maybe just me, but I find life is too short to spend time in an imaginary place....... too much to do and see outdoors...
learn to play an instrument, go ride a bike, hike, explore the real world... just my $0.02
I don't think your really being fair to the poster here; people from all walks of life play video games. Basically telling them to get a life because you don't share their pastime? People from all walks of life use gaming as a form of stress relief and entertainment these days. My husband is an avid gamer; at the same time he works full time, plays guitar (albeit, he is not so very good at it lol), is an amateur artist, we've started travelling the world together, and he spends MOST of his free time with me and our baby daughter, swimming, going for family walks, playing with her and reading stories, etc.
At the same time, my 82 year old grandmother plays video games... Not XBox or Playstation, but she did learn how to use the computer and spends her evenings hunting for treasures on a Facebook game, chatting with her children and grandchildren. It drives us all nuts, because everytime we open up our Facebook account, we get the "Grandma has sent you a request", and it is usually some cute little kitty ornament or something she dug on her treasure map, but which she sent specifically to one of us because she thought we would think it cute.
Maybe I should tell Grandma to stop catching up with her family through gaming, and go for a hike? After all, there really is too much to do and see outdoors.