I liked the article, too, CD. For almost everything he wrote about, he also had a counterpoint that made pretty good sense to me.
It's not really about being too old to play games. It's about life going on, and us realizing things weren't quite what they seemed way back when.
In our modern gaming world, is there really such thing as too old for gaming? I sure hope not. Although, there will always be a subset of clueless folks who think games are "just for kids". Poor fools don't know what they're missing.