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Old 05-01-16, 03:38 PM
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How many games do you play at a time?

Do you play one then beat it and move on, do you play one, stop and then come back to it later, or just play multiple games and never beat them? I've been trying to only play one at a time, but right now I have Quantum Break, Until Dawn, and Mad Max all going simultaneously and it's hard to figure out which to play because it feels like I never move further in any of them since my playtime is so scattered.
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Old 05-01-16, 04:44 PM
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Re: How many games do you play at a time?

I generally only play one at a time especially for story driven stuff.
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Old 05-01-16, 05:09 PM
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One story heavy game at a time is all I'll play. I might throw in something like a WWE game or something I can just pick up and play for a while without being too invested but I don't like flipping back and forth between games that I should be involved with more to appreciate.
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Re: How many games do you play at a time?

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I generally only play one at a time especially for story driven stuff.
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One story heavy game at a time is all I'll play. I might throw in something like a WWE game or something I can just pick up and play for a while without being too invested but I don't like flipping back and forth between games that I should be involved with more to appreciate.
Same for story stuff. If I play another story driven game i'll forget what's happening. In between I can do sports games or little indie/platformer type stuff for breaks, or a couple rounds of a multiplayer shooter.
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Old 05-02-16, 09:11 AM
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Re: How many games do you play at a time?

Usually 2-3, I'm add like that. One will be a big sweeping story type game, one will be a casual type game, and the final one could be just about anything. I have to switch off typically between the 2 or 3 because I'll get stuck and do ten times better coming back to it after playing something else. When I was a teenager and early 20 something, I would play one a time and left so many games completely unfinished. Now, I play 2-3 and get a lot more done because I keep switching back and forth.
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Old 05-02-16, 09:51 AM
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1, if you don't count the 1-2 mobile games I spend 5 min a day on.
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I usually play two--one game by myself and one game that kids can watch.
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Re: How many games do you play at a time?

Just one, which can be a bitch sometimes. I'm 2/3rds of the way through Far Cry 4. Put in over 40 hours. I'm still really loving it, but I'm ready for a change of senery but I KNOW I won't go back to it if I stop now. Forging ahead.

Similarly, I got through the bulk of Arkham Knight back in the Fall as well and changed course and haven't been back. That one is probably worse though because I'll have to relearn all the moves again.
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Old 05-02-16, 12:00 PM
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That's exactly why I only play one at a time. If I stop to play something else I likely won't go back to what I was playing or if I do I'll end up starting over or at least replaying some of the game to catch myself back up.
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Old 05-02-16, 12:07 PM
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I don't really finish many games, so I tend to play until I lose interest, then I play something else. I just can't make it through some titles that start off strong but ultimately feel like work (looking at you, Grand Theft Afghanistan and Fallout 4)
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I generally only play one at a time especially for story driven stuff.
This is me. I still haven't finished Fallout 4 and really want to start Wasteland 2 Ugh.
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Old 05-02-16, 05:22 PM
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I try to just play one at a time. I've been playing a lot of indie games lately and they're all relatively short, so it's pretty easy to stay focused on one game.
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Old 05-05-16, 10:17 AM
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if its a blockbuster franchise like uncharted, fall out, GTA then they become my sole focus until completion. Once I finish them I mix it up on a daily basis (mood factors in ie. stress relief, goal oriented) in between the big must play releases I find I'm playing a lot more Mobile, PSN and PS Now content.

I have some I haven't even opened yet I generally dont do replays until a year after beating the game just because theirs so many games being pumped out I think more and more people have multiple titles on their playlist
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I tried playing two games at the same time, but it was really tough - holding one controller in each hand, and looking at two screens at the same time made each game unplayable.
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