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Do You Believe Games Are Never Dead?

Discussion in 'Retro Consoles' started by daisyJ27, Sep 2, 2013.

  1. daisyJ27

    daisyJ27 Angel Of Chaos

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    Some people think just because a large number of people stop playing a game that it's dead or inactive. I don't think that way i think the game maybe dead to that person but never to everyone as a whole. Games will always spark interest for that specific individual. What do you all think of this?
     
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    Splash_King The Scrubbiest of Hunters

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    I'd refer to a game as "dead" if the community is small enough that ya've memorized every player within a week of playin' it regularly. ohai AC:III on Wii U

    In other words, once a game completely losses public interest I'd consider it dyin'. Once the community comprises of nothin' but the occasional few newbies and a high percentage of dedicated veterans, it's dead. Said community will no longer grow and only get even smaller over time.
     
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    Years after its release, PSO and Ultima Online are still going.

    Online really tends to die out with consoles, PC theres fan servers
     
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    I agree. & you know what they say, one man's trash is another man's treasure
     
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    Dead only refers to the multiplayer aspect of a game. A Community in such games represents life, and to be dead, it must have lived at one point. Games like Super Mario Bros and Crash Bandicoot are merely "retro" or "gems." Games like past Call of Duties and FarmVille are "dead."At least that's my view on it :p
     
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    CODs multi seems to die down when a new game comes out, on the other hand DOOM still has loads of fan ones.

    And Farmville is just a lame version of Harvest moon
     
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    I love NES games. Not very many people play them,so I consider them dead. I started playing videogames when I was two years old
     
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    Errrr what?

    The NES is more popular today than it was back then

    Only time when the NES is dead is when its broke
     
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    And even then you could get an emulator in seconds
     
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    Real thing>Emulator
     
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    ... From a standpoint of the experience, anyways. Playin' on a PC screen, even with an adaptable controller, just ain't the same. But still, save states and built-in cheating devices ftw.
     
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    Well now that I have a BLOODY NEO GEO (CD) I can honselty say.

    Metal Slug is awesomer than Sammo Hung fight in a props warehouse
     
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    YES! It's always best to play games on their original console', otherwise it's just not the same. I always wanted to play Super Mario Bros on NES but that most likely won't happen due to the fact of me not knowing anyone with a NES.
     
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    Another real thing=HOMEBREW
     
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    Actually, homebrew isnt nativliy made on the host console, its rare that it sees an actual physical realese
     

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