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General Video Game Discussion Silver Version

Discussion in 'Other Video Game Discussion' started by Eternal Darkness, Dec 14, 2013.

  1. The Admiral

    The Admiral solid state survivor

    My first MK was the original.

    And by that I mean the Genesis port of the original.

    Just a couple years ago because I was doing a 25th anniversary retrospective on the series for a brief period because it's had a pretty huge effect on American culture.
     
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  2. Storm the Lycanroc

    Storm the Lycanroc Unova Bound

    Noticed a certain game I loathe is getting another DLC released this week so I wanted to share my feelings towards it. Stellaris, a grand strategy game made by Paradox Interactive is game I have very negative feelings towards. Mostly because it's an addicting game that nearly consumed my life.

    I purchased the base game and several DLC's on a Steam summer sale at a discount. I started playing it sporadically but it wasnt until later in the summer I started playing it exclusively. It got to the point it felt like a drug addiction because it's all I thought about. I had a craving that could only be filled by mindlessly playing it for hours on end.

    It wasn't until later that fall I saw how it was affecting my life, losing contact with friends, progress at work decreased, etc. It was then I knew things needed to change. Additionally it's one of those games that's so massive you'll never truly experience everything. After that revelation I knew in order to prevent myself from ever falling down this self-destructive path again I decided to delete my Steam account. It took a few tries but by December I successfully waited the required 30 days for Steam customer support to delete my account. It's been six months since I last played a PC game and can say I've never felt better.

    So that's the story of how one addictive game made me quit PC gaming as a whole.
     
  3. Hydrohs

    Hydrohs 安らかに眠ります、岩田さん。 Staff Member Super Mod

    That's pretty drastic.
     
  4. Storm the Lycanroc

    Storm the Lycanroc Unova Bound

    Might seem that way but can say I've never been happier or more productive in life.
     
  5. Hydrohs

    Hydrohs 安らかに眠ります、岩田さん。 Staff Member Super Mod

    And it's good you gave up that game, but giving up on all PC games is the drastic part. I'm assuming you're still playing games on consoles, which is effectively no different than a PC game.
     
  6. Storm the Lycanroc

    Storm the Lycanroc Unova Bound

    Yeah I'm still playing console games, mostly on the 3DS or Switch. One thing I didn't like about playing PC games was how tempting and easy it is to use cheat codes/console commands. So I was never able to truly enjoy PC games because I cheated my way through them. At least on consoles I'm able to play them without that temptation.
     
  7. Trainer Yusuf

    Trainer Yusuf VolcaniNO

  8. WishIhadaManafi5

    WishIhadaManafi5 Still miss you, Lorne. Staff Member Moderator

    Wow that sucks about the delisting. I have it for my Vita. Only way I could get it was digitally. I'll have to try to get the second game as soon as I can.
     
  9. pokedigijedi

    pokedigijedi Saiyan Jedi

    Just for fun and if it's ok for me to ask here: has there ever been game, whether old or new, that you had too get even though you knew it wasn't a good or going to be good for whatever reason or reasons? Or do you own a game you enjoy but everyone else hates for whatever reason or reasons?

    Again this question is just for fun
     
  10. RileyXY1

    RileyXY1 Young Battle Trainer

    AlphaDream, the company who created the Mario & Luigi series, has just filed for bankruptcy.
     
  11. WishIhadaManafi5

    WishIhadaManafi5 Still miss you, Lorne. Staff Member Moderator

    Wow that's sad to hear :(.
     
  12. Blaze Master X

    Blaze Master X Marin from Link's Awakening

    Yeah that sucks..
    I heard that Mario & Luigi remake games didn't sell well.. I think it's because 3DS is dead (after Switch came out).
     
  13. Auraninja

    Auraninja I'm ready to Smash

    I'm probably the only person who bought the Bowser's Inside Story remake.

    I also bought the Super Star Saga remake, but that was used.
     
  14. Cradily17

    Cradily17 Well-Known Member

    It really is a damn shame that Alphadream went bankrupt. They were a respectable developer that made so many great and memorable RPGs. Meanwhile, other developers that coast off the bare minimum while lying to or misleading their fans are able to continue to thrive.
    *coughgamefreakcough*
     
  15. Auraninja

    Auraninja I'm ready to Smash

    I don't know, Alpha Dream should have brought back every enemy from previous M&L games.
     
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  16. Cradily17

    Cradily17 Well-Known Member

    Yeah. They should have, but it's not like the enemies were the most important part of the series or anything.
     
  17. Mr.Fiend

    Mr.Fiend She is too precious for this world.

    To be fair, paper jam was met with mixed reception and both remakes bombed badly due to bad release times and a general lack of advertising.

    You know, i agreed with the fact that there are developers that do the minimum to make a game, until i realized that this was a completely pointless jab at gamefreak for absolutely no reason other than to show your bias against them.
     
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  18. pokedigijedi

    pokedigijedi Saiyan Jedi

    I don't remember if I asked this already or not, so forgive me if I am asking the same question again but.......

    What franchises are exclusive to the Xbox series? Besides Halo of course, I ask because I only own the original Xbox and while I am not interested in getting any of the latter consoles, I am genuinely curious as to whats exclusive to it
     
  19. shoz999

    shoz999 IT WAS ME! SETETH!

    Thinking about getting Dragon Quest 11 on the switch. I'm hearing a lot of great things about it, how it's the best Dragon Quest game in the series, how it's the best JRPG since the golden age of JRPGs featuring Chrono Trigger and Final Fantasy 6 and how it's a great start for any newcomers to the series. I never played a Dragon Quest game but after seeing some reviews, including one really funny one, I'm seriously considering getting another long JRPG.
     
  20. Cyb3r

    Cyb3r New Member

    Gears and Forza series are also exclusive to Xbox/Windows. Both good series but Xbox has always been pretty weak in terms of exclusives, at least for non-shooters
     
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