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So, once apon a time I considered myself an avid gamer. Over the course of the last 4-6 months the desire to sit down and play a game for any amount of time has slowly faded to almost non-existant.

Truth is, I just don't seem to be excited about playing. I am not sure why this is, but it is...

I loved CoD franchise, bought and installed MW3... played 10 minutes and haven't touched it since.
Just got my hands on Skyrim, installed it, and quit out of it halfway through intro scene...
Last game I played through from start to final cut scene was Bulletstorm.

Are there any games for PC truly worth playing?


Could any of you guy's/girl's out there recomend a good game that could hold my interest?
Something with a great, captivating plot line...

Don't care if it is a new release, or an old-school release..

Attached is a ScreenShot of my Digital Backup Of Games Directory
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Thank you for taking the time to respond
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BioShock
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Yeah, that was a great game, liked Bioshock 2 as well, Only reason they are not in digital backup anymore is I gave the disks to my stepson in CA
so I deleted the backup lol but thank you for the suggestion
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Mass effect.

One
Two
and
Three.

In that order.

Ps; three isn't out yet.

Edit:
Thinking back, when I first looked at Mass Effect I thought "lol that's some futuristic stupid crap that probably isn't even fun". Then I forced myself to play it for 2 hours just several months ago starting with one and I wanted to keep going.

Same thing with Skyrim, I looked at it and thought "what a crap game, you just walk around a big map killing things with your stupid animations" then I forced myself to play it and I'm about to continue right now after I post this just to build up mah guy and have the ability to slaughter everyone. smile.gif
Edited by Khaotik55 - 11/12/11 at 1:37pm
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I have the same situation here, I am in fact losing flavor to gaming and more toward TV Shows, News, Tech and testing things. I actually love to test and experiences with hardware and etc.
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Well if the big well known graphically demanding titles aren't doing justice for you anymore you should try out indie games. Minecraft is a great one, Limbo is also brilliant, I'm enjoying Amnesia: The Dark Descent which is unlike anything you will ever play (apart from Penumbra). Give them a go and I'm sure you will enjoy them.
    
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More and more lately I find myself here (going through forum posts) or newegg (planning next couple of pc builds)
To occupy my time I built a rough desk for my computer, with an attached table to work on. It was recycled from a
pooltable top, a pallet salvaged from heating and air shop behind house, and a 8' strip of 3/4" plywood

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picture taken from blackberry pearl 8100

All I used is a circular saw, and a phillips head screwdriver... hammer and some drywall nails
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I found myself in the same boat as you, COD could no longer hold my interest, tried minecraft and have just bought Skyrim but find they do not hold my attention for very long. The one exception is IL2 Forgotten Battles and the newer Cliffs of dover, playing full real servers through hyperlobby online, having said that it is an expensive game to fully enjoy with all the gear you need to get the full imersion ie headtracking, joystick/throttle ect.
Lets face it Murph, we are getting old! smile.gif
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Originally Posted by HardheadedMurphy View Post

More and more lately I find myself here (going through forum posts) or newegg (planning next couple of pc builds)
To occupy my time I built a rough desk for my computer, with an attached table to work on. It was recycled from a
pooltable top, a pallet salvaged from heating and air shop behind house, and a 8' strip of 3/4" plywood
480
picture taken from blackberry pearl 8100
All I used is a circular saw, and a phillips head screwdriver... hammer and some drywall nails

That's nice work there...keep it movin'!
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