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As a gamer, what is your biggest gaming pet-peeve?

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2 years ago#1
As a a gun fan in reality, for me, when a game has guns (95% of the industry), but the devs don't pay extra, technical attention to the guns, it kinda bothers me. For instance, when reloading, the character automatically clears the chamber, wasting a round. Or after firing 100 rounds and finding not a single shell or magazine cartridge because they disappeared (Mafia and Max Payne got this right 10 years ago, what happened?).

It's not enough to make me put down the game, I probably wouldn't be able to be a gamer if it did, but it's just enough to make me notice, pulling me out of the game for a second.

What's yours?
2 years ago#2
If I can customize my appearance, it damn well better show up in the cutscenes. I don't mind prerendered stuff, but my character shouldn't be showing up in his default clothing.

I'm looking at you Force Unleashed... fixed it a bit with the second one though. More in-game cutscenes.
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2 years ago#3
Fanboys

But as far as games in general, Checkpoints/Saving. A lot of games have this problem that it's not challenge but frustration. I hope more game devs fully use checkpoints or better saving systems.
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2 years ago#4
Shooters that have basically the same AI as 10 years ago, i.e. "Spawn, run to pre-defined spot, start shooting at player", so that some times you can run past the guy while he is still heading to his spot, completely oblivious to you until then.
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2 years ago#5
Y for RELOAD!!! F*** OFF Dead island

And games with no fully customizable controls
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2 years ago#6
Games with online passes
Capcom not making megaman,
Patches ,patches,patches ( Lookin at you Battlefield 3)
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2 years ago#7
Poorly done microtransactions.

No good microtransactions come to mind at the moment, but I can think of a ton of bad ones...
2 years ago#8
tomcatobitrice posted...
Y for RELOAD!!! F*** OFF Dead island

And games with no fully customizable controls

Yeah I agree with that. Like on the old games where you can't change the sensitivity whatsoever.
2 years ago#9
Female gamers that feel like they HAVE to tell me their gender.
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2 years ago#10
No control customization is stupid. Also, pausing during cut scenes without skipping them... you know, sometimes I have s*** to do and need to get up, but I still want to be able to follow the story when I come back.
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