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post #11 of 27
Advertising is out of control. This is quite amusing though...

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Don't expect me to buy anything if ads are being forced in my face. G F Y S.

Posted this else where but it fits here too.
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Why put ads in achievements? We paid for the game and I could understand if it was only on achievements from free games.
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post #13 of 27
Personally I think this idea is disgusting. People play games and should have the right to expect a small sense of escapism. This just reminds you that all anyone cares about is money and there is always someone trying to make some from you, no matter what you are doing.

This kind of thing makes me sad
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post #14 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rangerscott;13093505 
"Click Ad to continue your quest."

BF2142 has ads while gaming.

So did NFS Underground 2. Burger King, ING Financial, Old Spice, and others.
post #15 of 27
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Originally Posted by i_hax;13093428 
I despise achievements and wish they could be removed from all games. I would likely refuse to play a game with this garbage...

An achievement should be something you want to accomplish and work towards, not something a game tells you to do.

And that's why I love RPG's, especially open-ended ones.
 
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post #16 of 27
I definitely see this catching on as long as it makes the stockholders happy. I mean its more money in the companies pockets. Why anyone is complaining I don't know. I mean coupons are always a good thing. Especially for free food. Gamers love that stuff on the couch.
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post #17 of 27
To those saying they are completely opposed to this. I guarantee you'd change your mind if say, beating Portal 2 gave you a 10% off any steam game coupon.

Someone will say 'oh thats different'. But not really, its essentially rewarding you the same as achievements always have, except now its a physical reward not just a virtual high-5.
post #18 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by Marc-Olivier Beaudoin;13093893 
I never look at the achievement but sometimes I do something and the little achievement sign pop-up and it just makes me a little more happy about it smile.gif

they are good when you don't know what the achievements are .much more enjoyable.

Same here. It does depend on how many achievments there are though. Like when I play TF2, there are just too many to look through, so I just keep playing and eventually I get them and it's kinda fun when they pop up at random times.

The only way I would go for this though is if it brought down the price of games. If companies are going to make money off of this also along with the games we buy, they should be cheaper if they incorporate these ads.
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post #19 of 27
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Originally Posted by i_hax;13093428 
I despise achievements and wish they could be removed from all games. I would likely refuse to play a game with this garbage...

An achievement should be something you want to accomplish and work towards, not something a game tells you to do.

Believe it or not, no one would be playing wow if they didn't add achievements. It gives another way of thinking they are better then someone else.
post #20 of 27
The only time I get achievements is while playing the game randomly. I could care less.

Except in TF2, in order to have the new weapons they release in updates.
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