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I have bought about 5 games that are least new to me, and I'm not sure what exactly is wrong.

I play through the single player (most of the time) and then move on to the multiplayer. tehmaggot you hit it pretty well with your comment about perks/vehicles etc.. when I play a FPS I want to do just that.. shoot. I don't want any of the extras...

Anyone suggest a game that isn't tf2 thats a good fps?
You said youve got CS, if youre looking for something better than that, youre not going to find it.
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I have bought about 5 games that are least new to me, and I'm not sure what exactly is wrong.

I play through the single player (most of the time) and then move on to the multiplayer. tehmaggot you hit it pretty well with your comment about perks/vehicles etc.. when I play a FPS I want to do just that.. shoot. I don't want any of the extras...

Anyone suggest a game that isn't tf2 thats a good fps?
Don't get me wrong, I do see how vehicles and stuff could be entertaining. I just find it exhausting how games like Crysis, CoD, and Battlefield seem to be trying to top each-other with how much extra crap they can add.

I can only recall a handful of games in the past few years that I've played/completed and really feel they were worth the money. Most of them were single player games, since it seems most multiplayer games are flooded with these little tricks.
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you think you've wasted money on a pc... Let's just say the only thing I've played on mine in the last 3 months was Mircrosoft Power Point

EDIT: I just noticed my 'backup' rig is faster than your main rig - and I never use that

So please don't make thread like this, it only makes us feel worse
You are clearly way cooler than me because you can afford to build a backup pc thats better than mine.

However, thats not the point of this post.

My question was more or less.. do you find that most of you computing power is going to waste while you play the only games you like (not new ones)

but again, thanks for the info on your backup rig..
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You are clearly way cooler than me because you can afford to build a backup pc thats better than mine.

However, thats not the point of this post.

My question was more or less.. do you find that most of you computing power is going to waste while you play the only games you like (not new ones)

but again, thanks for the info on your backup rig..
well you missed the point of my post entirely but that's OK. I'll spell it out for you:

there are only 3-4 games that will truly put our computers to work. And almost all of these are because the games are poorly optimized. Such as Crysis, Metro 2033. So no matter what you do with your PC, you could easily get away with playing the latest games with a much more budget computer
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I kinda agree. Only game i've really got my moneys worth is Fallout 3 and Civ 5. I think alot of it has to do with me just getting older too.

EDIT: Mass Effect 2 was awesome!
Edited by pcnoob1 - 3/21/11 at 12:03am
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Well I used to have the "sex and drugs were better in the good ol days" attitude with regards to video games.

Then I played Mass Effect 2, ALien Swarm and Left 4 Dead 2. Technology rules!
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Here's my advice dude:

Play the old games and try to expand your horizon. BC2 is a fantastic game by all means. From a FPS standpoint, team play, or solo gun'n'run. It is more fun playing with people you know, as all games are that have that availability.

There are a ton of FPS games to play.

UT ~ all the flavors
Quake ~ all them flavors too
CS:S ~ you already play
COD4, MW2, BOPS ~ I prefer COD4 but to each his own
Frontlines: Fuel of War ~ nothing amazing at all and probably not what you're looking for but worth mentioning.

And, if you want even more of a throwback:

Doom II, III (three was excellent in the graphics department for it's time, still looks decent today in a lot of respects)
SoF ~ Awesome game.
Delta Force 2 ~ and other flavors (Black Hawk....)
CS 1.6 (or 1.5 if you care to)

FPS with a twist:

Bioshock 1 / 2
Fallout Series
Stalker Series ~ Some love it, I personally hated it.
Crysis 1/Warhead ~ Enough has been said about them by now.

There are more FPS games out there.. the question is whether or not you want to broaden your view on the games. Like I said, BC2 is a great game in a lot of ways and pretty crappy in other ways. I feel the greatness outweighs it's faults, much more so than MW2 or BOPS in their respective franchise.

That's my input. Take it how you will.........
    
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The only thing i been paying for the last 2 weeks is Minecraft, and SC1&2
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well you missed the point of my post entirely but that's OK. I'll spell it out for you:

there are only 3-4 games that will truly put our computers to work. And almost all of these are because the games are poorly optimized. Such as Crysis, Metro 2033. So no matter what you do with your PC, you could easily get away with playing the latest games with a much more budget computer
I think you may have missed the point of this thread entirely then... it wasn't about maxing out graphics at all.. it was about new games and how they just aren't as good/captivating to me as a whole then previous games.

ganja, props. Doom 3 scared the crap outta me when it first came out (dark room.. 3am hehe). I own mw2 and bops and just felt like it wasn't a game to 'connect' with anyone on. I haven't played ut since 2k4, maybe its time to give it another go. Never really gave quake a go, so thats another route I'll def try. CS 1.6 should stay where it is.. (not being played by me LOL).. but thank you for you suggestions!
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a good rpg/fps is dead space i find both are worth it one and 2 they feel like a descendant of system shock (now there is a great game). bioshock 2 still need to play that
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