Ian is one of two winners to employ this strategy.

When utilizing the Gamer social strategy, the player seeks to present themselves as a "fan of the game", and argues that a houseguest who is not playing the game "well" does not deserve to remain in the house. Gamers promote the eviction of the Coasters, the Floaters, and the Snakes so that the Leaders and the Gamers, who they argue ultimately deserve to win, can decide the winner without fear of giving the title to an undeserving player. The typical gamer competitive strategy is aggressive or selective. Players who have used this strategy are Rachel Reilly and Brendon Villegas (Big Brother 12 & 13), Ian Terry (Big Brother 14), Helen Kim (Big Brother 15), Devin Shepherd, Frankie Grande and Caleb Reynolds (Big Brother 16), Shelli Poole and Vanessa Rousso (Big Brother 17), Paulie Calafiore and Paul Abrahamian (Big Brother 18), Alex Ow (Big Brother 19); Ika Wong and Neda Kalantar (Big Brother Canada 5).