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LOL, your avatar is amazing. cryingsmiley.gif

Lol thanks bro I don't think it violates the TOS so I'm gonna leave that up for a while thumb.gif
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26 here and i was in the same boat. Always been a fan of FPS, driving and strategy games. The only two exceptions to this were Trials HD (could be considered driving) and Skyrim.

Recently tried Assassins creed 3, Dishonored, Far Cry 3 and Hitman. Now it's not that they aren't good games, In my gaming heyday I would have loved these games, I just couldn't get into them and got bored very quick.

Now MMO's and RPG's have never really been my thing barring the exception of Skyrim but it appears a genre change is what has rekindled my interest. Now it's not a complete change as it does have a strong element in it which I am accustom to.

The game is called Firefall amd it's an MMO/FPS/RPG. I encourage all to have a look if you haven't heard about it already. It's still in Beta and there's still a lot of work to be done but it has the making of something very big and very different. As it is in beta you do require an invite to get in but if any are interested then PM me and I should be able to sort one out for you.
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When I'm feeling bored with the typical games i play, i fire up some portal 2 and build maps. It's much more thought intensive than"just playing", the end result it's often rewarding and i have fun doing it. Great exercise for the brain!

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When I dont really feel like getting into a game I just play gta4 and drive around, or get on an empty bf3 server and fly jets in crazy ways trying to do tricks and such tongue.gif
 
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I feel you are at the point in your life when you have more important priorities and gaming is taking a back seat. It happens to the best of us thumb.gif
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I feel you are at the point in your life when you have more important priorities and gaming is taking a back seat. It happens to the best of us thumb.gif

Unfortunately this seems to be the common consensus
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17 here and yeah, Gaming is dull for me, I mean, I go on 2fort on TF2 but that's mostly to hang out with friends than anything, I have so many games I've never even touched (the whole AC series, Hawken, Planetside 2 etc.) The last game to really excite me would have to be ME3 and or Half-Life, but i mean everything else is just blah. I guess i'm more focused on getting into a good school and tinkering with my hardware than anything else. I remember having my C2D lappy and always wanting to play games and now that I can i don't want to anymore
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17 here and yeah, Gaming is dull for me, I mean, I go on 2fort on TF2 but that's mostly to hang out with friends than anything, I have so many games I've never even touched (the whole AC series, Hawken, Planetside 2 etc.) The last game to really excite me would have to be ME3 and or Half-Life, but i mean everything else is just blah. I guess i'm more focused on getting into a good school and tinkering with my hardware than anything else. I remember having my C2D lappy and always wanting to play games and now that I can i don't want to anymore

I think when I was that age I took a small break from gaming too but then I got into PC gaming and then I got into gaming again all together!

Xcom was definitely a great buy for me especially at only 20 bucks
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I took a break too at 17-18 too. But idk what happened? Just one day I was back. But now at 25 I just had a baby in Sept and now only thing I do is stare at the screen and think of upgrades I want. I would love to sit down and play a game but after an hour (if baby even lets me play that long) I just give up. I bought Crysis 3 weeks ago and still haven't beat it. When i sit down and play i make it from one auto-save to the other and then quit.
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1st post in years guys. I check up on hardware occasionally but never really have the time to play games myself. 4 kids now and my 1st post i had 0 i thinks lol. My biggest issue and my 2 cents is originality. most have been done and repeated over and over and over. Battlefield 2 is the best FPS i have ever played. I keep buying the newest and best reviewed FPS shooters only to find they fall short of my original favorite. Although many would disagree with my personal favorite i dont believe any of the new options have done anything as its equal or better other than offer advanced graphics. Last game i did start to finish was Aliens vs predator while in the dark. Honestly game wasnt great but i love the aliens movie and brought me back to my childhood. So now I have a Badass gaming computer i use mostly for a media center. (specs are not current). My son is now old enough to play games and he loves rts and fps. His current favorite is BF2 as well so he has rekindled my fire. To be fair he played COD, BF3, AVP, Crysis, before always choosing BF2. So im hoping now that he is getting older I will have the excuse to play again. Great thread Guys you are not alone GOT ME TO POST:thumb:
    
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