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21 People Share The Video Game That Changed Their Life Forever

We asked PAX Prime attendees, "What's the first game that made you love gaming?" #myfirstgame

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2. Starcraft gave this guy the competitive spirit which led him to be a pro Super Smash Bros. player.

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"My brother would thrash me endlessly in all games, but I played SC endlessly and tirelessly to beat him!!"

3. Street Fighter II was the best game to show off your skills at the arcade and led this guy to work in the fighting game industry.

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"A sense of complete mystery + the chance to enrage total strangers." (same tbh)

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9. Metroid fostered a love for all the hard things in life for this financial auditor.

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"I would be so into it that I had a notebook full of maps that I drew out myself. (Games were harder😜)" He's also a pro Samus main in Super Smash Bros. Melee!

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18. Counter-Strike was a great way to get into online gaming and ya know, pwning noobs and what-have-you.

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"It was my favorite because it was my first serious competitive online experience. The 💣 has been defused."