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When playing games do you use a guide?

Yeah, when I get stuck its either use a guide or the screen gets it.  >:(
Noooo, I like to take my time and get there naturally  :yes:

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When playing games...
« on: March 28, 2007, 05:47:26 AM »
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I'm definitely in the second camp for this one. I hate using guides as it means usually you finish the game in a considerably shorter time which mans you have spend more money. Rinse and repeat!

I have a sneaking suspicion people will be voting for option no. 1 after reading the KQ4 thread though ;)
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Re: When playing games...
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2007, 07:16:51 AM »
As much as I would like to do number 2, I get too frustrated and impatient. :P

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Re: When playing games...
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2007, 07:59:41 AM »
I usually try to get as far as possible without using a guide, then if I'm absolutely stuck, I'll use one. :P
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Re: When playing games...
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2007, 01:46:49 PM »
I usually try to get as far as possible without using a guide, then if I'm absolutely stuck, I'll use one. :P

Ditto. Once I've used every action/item on everything I could think of, it's time to whip out that guide. Usually the answer's something I'd never be able to figure out, like "Stand  behind that rock and wait for a long time."

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Re: When playing games...
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2007, 06:38:57 PM »
First 2, and then 1  ;D

I make the commitment not to use a guide when I start a game, but once the nightmares start then I know its time to swallow my pride and use a guide so I can finish the game.
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Re: When playing games...
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2007, 06:51:57 PM »
I try to not use a guide for as long as possible, but I find my impatience to find out what happens next in a well written plot based game makes me antsy and I usually cheat before I've been horrible stuck for days.

There's no way I'll let that happen with TSL though. I want to make this the best game experience I've had since the days of old when I'd be stuck on a KQ for months :P Or GK1 for that matter...I was stuck not knowing to call the darn dog groomer for a YEAR I think.  :wall:
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« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2007, 07:12:05 PM »
I would like to say NO and I never use to but I find that I'm doing it more now, probably because I don't have as much time to play as I use to.  :( So.... Yes.
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Re: When playing games...
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2007, 07:31:29 PM »
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« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2007, 07:57:47 PM »
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Re: When playing games...
« Reply #9 on: March 29, 2007, 06:52:29 AM »
I use them if necessary.
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« Reply #10 on: March 29, 2007, 07:56:23 AM »
I do 2 UNLESS I've tried something GAJILIIONS of times.
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Re: When playing games...
« Reply #11 on: March 29, 2007, 10:21:20 AM »
YAY i have someone who's joined me...

...who is it!?
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« Reply #12 on: March 29, 2007, 03:22:16 PM »
YAY i have someone who's joined me...

...who is it!?

...who is it!? ???
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Re: When playing games...
« Reply #13 on: March 29, 2007, 06:07:44 PM »
*sigh* :(

I did tend to use guides for the entire game when I was younger (though I can't figure out why.) Now I only use them if I am 100% absolutely stuck. And even then, I'll try some random things. XD
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Re: When playing games...
« Reply #14 on: March 30, 2007, 01:37:12 AM »
Sadly for the most part I am a member of the first group. Though I try to keep away from the guides as much as possible because I would like to do it all on my own.
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Re: When playing games...
« Reply #15 on: March 30, 2007, 07:01:57 AM »
I do try and use hints like the UHS rather than full walkthroughs through.

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Re: When playing games...
« Reply #16 on: March 31, 2007, 02:53:12 PM »
The first time I like to play it whitout any help thus not getting all the stuff in the game.
But eventualy I would like to use a guide to see what I missed only.

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« Reply #17 on: April 03, 2007, 02:22:16 AM »
the games i really like i won't use the guides on, but the games i am just trying to get through i will use the guides 8)
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Re: When playing games...
« Reply #18 on: April 11, 2007, 11:29:42 AM »
I usually try to get as far as possible without using a guide, then if I'm absolutely stuck, I'll use one. :P

Thats what I do to. I get as far as can and when I get stuck for a long time and have tried everything that I can think off and still can't get then I use a guide. I use it to get past that part and then I don't look at it any more and continue on.

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« Reply #19 on: June 25, 2007, 01:11:46 PM »
If I'm stuck, I use a guide. ;P
 
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