Trending Games | Pillars of Eternity | Cabal 2 | Gloria Victis | Skyforge

  Network:  RTSguru
Login:  Password:   Remember?  
Show Quick Gamelist Jump to Random Game
Members:2,959,041 Users Online:0
Games:801  Posts:6,391,587
Recent forum postsRSS
Active threads
Cloud view
List all forums
General Forums
Developers Corner General Discussion
Popular Game Forums
Click a status to find game forum
Game Forums
Click a letter to find game forum
A-C
2029 Online 2112: Revolution 2Moons 4Story 8BitMMO 9 Dragons A Mystical Land A Tale in the Desert III A3 ACE Online AD2460 ARGO Online Aberoth Absolute Force Online Absolute Terror Achaea Adellion Aerrevan Aetolia, the Midnight Age Age of Armor Age of Conan Age of Empires Online Age of Mourning Age of Wulin Age of Wushu Aida Arenas Aika Aion Albion Online Alganon All Points Bulletin (APB) Allods Online Altis Gates Amazing World Anarchy Online Ancients of Fasaria Andromeda 5 Angels Online Angry Birds Epic Anime Ninja Anime Pirates Anime Trumps Anmynor Anno Online Applo Arcane Hearts Arcane Legends ArchLord ArcheAge Archeblade Archlord 2 Archlord X Armored Warfare Ascend: Hand of Kul Asda 2 Asda Story Ashen Empires Asheron's Call Asheron's Call 2 Astera Online Astonia III Astro Empires Astro Lords: Oort CLoud Asura Force Atlantica Online Atriarch Aura Kingdom Aurora Blade Auto Assault Avatar Star Battle Dawn Battle Dawn Galaxies Battle for Graxia Battle of 3 Kingdoms Battle of the Immortals Battlecruiser Online Battlestar Galactica Online Battlestar Reloaded Beyond Protocol Bionic Marine Command Online Black Aftermath Black Desert Black Gold Black Prophecy Black Prophecy Tactics: Nexus Conflict Blackguards 2 Blacklight Retribution Blade & Soul Blade Hunter Blade Wars Blazing Throne Bless Blitz 1941 Blood and Jade Bloodborne Bloodlines Champions Boot Hill Heroes Borderlands 2 Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Bound by Flame Bounty Bay Online Brain Storm Bravada Bravely Default Bravely Second Brawl Busters. Brick-Force Bright Shadow Bullet Run Business Tycoon Online CTRacer Cabal Online Caesary Call of Camelot Call of Gods Call of Thrones Camelot Unchained Canaan Online Cardmon Hero Cartoon Universe CasinoRPG Cast & Conquer Castle Empire Castlot Celtic Heroes Champions Online Champions of Regnum Chaos Online Child of Light Chroma Squad Chrono Tales Citadel of Sorcery CitiesXL Citizen Zero City of Decay City of Heroes City of Steam City of Transformers City of Villains Civilization Online Clan Lord Clash of Clans Cloud Nine Club Penguin Colony of War Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances Company of Heroes Online Conquer Online Conquer Online 3 Continent of the Ninth (C9) Core Blaze Core Exiles Corum Online Craft of Gods Crimecraft Crimelife 2 Cronous Crota II Crowfall Crusaders of Solaris Cultures Online Cyber Monster 2 Cyberpunk 2077 Céiron Wars
D-F
D&D Online DC Universe DK Online DOTA DOTA 2 DUST 514 DV8: Exile Dalethaan Dance Groove Online Dark Age of Camelot Dark Ages Dark Legends Dark Orbit Dark Relic: Prelude Dark Solstice Dark Souls 2 Dark and Light DarkEden Online DarkSpace Darkblood Online Darkest Dungeon Darkfall Darkfall: Unholy Wars Darkwind: War on Wheels Das Tal Dawn of Fantasy Dawntide DayZ Dead Earth Dead Frontier Dead Island Dead Island 2 Dead Island: Riptide Deco Online Deep Down Deepworld Defiance Deicide Online Dekaron Demons at the Horizon Desert Operations Destiny Diablo 3 Diamonin Digimon Battle Dino Storm Disciple Divergence Divina Divine Souls Divinity: Original Sin Dofus Dominus Online Dragon Age: Inquisition Dragon Ball Online Dragon Born Online Dragon Crusade Dragon Empires Dragon Eternity Dragon Fin Soup Dragon Heart Online Dragon Nest Dragon Oath Dragon Pals Dragon Raja Dragon's Call Dragon's Call II Dragon's Prophet DragonSky DragonSoul Dragona Dragonica Dragons and Titans Drakengard 3 Dream of Mirror Online Dreamland Online Dreamlords: The Reawakening Drift City Duels Dungeon Blitz Dungeon Fighter Online Dungeon Overlord Dungeon Party Dungeon Rampage Dungeon Runners Dungeon of the Endless Dying Light Dynastica Dynasty Warriors Online Dynasty of the Magi EIN (Epicus Incognitus) EVE Online Earth Eternal Earth and Beyond Earthlock: Festival of Magic Earthrise Eclipse War Ecol Tactics Online Eden Eternal Edge of Space Einherjar - The Viking's Blood Elder Scrolls Online Eldevin Elf Online Elite: Dangerous Embers of Caerus Emil Chronicle Online Empire Empire & State Empire Craft Empire Universe 3 EmpireQuest Empires of Galldon End of Nations Endless Ages Endless Blue Moon Online Endless Online Entropia Universe EpicDuel Erebus: Travia Reborn Eredan Eternal Blade Eternal Lands Eternal Saga Ether Fields Ether Saga Online Eudemons Online EuroGangster EverEmber Online EverQuest Next EverQuest Online Adventures Evernight Everquest Everquest II Evony Exarch Exorace F.E.A.R. Online Fable Legends Face of Mankind Fairyland Online Fall of Rome Fallen Earth Fallen Sword Fallout 4 Fallout Online Family Guy Online Fantage Fantasy Earth Zero Fantasy Realm Online Fantasy Tales Online Fantasy Worlds: Rhynn Faunasphere Faxion Online Fearless Fantasy Ferentus Ferion Fiesta Online Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Final Fantasy XI Final Fantasy XIV Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Firefall Fists of Fu Florensia Flyff Football Manager Live Football Superstars Force of Arms Forge Forsaken Uprising Forsaken World Fortnite Fortuna Forum for Discussion of Everlight Freaky Creatures Free Realms Freesky Online Freeworld Fung Wan Online Furcadia Fury Fusion Fall
G-L
GRAV GalaXseeds Galactic Command Online Game of Thrones: Seven Kingdoms Gameglobe Gate To Heavens Gates of Andaron Gatheryn Gauntlet Gekkeiju Online Ghost Online Ghost Recon Online Gladiatus Glitch Global Agenda Global Soccer Gloria Victis Glory of Gods GoGoRacer Goal Line Blitz Gods Rush Gods and Heroes GodsWar Online Golemizer Golf Star GoonZu Online Graal Kingdoms Granado Espada Online Grand Chase Grand Fantasia Grepolis Grimlands Guild Wars Guild Wars 2 Guild Wars Factions Guild Wars Nightfall H1Z1 Habbo Hotel Hailan Rising HaloSphere2 Hand of Fate Haven & Hearth Hawken Heart Forth Alicia Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Helbreath Hellgate Hellgate: London Hello Kitty Online Hero Online Hero Zero Hero's Journey Hero: 108 Online HeroSmash Heroes & Generals Heroes & Legends: Conquerors of Kolhar Heroes in the Sky Heroes of Atlan Heroes of Bestia Heroes of Gaia Heroes of Might and Magic Online Heroes of Thessalonica Heroes of Three Kingdoms Heroes of the Storm Hex Holic Online Hostile Space Hunter Blade Huxley Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition Illutia Illyriad Immortals USA Immune Imperator Imperian Inferno Legend Infestation: Survivor Stories Infinite Crisis Infinity Infinity Iris Online Iron Grip: Marauders Irth Worlds Island Forge Islands of War Istaria: Chronicles of the Gifted Jade Dynasty Jagged Alliance Online Juggernaut Jumpgate Jumpgate Evolution KAL Online Kakele Online Kaos War Karos Online Kartuga Kicks Online Kill Strain King of Kings 3 Kingdom Heroes Kingdom Under Fire II Kingdom of Drakkar Kingory Kings Era Kings and Legends Kings of the Realm KingsRoad Kitsu Saga Kiwarriors Knight Age Knight Online Knights of Dream City Kothuria Kung Foo! Kunlun Online Kyn L.A.W. LEGO Universe La Tale Land of Chaos Online Landmark Lands of Hope: Redemption LastChaos League of Angels League of Legends - Clash of Fates Legend of Edda: Vengeance Legend of Golden Plume Legend of Grimrock 2 Legend of Katha Legend of Mir 2 Legend of Mir 3 Legendary Champions Lego Minifigures Online Lichdom: Battlemage Life is Feudal Light of Nova Lime Odyssey Line of Defense Lineage Lineage Eternal: Twilight Resistance Lineage II Linkrealms Loong Online Lord of the Rings Online Lords Online Lords of the Fallen Lords of the Fallen 2 Lost Saga Lucent Heart Lunia Lusternia: Age of Ascension Luvinia World
M-Q
MU Online Mabinogi Maestia: Rise of Keledus MagiKnights Magic Barrage Magic World Online Manga Fighter MapleStory Martial Heroes Marvel Heroes Marvel Super Hero Squad Online Marvel: Avengers Alliance Mass Effect 4 MechWarrior Online Megaten Meridian 59 : Evolution Merlin MetalMercs Metaplace Metin 2 MicroVolts Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Midkemia Online Might & Magic Heroes Online Might & Magic Heroes: Kingdoms Might & Magic X: Legacy MilMo Minecraft Mini Fighter Minions of Mirth Ministry of War Monato Esprit Monkey King Online Monkey Quest Monster & Me Monster Hunter 4: Ultimate Monster Madness Online MonsterMMORPG Moonlight Online: Tales of Eternal Blood Moonrise Mordavia Mortal Online Mourning My Lands Myst Online: URU Live Myth Angels Online Myth War Myth War 2 Mythborne Mytheon Mythic Saga Mythos N.E.O Online NIDA Online Nadirim Naviage: The Power of Capital Navy Field Necropolis Need for Speed World Nemexia Neo's Land NeoSteam Neocron Nether Neverwinter Nexus: The Kingdom Of The Winds NinjaTrick NosTale Nova Genesis Novus Aeterno Oberin Odin Quest Odyssey RPG Ogre Island Omerta 3 Online Boxing Manager Onverse Oort Online Order & Chaos Online Order of Magic Original Blood Origins Return Origins of Malu Orion's Belt Otherland Forums OverSoul Overkings Overwatch Oz Online Oz World Pandora Saga Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen Panzar Parabellum Parallel Kingdom Parfait Station Path of Exile Pathfinder Online Perfect World Perpetuum Online Persona V Phantasy Star Online 2 Phantasy Star Universe Phoenix Dynasty Online Phylon Pi Story Picaroon Pillars of Eternity Pirate Galaxy Pirate Storm Pirate101 PirateKing Online Pirates of the Burning Sea Pirates of the Caribbean Online Pixie Hollow Planeshift Planet Arkadia Planet Calypso PlanetSide 2 Planetside Planets³ Playboy Manager Pocket Legends Pockie Ninja Pockie Pirates Pockie Saints Pokémon X and Y PoxNora Prime World Prime: Battle for Dominus Priston Tale Priston Tale II Prius Online Prodigy Project Blackout Project Gorgon Project Powder Project Titan Forums Project Wiki Project Zomboid Puzzle Pirates Quest for Infamy Quickhit Football
R-S
R2 Online RAN Online RF Online ROSE Online Rage of 3 Kingdoms Ragnarok Online Ragnarok Online II RaiderZ Rail Nation Rakion Rappelz RappelzSEA Ravenmarch Realm Fighter Realm of Sierra Realm of the Mad God Realm of the Titans Realms Online Rebel Galaxy Reclamation Red Stone Red War: Edem's Curse Regnum Online Remnant Knights Renaissance Repulse Requiem: Memento Mori Rift RiotZone Rise Rise of Dragonian Era Rise of Empire Rise of the Tycoon Risen 3: Titan Lords Rising of King Risk Your Life Rivality Rockfree Rohan: Blood Feud Role Play Worlds Roll n Rock Roma Victor Romadoria Rosh Online Roto X Rubies of Eventide Ruin Online Rumble Fighter Runes of Magic Runescape Rust Rusty Hearts Ryzom S4 League SAGA SD Gundam Capsule Fighter Online SMITE SUN Sacred 3 Sagramore Salem SaySayGirls Scarlet Blade Scions of Fate Seal Online: Evolution Second Chance Heroes Second Life Secret of the Solstice Seed Serenia Fantasy Seven Seas Saga Seven Souls Online Sevencore Shadow Realms Shadow of Legend Shadowbane Shadowgate Shadowrun Chronicles Shaiya Shards Online Shattered Galaxy Sho Online Shot Online Shroud of the Avatar SideQuest Siege on Stars Sigonyth: Desert Eternity Silkroad Online Skyblade Skyforge SmashMuck Champions Smoo Online Soldier Front Soul Master Soul Order Online Soul of Guardian South Park: The Stick of Truth Space Heroes Universe Sparta: War of Empires Spellcasters Sphere Spiral Knights Spirit Tales Splash Fighters Squad Wars Star Citizen Star Conflict Star Sonata 2 Star Stable Star Supremacy Star Trek Online Star Trek: Infinite Space Star Wars Galaxies Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures Star Wars: The Old Republic StarQuest Online Starbound Stargate Worlds Starlight Story Starpires State of Decay SteelWar Online Stone Age 2 Stormfall: Age of War Stormthrone Storybricks Stronghold Kingdoms Styx: Master of Shadows Sudden Attack Supremacy 1914 Supreme Destiny Sword Coast Legends Sword Girls Sword of Destiny: Rise of Aions SwordX Swords of Heavens Swordsman
T-Z
TERA TS Online TUG Tabula Rasa Tactica Online Tales Runner Tales of Fantasy Tales of Pirates Tales of Pirates II Tales of Solaris Talisman Online Tamer Saga Tank Ace Tantra Online Tatsumaki: Land at War Terra Militaris TerraWorld Online Terraria Thang Online The 4th Coming The Agency The Aurora World The Banner Saga The Banner Saga 2 The Black Watchmen The Chronicle The Chronicles of Spellborn The Crew The Division The Epic Might The Hammers End The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing 2 The Legend of Ares The Lost Titans The Matrix Online The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot The Missing Ink The Mummy Online The Myth of Soma The Pride of Taern The Realm Online The Repopulation The Secret World The Sims Online The Strategems The West The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Theralon There Therian Saga Thrones of Chaos Tibia Tibia Micro Edition Tiger Knight Titan Siege Titans of Time Toontown Online Top Speed Topia Online Torchlight Torment: Tides of Numenera Total Domination Transformers Universe Transistor Transverse Trapped Dead: Lockdown Traveller AR Travia Online Travian Triad Wars Trials of Ascension Tribal Hero Tribal Wars Tribes Universe Trickster Online Trove Troy Online True Fantasy Live Online Turf Battles Twelve Sky Twelve Sky 2 Twilight War Tynon U.B. Funkeys UFO Online URDEAD Online Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar Ultima Online Ultima X: Odyssey Ultimate Naruto Ultimate Soccer Boss Uncharted Waters Online Undercover 2: Merc Wars Underlight Unification Wars Universe Online Utherous Utopia Valkyrie Sky Vampire Lord Online Vanguard: Saga of Heroes Vanquish Space Vector City Racers Vendetta Online Victory - Age of Racing Vindictus Virtonomics Vis Gladius Visions of Zosimos VoidExpanse Voyage Century Online W.E.L.L. Online WAR (Warhammer Online) WAR2 Glory WYD Global Wakfu War Thunder War of 2012 War of Angels War of Legends War of Mercenaries War of Thrones War of the Immortals WarFlow Waren Story Warflare Wargame1942 Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade Warhammer 40K: Dark Millennium Online Warhammer Online: Wrath of Heroes Warkeepers Warrior Epic Wartune Wasteland 2 WebLords Wild West Online WildStar Wind of Luck WindSlayer 2 Wings of Destiny Wish Wizard101 Wizardry Online Wizards and Champions Wonder King Wonderland Online World Golf Tour World of Battles World of Darkness World of Heroes World of Kung Fu World of Pirates World of Speed World of Tanks World of Tanks Generals World of Warcraft World of Warplanes World of Warriors World of Warships World of the Living Dead WorldAlpha Wurm Online Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Xenoblade Chronicles: X Xenocell Xiah Xsyon Xulu YS Online Yitien ZU Online Zentia Zero Online Zero Online: The Andromeda Crisis Zodiac Online Zombies Ate My Pizza eRepublik

MMORPG.com Discussion Forums

General Discussion

General Discussion 

The Pub at MMORPG.COM  » How long do you play/try a new game?

2 Pages 1 2 » Search
36 posts found
  Malabi16

Apprentice Member

Joined: 10/05/13
Posts: 1

 
OP  10/05/13 9:21:43 AM#1
Hey,
Maybe that question has been asked here before but.. come on.. lol..
 
So.. you found a new game, it looks awesome and all and you can't wait to install it.
You install it, you play it but you're not really sure how you like it cuz it might be just 'another' MMO like most of them but something made you want to download that game which means there might be something in it that worths playing more.
 
And the question is: How long do you try a NEW game before you give up on it?
 
 
As for me it is kinda fast.. I can find a game amazing at first before installing and playing but then when I play and I see that it is not what I expected from it (which is another problem.. high expectations), I can give up on it pretty fast.. maybe even less than an hour..
 
How about you?
  Jean-Luc_Picard

Elite Member

Joined: 1/10/13
Posts: 3118

There... are... four... lights!

10/05/13 9:26:17 AM#2
As long as its fun.

Playing now: WoW, Landmark, GW2, SotA

Top 3 MMORPGs played: UO, AC1 and WoW

Honorable mentions: AO, LotRO and GW2.

Got a refund: Archeage. First refund since I started MMOs.

Games which could have been so good but failed to: AoC, WAR, ESO

I don't even mention all the crappy "indie" games like Darkfail.

"The ability to speak doesn't make you intelligent" - Qui-gon Jinn. After many years of reading Internet forums, there's no doubt that neither does the ability to write.

  Dibdabs

Hard Core Member

Joined: 5/29/08
Posts: 2547

10/05/13 4:28:29 PM#3
These days a few weeks at most.  Some are so poor they barely last a couple of days on my hard drive.
  Southkrypt

Novice Member

Joined: 3/21/13
Posts: 9

10/06/13 8:12:50 AM#4
I try to give a game the free 30 days to see how I like it. If its mildly fun I usually sub for 3months and go from there. but there are just some games I cant stomach and are deleted before the free 30 days ends. FFXIV 1.0/2.0 being one of them

  cura

Tipster

Joined: 7/24/04
Posts: 985

10/06/13 8:22:49 AM#5

Expectations are not a problem. Lack of them is.

 

Whether ill play or not i know after few days. When i find a game boring i watch some gameplay videos which further confirm i its a waste of time.

  DMKano

Elite Member

Joined: 6/17/11
Posts: 7332

10/06/13 8:30:41 AM#6

Typically a month before I exhaust all content at launch.

FF14ARR, TSW, GW2, NWN are all recent examples of this.

 

  emperorwings

Hard Core Member

Joined: 12/25/06
Posts: 1513

10/06/13 8:34:17 AM#7
If I find a good community I tend to stay a bit longer even if the game sucks.

This isn't a signature, you just think it is.

  A1D3N

Advanced Member

Joined: 2/17/03
Posts: 202

10/06/13 8:41:07 AM#8

i will try 3-4 session on a game before i decide if i like it or not,

each session usaly around 2hours

Currently Playing:
Guild Wars 2 And Heroes Of Newearth
Mizzy Mooz

  Vrika

Elite Member

Joined: 10/03/05
Posts: 2376

10/06/13 8:42:33 AM#9

It depends.

If there's some problem I can't tolerate, then I stop immediately: I've got no intention of playing a game that's full of hackers, or a game where my character is unresponsive and controlling my character's actions is harder challenge than killing the enemies, or a game where end-game looks like a competition of who spends more money on cash-shop.

If there are no large problems, then I'll play anywhere from 5 to 50 hours before starting to consider whether I want to play the game more, and what aims I'd want to take in it.

 

 

  Mr.Kujo

Novice Member

Joined: 5/23/12
Posts: 392

“Discussion is impossible with someone who claims not to seek the truth, but already to possess it.”

10/06/13 8:55:37 AM#10

I don't believe in myth that a game gets better after certain point. People say that all the time, but I have yet to see any game that works that way. I used to fall for that before, but it always turned out to be lies.

Every developer puts a lot of resources in the first few hours of game, to suck in new players. If he fails even at that, you can't really expect it will get any better later.

And the core of the game is clearly visible since the moment you log in with your character. If I feel uncomfortable with the way players look, the world looks, the lore is executed, or game mechanics are, that feeling will stay all the way to the end, resulting in bad experience.

I also know I can get addicted by every game no matter how bad it is. So I play a game few hours before I decide if I want to continue. Enough to check the game out, not long enough to get sucked in pointlessly.

People won't agree, but like I said... never found a game that gets better later.

I'm not really sure being so inconsistent and poorly designed that it is different later, would be any positive for a game. People tend to praise that bad design in some games, if you believe in it...

  Dibdabs

Hard Core Member

Joined: 5/29/08
Posts: 2547

10/06/13 9:07:51 AM#11
Originally posted by Mr.Kujo

I don't believe in myth that a game gets better after certain point. People say that all the time, but I have yet to see any game that works that way. 

Yep, I always laugh at people who say words to the effect of "Ah well, the game comes into its own at End Game".  What they mean is the game is admittedly poor or even crap for 60 or 70+ levels, but - TADAAA! -  after that it "gets better" meaning you can "Groundhog Day" the same content over and over as much as you like.  Er, no thanks.

  nariusseldon

Apprentice Member

Joined: 12/21/07
Posts: 21640

10/06/13 6:25:00 PM#12
Originally posted by Jean-Luc_Picard
As long as its fun.

This ^^^

This is so many other entertainment options that i don't need to suffer any prolonged period of un-fun. If an entertainment product is not doing its job, next!

  cura

Tipster

Joined: 7/24/04
Posts: 985

10/07/13 2:10:06 PM#13
Originally posted by Dibdabs
Originally posted by Mr.Kujo

I don't believe in myth that a game gets better after certain point. People say that all the time, but I have yet to see any game that works that way. 

Yep, I always laugh at people who say words to the effect of "Ah well, the game comes into its own at End Game".  What they mean is the game is admittedly poor or even crap for 60 or 70+ levels, but - TADAAA! -  after that it "gets better" meaning you can "Groundhog Day" the same content over and over as much as you like.  Er, no thanks.

Same

  Yizle

Apprentice Member

Joined: 4/24/10
Posts: 531

10/07/13 2:14:14 PM#14
Originally posted by Jean-Luc_Picard
As long as its fun.

That is about right.

  TwoThreeFour

Apprentice Member

Joined: 3/26/12
Posts: 2149

10/07/13 2:17:46 PM#15
Originally posted by Mr.Kujo

I don't believe in myth that a game gets better after certain point. People say that all the time, but I have yet to see any game that works that way. I used to fall for that before, but it always turned out to be lies.

Every developer puts a lot of resources in the first few hours of game, to suck in new players. If he fails even at that, you can't really expect it will get any better later.

And the core of the game is clearly visible since the moment you log in with your character. If I feel uncomfortable with the way players look, the world looks, the lore is executed, or game mechanics are, that feeling will stay all the way to the end, resulting in bad experience.

I also know I can get addicted by every game no matter how bad it is. So I play a game few hours before I decide if I want to continue. Enough to check the game out, not long enough to get sucked in pointlessly.

People won't agree, but like I said... never found a game that gets better later.

I'm not really sure being so inconsistent and poorly designed that it is different later, would be any positive for a game. People tend to praise that bad design in some games, if you believe in it...

To give an example of how the myth can actually be true:

 

If you've only played from level 1 to 9 in FFXIV, you cannot experience the crafting system. If you like FFXIV's crafting system, then evidently the game get so much better at lv10, when you actually unlock crafting.

 

Still think it is a myth? Every major system in a game does not have to be presented and experienced during the first hour of the game. That's just common sense. 

  Azzudyen

Novice Member

Joined: 4/04/13
Posts: 11

10/07/13 2:18:29 PM#16
Recently I dont even make it a month (B2P). Or even 30 free days if the game has it (P2P).
  Encephalitis

Novice Member

Joined: 9/20/13
Posts: 61

10/07/13 2:20:26 PM#17

every time i try a game that ends up as wasted install time, it makes me scrutinize the next game a little bit harder.

probably why i havn't really played anything in months.

 

as for the actual OP question, it entirely depends on the games design. more often then not tho, i won't even bother installing a game if they can't take a decent screenshot of what the game entails.

  JudgeUK

Advanced Member

Joined: 10/15/11
Posts: 750

10/07/13 2:21:35 PM#18

Of course its going to vary.

I'd normally give the game two to three months to settle down, see the plans for patches etc.

But there have been a few that haven't lasted that long, or lasted at all - first incarnation of ffxiv would be about the shortest, although Neverwinter would run that close if you call their open beta a launch.

Longest - Wow by several years

  DamonVile

Apprentice Member

Joined: 11/22/05
Posts: 4909

10/07/13 2:32:53 PM#19
If the game play is fun I'll normally give it a week or so. I don't really have a set rule. If I feel like logging on I keep playing, if I find I want to play something else more...obviously the game wasn't doing it for me.
  PhoenixC13

Apprentice Member

Joined: 11/23/05
Posts: 123

10/07/13 2:48:12 PM#20

For a new game that I on paper sounds good to me I try to give it a month or 2 of playing.  If there seems to be a big content patch coming out I try to test it after that is out.  It really depends on the game.  If its any kind of MMO with in a month usually I know how I feel about it

 

.

2 Pages 1 2 » Search