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post #11 of 80
I got way too into Rift. It didn't interrupt my real life but it did become the only thing I did with my free time.

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post #12 of 80
Emotionally speaking, only a few games have gotten actual emotional reactions, the mass effect series, dragon age 1, and Half life ep2 the alyx scene.

Rage wise, only in Multiplayer, I don't break stuff but my wife catches me cursing outloud really loud and agressively in counterstrike source, and black light retribution

In Blacklight it gets pretty bad, it gets to the point that if theres some high level schmuck killing everyone with 3 shots or doing the MW2 quickscope crap, I do everything in my power to nail him and teabag him.
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post #13 of 80
Quote:
Originally Posted by AlbertMwugabi View Post

Back in the days when i played a lot of CS1.6 i raged pretty hard. Not on my teammates, but i got angry on myself for playing so bad. So i think I've lost 2 keyboard that i smashed when i had enough of dying. But now days, it's only swearing and quiting the game, or as i did last week after playing LoL, i uninstalled the game. rolleyes.gif

Pretty sure everyone was that way. Me and some buddies used to LAN 1.6 every weekend, and they would bring the worst keyboard they could find (sometimes would even go to goodwill and buy one) just because they would do the most ridiculous stuff to them when they raged. The keyboard(s) would not survive the weekend.
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post #14 of 80
Well, mine is more long term.
I used to play a TON of NES/Genesis when I was kid.

This happened.

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Played about 48 hours of Bad Company 2 straight, right after it was released (first game I had used my eyefinity setup on, got sucked in redface.gif).

I played 24 hours, then my friend got the game and we played all day and night together. I eventually went to sleep because my eyes were literally close to blood red and I was getting concerned. Also, I couldn't go out in public to get coffee in that state biggrin.gif.

edit, that thumb picture above me is a genetic trait, and it's fairly common. It's called hitchhikers thumb.
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I don't feel like I get too into it, but the Madden NFL series, playing against the computer gets me to rage so hard when they pull some ridiculous plays out of their book of magic. Racing games get me to do that too... once there was a section of Need for Speed Carbon I believe it was, might have been Most Wanted, and at the time I had a Samsung A900 (flip phone). Well, I threw it at the ground from the chair I was sitting in... which I didn't feel like I threw it hard at the time, but it was apparently enough to break it in half at the hinge. It still worked, but obviously everything that goes to the top half wasn't accessible, but it would still turn on and make calls.
post #17 of 80
Quote:
Originally Posted by frickfrock99 View Post

Well, mine is more long term.
I used to play a TON of NES/Genesis when I was kid.
This happened. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
pYU7Y.jpg
Pretty sexy IMO. My friend has hands just like that (he's fairly bony). He has nicknames for them...

I was REALLY into Runescape a few years ago in elementary school. Nothing would separate me from the screen. My routine consisted of going to school and playing Runescape as long as I could (I'd say around 7 hours everyday). I gained a lot of weight eating crap all day for two years and not exercising (was around 40 in the beginning of 9th grade, and weighed around 60kg by the beginning of 6th grade). I couldn't wear my clothes properly and my eyesight worsened. I had no friends, cared little about my family, and played the game the whole day on my 10th birthday. Eventually, puberty, exercise, and some magic stuff could fruits and veggies saved the day, and shaved off the excess weight and fat I had. I vowed not to play again. Well, sort of. I quit because someone got into my account and took all my stuff. That was a rather fortunate event for me strangely. I cannot imagine how I would have ended up now if I continued playing.
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Quote:
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I don't feel like I get too into it, but the Madden NFL series, playing against the computer gets me to rage so hard when they pull some ridiculous plays out of their book of magic. Racing games get me to do that too... once there was a section of Need for Speed Carbon I believe it was, might have been Most Wanted, and at the time I had a Samsung A900 (flip phone). Well, I threw it at the ground from the chair I was sitting in... which I didn't feel like I threw it hard at the time, but it was apparently enough to break it in half at the hinge. It still worked, but obviously everything that goes to the top half wasn't accessible, but it would still turn on and make calls.

I play NCAA often and I call it "F*** You Mode" that the game goes into.
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post #19 of 80
Back in the Q3 RocketArena days, one time I raged in a PM1 type of game hard enough to smash an open coke bottle onto my desk and suddenly there was coke dripping from the ceiling...After that I kinda stopped playing PM1 games.
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Wow..... i have about a year of actual play time into it. Some days ill get up at 9am and play till 1am lol. the game sucks your soul away
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