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How do you decide what to play next?

Old 04-04-17, 04:21 PM
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How do you decide what to play next?

Question for those with a back log. How do you decide what to play next? Right now I have Mass Effect:Andromeda,, Nioh, Breath of the Wild, Horizon: Zero Dawn, and Tomb Raider all waiting to be played and for the life of me I have no idea what to play next.

So how do you decide what to play next?
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Old 04-04-17, 04:29 PM
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Re: How do you decide what to play next?

I think most people over think this stuff. I just play the game I'm most excited about.
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Old 04-04-17, 06:37 PM
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Re: How do you decide what to play next?

It's just a matter of mood and if it's co-op what others are wanting to. The sad part is...not enough time no matter what you do or choose. I still have fallout 4 for single play and Dying Light for co-op; both at around 72%. Then we have Ghost Recon where we're at 48% and have returned to playing Warframe. And Diablo III had a new update and we haven't got back into that...yet. And we're giving Skyforge a shot as well. And I really wanted Horizon Dawn but knew I didn't have time....

...and come Fall....no idea what I'll do with Red Dead Redemption II, Destiny 2 and Middle Earth: Shadow of War
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Old 04-04-17, 06:54 PM
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Re: How do you decide what to play next?

Depends on how much time I want to put into the next game.
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Old 04-04-17, 08:01 PM
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Re: How do you decide what to play next?

good question. i think mood as well. i lose interest quickly, it seems, nowadays, so i play what i fell like playing. i was playing and loving BioShock, but then wanted to play Resident Evil 7 and i'm having fun with it. really no reason why just felt like getting back into an RE after so long...
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Re: How do you decide what to play next?

Whichever game winks at me gets me for the night.
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Old 04-04-17, 08:12 PM
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Re: How do you decide what to play next?

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Depends on how much time I want to put into the next game.
That definitely factors in for me too. If I'm between two games and am not sure which to play first, I'll almost always go for the shorter of the two. (...or the newer of the two.)
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Old 04-04-17, 08:34 PM
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"Hmm, that looks fun."
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Old 04-05-17, 07:55 AM
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I can't play two super long games back to back. I just put over 40hrs into Horizon and now I need something different and shorter before moving on to something else longer again. So I think I'm going to play DOOM next and then go back to AC Syndicate. And I always keep a game in rotation that I can play in small chunks, like racing games. That's why I'm a huge fan of FH3.
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Old 04-05-17, 10:03 AM
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Re: How do you decide what to play next?

Lately... I try to play stuff that doesn't appear to be a time-sink. I am really enjoying games that are ~10 hours or less, with a sense of accomplishment along the way.
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Old 04-05-17, 10:37 AM
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I'll play a big game, then a few smaller games, then move on to another big game. How I choose mostly depends on what sounds interesting. I don't put much thought into it, aside from game length.
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