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Old 12-14-07, 07:13 AM   #37
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Default Re: Most games are too long <rant>

Games are too short not too long. I miss the days of BG 2. 200+ hours of wonderful game play.
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Old 12-14-07, 07:33 AM   #38
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Default Re: Most games are too long <rant>

OP - nobody is FORCING you to finish all the games now...

This period has been quite busy and it's not usual - justs enjoy them while it lasts...
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Old 12-14-07, 07:50 AM   #39
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Most fps games today for any average player are way too short..
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Old 12-14-07, 09:22 AM   #40
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Default Re: Most games are too long <rant>

I'm on the bandwagon that games are mostly too short. Crysis, COD4 and Kane & Lynch were over so fast it was nuts. When I drop $30-$50 on a game I expect a lot of game time. Now, The Witcher is meeting expectations as did Arma, HL2, and Doom3.
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Old 12-14-07, 10:55 AM   #41
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Default Re: Most games are too long <rant>

I understand the frustration of the thread creator, as he cannot play all the games he wants. Yet, I don't think a lot games would be so much enjoyable if they were shorter. On the contrary, games nowadays tend to be too short and, worse, to have little replay value.

Thingding: by asking for shorter games, you're chosing the wrong solution to a legit concern, your lack of time.
Wishing games to be shorter is just like wishing to have fewer women in the world because you don't have time to bang all of them
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Old 12-14-07, 11:01 AM   #42
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Too long?? No way. I used to love playing games like Robotron and Pac-Man, games that had no end... just how high of a score can you get. Anyone else remember those crazy things video games used to have called High Score?? Heck, they used to list like the top 10 or 20.... I haven't seen a game like that in ages
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Old 12-14-07, 12:08 PM   #43
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CoD4 is about the right length. Plus the way the game is split into chapters makes it easy to get into it whenever you want.
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Default Re: Most games are too long <rant>

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Too long?? No way. I used to love playing games like Robotron and Pac-Man, games that had no end...
Actually, Pac-Man did have an end. Moreover, the last level (level 256) was messed up quite bad (it is usually referred to as the Split Screen, you can find a screenshot at mameworld.net). As far as I know, noone has ever cleared it.

By the way, levels 21-255 are all the same, and ghosts don't turn blue there.
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Oh, by the way : too long ?!?!?!? No way, if anything, games are too short...
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Old 12-14-07, 02:43 PM   #46
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People who want long games are compensating for something.
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People who want long games are compensating for something.
Fail.
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