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Bah, life's too short not to try everything at least once. Even if a game has a couple of bugs here and there, I'll brace the storm to immerse myself in a whole new world. Besides, new experiences are a dime a dozen nowadays. Why not dip your toes in everything? biggrin.gif

Seems like a fair trade off.
Edited by frickfrock999 - 3/24/12 at 7:20pm
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It's probably because of the readily availble pre-constructed gaming computers.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Gizmo View Post

More single player.
Download some Cave Story for yourself. You'll be brat free for a good 6 hours
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Originally Posted by Shrak View Post

It's only an overused internet phrase if you add "bro" to the end of it. As the internet phrase is, "you mad bro" ( http://lmgtfy.com/?q=you+mad+bro ) Otherwise it's a perfectly acceptable question.
Obviously you made this thread to complain, hence 'being mad' or should we go about using other terms such as upset, disgruntled, or any synonym? As well as you said it's not about online gaming, which leaves you with NPC's.
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No one knows how to enjoy anything anymore.

That's totally complaining, apparently.

I did not use any words that would indicate I was angry. The title - a simple question. My first comment - a simple statement.

I think the problem may be that you're overly analytic. Most people tend to read too deeply into forum threads so I forgive you. <3

P.S. Silly me for thinking people wouldn't become extremely emotional over this thread.
Edited by Joeful - 3/24/12 at 7:25pm
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When did the gaming community become a bunch of whiny brats?

1983-84.
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there is not more whining. you are able to see/hear more of the whining because of technology.. the same thing that allows you to coordinate plans quickly, allows 15 year olds to shout racial slurs at you when they lose... also, a lot more game forums, which seem to be designed to let every loser come in and explain why the reason they lost was not lack of skill, but something being op/up/inba.
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When did the gaming community become a bunch of whiny brats?
1983-84.

-kicks-

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I play skyrim to get away from the kids who have been appearing on PC ... they ruin everything frown.gif first consoles... now this...

its about to get much worse too im afraid... with Alienware launching their console looking PC... it will be the new babysitter for many.
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It's the Internets fault. You use to not be able to complain to anyone except the walls in your house.
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It's the Internets fault. You use to not be able to complain to anyone except the walls in your house.
or the person playing right next to you, making it a bit more personal when the insults started to fly....
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edit: Yes, also the internet. People used to actually go over to friends' houses to game. Now they just play at their own house, but online with their friends. And then they troll on their mics just to out- d-bag eachother and annoy everyone else in the server.
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When did the gaming community become a bunch of whiny brats?
1983-84.

Lol? I grew up in the 90s and none of my friends complained about the graphics of games like Sonic, or Goldeneye 64, or Zelda. I don't recall any outrage about the storyline or plots of the games; except perhaps that PSone games generally had longer cutscenes, better (or more) music, and some N64 owners were mad about that. Everyone I knew, even the haters, were focused on gameplay. Well, actually everyone thought the N64 had amazing graphics. And then they were blown away by the Dreamcast. And it was a sidegrade to PS2, except there were so many more games. Now, everyone whines about graphics quality way too much. I think the precise point when gamers became overwhelmingly whiny and spoiled was with the original Xbox. But now? Idk. I can't really relate to people born after 2000. They don't even know what real music is.

90s mainstream music: Nirvana.
2012 mainstream: Nikki Minaj.

Disgusting. /OT
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