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What's the most addicting game you've ever played?

Old 06-03-07, 04:04 PM
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Currently I've been spending a lot of time playing Crackdown, but I don't expect it to last after I finish it.

The first game I'd say I really got wrapped up in was Wasteland. For a game that fit on a floppy disk it was vast. The first time I finished it, I missed a whole base that had a huge weapon and armor stash. I didn't find out about it until reading a walkthrough. I also liked that after you finished you could start over with your your current characters. I still keep a copy of it.

The game I've played the most has to be Worms: Armageddon. I played Worms and Worms 2 before it, but really got into online play with Armageddon. There are so many different styles of games you can come up with it. It was great to see it on Gametap. I hope they will add Worms World Party eventually.
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Old 06-04-07, 09:02 AM
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Right now it's Earth Defense Force 2017 on the 360.

Old school games - Mario Bros. and Zelda
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Old 01-29-19, 07:43 PM
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Re: What's the most addicting game you've ever played?

so i had to bump this thread bc it is so old but really relevant, at least to me, now. i think a lot would like to chime in since 07.
got to say. RDR1 (just the hunting alone took hours of my time. loved that aspect the most. all else was great as well, of course), RE2 is really giving me that itch. certainly Halo. new DOOM, Both new Wolfenstein's and all BioShock's were pretty addicting as of recent...
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Old 01-29-19, 08:32 PM
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Re: What's the most addicting game you've ever played?

Wow, remember this thread and didn’t feel like it was like that long ago, but 2007! Since then, I’ve played more years worth of HoMM, but have also spent lots of time addicted to tower defense games like Kingdom Rush.
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Old 01-30-19, 07:34 AM
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Re: What's the most addicting game you've ever played?

It's pretty funny and cool to go back and read some of the threads. I'm sure some might look and say, "what the heck is that game?"......lots of good memories and times from back then that's for sure.
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Old 01-30-19, 09:25 AM
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Re: What's the most addicting game you've ever played?

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Wow, remember this thread and didnít feel like it was like that long ago, but 2007! Since then, Iíve played more years worth of HoMM, but have also spent lots of time addicted to tower defense games like Kingdom Rush.
I'm not huge on tower defense games, but Kingdom Rush was awesome.

For some reason I didn't play too far into Kingdom Rush Frontiers.
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Old 01-30-19, 11:54 AM
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Re: What's the most addicting game you've ever played?

Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne
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Old 01-30-19, 01:57 PM
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Re: What's the most addicting game you've ever played?

I have found Stardew Valley and Assassin's Creed Odyssey to be very addicting. I had to take a break from Odyssey, because I was playing it too much.
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Old 01-30-19, 06:35 PM
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Re: What's the most addicting game you've ever played?

From Past to Present....
- Dynasty Warriors - Playstation 2
- Halo Combat Evolved, 2 and 3 - Original Xbox and Xbox 360
- Gears of War 1, 2 and 3 on Xbox 360
- Borderlands - Xbox 360
- Diablo III and Reaper of Souls - Xbox 360 and later on PS4
- Fallout 4 - PS4
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Old 01-30-19, 06:52 PM
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Re: What's the most addicting game you've ever played?

Wow. The last old post in this thread was from an old high school buddy and I remember burning countless hours on EDF 2017 coop with him. That game was incredibly addictive with an insane amount of content. Definitely the most effort I ever put into 100% achievements on a game.

My other two candidates would be Zuma and Marvel Puzzle Quest. For most of the time I had a 360, whenever I was about done playing for the night, Iíd switch over to Zuma and get sucked in. MPQ has been my go-to timekiller on my phone for years. If there was a way to monetize in-game assets, I could pay off both my wifeís and my newish cars. Hell, buying the amount of ISO Iím sitting on at their cheapest rate would be $5,892 and thereís probably at least 20x that in the characters Iíve leveled up. Only have ever spent $40 on it, both times for roster slots early on.
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Old 01-30-19, 10:03 PM
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For me it was Quake II (w/ Lithium), Unreal Tournament, and Diablo 2.
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Old 01-31-19, 05:21 AM
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Re: What's the most addicting game you've ever played?

Well 12 years after my first response I have to add in a few more.

Just Cause 2
Elder Scrolls: Oblivion and Skyrim
GTA Very

Skyrim especially has sucked a lot of life out of me. I have played through twice with more than 200 hours on each. Put in around the same amount of time using the Mods in a new game play through and I recently started a third play through. Any game that makes you think about it a lot when you are not playing it is doing something very right (or very be wrong if you are thinking about problems with it)
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Re: What's the most addicting game you've ever played?

Rainbow Six: Siege is my current addiction. I can play other games in small spurts but I always go back to R6.
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Old 01-31-19, 08:10 AM
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Re: What's the most addicting game you've ever played?

Looked back at my post from years ago. Those all still apply but I'd have to add FF14, which I've now been playing for over 5 years. I've logged in over 100 days of play time.
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Tetris.
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Old 01-31-19, 04:17 PM
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Tetris or Threes!
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Old 01-31-19, 06:27 PM
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Re: What's the most addicting game you've ever played?

The original Sid Meier's Civilization consumed me. I've put in more playing time in a couple MMOs over the years, but nothing before or since ever got to me like Civilization did.
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Old 02-01-19, 10:56 AM
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Re: What's the most addicting game you've ever played?

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I'm not huge on tower defense games, but Kingdom Rush was awesome.

For some reason I didn't play too far into Kingdom Rush Frontiers.
I now realize why I didn't play too far. I'm finding it very difficult, even on Casual.

I'm just getting overwhelmed with a lot of fast enemies and don't seem to be able to come up with a strategy to beat them.

As I said, I'm not much of a tower defense fan, but did enjoy the first one. This one is just too frustrating.
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Re: What's the most addicting game you've ever played?

Borderlands 1 was highly addictive too...
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