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Poll Results: Single or Multi Player?

 
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post #1 of 37
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Which one do you enjoy more and why? This is spawned by some remarks on another thread so I'm curious to see what people have to say. There may be another one of these but it is long dead so let's see what happens.
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post #2 of 37
I suck at single player games.

I always get stuck, rage and then quit. The only game i have been able to finish recently was Black Ops
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post #3 of 37
Multiplayer for sure, single player AI tactic is basically the same and won't chat with you, sometime singleplayer is kinda hard
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post #4 of 37
Multiplayer by far.

The endless hours of entertainment you can get plus the satisfaction of beating something with actual intelligence (can't always be said, even online actually, lol) rather than a computer programmed to take action in a certain way.

Even if a single player game is designed for multiple playthroughs, it generally differs little and the game is "done" once you've completed it once. Not worth it for me. Especially for 50 to 70 bucks a pop these days.

Since I've had Xbox Live I haven't really looked back at single player games since. I recently got The Witcher and The Witcher 2 for my PC, and while good... I find myself straying to play some Fight Night Champion or Black Ops on my Xbox most of the time.
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post #5 of 37
Why isn't there a neutral option? I simply can't choose between the two. I play both but in different situations with different people (if any) etc.

I love both, can't answer.
 
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post #6 of 37
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Why isn't there a neutral option? I simply can't choose between the two. I play both but in different situations with different people (if any) etc.

I love both, can't answer.
I don't want to make it easy I want people to have to choose. Also one thing I haven't seen mentioned yet is with single player the story and advancing game play and such, in multi player each round is the same as the last.
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post #7 of 37
I always enjoy single player but I enjoy multipayer more simply because it is longer.
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post #8 of 37
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I don't want to make it easy I want people to have to choose. Also one thing I haven't seen mentioned yet is with single player the story and advancing game play and such, in multi player each round is the same as the last.
That is a matter of perception, not reality.

You think you are advancing a story and progressing, I think I'm using the exact same game mechanics with a new movie before hand and a few key objects having their names changed to give the impression of a "new mission"

You feel you are playing the same round over and over, I feel I'm playing a new person with new tactics every round. Going to different places, playing against a new personality.

Perception.
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Multi - coz i liek pwning nublets
    
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post #10 of 37
I like to play single player for some personal time alone.
Multi-player for some fragging and hang-time with my buddies
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