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No Time for Video Games


See that photograph? Those are 6 games that I haven't even touched yet. They sit on my bookshelf and gather dust, because I simply can't give these games the time they deserve.

To me, video games can be a huge commitment. I enjoy losing myself in another world for a few hours at a time. I hate to begin a game, and then stop playing it for an extended period of time. It takes away from the experience, somewhat.

With my time being eaten up by school, class, and some semblance of a social life, there are some games that I just haven't been able to pick up, for fear that I won't have time for them later. So right now, my gaming is limited to quick pick-up-and-play titles like Smash Bros, Mario Party, etc.

Of the six titles pictured, the ones that I really think deserve an extended commitment are Okami and RE4. But until things lighten up, it looks like they'll be sitting on my shelf for some time to come.

What do you guys think? Do you find yourself putting off playing a game that you feel deserves quality time? Or do you just play any game whenever it's convenient?
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About Calebyteone of us since 8:44 PM on 11.06.2008

Hi everyone! My name is Caleb. I'm living in Muncie, IN and currently studying graphic design at Ball State University. I am a lifelong Nintendo fan.

What I value most in a video game is a well developed atmosphere. I really enjoy being fully engrossed in another world. Some of my favorite all time series are The Legend of Zelda, Metal Gear Solid<, and Metroid. I also love games with big fun factors. I'm a huge fan of the Super Mario Bros series.

Currently Playing:

Super Smash Bros. Brawl (BRAWL CODE: 2320-7930-6170)

Favorite Games:

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
The Legend of Zelda: Links Awakening
Donkey Kong '94 (aka Game Boy Donkey Kong aka Donkey Kong aka NOT Donkey Kong Land or Country)
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
Chrono Trigger
Super Mario World
Metroid Fusion
Metroid Prime
Chrono Trigger
Super Smash Bros. 64-Brawl
Star Fox 64



PSN ID:Calebyte
Mii code:5726221573758850


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