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Poll Results: What is your main goal in Multiplayer games.

 
  • 25% (38)
    I want to win. If I don't win, it ain't fun.
  • 5% (8)
    I like to spam/exploit/glitch and create ragers.
  • 4% (6)
    I can't stant MP, too many kiddies, whiners, and hackers.
  • 57% (84)
    I want to have fun. Don't care if I win or lose.
  • 7% (11)
    For something different.
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post #21 of 44
What ever happened to "because I can't do this stuff in the 'real world'"? That's the whole point, isn't it? I like the weapons and people looking as real as possible, because in reality, I'd like to be out shootin' up stuff, and blowin' up crap. Playing against a computer isn't nearly as much fun as pretending to be shooting up someone who actually exists.
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post #22 of 44
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Originally Posted by trinstac View Post


yeah he sounds either autistic or just sick in the head. It's easy to tell between what is acceptable in a game and what is acceptable in "real life".

post #23 of 44
Because there is nothing else to play? You can play SP games but the finish fast. Also there is nothing like SC2 Custom maps. It fun sometimes to be better at something then other people.
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post #24 of 44
I dont play many MP games. The only game I play online if TF2 and I play it just to kill time or when I dont have any other games to play.
post #25 of 44
Combination of the last two options. I play because I feel like I'm being cheated if out of my money if I only play half the game(assuming it's both SP and MP). Plus it's fun, and I might even learn a new tactic from others.
     
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post #26 of 44
I used to like FPS MP when I was a child, but it's boring, it's the same thing over and over again. Yes SP story lines have become too short and easy, but at least they have some sort of journey / progression. MP is like groundhog day.

Since becoming an adult I can't be arsed with it.

EDIT: Didn't vote as there isn't a catagory for " I just don't", if I was bothered about kiddies, whiners and hackers, I wouldn't be on here.
Edited by purpleannex - 2/7/11 at 4:24pm
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post #27 of 44
I've been playing online with the same gaming community for about eight years now. If it wasn't for that, I'd probably be done with multiplayer FPS's as I have been playing them since the shareware version of the original DOOM and every incarnation of the genre since. We play for fun and there is a social aspect to it that makes the games that much better. Don't get me wrong winning feels great, but as long as the fight is fair and the peeps are cool, who wins or loses takes a back seat to the fun of it.
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post #28 of 44
Because I want to do my best against another person that does his/her best.
On GT5 it's most fun if people try to be competitive without being a non-tuned whiner that demands non-tuned cars or a person that jumps for the fastest car all the time.
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post #29 of 44
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Master Chief View Post
indeed, but if you can't drive around GTA IV and kill people and still act normally in real life, then you should go get checked out. (not MP but yeah)
Oh, when it's just the computer I'm playing I don't mind killing everyone in sight (although I much prefer killing zombies and mutants and aliens and other non-human things, generally) ... it's just the MP 'killing other people' thing that bothers me ... dunno why ...

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Originally Posted by trinstac View Post
yeah he sounds either autistic or just sick in the head. It's easy to tell between what is acceptable in a game and what is acceptable in "real life".
Personally I think it'd be a lot more reasonable to argue that the people who ENJOY shooting at the virtual representations of other humans are the sick ones, but ... what do I know, being all autistic and stuff ... lulz ...

Anyways ... naw ... it's really more me just being a hippy peacenik-type, aka the archetypal latte-swilling, left-coast liberal douche

For reals ... I think it's cool if others like it, I just don't like it myself

Also ... what PurpleAnnex said ... I like a story in a game that's deeper than the 'you and your buddies kill the other dudes' storyline that's typical of MP ...
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post #30 of 44
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nitd_kim View Post
to gauge my skill against other humans... the human element draws me to play other people.
yeah i thought about including a " game AI sucks, i want a real challenge" option
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