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Do you still attempt to beat a game... Even if you aren't having fun?

#1TravarkothPosted 1/30/2013 1:23:55 PM
Usually, I will bear through it and try to beat it - at least once, before I'm done with it.
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#2FiyunPosted 1/30/2013 1:25:21 PM
Depends on how tedious it is, and how far is left.
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#3_LordAndSaviorPosted 1/30/2013 1:25:51 PM
Fiyun posted...
Depends on how tedious it is, and how far is left.


This.
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#4pothocketPosted 1/30/2013 1:27:00 PM
When I was younger I did, but not so much anymore. There's simply too little time in the day to suffer through sub-par games. I'd rather re-play something I know is great.
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#5BLACK_HUNTEXPosted 1/30/2013 1:28:01 PM
I "tried" to beat Majin and the forsaken kingdom but i just couldn't. i put like 5-7 hours in and it was just a No for me.

but games like N+ where i died like 1000 times but i guess it plays so much faster so i don't mind the many deaths.
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#6SonyHoundDawgPosted 1/30/2013 1:32:58 PM
Fiyun posted...
Depends on how tedious it is, and how far is left.


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#7pitt12177Posted 1/30/2013 1:34:22 PM
Went through the summer with the intentions of butchering my backlog. Got to the end and I was DRAGGING with Dark Sector.
#8JamanjaxPosted 1/30/2013 1:37:16 PM
Absolutely not.

Hell, I quit playing FFIX near the end of disc 3 because it had just become too tedious.
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#9TheBlueStigPosted 1/30/2013 1:58:35 PM
I don't buy games that aren't fun in the first place.
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#10JenniferTatePosted 1/30/2013 2:03:42 PM
I don't buy games that might not be fun in the first place.

Sure, back in the NES and early SNES days I would pick games blindly because they were new or had cool box art: there were definitely some bombs. But around the SNES days I started following the industry and when PSX and N64 hit I felt I was making informed purchasing decisions.

I know my tastes now, and I can honestly say I haven't played a game that ceased to be fun.
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