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  • 17% (18)
    Graphics
  • 58% (60)
    Gameplay
  • 23% (24)
    Storyline
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post #11 of 54
Storyline and gameplay are equal to me.
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post #12 of 54
I a sucker for a good story. A good game with have at least two of the three well done
post #13 of 54
Thread Starter 
well purpleannex I'm talking solely for myself here, but although I do have a powerful pc capable of high quality graphics, I still play older games with it that I enjoyed over my 'gaming life'

that doesn't mean I don't enjoy maxing out games but It's not an absolute necessity.. hell I played games at their lowest settings on my old rig and still enjoyed them haha
post #14 of 54
Gameplay for the most part.
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css and 1.6 are both one of my fav games (basicly anything source engine) and thats because the gameplay flows.
    
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post #16 of 54
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Originally Posted by purpleannex View Post
No.

I say graphics. I've played enough games to know they're like jokes, there's only so many jokes (about three, but I can't remember now) in the world, then all the others are just variations of the same jokes...

So your left with how you spice it up. The only people who think "gameplay" is that important (it's kind of obvious that if the gameplays rubbish then the games rubbish!!!!) are the people who haven't been around very long.

Having said that, there's a time and a place for everything, and some times i'm happy playing "block" games, other times I want a cinematic experience.

If you're a 15 and want to look all bohemian by saying "yah, gameplays all that matters like, man", then why don't you stick to board games.

The fact is, if you want to know what's important to a gamer (in this thread) look at what graphics card they've got in their sig, just look at the first four posts!!!! PMSL they all say gameplay.
If I could take rep away from you I would. Full of assumptions and one really hilarious contradiction.

What a fail post.
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post #17 of 54
I feel like gameplay and storyline are equally important. Graphics can take a back seat most of the time. It's nice to have something looking super beautiful with everything maxed as high as it can go, but if all you have is visuals, the game will be weak overall.
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post #18 of 54
Gameplay > Story > Graphics

Point in case: Runescape when it first came out.... the graphics were maybe 1/10, but the gameplay was highly addicting.

I put Story as #2 because Final Fantasy Tactics, Breath of Fire III were some of my favorite video game stories.

#3 would be graphics.
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post #19 of 54
Storyline can really draw you in. That's what made Squaresoft games my favorite back then. Xenogears, Chrono Cross, FF*, etc.
post #20 of 54
graphics>gameplay>story but all three are important.
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