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How many games can you have going at once?

Post by killbot » Mon Mar 22, 2010 3:37 pm

I generally only play two or three games at a time, but for some reason at the mo I seem to have Resi 4, GoldenEye, Far Cry Vengeance, Zelda: LTTP, DQM Joker, Soul Bubbles and Tomb Raider: The Prophecy all going on at the same time.

How many games do you usually have on the go at any one time?
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Re: How many games can you have going at once?

Post by gman72 » Mon Mar 22, 2010 3:39 pm

usually at least two games, and sometimes up to five or six... works for me.
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Re: How many games can you have going at once?

Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Mon Mar 22, 2010 3:47 pm

I'm always playing online, usually MW2 (but also stuff like VF) and like to balance it with something a lot more chilled out (and single player) to calm the nerves and reflexes, currently Fable 2 and before that was Monkey Island. Always had a game of Football Manager running on the PC but had to stop playing cos the time it eats is ridiculous.

Have other games backed uo to play but like to finish my single player chill out game, or at least play until im bored before moving onto the next one.

Although I do have spells where I will just play lots of random games........

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Re: How many games can you have going at once?

Post by Space_turnip » Mon Mar 22, 2010 3:50 pm

HAve a few multiplayer games on the go at all times (MW2 at the moment), and usually one PC strategy game (last one was Colonisation, but it's also usually Football manager). There's also usually one or two single player games on the go on the modern gen consoles and a pile of Retro stuff i'll play through. Also at least 3 handheld games at any one time - at the moment it's the iphone and the countless number of apps i've downloaded.
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Re: How many games can you have going at once?

Post by nokgod » Mon Mar 22, 2010 3:57 pm

I tend to flit between games an awful lot. I think my attention span is considerably smaller than it was years ago.....so usually into double figures.
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Re: How many games can you have going at once?

Post by dste » Mon Mar 22, 2010 4:03 pm

Same as nokgod.

At the moment I have eight games going on the DS alone, on top of that three 360 games, god knows how many Cube games i've recently started and then some Wii games as well.

I just tend to start things, get to a certain point and then start something else, returning to the previous game(s) sometime later and more often then not completely forgetting where I am on them.
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Post by speedlolita » Mon Mar 22, 2010 4:13 pm

nokgod wrote:I tend to flit between games an awful lot. I think my attention span is considerably smaller than it was years ago.....so usually into double figures.
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Re: How many games can you have going at once?

Post by C=Style » Mon Mar 22, 2010 4:16 pm

If I'm playing games properly (ie. aiming for completion) then 3 max, I find if I play anymore then I get distracted and don't spend enough time on any of them.
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Post by Rayne » Mon Mar 22, 2010 5:16 pm

Usually an Adventure/RPG game and then one or two arcade style games.

At the moment it's Makai Kingdom with bits of Castlevania Judgement & Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles.

If I play anymore then I tend to forget what I was doing when I last played, then I don't bother playing again :oops:
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Re: How many games can you have going at once?

Post by The Angry Jock » Mon Mar 22, 2010 5:21 pm

Currently:
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Trials HD
GOW 1 PS3
GOW PSP

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Re: How many games can you have going at once?

Post by Joey » Mon Mar 22, 2010 6:24 pm

I have too many on the go and have resorted to just playing one at a time now.

The list was:

360
BFBC:2
Mass Effect 2
Borderlands
Perfect Dark

PS3
Motostorm: Pacific rift

PS2
Yakuza 2
Persona 4

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Star Ocean 2
GoW: chains of Olympus
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Re: How many games can you have going at once?

Post by Freestyler » Mon Mar 22, 2010 6:28 pm

Now all I have is about 2 or 3 on the go at once. Any more than that and I don't have the time to play them all (and end up forgetting what the censored I'm supposed to be doing on one of them :? ) and so it gets shelved again.

I read a lot of books as well, so they tend to take up more actual time. :lol:
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Re: How many games can you have going at once?

Post by Megamixer » Mon Mar 22, 2010 6:39 pm

Usually it's one 'big' game such as a nice JRPG then some fighters on the side though I do get distracted by new games that I've bought. Currently it's...

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Ar Tonelico 2 (PS2)

Distractions
Tatsunoko Vs Capcom (Wii)
Street Fighter Alpha 3 Upper (PS2)
Road Rash (3DO)
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Re: How many games can you have going at once?

Post by alistair_thomas » Mon Mar 22, 2010 7:16 pm

It's like books with me, I'd love to be able to have a couple on the go for variety, but I find I can't get involved properly unless I concentrate on just one. That said, I make exception depending on the type of game, e.g. I'll play Mortal Kombat II & Modern Warfare whilst also working through a plot driven game.

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Re: How many games can you have going at once?

Post by Rinoa » Mon Mar 22, 2010 8:08 pm

It always used to be one game at a time and I wouldn't move on from the game until I'd completed it, but since I took up Final Fantasy XI, I've had two on the go.
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