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My PC and 360 are both connected to my hdtv. I just can't fathom why people would rather sit in front of a tiny monitor than relax 8 feet away from a 46" led tv. I think multi-monitor setups are lame too and overpriced. Like...there's 2 giant vertical black lines interfering with the whole picture. How can you possibly get used to that. More pixels you say? Unless i'm sitting 10 inches away from my tv i'm not going to notice individual pixels. I just bought a 7970 and the graphics "shock and awe" effect has already worn off after a week. Gameplay is what matters.
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Originally Posted by roleki View Post

lol, the OPs description of a true gamer is also the description of your everyday pothead. Congrats!

nice, and it took only 229 posts
   
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post #194 of 250
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I've read and understood every point throughout this thread so far as being mostly wrong, but this just stood out as one of the worst points you've made. I honestly doubt the fact that you've played a game on PC in the last five years, simply because this isn't how PC games have worked in over five years.
Updating games on PC is actually quicker than updating a game on a console.
Let's take an Xbox 360 for instance:
1. Power on console; put disc in drive.
2. Wait for game to load.
3. Prompt saying an update is required, else you'll be signed out of Xbox LIVE.
4. Accept update. Wait for update to install.
5. Console restarts; wait for games to load again.
6. Play your game.
... and PC on Steam/Origin:
1. Open Steam/Origin.
2. Update automatically installs.
3. Play your game.
Your definition of a true gamer is wrong because there is no such thing as a true gamer. There are game enthusiasts or fanboys that like games and enjoy them quite a bit, but there's no "true gamer." That term hasn't even been used in years because it completely lost its meaning.
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LOL its like this too


1. Power on console; put disc in drive.
2.wait wait wait wit wait wait
3. Wait for game to load.
4.wait wait wait wait
5. Prompt saying an update is required, else you'll be signed out of Xbox LIVE.
6.wait wait
7. Accept update. Wait for update to install.
8.wait wait
9. Console restarts; wait for games to load again.
10.wait wait wait wait
11 . Play your game.

and on PC you can play with config files and disable all the start-up videos and go straight to game thumb.gif
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multi-monitor setups are lame too and overpriced. Like...there's 2 giant vertical black lines interfering with the whole picture.

You don't notice the black bars when you are gaming, unless you have an even number of monitors.
   
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I have yet to see major titles and cash go into tournaments on a console.

Counter-Strike, Starcraft, DotA, dominates thir arena. Why? Becasue it is cheaper and more efficient to buy a bunch of PC', than weak and limited consoles.

A true gamer play their games on a fully fledged PC system.

A console gamer, sits still in his house, playing simulator games, such as Forza, Gran Turismo, or max 8 player arcade games that's popular max 3 months before the hype wears off. Or, he invites all his friends to play Guitar Hero/Rock Band.

Myself I never use my Xbox, maybe once in a while.

Last thing I bought for my Xbox was Skyrim. Tried it once. Bought it of Steam the next day, never looked back.
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Please stop feeding OP with PC fanboy comments! You're no better than the OP otherwise. PCs and consoles do the same thing at the end of the day...I have fun on both.

Also.....Xbox is far worse for updating than PS3 is.

PS3 is:

Switch on console
Sign In
Load game
Update
Play

PS3 does not restart.
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I see here mis-information is key to the OP's out of line comments.

This was a hilarious thread!
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This is why I game on my PC from my sofa using the 360 Wireless Gaming Receiver...

Best of both worlds
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You're not a "TG" unless you have a $8000 Alienware desktop, 12 monitors, 2 Xbox 360's, 4 Playstation 3's and Extreme Cluedo Christmas Edition incase the internet dies.
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