If playing via VTT, I can only be a player, as I've never played in that manner. In FtF gaming, I can be either GM or Player.
I prefer campaigns that require a bit of thought, although the occasional "charge--get 'em now!" always has it's place. However, we must definitely kill more than a single goblin over the course of a month.
Been gaming longer than I've been alive, trudging barefoot through 3 feet of snow. Uphill both ways. In 105 degree heat.
(I'm a greybeard without the beard--been gaming since 7th grade)