Time Management for Online Gamers

Posted on 6/9/2013 by with 1 comment

Time Management for Online Gamers

All hardcore gamers are well aware that it is not easy to manage your time while playing your favorite games online.  Most of us get really into the game and lose track of our time and before we know it, it probably ate up most of our time.  This could arise to future problems especially if you are sacrificing too much of your time for work and studies just to keep up with the other players.  But of course, this thing can be avoided, managing your time can be easy, we will provide you with tips on how to enjoy your online hobbies while having enough time to fulfill your day to day activities.  

Insomnia is one of the problems that most hardcore gamers are facing, since they cannot skip their work or school, they tend to spent a little time in sleeping.  But if you want to truly enjoy both worlds, then we suggest you continue reading this article and we’ll give you an idea on how to manage your time.

An arcade game, A shooting game, or an MMORPG, it doesn’t matter what type of games you are playing, all of them took so much of our time and before we even realize it, other aspect of our life are starting to suffer.  As we said on our past articles, online gaming are not actually bad, it gets bad when one fails to keep track of his time. 

There are games developed that can improve your analytical skill, problem solving skills, reflexes and hand-eye coordination.   Online games can also help us develop our socialization skill.  Here are the things you can do to make sure you can do your everyday responsibilities and still have enough time to click on that mouse.

The first thing to do and probably most of you might agree is to take care of everything first before starting on your gaming hobbies.  Make sure that you know the things you should prioritize.  Your daily responsibilities can take a lot of your energy, but also gaming, there are some intense games that can cause stress, so make sure you spent most of your energy on more important things. 

Prioritization is actually a skill, overtime one can develop such attributes that will help him to improve his well-being.  And do not forget to take a rest, never sacrifice a healthy meal and an enough time to sleep since you need it for tomorrow’s duties.  We also do not recommend you to drink caffeine or energy drinks just to keep yourself awake.  You will notice that you tend to be more productive when you have an adequate sleep.

Another thing you can do it to make sure you create a time planner or a certain goal you wish to achieve every day.  An hour for your school work, and an hour to spend quality time with your family.  There are also games that can be played while you were away. “AFK” are forbidden on some games, but on some instance that they are allowed we suggest you use one.  A BOT that can help you do the gaming job even if you are asleep or as simple as placing a heavy object on the left click of the mouse to keep it on its clicking state.

Lastly we encourage you to use an alarm clock to makes sure you are keeping track of the time.  Some of you might disagree since you are not using a full screen mode.  But believe us when we say that you will not be aware of the time once you get immerse on the game.  Setting yourself a time limit can help you manage your time wisely.  And be responsible, once you hear the alarm make sure to follow it.

Gaming is a good way to release some stress, it mainly brings us good stuff, it changes when one abused himself and tend to do it excessively.  Everything should be done in moderation, let us not remove the positive values that games are giving us.  Let us not give the haters a chance to spot a mistake on the game that we all love.

One response to Time Management for Online Gamers

  1. On June 14th, 2013 at 9:36 pm , Astry said...

    Thanks for the tips you guys!

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