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  • #62382
    Avatar photoMike
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    Does your partner also game, or share your hobby in any way?

    #62394
    Avatar photoNic Wright
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    Very occasionally, and then often only under duress…

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    #62395
    Avatar photoNot Connard Sage
    Participant

    No, thank gods.

     

    🙂

    Obvious contrarian and passive aggressive old prat, who is taken far too seriously by some and not seriously enough by others.

    #62398
    Avatar photoGuy Farrish
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    What he said^

    #62406
    Avatar photoRuarigh
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    Not at all. She has no interest in games.

    Never argue with an idiot. They'll only drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.

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    #62409
    Avatar photoTom V.
    Participant

    Nope, not at all. She thinks it’s a cool hobby but not her cup of tea.

    #62411
    Avatar photoirishserb
    Participant

    No.  She gamed a little up until just before we started dating.  I game; she does paper crafting, making paper models, cards, scrapbooking, etc.

    #62417
    Avatar photowarwell
    Participant

    Not miniature games, but I got her into board games and we usually play a game on Saturdays. Her favorite is Ticket to Ride though we play a variety of games.

    #62418
    Avatar photoNoel
    Participant

    My wife plays board games.  Once in a while I can convince her to do something with miniatures, but she doesn’t have an interest.

    #62422
    Avatar photoRussell Phillips
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    My wife plays board games and RPGs. She has no interest in wargaming, but has played Memoir ’44 and Airfix Battles with me.

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    #62426
    Avatar photoNorm S
    Participant

    No interest – but is very supportive of my interest and will visit gaming shows with me and travel to the game store.

    #62435
    Avatar photoIvan Sorensen
    Participant

    My wife is a gamer, we actually met while playing an RPG online.

    She sort of is interested in video games, she enjoys RPG’s, she’ll dabble in miniatures a bit and she enjoys card and board games.

    We game quite a bit.

    #62437
    Avatar photoSteve Johnson
    Participant

    No interest in wargames whatsoever, but is happy that I have a hobby rather than going down the pub every Friday/Saturday night.

    #62438
    Avatar photoPhil Dutré
    Participant

    Not at all. Occasionally, we play the boardgame Carcassonne together. But I have to play in “social mode”, not in “cut-throat” mode as I would do with my regular gaming pals.

    There are advantages to having different hobby interests when in a relationship 😉

    #62439
    Avatar photoIvan Sorensen
    Participant

    Oh definitely.

    A friend of mine once said it’s important for a couple to each have an interest the other thinks is stupid 😀

    #62451
    Avatar photokyoteblue
    Participant

    My Lady Joyce , thinks my little men are cute, but does not want to play with them.

    #62454
    Avatar photoSplod
    Participant

    Not at all.

    She is an artist though, so can take an interest in what I do. More often than not though, it’s comments about ‘little men taking over’.

    We do  play board games together though, which is enough for me 🙂

    #62459
    Avatar photoRetroboom
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    My girlfriend plays with me, though I doubt she would play otherwise. She’s very supportive, helping me playtest home-brew games, and helping me at conventions. I’m very lucky.

    Richmond, VA. Let's play!

    #62537
    Avatar photoNorthern Monkey
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    Rarely these days, but in the past the better half has played several different boardgames,  Wings of War(Glory) which she kicked ass at, Pirates CSG and she has dabbled with painting some minis, quite nicely too!

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    #62560
    Avatar photoIvan Sorensen
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    Sounds like you got pretty lucky 🙂

    #62579

    My partner hates wargaming and simply calls it “little men”

    #62591
    Avatar photoLes Hammond
    Participant

    No. Not after she beat me…

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