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Mr Gardoki
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When is a game too old to try?
If I am starting a new game my general rule is its too old if its before ps3/xbox360. I did play Max Payne 1 and 2 and San Andreas a couple of months ago though


Mear
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Oct 2010
4015 posts

re: When is a game too old to try?
Never say never


willymeaux
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Member since Mar 2012
3098 posts

re: When is a game too old to try?
I still buy new genesis games every now and then


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dawgfan24348
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Cumming, Georgia
Member since Oct 2011
25679 posts

re: When is a game too old to try?
I still play Duck Hunt
So for me never


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Brosef Stalin
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Member since Dec 2011
15120 posts

re: When is a game too old to try?
Never unless you want to play MP


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SundayFunday
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Member since Sep 2011
7086 posts

re: When is a game too old to try?
Never, tell me what to fricking do.












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oauron
Birmingham, AL
Member since Sep 2011
12124 posts

re: When is a game too old to try?
I still enjoy PS1/PS2 and GBA games.


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SaltyMcKracker
Ole Miss Fan
Member since Sep 2011
2195 posts

re: When is a game too old to try?
Never. Currently enjoying old school point and click adventures like King's Quest, Space Quest, etc.


SEClint
New Orleans Saints Fan
Bywater
Member since Nov 2006
15006 posts

re: When is a game too old to try?
Paperboy>>>>>>>>75% of all games made in the last 5 years.


Mr Gardoki
New Orleans Saints Fan
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Member since Apr 2010
26795 posts

re: When is a game too old to try?
I can replay a game of any age. Starting a new game for the first time though I do have limits.


SEClint
New Orleans Saints Fan
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Member since Nov 2006
15006 posts

re: When is a game too old to try?
I get what you're saying, but there is really only two things in life you should set limits for, giving of money and receiving of bull shite.

Limiting yourself in games is like saying, "I like chicks,..just not redheads"

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jmarto1
LSU Fan
Houma, LA
Member since Mar 2008
17867 posts

re: When is a game too old to try?
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King's Quest, Space Quest


I like to pick these up every now and then. Especially since I understand them now. I was too young to really get what to do when I first tried them.


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SaltyMcKracker
Ole Miss Fan
Member since Sep 2011
2195 posts

re: When is a game too old to try?
I would say your standards are still too high on starting a new game not just replaying. I would recommend Homeworld to anyone that has never played it and it came out in 1999.


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DoUrden
Tennessee Fan
Limbo
Member since Oct 2011
16269 posts

re: When is a game too old to try?
I have become spoiled, I have a hard time playing game series in reverse and some of the games I used to LOVE I can't play. I remember when you were luck to get 1-2 games a year that you wanted to play and would play them over and over.


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The Dude's Rug
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Member since Nov 2004
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re: When is a game too old to try?
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When is a game too old to try?

Never. I just started this old SNES rpg and I'm loving it so far.


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CornDogCologne
LSU Fan
all aboard the hate train
Member since Nov 2007
7908 posts

re: When is a game too old to try?
I'd say the worst time period is probably psx1/n64 days.

some of those games look like hot garbage if you don't have the nostalgia goggles going for you.

NES and SNES don't seem to have aged as poorly. there are still indie games with a similar style being put out that can be successfully marketed alongside the current crop of games.
This post was edited on 4/8 at 1:23 am


Tom288
Florida Fan
Member since Apr 2009
18779 posts

re: When is a game too old to try?
When I just can't get into it because of graphical or interface deficiencies. For instance, I recently installed Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory and I'm finding it very hard to keep playing because the interface and control system is so clunky.


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GeauxWarTigers
LSU Fan
Auburn
Member since Oct 2010
17069 posts

re: When is a game too old to try?
I've been playing an old dreamcast game and have recently played Diablo II.


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Mr Gardoki
New Orleans Saints Fan
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Member since Apr 2010
26795 posts

re: When is a game too old to try?
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I'd say the worst time period is probably psx1/n64 days.


You may have nailed it right there because every time I try one of those it makes me want to vomit.


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