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post #11 of 253
You're kidding me if shorter games is the fix for the issues.

Sure I have several unfinished games BUT I finished more than I didnt.
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post #12 of 253
I finish the good ones and the ones that are fun to play.

For instance after the third time hearing an NPC say "WITCHA" in that annoying accent I turned it off. Too bad because everyone loves that game. I might finish it some day. But generally I finish games I enjoy.
post #13 of 253
Yep i have many games that i need to play all the way
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post #14 of 253
Out of my roughly 50 games i own, I can honestly say i've completed only about 37 of them, so about 74% of my games I've beaten to the finish.

But damn :O That's a surprising number of how many don't finish, but as stated earlier by shibbi, a lot of people don't particularly play games for the singleplayer as much anymore. Or get bored i suppose
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post #15 of 253
Another person here who is guilty of not finishing a lot of games. I get to a point where I ask myself is it worth the time to complete it? Sadly for a lot of newer games, that is a no. Other games like Guild Wars I play in bursts. I get a bit burned out on it after awhile, but keep coming back.

Looks like I am not alone in doing this.

One of the reasons why I don't buy games at $60 a pop. I almost always wait for then to hit the bargain bin, or a Steam sale. The two notable exceptions will be Diablo 3 and Guild Wars 2 in the near future. (Will wait on Battlefield 3 )
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post #16 of 253
Who cares? I am super busy in real life. I'd love to see a correlation between how much a person accomplishes in real life vs how many games they complete. Games are something I do to relax when I have free time. I don't worry about them in any way.

Some games also just completely fail to interest me once I buy them. Take metro 2033 for instance. I got about an hour into it and said "meh"... However, I'm on my 3rd playthrough of Mass Effect 2.
    
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post #17 of 253
I wouldn't mind seeing shorter, cheaper games with extra DLC fleshing out a full $50-60, 15-20+ hour experience. I also find it hard to finish games sometimes.

Although it has been years since I paid $50 for a game. $40 for WoW expansions back when I was playing. Since then, I just grab things for under $10 on Steam sales.
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I finish games I like. The only game I can remember I never finished that I actually played most of was Metroid Prime 3 Corruption.
 
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post #19 of 253
i usually buy games for multiplayer but i have run into the "not finsihing games" when i first get them. One of my favorite game series was the god of war games and i remember purchasing the first two for ps3 and playing through half of the first one...then let it sit for about 4-5 months. Finally i was homea nd said "i cant believe i never finished these games..." and then spent a weekend playing them. Then bought the 3rd and did the same thing....waited like....4 months till i finally sat down and played it.

For pc gaming...god im so guilty, i have like 50 games for my steam account aand probably played....maybe.....13 of them fully? its sad...but im addicted to multiplayer
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post #20 of 253
i don't even start 90% of my games
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