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Guys, I have been playing Xbox mostly for the past year and I'm done fed up with it. I simply cannot enjoy myself at all. Sometimes I turn it on and then think about what I am going to play, and then turn it off realizing that there isn't anything.

I bought the Spring Bundle last year as I was short on cash and had a future build in mind. However, as ALL of my high school friends (who I didn't know even played video games) had MW2 on the Xbox. I had been planning to build a computer for 2 years and I had always eyed COD4 and new that someday I would buy/enjoy this game. With a P4 512 MB Intel intergrated graphics small form factor PC.........not gonna happen. The other option was my Wii.

So I bought the Spring bundle that came with Halo. For the last 8 or so months I have been playing a mix of COD & Halo primarily. Boring.

I had built a computer in November and have been neglecting it for a while. I really liked playing COD4 on Xbox cause all the people who play it are terrible at it. I finish a match 25-5 and I am disappointed. When I don't get high scoring games, it's merely cause of lag. I always get thrown into a match in progress with the host 3000 miles away while my team is being dominated. There just is no competitiveness to it. When I lost, it ain't my fault.

EXAMPLE:

Good connection/match not in progress= Great game, guaranteed victory

Bad connection/match in progress/spawn trapped= Terrible game.

There just is no in-between. When I die I never think, "Wow I just got outplayed, my aim was pretty off, that was a dumb move." It's always, "lucky ****head has host and all my bullets go through him." Halo is the same in every way, just with less noobishness.

I don't know why I decided to bore you all with this story (some cool story bro.jpgs plz?) just wanted to just say it to somebody. I have been playing Tf2 and BC2 for the past month. I get my @ss handed to me, but it's cause I'm rusty with my aim and I am a noob . Which is how it should be. No one with that magic untouchable host connection.

There's lots of other reasons why I stopped but this is the main.
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I lol'd.
     
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Quote:
Good connection/match not in progress= Great game, guaranteed victory

Bad connection/match in progress/spawn trapped= Terrible game.
Doesnt happen in CoD games, only Halo and GoW for some unknown reason. I personally dont play either of those games b/c of super host.

Console gaming is fun and so is PC gaming, they both have their merits.
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I loved that pigeon, I loved her as a man loves a woman, and she loved me.

I plan to counter this rant with random. I salute whomever knows who originally said the above sentence.

Edited by Eros - 3/18/11 at 7:19pm
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I lol'd.
Haha, me too!

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great. good for you.
Edited by Damarious25 - 3/18/11 at 8:07pm
    
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Guys, I have been playing Xbox mostly for the past year and I'm done fed up with it. I simply cannot enjoy myself at all.
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Ha, all that stuff actually gets worse on the PC.
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Honestly I agree with OP, I drifted to consoles for around a year up until recently when I built a new system now the thing sits in the corner not even hooked up. I took it with me on a trip out of state and even when stuck in a room with nothing to do for hours I wound up preferring to just use the laptop before I care to deal with most multi-player console games.

I cant stand the constant dropping out of cod and I dont really like the game period, BC2 isn't bad but I would trade my 360 copy for pc any day.
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