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6 Perfect Games to Start Your Journey as a Gamer

Finding hobbies that challenge your creativity and sharpen your problem-solving skills can be exciting and rewarding. Gaming is one such hobby that transcends age and gender, offering you a vast universe of worlds to explore, stories to explore and communities to join.

With over 52% of women over 50 playing online games every day, now is a perfect time for you to dive into this enriching activity. If you are also interested in taking a plunge into the exciting gaming world, here are the top five beginner-friendly games to kickstart your gaming journey.

1. Stardew Valley

Think about how it would be to inherit an old farm from your grandfather, where you are in the middle of beautiful woods and a friendly rural community. This is the world of Stardew Valley, a place where you can live and enjoy your virtual life. Farming is not the only thing you can do; you can also mine, fish, fight creatures, and form relationships with the local folk.

This game is great for beginners as it runs on a real-time calendar, but you determine the pace. It enables you to interact deeply with the game’s world without getting too stressed. The easy controls and clear objectives make the gameplay interesting and engaging for people with little gaming experience.

2. The Sims 4

If you have ever wished to be god, The Sims 4 allows you to do so. The life simulation game lets you design and run the lives of virtual people called the Sims. You can control every aspect of their lives, from their homes and careers to social relations.

The game is brilliant because of its almost endless inventive possibilities, which are perfect for those who like to create stories and scenarios. Whether you are designing the perfect home or helping your Sims make important life decisions, the gameplay is so intuitive that you can play it without the need for fast reflexes or gaming skills.

3. Animal Crossing: New Horizons

The game transports you to a gorgeous island where your everyday tasks are fishing, getting fruit, and designing homes. As a beginner, you will have a great time playing the game because the real-time clock and calendar are synchronized with the real world.

You can enjoy the season and holidays with your animal friends, making the daily activities more interesting and fun. The game’s non-competitive nature allows you to have a relaxing and fun-filled leisurely exploration. It is a perfect place to get away from daily stresses.

The island is full of excitement, and it can be as thrilling as a winning streak in a casino online, with each new day bringing you unexpected pleasures and rewards.

4. Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a peaceful but mysterious journey as you direct a silent princess through puzzles that will captivate you. Every level is a different, well-made world of its own, made to challenge perceptions and create wonder with optical illusions.

You would like the game if you are a puzzle lover but prefer a slow pace without timers or scores. The game’s interface is so easy to use that you can revel in the beauty and peacefulness of its environment. Every puzzle is fun and not a stressful challenge.

5. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is a game that promotes the spirit of competition in a light and friendly manner. You can race against friends, family, or computer-controlled characters across the race tracks that are inspired by the Mario universe.

The game’s adjustable difficulty levels allow you to play it whether you are a newbie or a veteran. It also has assistive features like auto acceleration and motion control, which will make gameplay easy if you are just starting out in the world of gaming. It is a great way to have fun and light competition and to socialize with your friends and family.

6. Bejeweled 3

The game is a fascinating puzzle that is great for beginners. It is unique because of its gorgeous gems and simple mechanics: you line up three or more jewels to clear them from the board and score points.

The many modes of Bejeweled 3, each designed for different moods and paces, make it especially appropriate for newbies like you. For instance, the Time Trial mode is for fast-paced play, while the Zen Mode is more relaxed and even has ambient sounds and soothing visuals that help reduce stress.


The games covered above offer a unique gateway into gaming. Each provides an accessible and enjoyable experience for beginners. Embrace these adventures and discover the joys of gaming as a rewarding part of your lifestyle.

Welcome to the vibrant world of gaming!

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