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I'm sure someone has said it here but I'll say it again. I blame Steam sales for this.
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I have mixed feelings about this. I'm one that likes to beat my games, but it really depends on the game for me. I can understand if other gamers buy stuff thinking they'll like a game, but just find it too overwhelming or boring to take to completion and would rather play something else. This happened to me with games like Rome:Total war and Civ IV, where the games piqued my interests, but I never really felt like playing them through to completion because they weren't my cup of tea. I much prefer faster paced action games, however I don't mind purchasing a strategy game every now and then to see if there's a hidden gem that's going to captivate me.

I honestly don't think some games are worth beating either. They could have been something we picked up on a steam sale and played for a few hours because the trailer looked interesting, but there really wasn't any replay value after that, and to be frank, the game just wasn't good.

On the other hand, there are some games that are just made really well, have excellent gameplay, and you really struggle to beat them, and the satisfaction of completing them is quite amazing. I remember sitting down one day and deciding that I was going to beat the original Ninja Gaiden for the NES, so I started working at it. After dying countless times and almost wanting to pull my hair out because I died on the last boss and had to go back to stage 6-1, I finally beat the damn game and holy crap did it feel like an accomplishment. Games like that are worth playing to completion.
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post #153 of 253
i always wondered if it was just me but now i know 90% of the peeps are just like me

Most of my summer was spent finnishing up titles that for whatever reason i never finnished.
**********Yet to finnish

AC2 brotherhood ....
bioshock 2
Stalker clearskys
Starcraft 2
Gta eflc (the gay one)
civilization
Flight sim x + expansion pack
Killzone 2
gt5

Hoped to have them done before the new starwars online and bf3 come out...dont think it will happen
post #154 of 253
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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 *****
Haha this. Also, i usually imitate a girl and tell everybody i am one and watch all hell break loose. Its a huge strategic advantage as it sends the whole server into disarray and keeps people from concentrating. Thats my strat and has netted me an insane KDR.
post #155 of 253
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Does Fallout and Oblivion count in this category? Lol, I find the side quests more fun than the main game..

Except New Vegas, that actually had a fun ending I must say, but I still have yet to finish the main Story line in Fallout 3 and Oblivion and I have many hours into those games..
Are you KIDDING ME?!

Fallout 3 had one of the coolest last missions of any game I have EVER played.

Democracy is non-negotiable
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post #156 of 253
Glad to know I'm in that 10%.
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post #157 of 253
Too many games, not enough time.
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post #158 of 253
I'm guilty. Very few games i've played to the end.
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Guilty! Guilty! Guilty!
I blame my MBA program, Steam sales, and too many things to do and not enough time.
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Maybe its because most games suck. I mean they seem great going in then after you have done the same thing 500 times it gets old.
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