Though video games have made enormous leaps in quality over the last 10 years, the problems people have while playing them haven't gone away - they've simply changed with the times.


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In a 12-panel comic strip published by Estonian artist Mart Virkus, creator of blog Arcade Rage, the dilemmas of gamers in the 90's and early 00's are compared to those in recent years in a hilariously minimalist style. The ubiquitous advent of Pokemon Go is most certainly referenced. Day-one gamers will find these contrasts all too real.

Have a look at the quick journey through time below, and tell us in the comments how your gaming woes have changed.

More info: Arcade Rage, Twitter

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Gamer Problems Then And Now

Mart Virkus Report

Anna Brandigi 1 month ago

Or in skyward sword when you have to learn how to use bombs for the 4,383rd time

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Eglė Liubinaitė 1 month ago

I don't always die... But when I do... I haven't saved in 5 hours

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Kjorn 1 month ago

my wife treat someone at the hospital who cause a accident because he was playing pokemon go in his car

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Eglė Liubinaitė 1 month ago

Side quests... Well, in Skyrim they are cool tho

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lin 1 month ago

so true in Lol

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Stefano Zavattini 1 month ago

Sulfuras! BY FIRE BE PURGED!!! (8 hours? more like 80)

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