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Lol man, I thought it was just me.
post #122 of 253
i dont give a damn about solo i only buy games for multi player i dont feel good knowing i whooped a computers ass how ever... i feel great beating on some noob then hearing them *****
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sad but true. my console buddy never finishes his games.
i'mon the other hand, always finish a game, no matter how boring. i'm just a committed person
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I finished at least 95% of my games
The other one(s) I got stuck on/got board of
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I'm a completionist for the most part, I'll generally play a game all the way through unless the story is really that bad (Crysis comes to mind as bad story). However, very rarely do I find myself sitting there aiming for 100% and spending countless hours stressing over one challenge mission or something to get 100%. I'm satisfied by playing around in the challenges and aceing the ones that are fun, and playing through the game start to finish.

Currently, I'm playing Darksiders and I'm really enjoying that so far, minus its instability issues. Prior to Darksiders it was Crysis, which I got about 6 hours of gameplay in and didn't want to play it anymore (I gave it a decent shot). Before that, it was Batman: AA which I've made it to about 96% complete but find myself just playing the endless stream of badguys mode instead of doing the other challenges.
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post #126 of 253
I don't usually get games that have a campaign...
post #127 of 253
Blame COD.
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Sad but true. One of the reasons why I seldom buy console games anymore - I almost never finish them, and then I find they have low resale value. Ive now opted for online game rental services and I tend to finish more titles since I am obligated to get the most out of my money!

The latest game (if you could call it that) I finished was Heavy Rain, I completed the story 3 times to get different endings each time. The game is mild in length, Id say its reasonably possible to do one pass of the game in two sittings.
Edited by pn0yb0i - 8/17/11 at 4:56pm
    
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I fall hard into the 10% category. Not only do i finish ALL my games, I usually do so a few times.

I love single player and the tailored experience it brings. I'm a sucker for a storyline. One thing that kills immersion for me is in some MMOs or MPs where you do a mission to change the area or blow something up and it never really changes anything. The thing you blew up will be back or never left. The group you went to kill is still around like nothing ever happened.

Hell, I beat Starcraft 2 on normal, hard and gave up on brutal on the last mission. After a few custom games I found myself trying brutal again. I got to 91% w/o using the artifact before I got mollywhopped. LoL now that i think about it, my daughter is asleep so I'm gonna try again....
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The truth is the casual gamer is not as into games as a lot of people here. There are a lot of games that are mainly played for the multiplayer (CoD) or have no real "finish" (sports games, offline multiplayer based games).

Edit: also add MMOs to that list, and pretty much every online only game such as LoL.
    
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