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I've been playing beautiful looking games for the longest time now: oblivion, fear, BF2142, CS:S, etc. that I really think that I've become sensitized to bad graphics... regardless of how great the game play is.

For example, I bought Morrowind because several people have told me that the gameplay is significantly better than Oblivions.... but i just cant seem to get past the bad graphics! Even N-64 roms, original CS and MoH put me off now...
I once used to tell people that its gameplay that defines good games, not graphics.... but lately, I've been feeling a tad hypocritical
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"Aye"...

lol... I have become a jaded graphics snob...
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Haha it's very true.. I put it down to having less imagination because i'm getting old.. when I was a kid I could see 3 lines bouncing about the screen and think i was funkin luke skywalker.
    
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Good graphics definitely bridge the gap from game play to imagination for me.
I too used to play 2-dimensional games and be amazed.
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le gasp! I be losin' my imagination!? must... play... more... galaga...and...pacman
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There are some old games that can actually look good despite their old graphics. For example, if you've ever played Metal Slug, it will practically feel like a 2D Far Cry. The original Hitman also seems fine to me, but that game had a lot of attention to detail.
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i find at first it bothers me but once i get back into the story and gamplay i forget about the graphics. I mean ffVII looks like crap but i love it anyway lol. As for age of empires and all my nintendo and snes games. It only takes me an hour or so to stop going theese graphics suck.
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