Do Video games make you angry?

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Re: Do Video games make you angry?

Post by theantmeister » Mon May 28, 2012 6:26 am

I can't say I've ever broken anything, but I did once take the Rogue Squadron disk out of my Gamecube and chucked that across the room. It was that final Deathstar level that did it. I had just taken down two Star Destroyers and a piece of TIE Fighter shrapnel clipped me. I died just moments before the end of the stage and I cracked (luckily, the disk didn't!) :lol:

I am definitely getting less patient in my old age. I do tend to swear at the TV a bit when I get frustrated. All the examples listed so far are pretty much exactly the games that made me swear: MKWii, The Force Unleashed, SF4 - all cheap and nasty. I do find it is Japanese games that wind me up the most. Especially 3rd person games. They seem to take joy in knocking the player on their ass and taking away control. It is so frustrating. New Super Mario Bros Wii made me swear too. There are a few stages where enemies drop on your head - only you can't see then coming. It is totally unfair and cheap.
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Re: Do Video games make you angry?

Post by nakamura » Mon May 28, 2012 6:33 am

I tend to swear at annoying design choices. Like Dragon Quest VIII where you have a revive spell that only works 50% of the time and fails four times in a row. To me that just feels like a silly way to make a hard game harder.

Clumsy camera control is another.
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Re: Do Video games make you angry?

Post by resident paul » Mon May 28, 2012 6:39 am

The bugs in Jet Set Willy get me goat sometimes & games like Tomb Raider & Super Mario 64 whereabout you stuck in the background (scenery) & trying your best to wiggle out it.
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Re: Do Video games make you angry?

Post by samhain81 » Mon May 28, 2012 7:03 am

usually if Im frustrated at a game I just knock one out to some tranny goat porn, and Im all good.

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Re: Do Video games make you angry?

Post by jdanddiet » Mon May 28, 2012 7:06 am

Lots of things make me angry, but no computer games. If I find them annoying I just swtich them off. If only women and kids had that option :lol:
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Re: Do Video games make you angry?

Post by The Laird » Mon May 28, 2012 7:15 am

samhain81 wrote:usually if Im frustrated at a game I just knock one out to some tranny goat porn, and Im all good.
You too! :o

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Re: Do Video games make you angry?

Post by Juggernaut Headcrush » Mon May 28, 2012 12:49 pm

Halo: Reach has made me incredibly angry; whether it's the lag, or team-killers when you reach their favourite weapon before they do, or an entire opposing team of Armour Lock-ers, or people choosing Uncaged on Swat or Haemorage on Big Team AGAIN (YOU BORING BORING PEOPLE), my jimmies are rustled quite often. My friend actually stopped playing in my team one night as my shouting and swearing down the mic was appalling. Ended up going to the doc's for anxiety tablets, they seem to work.
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Re: Do Video games make you angry?

Post by Sega2006 » Mon May 28, 2012 1:01 pm

Ive strolled through PC world before with a hand dripping blood due to heat, general stress and the PC getting me, I thumped the keyboard into oblivion and I had to swap it for an exact copy before anyone noticed.
Ive gashed my hand open with an xbox controller, smashed a DC controller and torn the wires on a saturn controller from games annoyance, now I can control it more, I also have a squeezy stress monster called dave for when things get bad.
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Re: Do Video games make you angry?

Post by gman72 » Mon May 28, 2012 1:15 pm

Games sometimes make me angry.
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Re: Do Video games make you angry?

Post by SJ_Sathanas » Mon May 28, 2012 2:43 pm

Ha ha yeah sometimes. Such as Project Gotham Racing 2 when the CPU has put you into the wall for the upteenth time. I noticed there's no actual AI and they just blindly stick to the racing line, sometimes even to spite themselves itseems, but it would still censored me right off.
I usually take that as a sign that I've gotten bored and need to find something else to do.

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Re: Do Video games make you angry?

Post by mohicankid » Mon May 28, 2012 4:54 pm

i once snapped a PS1 controler in half and nearly (accidently) killed my mum when throwing my n64!
it dosn't really happen to me now though becouse games are easy!
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Re: Do Video games make you angry?

Post by StarshipUK » Mon May 28, 2012 5:07 pm

I try not to get angry as it is not good for your digestion. But it's not normally at games! I am a crap games player, but if I get stuck I either cheat (Portal 2, Roadrunner), set the level to the easiest, or have a break and try again later (where I will either do worse or better). Its mostly real life driving that gets to me recently and stupid daft drivers on the roads - In Chelmsford on round-abouts most people don't stop for the traffic coming around them, which is annoying- I hate driving now days! That and stupid companies and people make me angry. I have been known to shout at people down the phone (especially unhelpful foreign call centres) and to threaten them by throwing lemons at their buildings.
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Re: Do Video games make you angry?

Post by Elgin_McQueen » Mon May 28, 2012 5:11 pm

FIFA recently has cause lots of swearing at the tv!! :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
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Re: Do Video games make you angry?

Post by jdanddiet » Mon May 28, 2012 5:17 pm

StarshipUK wrote:In Chelmsford on round-abouts most people don't stop for the traffic coming around them, which is annoying
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Re: Do Video games make you angry?

Post by mohicankid » Mon May 28, 2012 5:28 pm

StarshipUK wrote:I try not to get angry as it is not good for your digestion.......

and to threaten them by throwing lemons at their buildings.
:lol: this made me chuckle!


some one search his bag for lemons next weekend! ;)
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