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I'm in the same boat, I can't get into anything recently. The only thing that holds true is TF2 - because I have people to play with and a ton of time sunk into getting good at the game. I'm 30 - and I honestly don't have that much time to game (much less time than I actually spend gaming), so I don't see it as losing something I love, but rather curtailing it to a reasonable level. Gaming isn't going to leave you.

Use your time to look at new things until something in your gaming hobby presents itself as particularly worthwhile, then enjoy that.
    
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this happen to me back when I was depressed
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I am currently hooked in Mount & Blade Warband single player. Building a massive army and conquering kingdoms. There is a surprising amount of story in the single player that starts to come out as you gather Hero NPC's and join factions. Combat is a ton of fun as well.

There is multiplayer if you need to get your noob slaying on.
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Play with your friends, arrange a LAN party smile.gif
    
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post #45 of 64
I'm currently sat with a freshly reformatted PC, with my BF3 disk infront of me. I love the game, but I don't have an urge to re-install it. What I recommend doing is so -

1) Clean the desktop of icons, just shove them in a folder if it isn't something you use often.
2) Put the games you'd go on/have been on in clear view
3) Just mix and match.

Just mix an match. For example - Skyrim. Start over with a totally different class than what you did previously, try a new skill you'd never thought to touch before. This is why I love Minecraft so much, I've spent 7 hours (Straight, was an all-nighter) building one lone minecart track to a station. Some might thing "Oh, LOL, that sounds gay/crap/insert phrase meaning bad", but I got a lot of enjoyment out of people going on it and going "Wow", quite simply.

Go on multiplayer, It's my favourite aspect of games, especially with friends. I'm about to hop on Minecraft and build whatever with two school buddies, but we have a great laugh while we're at it.
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post #46 of 64
I kinda feel this way but I have a lot of games to play now after the steam sale. I discovered a bunch of steams indie games along with deus ex HR, skyrim, BF3, Demigod. When I want to have fun playing a game I have a lot to choose from.

But I also read a lot too. Since getting my kindle I started reading a lot and it helps me enjoy games by giving me a break.

But I also have school to focus on now that it started back up after christmas. I have a feeling my gaming will sharply decline once my thesis and stats course ramps back up.

If you like manga and anime, then just watch more of that if you don't want to game. If that is boring then find other topics and mediums that seam interesting to you.
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post #47 of 64
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Quote:
Originally Posted by HungH View Post

Go play with your real life friends or get the new star wars mmorpg. wait for diablo3 next year.
I think you're just playing games that you don't like and you're making yourself like it. Its not gonna happen.

well my friends mostly game some do sports some do both, i am not forcing myself to like any game cuz i liked it before why would i not like it now?

tried various types of games already, some indie games some different titles but nothing gives me the enjoyment of before..
now i am bored to such a extent i am reading shoujo(girls) manga, i dont think i can fall even farther than that...
[edit] wait i can but thats just even more girly and which i aint going to read ever, YAOI(gay shiz)
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Originally Posted by TheReciever View Post

Initial D / Hajime no Ippo and your set

fyi ive read them all alll chapters
i've read millions of pages manga and i've read any decent and undecent translate manga.. read above part how deep i am fallen now lol
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Originally Posted by Cryolite View Post

if i got it wrong, you bought Portal 2 but didnt play it.
your first step should be playing that, its amazing.
and if you did play it, try some indie games like Bastion, LIMBO, Trine 2.

i installed it for its sheer awesomeness though..
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Play with your friends, arrange a LAN party smile.gif
well they have sucky computer/ laptops one had a pentium 2 till 3 months ago.. now he has i3 laptop with the a slow mobile series gpu
another one had a pentium 4 and other one has a single core laptop , this is what my 3 best friends have, not something to game on + they hate fps on computer. AS they suck balls in it, they can do it on the console friend with i3 did 40-2 in black ops with his xbox but he is stumbling to get 0.5 on my computer..
dont have many other friends but those arent interested in gaming,

i do find my own friend circle lil small though, but meeting ppl on the internet isn't going well either..
as i abandon some games after a lil playing becuase of my declining now nonexistent gaming..
^^mmo


and for ppl who i havent quoted, doesnt mean it is bad or anything! i've read all repies, thanks very much for them but the most are answered with the quoted ones.





i also have a decrease of using OCN..
man i've got a SSD but i am not using it, it is in my computer though..


I am too lazy to install all my stuff again, and backup everything and restore it after formatting my storage drive.
^somebody got something easy to do this?
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... I practically quit playing games all together once I was diagnosed with ADD and started taking Adderall. Now I just work all the time :)

    
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this happen to me back when I was depressed

This, particularly if you've lost interest in other things you know you like... If that makes sense.
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No sweat, stop playing for a good, long while. Enjoy other hobbies. Other hobbies can be on a computer as well, such as 3ds Max is for me. You'll eventually want to come back and will naturally enjoy it again. It's nothing to be sad about. If you don't want to play, you don't care that much to begin with, which is absolutely fine. This makes it easier to move on to other things, even if only for a while.
    
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