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DS Daily: On average

How much time would you estimate that you spend playing each week? Pick a typical week for this question, when there isn't anything super special that's come out. Do you try to play a little every day, or are there only certain days?

Of course, for many of us, the entire equation changes when something truly awesome comes out. Then, we find ourselves hurrying through other responsibilities so we can get a little extra gaming time in. Look back at some of your favorite releases from the past year -- how much did you play then?

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Ben1

10-08-2007 @ 9:17AM

Ben said...

On average I'd say 20 hours a week, it can go up to 40 on some occasions.

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nick2

10-08-2007 @ 9:47AM

nick said...

I would say about 12 hours a week during a normal play period, but when Bioshock dropped a few weeks ago I was probably up around 20 hours.

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Lord Bodak3

10-08-2007 @ 10:10AM

Lord Bodak said...

I'm spending a lot more time gaming on my DS than anything else right now, and that's just with online Tetris and Planet Puzzle League. It's so easy to hop on while I'm watching TV and play a few games.

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troy4

10-08-2007 @ 10:13AM

troy said...

Unfortunately the only time in my busy schedule where I am certain to get in some DS playtime is for 10 hours during friday and saturday at work. I work 7 days a week, but on those days for part of the time its ok to play so I can ALWAYS play then. Otherwise, whenever I'm lucky and the Wii isn't my go to console-ation.

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Pizza Pasta5

10-08-2007 @ 10:14AM

Pizza Pasta said...

I spend about 20 hours a week playing my DS, that's if there's something new for me to play though.

Other times, I'll try to play through something again or I'll start back up in Pokeyman (120 hours so far, and I've still yet to beat it). My only complaint is that most of my DS games have little replay value.

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Neko6

10-08-2007 @ 10:54AM

Neko said...

I would say that I probably spend between 25 and 30 hours a week playing games.

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shaoron7

10-08-2007 @ 11:22AM

shaoron said...

ummm...
let's just say since buying my DS this January...
i have YET to find a day where i haven't turned it on even for just a few minutes.

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Fry8

10-08-2007 @ 1:30PM

Fry said...

I play my DS at work when I have a minute and PSP at home. About 2 hours a week on my DS.

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Gefrier9

10-08-2007 @ 2:22PM

Gefrier said...

I work full-time but during the week I'm usually able to snag in a few quick rounds of Brain Age or Animal Crossing on my breaks. I tend to play a lot on the weekends, enough to bring my weekly average up to about 20 hours.

Although, about two weeks ago, I spent two hours playing Pokeymans at work (I love when someone accidentally crashes the system and we can't get it back up.)

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Chii10

10-08-2007 @ 6:58PM

Chii said...

Between 0 and ... a lot. Depends on the games I've gotten. Right now, I play at most an hour a day during the week, usually half an hour, and about 2 hours a day, tops, on the weekend. That's 7, minus a little. Some weeks, I really and truly have no time until the weekend, and even then not a lot... It'll be about an hour. And if we're going to a football game... About 5 hours the drive up, 10 during the driving between stadium and hotel and house and etc, and about 5 on the way down...

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Chazz11

10-08-2007 @ 9:31PM

Chazz said...

Going to high school and working six days a week really doesn't leave me with much time to play. I'd say I play an average of 5 hours a week. Give or Take.

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