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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian12 Mar 2018 12:05 p.m. PST

Does your job keep you from gaming as much as you would like?

Cacique Caribe12 Mar 2018 12:09 p.m. PST

Nope. Health is what gets in the way of my work and my gaming.


Night Owl III12 Mar 2018 12:13 p.m. PST

Absolutely, I own a game store and haven't gamed in months. Just recently have been able to get some painting done, though.

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP12 Mar 2018 12:16 p.m. PST

Yes, frequently.

peterx Supporting Member of TMP12 Mar 2018 12:33 p.m. PST

Of course.

14Bore12 Mar 2018 12:46 p.m. PST

Right now its keeping me from painting as I'd like, but all the ot is making my next purchase bigger.

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP12 Mar 2018 12:47 p.m. PST

Nope, retired, now my busy "non-work" schedule keeps me busy.

Personal logo jeffreyw3 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member12 Mar 2018 12:53 p.m. PST


Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Mar 2018 12:57 p.m. PST

Nerp. The need for opponents is the major limiting factor.

VCarter Supporting Member of TMP12 Mar 2018 12:57 p.m. PST

A solid yes, but that will change in 20 days when I retire.

I do have time to game now, however,!it would require to take time during the weekend when I spend time with my family. Once I have 7 days a week open I'll be able to use a Sunday here and there for club activity's.

I'm still not likely to do gaming nights.

JimDuncanUK12 Mar 2018 1:28 p.m. PST

Nope, I'm retired.

Mind you, when I was working I gamed regularly once a week.

Now I'm retired I play once a month at best.

JimSelzer Supporting Member of TMP12 Mar 2018 1:46 p.m. PST

double ditto on the retired thing though I am only in my 1st month of it

finding others able to play during the day or late into the night is still a challenge

KSmyth12 Mar 2018 1:53 p.m. PST

Yes absolutely. I'm a teacher, advise the yearbook and newspaper, and while I love it, deadlines and late nights keep me super busy. I have time to paint but little time to play. Retirement after the 2018-19 school year is looking good.

21eRegt12 Mar 2018 1:58 p.m. PST

No, I'm a "gentleman of leisure" these days and work (sub teach) when I feel like it. So I'm gaming more than ever.

David Manley12 Mar 2018 2:07 p.m. PST

Sometimes, but at other times my job gets me involved in professional wargaming :)

huron725 Inactive Member12 Mar 2018 2:13 p.m. PST

Yes, for sure. 6 more years……………..

Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP12 Mar 2018 2:42 p.m. PST

It mainly interferes with my painting and converting/prep, as I am usually too tired after work to do anything but sleep and watch DVD's/TV!

Rallynow Supporting Member of TMP12 Mar 2018 3:01 p.m. PST


lloydthegamer Supporting Member of TMP12 Mar 2018 3:35 p.m. PST

Being as I am retired work doesn't get in the way. However, volunteering and the honey do list does make inroads on available time.

Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP12 Mar 2018 3:41 p.m. PST

I work as a librarian for our Teen Library department. As part of my job, I host a monthly strategy game club, and during the summers I lead an Introduction to D&D program. Plus, one of my coworkers is a gamer, and we'll occasionally play games during lunch (we've down Tablut/Tafl and Ogre so far). So my job has actually increased my gaming opportunities!

FusilierDan Supporting Member of TMP12 Mar 2018 4:08 p.m. PST

Yes. I miss some of the conventions if they fall on a work weekend.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP12 Mar 2018 7:01 p.m. PST

I am so looking forward to retirement, but it is so far away.

So, yes, time is spent on work that would be spent on wargaming.

Personal logo Whirlwind Supporting Member of TMP13 Mar 2018 8:21 a.m. PST

Yes, very much so.

TGerritsen14 Mar 2018 7:44 p.m. PST

Nah, my work is gaming. It just prevents me from playing non work related games… most of the time.

Lost Wolf16 Mar 2018 7:15 a.m. PST

Three jobs = little time for play. all i do is work, eat sleep,and play with the dogs

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