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Old 06-17-07, 08:57 PM
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what difficulty do you play games on?

thanks to achievements on the XBOX360, i have found myself playing every game at the highest difficulty. what about you guys?
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Medium, because I generally suck at games but I still have my pride.
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Usually medium. Rarely will replay on higher levels, one exception was Gears of War as me and my buddy ran through casual and hardcore in Coop.

PC FPS games I tend to play on easy as I suck at the keyboard mouse controls. I hardly play them anyway as I don't like gaming on a computer much, but one of my friends lent me a stack of games he recommended I check out so I've worked through a few of them.
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I have a stack of games to play and little time to play them. I start on easy and adjust it up as needed.
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Medium, or whatever the default is. I don't care much for harder difficulties, as I feel more frustration then fun.
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Depends on what game - FPS - Easy. RPG - Easy or Medium on console. Car Racing HARD

As for PC games - Hard > Extreme
Old 06-17-07, 11:35 PM
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I'm like McHakson, depends on the game but mostly medium to easy and work up.

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Sports: highest difficulty

the rest: default
Old 06-18-07, 12:48 AM
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I don't play many games, though.
Old 06-18-07, 12:48 AM
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I always use the default, which usually seems just about right. I have too many games to spend too much time on any one game, and easy is usually too easy.
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Whatever the easiest is
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First time through any game I usually play it on the lowest setting to get a feel for it. After that, if I enjoyed it or there are unlockables or what not, I may go back and try the other settings.
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I always start on "normal".

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Old 06-18-07, 06:22 AM
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Usually medium. But when the game is good and tickles my curiousity I would play it on harder difficulty sometimes.
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Depends on the game. If I've read that playing through on the hardest setting will unlock all the Achievements below it, I give that a go. If not, I'll go for the default setting and get a feel for the game before moving up.

Halo and Halo 2 being the exception, I started and finished on Heroic.
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Usually on default. If I am flying through a game, I'll bump it up.
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I start off on the default difficulty and if I really like the game, i'll start over on the hardest difficulty.
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i prefer most games on the hard/hardest difficulty. It's rare that I actually go back through a game on a harder difficulty, unless the game is really THAT good
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Most games are designed around the default difficulty, so that's what I tend to go with.

I do like it when games let you change difficulty "on the fly", like Halo. That way you can adjust to your own needs without having to start over from the top.
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I usually play medium/normal as well.
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Default. That should have been a poll choice.
Old 06-18-07, 01:40 PM
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I chose 'Easy' simply because I don't have a lot of time to game and I want to make the most of my time.
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Whatever gives the most gamerpoints?

I'll usually go through on Normal on my first run-through, and then crank it up to hard/expert, whatever the second time through. That is, unless I'm tearing through Normal, then I'll just crank it up right away.
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