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Red Dead Redemption and other open world games

Posted Jan 10, '13 at 1:52am

JasonMarak

JasonMarak

2 posts

I had this game shortly after it was released about 2 years ago. Played it for awhile, got bored with it, sold it.....
I recently got it back and started playing again.
3 days in, bored again.
Does anyone else face this same problem with open world games like this? I have played other RockStar titles, namely the GTA games, and I face the same problem. Skyrim, same problem. Minecraft, same problem. Even Assassin's Creed....
Dramatic sad face....
So, again, does anyone else have this problem or am I just playing it all wrong? D:

 

Posted Jan 10, '13 at 8:21am

GhostOfMatrix

GhostOfMatrix

15,478 posts

Knight

You could be playing too much. I know that I get bored with games if I play them nearly every day, or if it's the same genre all the time. My advice, take a break from those games and that genre all together.

 

Posted Jan 10, '13 at 7:38pm

partydevil

partydevil

5,130 posts

My advice, take a break from those games and that genre all together.

best advice you will be getting.

open worlds are fun but it sure would bore me to if the only games i play would be open world games. what would bore me most would be the traveling parts after and during many missions. there are a few games i quited for this reason.
but i never sell a game if i didn't finish it yet (exception for viva pinata)
you will only lose more money if your going to buy it again. your stealing from your own wallet that way.
 

Posted Jan 10, '13 at 10:57pm

johnnyboy3636

johnnyboy3636

45 posts

My advice, take a break from those games and that genre all together.

That is a good idea. You should play something more linear like battlefield or uncharted.
 

Posted Jan 11, '13 at 6:46am

ChillzMaster

ChillzMaster

1,482 posts

That is a good idea. You should play something more linear like battlefield or uncharted.


Exactly this, but not Battlefield. That's definitely a "Multiplayer-only" purchase, as the singleplayer campaign can barely represent how amazing the games mechanics work with its engine.

Uncharted, Half-Life 2, heck, Dishonored is a step in the middle of linear and open-world, moreso linear "sandbox", if you don't want a radical change. If you do want a radical change, however, pick up all five episodes of "The Walking Dead", a point-and-click adventure game that has an immersing power unlike any other game.

-Chillz
 

Posted Jan 12, '13 at 3:35pm

SonOfVader

SonOfVader

113 posts

Maybe open world's simply aren't your thing. I loved Oblivion and RDR is my favourite game ever. But that may be because I like my Westerns :P

 
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