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  1. I just wondering today, did doom (or game in general) modding could be defined as a hobby like drawing, doing sports, walking, reading, playing chees or such things?

     

    Sure is a thing that keep your brain occupied for quite a long time and that challenges you and the other people on this... But I think it misses something to be a proper "hobby" imho, not sure what.

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    2. YukiRaven

      YukiRaven

      @Nine Inch Heels I dunno, me sitting in a darkened room, listening to music that isn't mainstream, making a level for a 24 year old game, and programming scripts for it while I eat Cheetos seems pretty nerdy :-P

       

      Well, ok I don't eat Cheetos while I map...

       

      Though I also think what constitutes nerdom and geekdom has changed in the past decade.

    3. Nine Inch Heels

      Nine Inch Heels

      I think I should have phrased it differently, I explicitely said it misses the "not nerdy" aspect. But it's kinda easy to get confused over how I construct these abominations that I call "sentences" at times.

       

      That's the thing though, it's nerdy... So when you talk to people there's a good chance that amping/modding is less of an "accepted main stream hooby", and more of a "nerd activity", when in fact it's about as creative as drawing a picture on canvas, or writing your own music, etc.

       

      That being said, I consider it to be a creative outlet, just like any other, however nerdy it looks "from the outside".

    4. Walter confetti

      Walter confetti

      Thanks for the answers guys, you made it more clear on my mind now...

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