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Originally Posted by andypc View Post
Depends on the game style, although 99% of games graphics matter.
On a shooter...man needs graphics!!!
On a action....man needs graphics
On simulation....Man needs graphics
On racing...man needs graphics
On an indie game....Man not need graphics. Plants vs zombies anyone?
PvZ is an indie game?! BWAHAHAHA. Popcap is one of the wealthiest developers in the business.
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I'd play a ugly fun game before i'd play a beautiful crappy game
but maybe that's just me.
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post #113 of 154
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Originally Posted by AirMax95s View Post
It's just like with chicks, when some say that look don't matter lol
Don't judge a book by its cover my ass xD
When people say "Don't judge a book by it's cover" they're usually just being polite. However in this context you can say "But its the cover that draws you to the book to read it."
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When people say "Don't judge a book by it's cover" they're usually just being polite. However in this context you can say "But its the cover that draws you to the book to read it."
Well thank god bookstores don't shrink wrap.
    
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Well thank god bookstores don't shrink wrap.
Why, thinking about the 'gasms people would have because of the embezzlement on the bible ?

I do think Graphics are something, but not everything. Modern day stuff is too vain, noone wants an artsey game with drop-dead gorgeous graphics but when you play it's clear where the budget went.

On the other hand, some old games I used to love playing I just can't go back to because the older graphics and control systems make them somewhat unplayable =/

Then theres the "old" stuff that I just can't play on a modern PC.. like system shock 2 =(
Edited by Superplush - 3/17/11 at 8:08am
post #116 of 154
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Why, thinking about the 'gasms people would have because of the embezzlement on the bible ?

I do think Graphics are something, but not everything. Modern day stuff is too vain, noone wants an artsey game with drop-dead gorgeous graphics but when you play it's clear where the budget went.

On the other hand, some old games I used to love playing I just can't go back to because the older graphics and control systems make them somewhat unplayable =/

Then theres the "old" stuff that I just can't play on a modern PC.. like system shock 2 =(
It prevents me from being suckered into buying a book authored by the literary Uwe Bol, based on the awesome cover.
    
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post #117 of 154
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Not really. That's why I play minecraft 10x times more than crysis or any other "pretty" game.
Looking at your computer system I can see you are not a cutting edge gamer, so I am not surprised.

Give me graphics and darn good ones too! Nowhere in the article did he say anything about game play. It was focused on graphics so all of you yapping about game play are 'off topic.' In today's AAA games coming out, graphics matter greatly.

If developers didn't continue push the graphics envelope then you would have gamers all *****ing about them being lazy... oh wait... I think we've been there already... and a Developer has even joined that fray! Nevermind.
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post #118 of 154
Ya when you are selling 467 iron arrows for one mercantile skill you want good graphics. Oh wait pc's you can just advancepcskill mercantile 1.

Treadmills. Now treadmills matter.
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too bad dragon age 2 looks like crap
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For me personally, unless the graphics are outdated or the art style sucks. It really doesn't bother me, whether or not they are eye catching or fancy (e.g. Minecraft gave me tons of hours of enjoyment). Too many times I'm disappointed by the gameplay, never the graphics.

So far The Elder Scrolls and Fallout games just lacked in the graphics department, but still loved them because of the gameplay and immersion. Just hoping he's not saying that cause they half assed the gameplay this time round. :/
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