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If you are bored of gaming, then don't do it. Maybe do a hobby you've had an interest in that doesn't involve gaming. Gaming, like most things can become ingrained into your life, like a habit. So you'll keep doing it, even if it isn't enjoyable anymore.
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If you are bored of gaming, then don't do it. Maybe do a hobby you've had an interest in that doesn't involve gaming. Gaming, like most things can become ingrained into your life, like a habit. So you'll keep doing it, even if it isn't enjoyable anymore.

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Gaming is a thing for relaxing after work or taking a break from other daily chores imo I wouldn't let it become my sole focus in life. At the moment im concentrating on fixing up my garden for example, its hard work and initially hard to put yourself too, but Ive started to grow some decent muscles on my arms and i feel a lot better physically (lungs, heart) for doing it. And oddly food time is more enjoyable as ive worked up a hunger naturally.





So my advice is.. Create an environment around you that you would like to play games in rather than use the game itself to escape the environment
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If you still enjoy games I see no reason to quit. You could try starting an MMO such as Guild Wars 2, no monthly fees to pay so you won't have to feel forced to play. Yesterday I also happened to give a shot at Team Fortress 2 and to my surprise it's awesome, since it's an fps It usually bores me instantly however I still manage to make a few matches in the span of 2hrs.

Also if you like rpg's you can check out Path of Exile (Diablo style MMO) and Neverwinter. These are both awesome free to play MMOS, currently are in open beta and should be officially released around summer I believe.


Also regarding the expensive part, you should check out www.gog.com they offer both modern and old school games for a small price, every weekend there's a discount on some games. You can also check bundle websites (list below):

www.humblebundle.com
www.indieroyale.com
www.indiegala.com


Games should be fun and treated as a hobby, if you're bored maybe you should play less or try other things (but definitely no reason to quit :-). I tend to self learn html coding when I'm not gaming.
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Gog ive heard about them but wasnt sure its a legit site however now i know it has to be since alot of people rwcommend it, thank you i will check it out! !ive been planning to purchase il 2 1946 from gog now i can do ir without thinking twice thank you again!
     
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Try The Witcher 2 (even if your not normally in to the genre) its a game for grown ups not like so many games now that are clearly designed for spoiled teenage brats with mummies credit card numbers. Visually it looks great and it will keep you enthralled for hours upon hours.

I'll second this choice (or the first Witcher)

...Of course RPGs and RTS are some of my favorite games, personally.
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If you want a game that will last days not hours go with Far Cry 3 on sale.
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If you want a game that will last days not hours go with Far Cry 3 on sale.
It doesn't last that long. Took me 2 days to 100% it (excluding collecting all the relics). While it lasted it was good though, it needs some single player DLC!
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Ive seen far cry 3 what is it about exactly>? Is it like an open world type of deal or just another fps shooter>? biggrin.gif
     
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Ive seen far cry 3 what is it about exactly>? Is it like an open world type of deal or just another fps shooter>? biggrin.gif
It's an open world FPS.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvMQAkoue6w
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I just started playing Tomb Raider yesterday. I have to say I'm enjoying it alot. If you haven't tried Hitman Absolution yet I'd also have to recommend that.
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