Otohiko wrote:There is a HUGE market for RTS (real time strategy) in North America for example, but I'd class most of those as fairly light titles (doesn't mean easy - just less technical).
I am surprised that people who engage in the more prolonged terms of escapism rarely lean to more complex and realistic titles.
VileTerror wrote:Being a [amv editor] is never having to say "I'm sorry".
Beowulf wrote:I'm such a pussy, I can never bring myself to crush my enemies with war, but rather I'll undermine their culture and slowly but surely cause their population to rebel to my cause due to my MASSIVELY superior quality of life.
SarahtheBoring wrote:I think it's a nerd issue. Nerds play embarrassing, cartoonish, escapist games about dragons and shit because they've lost their sense of shame (or never developed one in the first place) and revel in childish hedonism; mundies play simulation games and "realistic" FPSes, because you can still play them and consider yourself "not into that nerdy stuff." [/facetious oversimplification]
Beowulf wrote:I always enjoy Baldurs Gate 2. Some of the best writting in any game is in that one. The attention to detail and care that went into that game is staggering. It really is a labor of love.
Recently I've been playing civilization 4. I'm such a pussy, I can never bring myself to crush my enemies with war, but rather I'll undermine their culture and slowly but surely cause their population to rebel to my cause due to my MASSIVELY superior quality of life.
Otohiko wrote:I don't know about the nerdy/un-nerdy and conformity/non-conformity. If anything, I'm rather inclined to think that I'm the weird one. You should see the looks on people's faces when I try to explain them some of these 'hardcore realism' games I play And then they ask me if I play any 'normal' games
Shazzy wrote:Did anyone else play SimCity? I LOVED that game, from the original to 2000 to 3000...really the only single-player game I played regularly.
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