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Old 04-11-03, 07:24 PM
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When have you been most pissed off at a video game?

I am, right now.

I've been stuck at this dumb freezer level in the abattoir in splinter cell, and have been since march 8. I finally gave up on my no kill rule, and in doing so I finnaly got thru these 3 damn rooms, only killing 2 people. I get to the save point, AND IT FAILS!!!!

I have done it several times now, to no avail. I may never touch the game again.
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Old 04-11-03, 07:57 PM
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You probably just forgot the hide a body well enough. Go back a bit and check it out......
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Old 04-11-03, 08:08 PM
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I got almost all the way through Eternal Darkness and was saving my game. Suddenly a box popped up "Delete all save files?" I must not have been paying close attention because the next thing I knew...they were all getting wiped out! I was so pissed I took the game out of the cube and put it up for sale on ebay immediately.
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Too many times to count.
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Old 04-11-03, 09:14 PM
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Haha!! Brought back some memories... When I rented "Syphon Filter 2" for the PS and got killed again and again by some Russian chick-assassin (I think). I just took the disk and threw it across my living room where the disc shattered in 34 pieces on the wall...

When I went back to the store to return the game I told them that my "little cousin" played Frisbee with the CD and I paid a used copy to replace it...
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Old 04-11-03, 09:35 PM
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Originally posted by Groucho
I got almost all the way through Eternal Darkness and was saving my game. Suddenly a box popped up "Delete all save files?" I must not have been paying close attention because the next thing I knew...they were all getting wiped out! I was so pissed I took the game out of the cube and put it up for sale on ebay immediately.
Please tell me you're joking.
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Old 04-11-03, 09:38 PM
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Ninja Gaiden - got to one of the last levels, and spent at least an hour doing it over. and over. and over. and over. Got fed up and turned it off. Love the game, but the last few areas are just extremely frustrating......Maybe some day I will actually be able to finish it and no longer be a grasshoppa at Ninja Gaiden.
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Old 04-11-03, 10:06 PM
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Ah yes, Ninja Gaiden on the NES. I too got frustrated. I spent 3 hours just getting past those later levels. Another game was Tenchu. I would ALWAYS restart the level if I was spotted. I would go SO far then out of nowhere an enemy would magically appear and BOO! I get spotted!
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Old 04-11-03, 10:29 PM
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Originally posted by Groucho
I got almost all the way through Eternal Darkness and was saving my game. Suddenly a box popped up "Delete all save files?" I must not have been paying close attention because the next thing I knew...they were all getting wiped out! I was so pissed I took the game out of the cube and put it up for sale on ebay immediately.
you do realize that is just one of the insanity things right? It didn't erase your games it just said that cause your sanity meter was too low... at least that's what i heard.... the game does that from time to time to throw you off
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Old 04-11-03, 11:08 PM
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you do realize that is just one of the insanity things right? It didn't erase your games it just said that cause your sanity meter was too low... at least that's what i heard.... the game does that from time to time to throw you off
Will anyone ever learn that anything he says isn't serious?

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Old 04-11-03, 11:16 PM
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I was playing my friend NFL 2k3 and he kept doing this cheap TE play with the Patriots and at the end of the game he pulled off a 95 yard play to win by one... I proceeded to beat him to a bloody pulp, burned the game and haven't spoken to him since.

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Old 04-11-03, 11:18 PM
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Originally posted by Groucho
I got almost all the way through Eternal Darkness and was saving my game. Suddenly a box popped up "Delete all save files?" I must not have been paying close attention because the next thing I knew...they were all getting wiped out! I was so pissed I took the game out of the cube and put it up for sale on ebay immediately.
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Old 04-11-03, 11:40 PM
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two words: battle toads
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Old 04-12-03, 12:03 AM
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Will anyone ever learn that anything he says isn't serious?

well gee... i don't know him THAT well
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The library in the presidential palace in Splinter Cell.

various missions in Grand Theft Auto III
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Old 04-12-03, 12:26 AM
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Originally posted by glassdragon
well gee... i don't know him THAT well
Man, fist a guy in the back alley a few times...and this is the treatment I get?
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Originally posted by jasonr114
two words: battle toads
tru, damn those driving and jumping levels.
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Old 04-12-03, 03:18 PM
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Hospital rooftop in Soldier of Fortune II Double Helix. I tried for three days to shoot down the helicopter and died roughly 5000 times. After the third day and trying to hit the little red things on each side of the engines. I promptly uninstalled and forgot about the game until this thread reminded me of it ARGGGGHH
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Old 04-12-03, 03:34 PM
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I get frustrated when a game is hard for the wrong reasons, such as horrible camera work, horrible controls, bugs in the game, etc.

I love when games are hard, but I hate it when games are hard for reasons like that. 99% of the time that I get pissed off at a game, it is for one of those three reasons.
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Old 04-12-03, 03:58 PM
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You want a hard game? look no further than Super Monkey Ball.
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Old 04-13-03, 05:56 AM
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Devil May Cry.

A great game that I should have loved. Unfortunately, it was nearly impossible to play because the camera made it nearly impossible for me to keep a "spatial map", and often was looking in the completely wrong direction.
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Old 04-13-03, 06:57 AM
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Back to the future Part III... The game pissed me off so much.
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Old 04-13-03, 07:27 AM
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Most wrestling games piss me off with all the cheap reversals and guys jumping up miraculously after I pound the crap out of them. What do you guys do when you get mad? I mostly just yell at the tv, but I have hurled a few controllers across the room.
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Old 04-13-03, 08:22 AM
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I don't just hurl controllers... I shatter 'em.
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