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1. Posted: Sun 2nd Aug 2009 22:34 BST
You know what I noticed that these forums need? ...PESSIMISM!So, instead of discussing "what's our favorite..." this and that, I thought it would make for an interesting topic venting about the genres we hate!I personally dislike the Shoot 'Em Up genre. It's boring! all you do is scroll (usually just left and right) and mash the shoot button until the thing you're aiming at goes boom... That's it... Yes, I know that they're power-ups and whatnot, but they don't change the core gameplay of button mashing!Also, there's another thing that bugs me about the genre: THE INSANE DIFFICULTIES! If you don't believe me, check this out:Now, what's YOUR least favorite genre?
Edited on Sun 2nd August, 2009 @ 22:38 by Philip_J_Reed
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2. Posted: Sun 2nd Aug 2009 22:37 BST
You hate shmups? Be prepared for an... email... from Corbie.
My least favorite genre is poorly done party/board games. Hate those. D:
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3. Posted: Sun 2nd Aug 2009 22:39 BST
Board games. Terrible. There is a reason they were on a board to begin with, they just don't work with video games.
4. Posted: Sun 2nd Aug 2009 22:41 BST
I agree, people here are way too optimistic.
Mine's fighters, though some people here might already know that. I just don't see the fun of mashing random buttons until your santily clad female/spiky-haired karate expert shoots a fireball. There are SOME fighters I do like though.
The other one I hate is realistic sports/racing games. They're boring as hell (or at least not near as fun as their arcade-style counterparts), and in the case of sports games, one entry is always rendered obsolete by next years entry!
EDIT: Oh yea, forgot about boeard games. Yeah, those suck.
Also, what the hell IS that game, Bleachfan!?
Edited on Sun 2nd August, 2009 @ 22:48 by Ricardo91
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5. Posted: Sun 2nd Aug 2009 22:42 BST
Real Time Strategy. I don't know why, but it just never appealed to me. Maybe it's because I never really gave one a chance. At first I didn't like strategy games in general, however, after playing Advance Wars: Dual Strike, that all changed.
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6. Posted: Sun 2nd Aug 2009 22:42 BST
Mine is party Games And puzzlers Like thishow many time can you re invent this game and still have it boring.....
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7. Posted: Sun 2nd Aug 2009 22:44 BST
8. Posted: Sun 2nd Aug 2009 22:48 BST
Realistic Sport Games!
I could care less about playing as some sweaty, overpaid ex-frat boy! I prefer the old school sports games and cartoon character sports games more!
Edited on Sun 2nd August, 2009 @ 22:53 by Turbo_Genesis_64
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9. Posted: Sun 2nd Aug 2009 22:52 BST
I always wanted to like Shmups, but until this day, Solar Striker remains to be the only one I have ever had finished. I dont hate them, I am just too unpatient for them.
Edited on Sun 2nd August, 2009 @ 22:53 by SeniorDingDong
10. Posted: Sun 2nd Aug 2009 22:54 BST
I very much dislike educational games and most sports titles.
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11. Posted: Sun 2nd Aug 2009 23:45 BST
Yea... Sports games suck too...and the only board game I play is Mario Party, but even that gets boring after a while...By the way Ricardo, the game's called Mushihimesama.
12. Posted: Sun 2nd Aug 2009 23:49 BST
Madden NCAA football and basketball All ROck
13. Posted: Sun 2nd Aug 2009 23:49 BST
Turn based RPG's
I have no patience for them.
14. Posted: Sun 2nd Aug 2009 23:50 BST
Sim games. WHy would I want to wait and do nothing
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15. Posted: Sun 2nd Aug 2009 23:52 BST
RTS and or Strategy period.
16. Posted: Sun 2nd Aug 2009 23:53 BST
Mario Party does get rather boring some adventure games that are shitty suck like i dont like the REALY cartoony adventures some are fun but a lot fo them suck (example) loved Tales of Symphonia but i hated all the Grandia games HATED them with a passion
17. Posted: Sun 2nd Aug 2009 23:56 BST
Sports games. With rare exception, I do not like playing this genre. (Supposedly, WiiSports Resort is pretty good. I may try it.)
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18. Posted: Mon 3rd Aug 2009 00:13 BST
Board game haters here are makin' me sad. You should be forced to play Clubhouse Games! >: )
Also, shmups rock. That's a GAMER'S genre right there. I love some Radiant Silvergun, Dodonpachi, Cho Ren Sha 68k, Ikaruga, Legendary Wings, even Gradius V but never really liked the R-Type games much. Kenta Cho's stuff is really awesome too, I <3 Blast Works.
What do I hate? Good question. I hate WWII games. It's not a genre, but chances are EA has enough money and rehashes to change that fact. In my day, FPS games looked awesome and kicked ass. Stuff like Doom, Heretic, Hexen, Quake, and even (and especially) the greatest multiplayer FPS ever, Halo..........
.............................**BURSTS OUT LAUGHING!** Hell no. Not by a long shot, that honor goes to Unreal Tournament.
A lot of beat-em-ups bore me too. There's only a handful I like, but even beat-em-up haters love Guardian Heroes. Oh, and I almost forgot to mention. Dabbling in Soul Caliber 2 is fun and all, but I don't really like 3D fighters and pretty much hate them for the most part. Shovelware counts as a genre now, right? I love a good old-school computer puzzle game. Stuff like the Soleau Software puzzle games, and there's nothing quite like exploring dungeons in roguelikes like NetHack and ADOM, or Shiren and Torneko, or mapping out your adventures on a piece of paper at your dimly lit computer desk at 1:30 AM playing text adventures and first-person RPGs.
Looks like it's time for another "damn kids these days" rant. See ya!
19. Posted: Mon 3rd Aug 2009 00:18 BST
"Is it my turn yet?"
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20. Posted: Mon 3rd Aug 2009 03:55 BST
Why wait for Corbie when I'M available for ass-kicking? You've incurred my wrath, BleachFan.