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Bethesda definitely oozed dull all over vanilla Skyrim.

Agreed.
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I would usually make fun of the kind of people that call the new TR bad.

Sometimes it's not a matter of taste.

Sometimes if you call something bad, it just means you lack something you need in order to appreciate it for what it is. Like imagination. Or feel for the beautiful. Or ability to impersonate. Or IQ.

Or a level of arrogance that people must be stupid if they don't like what you do?

I agree to a point that some incredible games being called plain bad is a bit ridiculous, but it doesn't mean everyone's going to like that game.

People like different things, it doesn't make them retarded.

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Agreed.

Your avatar is awesome. Bruce Leeroy!


I'm horrible for finishing games--I rarely do.

It's often not that I don't like them, I just...I dunno. Stop playing and can't get back into it. Or I end up getting back into it months down the road and decide to start fresh. So I often play the first half or 3/4 of a game 3 or 4 times but never finish it. It's also due to the fact I always screw around so much in games and try to find all the secrets / power-ups, grind, and do every side quest. So I burnout that way too.

I'm strange.

As far as games that I got bored of quickly--Borderlands 1 & 2 (like the concept, like it for a bit but it gets repetitive quick), Bioshock Infinite (I just couldn't get into it, though I did find it pretty cool. I have no good reason why, it just didn't grab me).
Edited by BonzaiTree - 9/16/13 at 6:53am
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Your avatar is awesome. Bruce Leeroy!


I'm horrible for finishing games--I rarely do.

It's often not that I don't like them, I just...I dunno. Stop playing and can't get back into it. Or I end up getting back into it months down the road and decide to start fresh. So I often play the first half or 3/4 of a game 3 or 4 times but never finish it. It's also due to the fact I always screw around so much in games and try to find all the secrets / power-ups, grind, and do every side quest. So I burnout that way too.

I'm strange.

As far as games that I got bored of quickly--Borderlands 1 & 2 (like the concept, like it for a bit but it gets repetitive quick), Bioshock Infinite (I just couldn't get into it, though I did find it pretty cool. I have no good reason why, it just didn't grab me).

Thanks man. biggrin.gif

Lately I have been pretty terrible about finishing anything either.
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A game I wish I hadn't finished. Two Worlds The end was kinda, meh. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Also when he rescued his Frank Frazetta (Elvira Mistress of the Dark clone) sister. Felt kinda creepy. Brother and Sister, eh? hmmsmiley02.gif

Did you mean Two Worlds 2? Or does the first game have a bad ending too?
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
The second was awful. Well, the story itself wasn't horrible, but I spent a large amount of game time improving my skills, learning to use them, finding great equipment...just to hit an end boss fight where none of that mattered and you used ballistas to kill the boss. Well, health matters and there were a couple weak enemies to kill, but if I were to ever replay the game I would re-equip to maximize health right before the boss fight.
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Metro 2033 (got it free on steam thank god i didn't spend my hard earn cash on this)

Deus Ex: Human Revolution (waste of my precious time)

Gears of War (really don't know what all the hype was about)

Assassin Creed franchise (only played like the 1st hour of each game to realize that AC wasn't for me)

I think GoW was only as popular as it was because of its graphics. Back in the day, they looked insanely good. Still good looking today imo. But back then, holy crap it looked amazing. I didn't care for the story too much.
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I only really play open world/sandbox games or online games.
the problem with them being open world is I get caught doing everything except the main mission/s so I rarely ever beat any games before I lose interest and stop playing them.
I also never beat any games that are quite linear I cannot stand the feeling of being on rails which is why I also rarely play single player games at all.
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I think GoW was only as popular as it was because of its graphics. Back in the day, they looked insanely good. Still good looking today imo. But back then, holy crap it looked amazing. I didn't care for the story too much.

It was popular due to its casual online gameplay, which was a growing thing at the time (and still is, somehow), as well as the graphics which were very impressive on consoles at the time. Nobody should care for the story since not much effort was put into it at all, if you want a good story then Gears of War isn't one to consider lol.
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Fallout: New Vegas.
TOO MANY BUGS!!!
The game was stuck in permanent beta status.
That said, I loved Old World Blues DLC.

Also, why all the Deus Ex: Human Revolution hate? Sure, the developers not so subtly pushed players to go the pacifist/non-lethal route, but that's okay. It takes more thought and strategy to rely on take-downs and stealth to defeat enemies. Also, the electronic soundtrack to DXHR was awesome like Daft Punk was to Tron: Legacy.
    
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Fallout: New Vegas.
TOO MANY BUGS!!!
The game was stuck in permanent beta status.
That said, I loved Old World Blues DLC.

Also, why all the Deus Ex: Human Revolution hate? Sure, the developers not so subtly pushed players to go the pacifist/non-lethal route, but that's okay. It takes more thought and strategy to rely on take-downs and stealth to defeat enemies. Also, the electronic soundtrack to DXHR was awesome like Daft Punk was to Tron: Legacy.
Yeah as much as I loved FNV the glitches that made you have to go in no clip mode kind of killed the immersion.
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Skyrim. Despite having over 150 hours of playtime.

Comrade! I know you feel bro.
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