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What games did you start but never finished?

By Vollezar ยท 50 replies
Jul 25, 2012
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  1. I am playing Metro 2033 right now. I started to play the game when it came out, but never finished. This time I hope I will. I also never finished, but really want to:
    Doom 3
    GTA IV

    Which games did you start, want to finish, but never actually did.
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,729   +409

  3. Vollezar

    Vollezar TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 105

    Love that one and the sequel.

    I guess I'll have to restart Metro yet again. I just lost everything but my OS drive. Ahh the days when books were the only form of fun. Oh, God am I that old.
  4. DjKraid

    DjKraid TS Guru Posts: 544   +21

    Wow...now this list is long and I can't even remember half of the games which I haven't finished...I'll just throw the games that I remember here :)

    - Fable Lost Chapters
    - Oblivion
    - Metro 2033
    - STALKER Clear sky (my PSU blew while playing this)
    - C&C Tiberian Wars 3 & Tiberian Twilight 4

    The games above I'll finish when I get a new rig that actually works :D
    And then the games below I'll most probably finish...unless some one of you can convince me otherwise ;)

    - Dirt 1 & 2
    - Devil May Cry 4
    - Fuel
    - C&C Red Alert 3
  5. Vollezar

    Vollezar TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 105

    Clear sky was pretty tough.
  6. DjKraid

    DjKraid TS Guru Posts: 544   +21

    I just got a new GPU and my PSU didn't handle it so well...and now thanks to that I have to get a completely new rig D:
  7. Vollezar

    Vollezar TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 105

    Which one did you get?
  8. DjKraid

    DjKraid TS Guru Posts: 544   +21

    Had a Club3D Radeon HD5670 that died so I got a XFX Radeon HD6580 instead "on" warranty :D
    Anyways...I had a 500W PSU...or was it maybe 550W...not sure...but it whined and whistled and what-nat and then it literally blew up and semi-killed my mobo. :/
  9. Marnomancer

    Marnomancer TS Booster Posts: 723   +51

    Almost all my games I have completed over 5 times, most prominently Halo, Fable: The Lost Chapters, NFS: Most Wanted, Battle Engine Aquila, Gunmetal, Warcraft 3 (all), Soldier of Fortune 2, Delta Force Black Hawk Down, Max Payne 2, Sudeki, Pokemon Sapphire and Ruby, and a few more.
    However, some I started, but for reasons I dont recall, never completed. Mainly:
    Hitman 2, NFS-UG2, Echelon, Star Wars Clone Wars, Penumbra, Amnesia:DA. And also FEAR2, I think.
  10. Vollezar

    Vollezar TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 105

    Oh damn.

    I never did finish Max Payne 2. Would like to try the third one. I tried Hitman (first, second and Blood money) but never could get into them. I like stealth but I just couldn't get the feel of those games.
  11. DjKraid

    DjKraid TS Guru Posts: 544   +21

    ...if you liked Max Payne 2 then you just have to try Max Paine "1" also! ;) ...and also Fable 3 even tho ppl mostly say that Lost Chapters is way better...but I still like Fable 3 so I recommend it too :)
  12. Marnomancer

    Marnomancer TS Booster Posts: 723   +51

    Lol, yeah, I've played Max Payne 1. Just that completed it twice, and 2 more that 5 times, hence the mention.
    I didn't really like Fable 2 & 3. Lost Chapters was simply my kinda game, so I never get bored of it. I never completed the Collect the Hero Dolls quest, so I always try to. Maxed out everything else!
  13. DjKraid

    DjKraid TS Guru Posts: 544   +21

    Oh also a few games that I can play over and over and over again...Fallout 3 (incl. dlcs), Fallout New Vegas (incl. dlcs) and Skyrim :D
  14. slh28

    slh28 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,706   +172

    Spore... was fun at the start but got boring quite quickly
  15. Technochicken

    Technochicken TechSpot Paladin Posts: 729

    Spore for me as well, the space stage dragged on endlessly. Also Half LIfe 2. I got about 3/4 the way through it, and got kind of bored.
  16. Vollezar

    Vollezar TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 105

    I did finish HL2, But I do agree that it does get boring after a while and there is no re-playability. Lot of good mods for it though.
    Fallout 3 and Fallout NV are great. I was just replayed both of them again.
  17. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,979   +71

    Return to the Temple of Elemental Evil
    Morrowind (loved the game but man did it eat my time!)

    On the other hand I have played the original Divine Divinity 3 times and NOX at least twice. :)
  18. Dawn1113

    Dawn1113 TS Booster Posts: 322   +65

    Call of Duty Black Ops.

    I'm sure it was for a lack of imagination on my part, but ACOG sights in 1961 and exploding arrowheads just killed it for me. The loss is mine, of course.
    Arris likes this.
  19. DjKraid

    DjKraid TS Guru Posts: 544   +21

    Oh, that reminds me...COD4...never finished it and never will, I have how the enemies has these fixed spawn points and how they re spawn until u get past a certain point...even tho then their spawn points just gets moved -______-
  20. Jay Pfoutz

    Jay Pfoutz Malware Helper Posts: 4,282   +49

    Any of the Ratchet & Clank, Daxter, etc. I know hard games, but these ones are not my type.

    Been trying to finish WarZone2100, Battle for Wesnoth, and FreeCiv. I like the turn-by-turn and RTS.
  21. Ranger12

    Ranger12 TS Evangelist Posts: 621   +122

    I've been trying to complete the bioshock series for awhile. Also I started half-life 2 but I doubt I'll ever finish it.
  22. Alpha Gamer

    Alpha Gamer TS Evangelist Posts: 345   +105

    Assassin's Creed Brotherhood - I didn't like the story.
    Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning - The story is very cool, but the game is way too easy and the bugs ruined it for me.
  23. AnxietyProne

    AnxietyProne TS Rookie Posts: 79

    There have only been a few games I've stopped and haven't gone back to complete. One is Jericho. Another one - and I'll probably get flogged for this - is Assassin's Creed. I felt pretty bad about it too because I wanted to like it, and the story seemed interesting, but I couldn't get into the gameplay. I did enjoy Brotherhood's online multiplayer though.
    I do see myself possibly going back to finish both at some point, but it's not a priority for me.

    Penumbra: Black Plague is a lot better than Overture. You should definitely finish the first and try it out.
  24. TS-56336

    TS-56336 TS Addict Posts: 609   +109

    I can't start nor finish Skyrim. Though I finished the prologue, the next day I can't even touch it again. I don't know if there's a disorder regarding this.. Gamer's Block? :p
  25. TS-56336

    TS-56336 TS Addict Posts: 609   +109

    I forgot to mention Modern Warfare 3 too. I feel sorry not only for an unfinished business, but double posting as well. Apologies. :(

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