1. Greatforce
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    Greatforce GBAtemp Regular

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    May 22, 2010
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    I am 18 years old, and want to get an DS, but im afraid im too old to get one.

    Am i too old?
     
  2. tagzard

    tagzard Tagzard the Crazy Dinosaur with Wings.

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    Apr 28, 2010
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    Nope the ds is really good but if u don't wanna look like a wuse in front of ur friends buy a psp
     
  3. PeregrinFig

    PeregrinFig A miserable little pile of secrets

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    Jun 18, 2010
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    All I can say is, if 18 is too old to play a DS, then I have no idea why they made a Grand Theft Auto for it.
     
  4. soulx

    soulx GBAtemp Legend

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    Apr 4, 2009
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    You're not too old.
    There's no set age for having a DS.
     
  5. Depravo

    Depravo KALSARIKÄNNIT

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    My mother has one and she's 63.
     
  6. BobTheJoeBob

    BobTheJoeBob The most optimistic person on the temp. :)

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    Aug 2, 2009
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    It's not like it's illegal. Go buy one, you might won't regret it. [​IMG]
     
  7. Fudge

    Fudge Remember that death is not the end, but only a tra

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    Aug 26, 2009
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    I can never play my DS in public without someone making fun of me [​IMG]
     
  8. Phoenix Goddess

    Phoenix Goddess The Ninja's Protégée

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    Apr 25, 2009
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    Age doesn't matter when it comes to the DS. You'll see people in their 60s playing it and most of they have bad eyesight! The DS is for any and everyone to enjoy.
     
  9. Slyakin

    Slyakin See ya suckers

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    Oct 15, 2008
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    Soviet Slyakin
    Yeah, you'll look like a [censored] instead! [​IMG]

    Get a DS. You'll love it. Get that Midnight Blue DSi XL if you like big screens, too.

    [​IMG] My word got censored! When did that happen?!
     
  10. Greatforce
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    Greatforce GBAtemp Regular

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    Thanks for yer opinions [​IMG]

    Any games you could recomment for an 18th ?
     
  11. 1Player

    1Player GBAtemp Regular

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    Aug 22, 2010
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    Dementium II is great


    note:
    you're never too old to play games
     
  12. BobTheJoeBob

    BobTheJoeBob The most optimistic person on the temp. :)

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    Aug 2, 2009
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    Pokemon, new super mario bros, GTA Chinatown wars, Dragon Quest IX. That's all I can think of right now, check out the threads that this forum has, there's a bunch of them for finding out some good games.
     
  13. monkat

    monkat I'd like to see you TRY to ban me. (Should I try?.

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    May 21, 2009
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    You seem to be really hung up on age...I'm almost 20 and I love good games, not just the über violent tough guy games.

    Some of my favs:

    DQ5, Pokémon, Chrono Trigger, TWEWY, Zelda: Phantom Hourglass, Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime, Professor Layton series...yeah.
     
  14. N4RU70 FR34K

    N4RU70 FR34K Banned

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    You're never too old [​IMG] but you should get a DSi XL if you're planning to get one.
     
  15. Fudge

    Fudge Remember that death is not the end, but only a tra

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    Aug 26, 2009
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    I play everything on the DS. It's got such a great library of games. Check out the essentials thread in the NDS - Games forum.
     
  16. Greatforce
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    Greatforce GBAtemp Regular

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    May 22, 2010
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    Im planning on getting one [​IMG]
     
  17. Inunah

    Inunah The Female Mistaken for a Male.

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    Sep 14, 2009
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    You're not too old, but I'd wait for the 3DS to come out, since you're asking about it so late into the DS's life.
     
  18. Phoenix Goddess

    Phoenix Goddess The Ninja's Protégée

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    Apr 25, 2009
    United States
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    Even if it's late, people still enjoy the DS, I'd still recommend it above the 3DS since it won't have many games to start with.
     
  19. RedBaron

    RedBaron GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Dec 7, 2009
    You are as old as you feel, I am 63 going on 16 and I have one [​IMG]
     
  20. regnad

    regnad Button Masher

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    May 19, 2008
    I'm 39 and I have one. I love it to bits.

    I suggest a DS Lite though -- that slot-2, properly equipped with a flash cart, is a beautiful thing to have. Beats the crap out of a silly little camera.
     
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