It was not a punctuated thing. Rather, gaming was either something I've always done (in my memory), or the act of gaming arose seamlessly from play. Pretend took on more rules as I progressed through childhood until it involved rulers and numbers. The points which behavior becomes play and play becomes game are difficult to define.
Your favorite game(s):
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
7 Ages, Clash of Monarchs
What game(s) have you played recently?
Unhappy King Charles!, Innovation, Origins: How We Became Human, De Vulgari Eloquentia, Ici, C'est la France!, Mansions of Madness
In general, how much time do you spend gaming?
About 2 hours a day, give or take, depending
How big is your game collection?
Between 10 and 12 Shelves
Your local game club(s) and/or where you reside (let's network!)
Dice Shavers Local (some number, can't remember), Sunday Afternoon Board Games Laugh and Chat
Personal Interests (favorite activities, movies, shows, books, music, etc.)