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I hate RPG games

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I just realized that it's one of the most frustrating actions to pick only one role and stick with it. I always want to do many things and adapt to what is needed right in a moment. That's why I like strategy games, mostly RTS - you are free to pick all the actions that you want and you are only limited by the rules of game (like in life we are limited be physics laws). It is huge discovery for me, because I was frustrated by games for years, and maybe some of you play games and are irritated too.

while saying RPG I mean game when you need to specialize and fill a role
 

Hadoblado

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Yeah I largely agree.

In tabletop, casters/rogues generally have the burden of solving all the problems that the other members aren't equipped for, so I enjoy that. But I don't ever want to be just DPS, healer, or tank.

What RTS do you play?
 

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Yeah I largely agree.

In tabletop, casters/rogues generally have the burden of solving all the problems that the other members aren't equipped for, so I enjoy that. But I don't ever want to be just DPS, healer, or tank.

What RTS do you play?
Lastly I was trying Starcraft II, but I found it more arcade game than strategic :x
So I'm going back to good AoE 2 and other similar games
also found a great channel that I found addicting about AoE 2 - SpiritOfTheLaw in YT. It's surely made by Ti dominant guy :D
 

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StarcraftII has some issues, but so does AoEII IMO. The first 15 minutes has very little interaction unless you're very good. Doing your economy for 15 minutes every game feels like work not play.

Yeah I like spiritofthelaw. Funny just how much junk is going on behind the scenes in that game.
 
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I just realized that it's one of the most frustrating actions to pick only one role and stick with it. I always want to do many things and adapt to what is needed right in a moment. That's why I like strategy games, mostly RTS - you are free to pick all the actions that you want and you are only limited by the rules of game (like in life we are limited be physics laws). It is huge discovery for me, because I was frustrated by games for years, and maybe some of you play games and are irritated too.

while saying RPG I mean game when you need to specialize and fill a role
1) Play Final Fantasy X
2) Each character is basically its own unique class and you can interchange characters in combat
3) ????
4) Profit!
 

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I was never able to play long-term games especially RPGs. Given the excessive number of possibilities and choices, things become very confusing for me and it's more of a sensory overload while playing them.

I tried playing miscreets but gave pretty quickly. It's not a RPG but something similar to it. I like closed-ended, fixed perspective or creative games which encourage you to do some puzzle solving albeit in a closed storyline and FPS. Portal is one good example.

@Manipulator, you should really try addictinggames and fiddle with the escape series. It's totally awesome. You are trapped in a room / situation and you have to escape. Happy wheels is also very addictive.

For now, try playing The last Stand 2 on armour games. You'll get hooked to it. Instantly.

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My 5e monk just hit level 8, but yeah.... you kinda can get locked in a combat role.

I try to compensate by making it more about mechanics -- I really like my character and roleplay her really well to make the story far more interesting. So there's stuff that has nothing to do with the game rules itself that I am free to explore however i want. (Molly's basically a blue-collar halfling thug, rather than "monk" per se... very down to earth, practical, earthy, loud, not very womanly at times... she's got a streak of Tonya Harding in her.... she's fun to play especially when she lets herself get unrealistically imaginative.)

But in terms of mechanics, I find myself trying to find ways to flesh her out so she's more than a mobile strike class because that can get old. Unfortunately, it means, multiclassing a bit and/or trying to find gear to give her additional capabilities.

Anyway, that's my thought -- in RPGs, it can get kind of old unless you have opportunities for roleplay where you can be anything, not just confined to your combat / dice function.
 
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