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What annoys you in video games?
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What annoys you in video games?

What are some of the things that you just can't stand in video games? What flaws, features, and cliches just make you wonder what the hell the developers were thinking?

I have a few.

Escort missions- I don't understand why these are still around. These have never been fun. Ever.

Reaally common random encounters- If you're going to put random encounters in a game, at least space them apart. I don't want to get into a long string of battles literally two seconds after the other just trying to make it back to town.

Unskippable cutscenes- No reason for these to even exist anymore. ESPECIALLY when they're right before a tough boss or timed puzzle or something.

Those are the ones that annoy me the most. What about you?
09-07-2008 10:23 AM
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What annoys you in video games? - Decoy - 09-07-2008 10:23 AM
Re: What annoys you in video games? - liq3 - 09-07-2008, 11:28 AM
Re: What annoys you in video games? - liq3 - 09-07-2008, 01:06 PM
Re: What annoys you in video games? - liq3 - 09-08-2008, 06:26 AM
Re: What annoys you in video games? - liq3 - 09-08-2008, 08:23 AM
Re: What annoys you in video games? - liq3 - 09-08-2008, 12:32 PM

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