I'm 22, turning 23 next month.
I was 8 or 9 when I first played Banjo Tooie. Saw a comercial on TV that made it look great and I went out with my dad the same day to get it. 1 or 2 years later I decided to get Banjo Kazooie because I wanted to play the prequel. Then there were other great games for the N64 like Diddy Kong Racing, DK64 and Conker, until at least there was Sarfox Adventures which ultimately became my favorite game of all time. I got so obsessed with the game and the Starfox franchise that I wanted to get every bit of information about the game as I possibly could, so I did lots of online searches for many things and that was also time when it clicked in my head and I realised that most of my favorite games were made by Rare, and thus the fact that they got bought by Microsoft made me feel sick.
But whatever, that's my story!