Are Gamers All Anti-Social Recluses?

The idea that gamers are all a bunch of anti-social basement-dwelling recluses, is a wide-spread misconception. 

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However, these times, they're a changing. 'Nerd is In', so to speak. The people one encounter online and in MMOs are often quite different from the old stereotype.

So, just who are these 'new gamers'?