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very belivable.
i beat all my valve games, except HL2 EP2 because i just bought it a month ago
only game i havent beat in my library is BC2's campaign and Mafia II.
so i guess im in that 10%
    
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I finish the games. I prefer single player. Multiplayer is rarely worthwhile IMO.
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I finish the games I like, which is most of them but still there are some titles I just don't want to play anymore. If something can't keep my interest or bores me, I think there's something better I can do with my time.
 
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post #44 of 253
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i don't even start 90% of my games
That's me.

Sad part is, my Steam library keeps growing...
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Done this a lot, will play ~4-8 hours in a game and just not "feel" it anymore. Generally I blame it on

A)Poorly paced/no story
B)My character has achieved everything new and has little/no character progression left (with lots of mind numbing stuff to go through still)
C)Terrible/mediocre game


I'm sitting at ~15 hours in Recettear, still haven't beat it and feel like I've already done everything worthwhile (and selling stuff over and over gets dull). Great game though, until you get bored.

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very belivable.
i beat all my valve games, except HL2 EP2 because i just bought it a month ago
only game i havent beat in my library is BC2's campaign and Mafia II.
so i guess im in that 10%
That reminds me, I'm on like the last part of Mafia II and haven't touched it in ages (think I was playing through on max-difficulty too).



However, I do feel I complete at least 50% of the games I play. I do have a lot in my backlog though, probably more than a 100+.
Edited by Nugu - 8/17/11 at 10:28am
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The average age of the most frequent game buyer is 41 -- nearing Just for Men-type levels. They're raising kids. In the middle of a career. Worried about retirement.
HA! i stopped using just for men last year and am now embracing my salt and pepper'd hair. I'm 42

Besides the thing about career, family,etc......I honestly do not buy games with the intention to finish them.
I've had BC2 since launch day and havent finished it...I barely even started it. I buy games for multi player.
With so little time for gaming i sure as heck aint gonna waste it on single player campaign.
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post #47 of 253
I some times do this. Depends on the game and the connection I have with it. Portal is addicting but other games I may not finish lol.
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post #48 of 253
I've been trying to go through my massive steam collection, but it is rather hard. Although, I do find the best solution is to start with all the linear games first like FPS, a large majority of FPS are "Go down this hallway guns'a'blazin!".
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post #49 of 253
Collecting games is a game within itself. Gotta catch'em all!
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This article is silly. 90% of games that come out today are total junk and are not worth playing. The stat I'm more interested in is for games played for a minimum of 10 hours, what percentage actually gets finished?
Yeah, I started Duke Nukem Forever, but dropped it after 2 hrs of wasting my time. Something like Deux Ex or 1st Call of Duty, I've finished multiple times.
    
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