A side note: I mostly play FPSes, but turn-based or slower-paced strategy games in particular have become more fun to me while standing. I can’t fully explain it, but being upright grants Sins of a Solar Empire and Xenonauts some extra seriousness. Standing made me feel more like a commander.
A year of PC gaming with a standing desk
Here’s what I’ve learned after more than 12 months of playing PC games upright.
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Evan's a hardcore FPS enthusiast who joined PC Gamer in 2008. After an era spent publishing reviews, news, and cover features, he now oversees editorial operations for PC Gamer worldwide, including setting policy, training, and editing stories written by the wider team. His most-played FPSes are CS:GO, Team Fortress 2, Team Fortress Classic, Rainbow Six Siege, and Arma 2. His first multiplayer FPS was Quake 2, played on serial LAN in his uncle's basement, the ideal conditions for instilling a lifelong fondness for fragging. Evan also leads production of the PC Gaming Show, the annual E3 showcase event dedicated to PC gaming.