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When i first discovered Minecraft back in alpha, I played it NON STOP. I didn't stop playing it non stop until about the end of summer break when school came up and kicked my butt. Probably put in over 1000 hours rolleyes.gif
Moved on.

1000? thats it tongue.gif

i have about 4000 into my main on wow haha
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I only get mad at call of duty, every cod since COD4 has me raging 24/7.

I guess its a love hate relationship, I am not bad at the game by any means, 3.3 kd on mw3, and 2.73 on Black Ops 2 so far. What I cannot stand is when you have people who run around only using knifes, or people who think they can go into objective based game modes and just get easy kills. I have pretty much only played snd and domination so far, and whenever I play domination, you get 5 other people on your team running around getting 0 captures and going ~12 and 30.... Why play? Then you have people on the other team losing 30 to 150 because all they are concerned about it getting their kills.

UGH I played FFA 2 days ago and came so close to putting my controller through my monitor with all the corner campers.

I go ~45 and 3 and still end up yelling at people and sending plenty of messages.

Cod is a rage-inducing machine rolleyes.gif
 
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Never really raged but got anger, yes.

Played a lot of Age Of Empires II back in the day. It was really fun learning the strategies and staying up late to finish off every single enemy whenever we played a 6vs6 biggrin.gif
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I'm 26 now so you can do the math but back when Final Fantasy 8 came out I remember playing and had Squall in some forest. I came back and went to load game and my PS memory card had corrupt data. At the time I was a spoiled kid with a big TV and nice entertainment stand with front glass doors that opened up. I slung my controller and shattered both glass doors. Final Fantasy 9 I flung controllers and shattered one that left a hole in the wall. My mother almost killed me haha. FF9 had me more emotionally into the story than any other game, I got teary eyed in the end when I knew it was over. I had logged over 99 hours into it, counter maxed out and it dosen't reset. I use to be super hardcore into Final Fantasy 11 and when I couldn't get into a certain end game linkshell I rage quit for a few months. Had a bad WoW addiction for a bit. Would blow off girlfriend and friends frequently and left a job. Contrary to stereotypes I have remained fairly slim and in shape. Now a days I still get really into games but it's short lived and I move on to other games. It's more game play and loot hunting than the narrative now. Nothing like the past haha.
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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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Frickfrock has evolved...they are no longer a mere human. Next they will shed their need for a physical body and achieve true enlightenment.
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oblivion was a killer in college. wake up, oblivion, go to class, oblivion, eat lunch while playing oblivion, take out homework, oblivion, oblivion, sleep.

i don't know what it was but that game sucked me in.

also dragon age ii is one of the first times i felt emotion towards my character, when you leave the mine with your sister i was shocked. i didn't even really like the game, i guess it just caught me off guard.
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I've found myself getting involved with a fairly large number of games over the years to a point where the average person would say I'm 'too involved'. I have a bad habit of playing a new game to the point that I've exhausted all the content in it. I do this over the period of a week or two usually and play as much as I can, and really try to zone out and get 'into' the gameplay.

I LOVE getting into FF7, FF9, FF Tactics (original), various fps campaigns, Civilization games, Master of Orion games (back in the day), Freelancer (Monkey Universe mod server... AWESOME) and too many others too list. My current thing is Mass Effect 3 now that there's extra content, bugs fixed, and a better ending (so i've heard). I used to be a huge WoW addict... but now only play maybe once a week or so after using my Scroll and re-upping a subscription. BF3 held me for a while, plenty of rage there after bad balancing and the freaking death dart glitch... but I'm a mild rager than most, and usually just stop before I get out of hand like I did as a teenager.

I used to get all uppity and upset, but after a brief stay in the Army, I learned self control a bit better. I did throw a PS2 controller once at my old 27" tv in the basement during a bout of FF Tactics... the controller bounced off the screen and hit me in the face. Once was enough to learn my lesson lol.
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CS probably produces the most amount of rage. I've found it's mostly because the people you play against are typically very good and if you're even the slightest bit off that day it seems like you've all of a sudden become a noob. Once you start a bad round it just goes downhill from there..... and you can't quit until you have at least one good round or your keyboard no longer functions...
This is true about CS:GO as well.
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i find it difficult to "Get into" any kind of multiplayer game. MMO's especially.

The only games i'm able to immerse myself in are single player RPG's such as Skyrim or The Witcher series. This is largely because real life players are more distracting to the main storyline than anything else, people whome have their own schedules to keep and lives to lead.

Well made NPC's on the other hand, with a bit of imagination, don't distract me like that at all, considering they're not real - but neither is the game itself. It's just an illusion so it all requires imagination to some degree. The I game to escape the daily routines (and people to some extent), not to be reminded of it. Sure you can always "Role play" on MMO's but tbh, i think thats just awkward and weird.
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i remember playing ut 2k4 when it first came out and oh boy did the swear words fly never got really angry and raged at people but if someone stole my kill or i got fragged by a team mate i would swear alot. same thing with area 51 when an unexpected explosion or dude popped outa no were id be like wooaa crap (the colorfull version)
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