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post #31 of 41
@ OP: seems to me you have FPS fatigue. try a 3D person platformer like one of the prince of persia games. The older ones are on steam for very low prices, and the new one's there too.

also try some racing games, or indie titles.
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post #32 of 41
well either play a older game that you like

or just simply stop gaming for awhile
and just web surf the net, do basic stuff on the PC

after a few weeks-months you will feel like gaming again

thats how it works with me at least
post #33 of 41
http://www.kingdomofloathing.com/

Seriously. Just try it. I can't quit playing this game.
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I just wanted to voice some agreement - a year ago I upgraded from an old P4 to a q6600, and I spent many months compulsively playing a bunch of magnificent games - Bioshock, Company Of Heroes, Unreal Tournament 3 (yes) and others...and as usual, I burned out on each of them after a while (still a few chapters in Bioshock to complete)...and now, I'm playing a lot of Team Fortress 2, and not really seeing anything on the horizon that gets me excited...my cranky old person complaint is that graphics have seriously outpaced, and/or replaced, substance...I mean...Deus Ex (for example)...not quite Crysis-level graphics, but good God...many euphoric memories, from one of the many times I've re-played that one. Or how about MDK2? Or...Darkman? Yes, I'm very old. And there are games that have that depth now, I guess...I mean, there's Portal, and of course Bioshock...but I hear so many complaints about various games (some I have, some I don't), that it's just run'n'gun in astoundingly rendered environments.

I should also note that I am nonetheless extremely excited about putting together and overclocking an i7 system by this Summer...
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I just wanted to voice some agreement - a year ago I upgraded from an old P4 to a q6600, and I spent many months compulsively playing a bunch of magnificent games - Bioshock, Company Of Heroes, Unreal Tournament 3 (yes) and others...and as usual, I burned out on each of them after a while (still a few chapters in Bioshock to complete)...and now, I'm playing a lot of Team Fortress 2, and not really seeing anything on the horizon that gets me excited...my cranky old person complaint is that graphics have seriously outpaced, and/or replaced, substance...I mean...Deus Ex (for example)...not quite Crysis-level graphics, but good God...many euphoric memories, from one of the many times I've re-played that one. Or how about MDK2? Or...Darkman? Yes, I'm very old. And there are games that have that depth now, I guess...I mean, there's Portal, and of course Bioshock...but I hear so many complaints about various games (some I have, some I don't), that it's just run'n'gun in astoundingly rendered environments.

I should also note that I am nonetheless extremely excited about putting together and overclocking an i7 system by this Summer...
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post #36 of 41
Go to steam and buy iFluid for a change of pace. Excellent game. There is a demo out, but the fun is in the full game. Definitely broke up the game monotony for me
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post #37 of 41
i was feeling the same way..... i got defense grid and thats alot of fun.... its an indy game based on the tower defence flash games.... its on steam... the funny thing is i have still yet to play fallout3, gta IV, prince of persia, cod WAW lol
    
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post #38 of 41
Animations aren't perfect in this game but here's a few leaked screenies of a dragon in darkfall.

Note that the dragon is flying through the air at a high altitude while attacking - it's not just standing there taking a beating.

Once again, this is a twitchy mmo, it's not autotarget. You've got to actively strafe and block and attack and aim w/ arrows/magic, etc.

http://betaleaks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1598

There's nothing out there like this. Not even singleplayer.
    
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post #39 of 41
Same dude - Tf2 is okay, L4D gets old quickly and gta4 is meh.
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post #40 of 41
I just go back and play DOOM II.

Sometimes I throw in Dark Forces.
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