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Here are mine:

- I used to spend lots of time at smartphone games and greedy pay2win games like Pokemon Shuffle. I've never spent a single penny on them (although I nearly did with Puzzle&Dragons and Pokemon Shuffle) but still.

- I used to defend this piece of shit named Pokemon GO just because moralfags were getting mad with this game but for the wrong reasons.
 

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I made a character in Dark Souls called Brolaire of Asstora to troll the undead parish with. I trapped someone in a corner with Force until I ran out of cast (42 total) he then ran off a ledge to commit sudoku.
 
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- I used to spend lots of time at smartphone games and greedy pay2win games like Pokemon Shuffle. I've never spent a single penny on them (although I nearly did with Puzzle&Dragons and Pokemon Shuffle) but still.
I have fond-ish memories of Pokémon Shuffle. It was generic but I also think it had a nice charm to it.
 
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I have fond-ish memories of Pokémon Shuffle. It was generic but I also think it had a nice charm to it.
Gameplay was great. What ruined it was the pay2win formula. I'd rather it as a premium game but unfortunately f2p puzzle games print more money. Also I hate it that the mobile phone version requires you to be online while 3DS version could be played offline too (still you needed to log in online for new content/events). Also for some reason the mobile phone version is still available at GooglePlay and Apple Store despite the fact that the game stopped being relevant long time ago.
 

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I really like Tower Defense, it's braindead, but i like it.
Before i play Kingdom Rush i make sure no one sees me doing it
 
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I don't play many games and I've played the same handful since I was a kid but I wholeheartedly think Mario 64 sucks. Its not a good experience. Ocarina of Time is N64 King. The camera fucking sucks and some of the worlds are boring as hell. I guess thats a sin depending on who you ask
 
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To MantisOrientalis's point about overrated games, how about the fact that Breath of the Wild sucked ass?

Sure, let's wander around an empty world breaking my weapons in about 5 hits every time while the 2 NPCs that actually exist in it talk about this awesome time that happened about 100 years prior? Why not set the game in this clearly far more interesting time?
 
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To MantisOrientalis's point about overrated games, how about the fact that Breath of the Wild sucked ass?

Sure, let's wander around an empty world breaking my weapons in about 5 hits every time while the 2 NPCs that actually exist in it talk about this awesome time that happened about 100 years prior? Why not set the game in this clearly far more interesting time?
I actually really liked BotW so there's that
 
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easy RPGs are great because they usually don't require much grinding.
Actually there are two kinds of hard rpgs: the ones that demand grind fest (aka fake difficulty) and the ones where you can't beat certain enemies/bosses unless you use specific tactics (aka real difficulty). Also there are ones that demand both, which I really hate.
 

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I prefer easy games. That does include playing on "easy mode".
Nothing wrong with preferring easy games/easy modes. I do that too in some games/genres. What I hate is idiots like game journos that demand ALL games to be easy mode or they suck so hard at a game that they blame the game itself.
 
I put actual money in games like Howrse, World of Tanks and Flight Rising with that Allopass thingy.
In my defense, I was a teenager, and teenagers do weird things.
 
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I put actual money in games like Howrse, World of Tanks and Flight Rising with that Allopass thingy.
In my defense, I was a teenager, and teenagers do weird things.
Iz ok, I put 25$ into Maplestory myself, everyone does.
 
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I spent too much time on vidyas when I could use it on more productive activities (which basically all gamers do commit).
I have some strange autistic backlog OCD which I would force myself to finish every titles I've ever played. (I've cleared my backlog for now though, and I exclude stuffs I outright dislike, such as the puzzle genre and shitty mobile trash from the rule.)
 

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Until my mid-teens I cheated with everything. Got a new game? Time to look up cheat codes. New console? Grabbed a Gameshark/Action Replay as soon as it became available. When I had Pokemon Silver I even got this device called a Monster Brain (also called Brainboy) that was basically a specialized cheat device for Pokemon. Like you could edit your items and stats and everything. Somehow I brought it to a point where your rival was invisible and it'd crash every time you tried to open the Pokedex.
 
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