April 14, 2003

Geek Alert

BBC reports a new study on Everquest - "Breaking the Stereotype: The Case of Online Gaming" - reveals that gamers aren't all geeks.

Thank goodness. Never know what geekiness might do to my nerd status.

Demographic statistics listed in the article:

Its key findings included:

Over 60% of players were older than 19.

About 85% of players were male.

Fifteen percent of people play for more than 50 hours a week.

A "significant minority" (15%) adopt a character gender opposite to their own.

Posted by Jason at April 14, 2003 12:38 PM | TrackBack
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