefore, rather than just sitting playing games on your own, you should arrange a gaming group with other people in your local community. Advertise online on social media, and put signs up in your area, and you will soon have people joining you. You can then all meet up at one of your houses and play games together. You could even all try new games together and see what you all think. And you might be surprised how much of a good time you will have alongside the other gamers! In fact, you might make friends for life who love the same games as you.


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  • Join an MMO game and chat to other people

While there are games you can just play on your own, there are actually quite a few MMO games that you can play alongside other people around the world. In fact, you will soon be making friendships and even relationships if you do look into playing some form of mmo rpg game. These games require you to speak when you are part of the same guild or tackling the same boss. And you might spend hours chatting away with these gamers from around the world. You might soon strike up a good friendship with someone else on the same game as you. Just make sure you keep your wits about you when making friends on games. After all, they might be different to who they say they are.

  • Go to gaming conventions

There has been a rise in gaming conventions around the world. Rather than just Comic Con, you can now find them in your local towns. Therefore, to ensure you socialize while you game, you should attend one of these fun conventions. It can give you a real buzz meeting other people who game as well. And you can even play the games while at the convention alongside other gaming enthusiasts. These conventions are a great way to meet other people with the same hobby as you. And with the chance to meet game makers and designers, you will be in your element!


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And remember to get some time offline with your buddies too. That way, you can enjoy gaming while getting some time with your friends too.

About the Author

Felisha "Nightingale" Silva

Salutations! I'm Nightingale, also known to the internet world as 'Geek Mom of Awesomness'! I'm an avid gamer, artist, anime enthusiast, cosplayer, & blogger! I'm a huge Nintendo fan, & a Legend of Zelda fanatic. Growing up, while average little girls were busy playing with Barbies, I was busy mastering the Legend of Zelda, & battling Mother Brain on Super Metroid... I live for my family, my video games, and my art! Hey, wanna game with me? Here are my gamertags, feel free to add me! PS3: Myojin_of_Souls Xbox 360: xXSadisticaXx Wii U: SkywardPrincess

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