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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 #31 of 44
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Originally Posted by brettjv View Post
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 ...



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 ...
there should be a difference here. If they just want to "shoot people" then yes, thats midly disturbing, but if its for the challenge, then not troublesome at all.
post #32 of 44
I don't for the most part. Nothing makes me more likely to not do something than everyone around me taking it far too seriously, and the one place I've found the most of this is online gaming.


That being said I do play Garry's Mod online. For some odd reason it's nicer to do donuts around real players than NPCs.
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Originally Posted by Lune View Post
Singleplayer games are like 3-4 hours..
Try buying better games then.
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post #33 of 44
I play online when I don't have anything going on in my life, and I have no single player games to play...
     
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post #34 of 44
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Originally Posted by corpse fan View Post
there should be a difference here. If they just want to "shoot people" then yes, thats midly disturbing, but if its for the challenge, then not troublesome at all.
Note that I'm responding to the accusation made above that there's something 'wrong' w/me because I don't enjoy games where the object is to shoot/kill the virtual representations of other real people.

All I'm saying is that it's a lot more reasonable to argue ... the opposite. How the hell can there be something 'wrong' with not enjoying the sensation of shooting/killing other people, however abstract and vague a sensation it is?

I know quite a few parents out there who's main criteria when it comes to what they let their kids play is whether or not there's 'killing people' in the game ... is there something 'wrong' w/all these parents?
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post #35 of 44
None of the above. The main reason that I played MP (FPS) games was to play competitively (e.g TWL) with my teammates. Games that had neutral dedicated servers and the ability to be on the same side. When not playing matches to raid other teams' servers and crush them. Sadly so many of the newer FPSs are console oriented and dumbied down for the PC. In any case, playing against real people is what its all about.
    
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post #36 of 44
It's all about winning.
Although I can get my troll mode on.
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post #37 of 44
to pwn noobs?
post #38 of 44
For teh lulz.

It's so damn entertaining to piss of the OMG U NOOB #€Â¬#~¬@#)(/$~#¬# kiddos out in BFBC2...


...and the ones that say COD blows the hell out of BFBC2 because it's easier to snipe LOL.
   
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post #39 of 44
Simply because computer AIs arent sophisticated enough to provide the same level of realism and fun that actual people can. When computer AIs are indistinguiashable from real people minus the whining and cheating, Ill probably stop playing online. Or maybe not, still feels too good pwning real nubs and watch them cry and ragequit. Also, I like CO-OP more than competitive.
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You can also play multiplayer games in a net café with friends through lan. Multiplayer does not mean necessarily online.



I am not so much in multiplayer games because i prefer the opponent near me. Eg in cases i need advice or help and do not understand a game. Or else i turn into cannon fodder, especially when i enter a tournament with players i do not know. Online chess is out of question for me.

Last online multiplayer game for me was jazz jackrabbit 2 12 years ago. Very funny. But i grew up since then
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