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Realistic is fun to a certain degree.




worst advice in history
It was sarcasm mr. inteligent.
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Originally Posted by ComradeNF View Post
MW2 is the most unrealistic PC FPS I have ever played in my life, but it is also much more fun to me than BC2 (oh god I am going to get flamed so much for this ) because of the extreme fast paced action. Of course, it isn't realistic at all, but it is still an extremely fun game.

Another example is Crysis. I have heard so many people tell me "That game sucks because it isn't realistic at all". WHAT??? Sure, Crysis isn't the best game I have ever played in my life, but it was pretty nice.

So who cares if it isn't realistic? Do people not play games for fun anymore?
some people have fun when things are realistic. Some dont, everyones definition of fun is different.

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Surprised no one posted this yet

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5tRNs2X5Q4
LOL, this is the most accurate rendition of the Army.. Im not bull****ting you. Even down to the "who would you ****?" arguments.
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A reason to want a game to be more realistic is because the more believable it is, the easier it is to feel immersed in the game.
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realism can be a powerful tool to make a compelling game, but using it as a measuring stick for fun is just silly
    
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I think what they are really objecting to is not a lack of realism in the sense that like your character jumps too high or you can take waay too many bullets without dying.

What they mean is that the "reality" in the game isn't consistent. For instance, a military shooter creates a really strong impression that it is based in a realistic combat setting. there is bullet recoil, headshots instakill, etc... But then the game has elements that are totally "unrealistic" given the impression of the games reality we have been given. Like a grenade goes off point blank at a target but he doesnt die. Then it doesn't add up, the immersion is broken and it feels fake or unrealistic...

Nobody cares that mario bros isnt realistic, because its established right from the start that the rules of reality do not apply and how things work.
Edited by mothrpe - 4/18/11 at 11:33am
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Originally Posted by pyra View Post
Surprised no one posted this yet

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5tRNs2X5Q4
This cant be real because if it is, I would buy it and complain how long the game is and how bored I am
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If you like that kiddy game try CoD4, you'll love it. And if you can get Delta Force Land Warrior to work (I haven't played it in 5-6 years because I can't get it to work) it's even better.
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I think what they are really objecting to is not a lack of realism in the sense that like your character jumps too high or you can take waay too many bullets without dying.

What they mean is that the "reality" in the game isn't consistent. For instance, a military shooter creates a really strong impression that it is based in a realistic combat setting. there is bullet recoil, headshots instakill, etc... But then the game has elements that are totally "unrealistic" given the impression of the games reality we have been given. Like a grenade goes off point blank at a target but he doesnt die. Then it doesn't add up, the immersion is broken and it feels fake or unrealistic...

Nobody cares that mario bros isnt realistic, because its established right from the start that the rules of reality do not apply and how things work.
That's what Hardcore mode is for.
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