The Unfinished Game Pile

Discussion in 'Games' started by moosemousse, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. moosemousse CR - FF:UK South

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    Everyone has games they haven't finished. Because I'm nosy, what games have you got that you haven't finished? Have you got games that you've finished but not got all the achievements/trophies? Do you even try to get them all?

    I'll post my list of unfinished games after a few replies, I just want to see whether I should list them all or just some of them. ;)
  2. Life Jedi Grand Master

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    Sep 4, 2012
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    If what you mean by completely finished is finished all side quests, found all upgrades/secrets/items/tokens/whatever, then I have finished very few of all the games I've ever owned. If you just mean that I've completed the story, then about half of my games of the previous generation I have either not begun or finished, although in my defence I bought some of them well into this current generation. The current generation is where I am worst, however, as I have only begun on 1/5 of the library I own for PS3. [face_blush]

    I've even been renting Dark Void for three months without finishing it, because I was too engrossed with Infamous 2 in that time period!

    This is why, as paradoxical as it sounds, and how utterly stupid it is with respect to one's own money, I prefer games with short campaigns, so that I can finish them quickly. I should be ashamed of myself for having that preference... I'm only encouraging laziness on the part of the developers. [face_plain]
    Last edited by Life, Sep 21, 2012
  3. DarthXan318 Manager Emeritus

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    Sep 12, 2002
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    *looks at Steam library*

    Alan Wake, Magicka (because seriously it's harder than it looks), Dead Space, Alpha Protocol, the entire Assassin's Creed series, Portal 1 and 2, Psychonauts, TFU 1 and 2, The Witcher 1 (I didn't even bother getting Witcher 2), Evil Genius, World of Goo, Puzzle Dimension, Divinity II, Fallout New Vegas, a bunch of indie games ... and if we move into games I've been meaning to buy and play but haven't, there's Final Fantasy 13-2, KotOR 2, Uncharted ...

    ... embarrassingly, it looks like I've really only finished Blizzard or Bioware games, and a handful of tower defence things. [face_blush]
  4. Valyn Force Ghost

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    Mar 2, 2002
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    -Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands
    -Assassin's Creed: Revelations
    -Zelda: Skyward Sword *
    -Halo Reach
    -Gears of War 2
    -Epic Mickey *

    *games I've stopped playing because they suck (coincidentally, both are Wii games)
    Last edited by Valyn, Sep 21, 2012
  5. The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus

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    Far Cry 2, mostly (the malaria mechanic drives me crazy). The only other games I haven't finished are mostly ones I picked up as part of a discounted pack that I wasn't particularly trying to get in the first place. Human Revolution is the only game I've ever gotten 100% achievements on, so far.
  6. Life Jedi Grand Master

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    This is a nice game. It returns to the main character from the previous generation's trilogy, and those same mechanics, all the while mixing in new powers and mythology that is reminiscent of the stand-alone 2008 game. When I played it, I got the feeling that Ubisoft were trying to take the ideas from the 2008 game, and incorporate them in a more familiar tried and true way, as if to redeem themselves to the fans. It is challenging and frantic, and you will have amassed quite the arsenal of powers by the end parts of the game, that you will have to use in tandem at a hectic pace. The campaign is fairly short, however. There is some replay value, though, in that you unlock survival challenges after finishing the campaign, which I used as a convenient way to rack up achievements.
  7. Zebra3 Force Ghost

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    Aug 28, 2004
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    Here's my pile of shame:

    Wii
    Xenoblade Chronicles
    The Last Story

    PS3
    Fallout: New Vegas
    FF XIII-2
    Infamous 2
    Castlevania: Lords of Shadow
    The Sly Cooper Collection
    Clash of the Titans

    PS2
    Rogue Galaxy
    Psychonauts

    PC
    Fallout
    Planescape: Torment
    Icewind Dale
    Icewind Dale II
    Temple of the Elemental Evil
    Baldur's Gate
    Baldur's Gate 2
    Machinarium
    The Legend of Grimrock
    Neverwinter Nights: Diamond Edition
    Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone
    Dungeons and Dragons: Demonstone
    Bastion
    LIMBO
    Rochard
    Dark Forces II
    Titan's Quest
    Torchlight

    You might not think it but I'm really not much of a PC gamer. But I am sometimes a sucker for Steam, and GOG sales. Also, the Humble Indie Bundle's gotten it's hooks into me a couple of times as well.

    I think I'll wind up finishing The Last Story next. I'm determined to not start another game until I finish the one I'm on. But after that one I think I'll try Planescape:Torment.

    As for trophies, I'll sometimes go out of my way to platinum my games but not usually. I'll only do it if I think it will be easy. Generally speaking, I won't play a game any more after I've beaten the main story.
  8. FatBurt Force Ghost

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    Jul 21, 2003
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    Metroid Prime
    Metroid Prime 2
    Metroid Prime Corruption
    Metroid Other M
    Guild Wars Nightfall
    Half Life
    KOTOR 2
    The Old Republic - No Storyline as yet and have given the game to my brother now
    Zelda Skyward Sword
    Okami

    And there's loads that I've not even thought about as well
  9. moosemousse CR - FF:UK South

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    @Life: depends on what you want. Some of my games, like the Lego ones, I want to get everything, others like MW3 I'm happy with completing the campaign and getting so multiplayer achievements.

    @Zebra3: hah! Now I won't feel so bad when I get around to posting my list! :p
  10. Zer0 Jedi Grand Master

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    Sep 3, 2012
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    Armored Core: For Answer
    Dragon's Dogma
    Fallout 3 (Disk is lost forever)
    Ace Combat 6
    Dark Souls
    Batman: Arkham Asylum
  11. moosemousse CR - FF:UK South

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    360:
    Fallout 3
    FFXIII
    Forza 3
    Forza 4
    Witcher 2
    Mass Effect
    Mass Effect 2
    Mass Effect 3
    Lego Star Wars: TCS
    Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
    Viking: Battle for Asgard
    Lego Star Wars 3
    Fallout: New Vegas
    Halo: Anniversary
    Ghost Recon: Future Soldier

    PC:
    Amnesia: The Dark Descent
    And Yet It Moves
    Bastion
    BIT.TRIP Runner
    Borderlands
    Braid
    Cogs
    Hammerfight
    Jamestown
    LIMBO
    Lone Survivor
    NightSky
    Psychonauts
    Shank
    Super Meat Boy
    Superbrothers: Swords and Sorcery EP
    VVVVVV
    Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War 2

    And more that aren't near my desk and aren't on Steam and such.
  12. MarcusP2 Games and Community Reaper

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    I have dozens of games on Steam that I haven't played yet because I get them in bundles on sales. It'll have to wait until I get home from my trip for a detailed accounting though.
  13. Lazy Storm Trooper Force Ghost

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    Sep 18, 2012
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    The question should be what games have I started.
  14. Legolas Skywalker Force Ghost

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    uhhh let's see

    Superman Returns
    The Incredible Hulk
    Lego Pirates of the Caribbean
    Lego Batman
    Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter
    Ghost Record: Advanced Warfighter 2
    Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City: Ballad of Gay Tony
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1
    Pure
  15. DarthBoba Manager Emeritus

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    Well, I have more than one obviously, but Dead Space is the most recent. Reached the final boss, went about trying to blow away the pod things on its stomach. Took about fifteen failures and I was like "you know what? Who cares? My life is not going to be measurably better with blowing away one more hideous monster, gigantic or not. I'm done with this game."
  16. Lazy Storm Trooper Force Ghost

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    Wall-E
    Portal 2
    Need for Speed: Undercover
    The Golden Compass
    Battlefront
    Battlefront 2
    Jedi Academy
    Starfighter
    Air Mech
    Minecraft (getting to The End)
    Halo 3: ODST
    Halo: Reach
    Lego Star Wars 3
    Clone Wars
    Last edited by Lazy Storm Trooper, Oct 28, 2012
  17. Legend_of_Leroy Jedi Grand Master

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    153 unfinished games, 71 unplayed; yeah I'm not posting this list in full. I think about 30 of them don't count though since they are repeats of games I have for different platforms.

    Includes (at random): Darksiders, Fable, Terraria, Tails' Adventure, Super Meat Boy, Mario Kart Super Circuit, Pokémon Black Version, Deus Ex Invisible War, Dragon Age Origins, Mario Kart 7, Wario Land 4, Deus Ex Human Revolution, Shining Force, Empire at War: Forces of Corruption, Metroid, Sonic Drift 2, Mario Kart Wii, Ice Climber, Super Mario Bros: The Lost levels, Star Wars Starfighter, Crayon Physics Deluxe
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  18. Life Jedi Grand Master

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    :eek:
  19. moosemousse CR - FF:UK South

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    :eek: I can understand having 71 unfinished games, but 71 games you haven't even started? :eek:

    Edit: oh, and does anyone know of an android/pc app that I can use to keep track of my games? I Need to go through them all and finish some more.
    Last edited by moosemousse, Oct 28, 2012
  20. Reynar_Tedros Force Ghost

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    Jul 3, 2006
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    PC (I'm a sucker for cheap sales):
    Battlefield 3
    Civilization V
    Deus Ex
    Diablo III
    Skyrim
    Fallout
    Hitman: Blood Money
    Just Cause 2
    Left 4 Dead/Left 4 Dead 2
    Thief trilogy

    360:
    Far Cry 2
    Forza Motorsport 4
    Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3