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Weekend Open Forum: Your most and least played Steam games

By Jos · 54 replies
Dec 20, 2013
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  1. Steam recently kicked off their Holiday sale and inevitably many of us will do little to resist the opportunity of adding a few titles to our collections. Some will prove to be good investments, providing hours of entertainment at a...

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  2. toooooot

    toooooot TS Enthusiast Posts: 40   +8

    Gmod, left4dead
  3. WangDangDoodle

    WangDangDoodle TS Addict Posts: 199   +71

    Once upon a time I was so desperate to recreate the golden age of Diablo II that I'd buy damn near anything Action-RPG with a birdseye view. At my lowest point, I preordered Darkspore for like 49.99€, and the game was the worst P.O.S. I barely ever played! It's still there, in my list of games, taunting me. If there was a I-preordered-Darkspore-and-now-I-hate-myself-support group, I'd be the president. :p

    Most played... Mass Effect 2, at 186 Hours played.
    treetops and dividebyzero like this.
  4. Puiu

    Puiu TS Evangelist Posts: 2,408   +875

    how many times did you do the campaign to get so many hours?

    My most played is CS 1.6. I've been playing it for way too many years. Just bought CS:GO a few weeks ago. It's ok, but not great.
  5. Panda218

    Panda218 TS Evangelist Posts: 415   +172

    Dota 2 - 1,715 hours...

    And yes I know I have a problem!
    Burty117, DanUK and wastedkill like this.
  6. amstech

    amstech IT Overlord Posts: 1,712   +874

    I have 70 games on my Steam account and some I just bought to collect, others to play. Says I have 16 installed. (Just right-click on Library in Steam)
    Far Cry 3 for $7 was a nice little holiday treat, once I finish Infinite (just started) I might give that a try.
  7. TitoBXNY

    TitoBXNY TS Addict Posts: 235   +50

    Don't feel bad, I could have written your comment and it would have been me. I purchased the Dark Spore limited edition. I bought a game on Steam called Ben there Dan that, I can't figure our how to remove it from my Steam details so I don't see it.

    WangDangDoodle likes this.
  8. LukeDJ

    LukeDJ TS Maniac Posts: 350   +112

    Borderlands 2 with 72 hours followed by Left 4 Dead 2 with 51.
  9. hahahanoobs

    hahahanoobs TS Evangelist Posts: 1,916   +595

    Most played: L4D 2 = 2288 hours
    Least Played: Sniper Elite: Nazi Army = 2 hours
  10. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    Most played games: Supreme Commander 2 and Black Ops 2
    Least played: Probably some game that I bought and never really had time to play.
  11. Ryker Tong

    Ryker Tong TS Rookie

    Most Played:
    Planetside 2: 267 Hours
    Civilization V: 225 Hours

    Least Played:
    Bastion: 16 Minutes
    Dream: 16 Minutes
    Torchlight II: 25 Minutes
    DLC Quest: 33 Minutes
  12. penn919

    penn919 TS Booster Posts: 197   +43

    I know you guys will probably think I'm weird, but the only game I've actually fully played through on steam was Alien vs Predator (2010). I've got a total of about 25 games in my library right now (I'm a late steam adopter) which includes Bioshock Infinite, Batman Arkham Asylum, Batman Arkham City, and just now Crysis and I haven't even played them yet. They're just sitting there in my library....DAMN YOU STEAM!

    Seriously I should consider removing steam from my computer. I can't resist the deals, but I don't have enough time to play.
  13. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,920   +629

    BFBC2 as most played. Least is multiple games bought in Humble Bundles etc.

    Games I buy on steam sales I usually want to play.
  14. Experimentongod

    Experimentongod TS Addict Posts: 253   +98

    Most played:
    Duke Nukem Forever 69 h
    Just Cause 2 65 h
    Deus Ex: Human Revolution 56 h
    Dead Island 54 h
    Torchlight 48 h
    Portal 2 45 h
    RAGE 42 h

    Least played:
    (About 2/3 half of my library with 0 playtime, mostly indies)

    Games I started and for some reason didn't continue:
    Amnesia: The Dark Descent 0.5 h
    Off-Road Drive 0.5 h
    Left 4 Dead 0.9 h
    Aquaria 0.6 h

    Short games I finished:
    Home 1.2 h
    Dear Esther 1.1 h
  15. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 7,995   +2,885

    Most played: Mafia II with 130 hours. Least played: COD MW 2 & BO with 14 hours between the two. They were a total waste of money because I only played the single player campaign and managed to finish both within that time. Online multiplayer games just aren't my bag. That said, I only have 10 Steam games in my library. Steam is just not a very viable option for me or in my country.
  16. Experimentongod

    Experimentongod TS Addict Posts: 253   +98

    A lot of people don't like multiplayer games (myslef included), there's nothing wrong with them, it's just that you don't always have a good connection (ISP, country, etc.). And then, if you like to wait to buy your games when they're on sale, most of the time the multiplayer community is practically non-existent by the time you get around to playing them.
  17. Nobina

    Nobina TS Evangelist Posts: 1,138   +626

    My most played game is Dota 2 with 12 hours. Least played TF2, 9 hrs. I don't play many games on steam. Acctually I don't play much games at all, compared to you with thousands of hours.
  18. BlueDrake

    BlueDrake TS Evangelist Posts: 360   +105

    I have no actual shame admitting anything. I've lately also gone back and played otherwise ignored games, so I would actually see if what from bundles was actually worthwhile.

  19. Steam games:
    left 4 dead = 316 hours
    left 4 dead 2 = 123 hours
    dota 2 = 2hours
    metro 2033 = 57 minutes
    total war grand master collection (steam sale) = download mode
    non-steam games:
    starcraft: broodwar = since 1998; battlenet on-and-off since 2001; then daily to weekly since 2009
    diablo 2: lod = since 2001; battlent on-and-off since 2001; then daily to weekly around 2009; then seldom now
    starcraft II: wol = since October 2012, seldom now
    starcraft II: hots = since about a week ago
    diablo 3 = since October 2012, four to five time a month now
  20. Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars -- 128hrs
    Dawn of War 2 -- 81hrs
    Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition -- 33hrs
    Company of Heroes 2 -- 29hrs
    Call of Duty MW3 -- 18.7hrs
    Call of Duty Ghosts - 18.7hrs
    Red Alert 3 -- 17.1hrs
    World in Conflict -- 15.9 hrs
    Renegade Ops -- 14hrs

    Country-Strike Global Offensive - 0.2 hrs
    Anomaly Warzone Earth - 0.1 hrs
  21. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,173   +3,263

    Have I ever mentioned I don't have a life? Of course not! I don't like talking about it. Here is part of my confession.
    I have 9 in my library I haven't played, so I have no opinion on those. There is one I had before adding it to my Steam library. Dead Space controls seem so sluggish to me, making it unpleasant for me. I was hoping adding it through Steam would have corrected the issue. Playing Dead Space to me is about as annoying as adding pointer trails to a mouse. In the end you end up concentrating too much on movement, instead of actual game-play.
  22. Tekkaraiden

    Tekkaraiden TS Evangelist Posts: 997   +93

    Civ V - 89 hours
    Torchlight 2 - 40 hours
    Overlord - 34 hours
    Defence Grid - 34 Hours

    I have a few games I've never played but picked up with good intentions These include; Retro City Rampage, Sins of a solar Empire and SW: Knights of the old republic.
  23. Peter Farkas

    Peter Farkas TS Addict Posts: 251   +79

    Out of my items on Steam the followings are the leaders:

    234 hrs - Day of Defeat Source
    136 hrs - X-com UFO Defense (1994)
    96 hrs - X-COM Enemy Unknown (2012)
    83 hrs - Civilization V
    63 hrs - Mass Effect 2

    Least played:

    0.2 hrs - Half-Life 2 Deathmatch
    0.3 hrs Team Fortress 2

  24. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 2,865   +1,183

    I have about 775 hours for CS:S.
    But that game has run its course for me now......God knows how I managed to put that much time into it O.o
  25. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,103   +422

    1,034 hours for CS:S
    All of it offlline.

    I don't know my least played Steam game because I uninstall games that I don't play anymore.

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