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post #11 of 20
Put it to ya this way. I've got over 300 hours logged in New Vegas, yet I barely played Crysis 1 long enough to complete the campaign before I lost the urge to play it.
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post #12 of 20
I'm currently playing morrowind through for the first time. The only graphics I've modded above default is viewing distance to something very high, since it's too low on default graphics.


I don't really care about graphics that much. If the game is good, I want to play it.


That reminds me, I gotta get minecraft sometime.
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post #13 of 20
i love good graphics but a great story wins me over every time.
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post #14 of 20
The gameplay/storyline makes the game good. The graphics are a bonus.

A lot of my favorite games are PS1 and older. Newer games with all the bling dont seem to hold me as long.
    
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post #15 of 20
Gameplay for sure.

Graphics are not important if the story is good.
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post #16 of 20
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Originally Posted by awdrifter View Post
Both are important. I just can't get into games that looks like crap. But if it looks acceptably good, then gameplay will determine if it's good or not.
Pretty much what I feel about this too. Older games I don't mind the looks, since the fact that when they came out I thought they looked amazing to begin with back then lol. But for me, games today need to look slightly good considering the standards put out by many other games out there.
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post #17 of 20
My opinion is that developers who take the time to do both extremely well, deserve the award. Focusing on one, but leaving another to rot is purely lazy and rushed. If you find a game that has both aspects you should make sure to look out for games from that developer in the future. "Great graphics" come in two varieties. The first is trying to get as close to real life as possible. The other is innovative art/graphical design and interactivity that just give the game an unmatched visual flare. Great gameplay and storyline make the game what it is. It fits hand in hand with the visual design to create a product that will either go die in a gutter after the first few minutes/ or it will be remembered by gamers for a very long time.
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post #18 of 20
Graphics and gameplay for me. When I want stories I read books. When I want to have fun I play games, and mostly gameplay, mechanics and graphics are the core factors for fun.
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post #19 of 20
I grew up playing games mostly on the Atari 2600, DOS, and NES. I think that says it all right there.
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post #20 of 20
You need to add a "Graphics / Gameplay" option.


Story line? Whats that?.....I load a gun, aim, and put holes in as many peoples head as I can before I get killed. Yeah....some of us dont care about story line...LOL!
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