If you do ever decide to try one, don't go for the shallow games (bejeweled, tetris, etc). Go for a more in-depth game. There's definitely some amazing experiences to be had. -Should that day come, you can count on me shouting-out to you for some advice.
I know that cW plays some interesting games and I always want to try them out when I visit him, but he's the guy that almost got me hooked on Second Life. -Dangerous time suck :)