Game(s) that lasted you for a long time.

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  1. Exbaddude
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    With the lack of new DS games, it's hard finding games nowadays that won't bore me. What games have you guys played for a long time? Definitely the Professor Layton series imo. I love replaying the puzzles.
     


  2. prowler

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    Phantasy Star Zero is the only one I can think of.
     
  3. Raika

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    Pokemon HeartGold.

    Aaaaand Phantasy Star Zero... 2 years ago anyway. Played the crap outta it online with a few people *cough*.
     
  4. wasim

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    Chrono trigger and Golden sun
    but i didn't finish them both [​IMG]
     
  5. cosmiccow

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    Mystery Dungeon - Shiren The Wanderer

    I think I put about 100 hours into the first DS game... And I still haven't finished the last 2 bonus dungeons. [​IMG]

    Dragon Quest IX took a long time too..
     
  6. Vulpes Abnocto

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    Dragon Quest - Rocket Slime
    Disgaea DS
    Final Fantasy Tactics A2
    Rune Factory (1)
    Plants Vs Zombies

    I logged 100+ hours on all of these games.
     
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  8. machomuu

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    Rune Factory 1, 2, and 3 (especially 3)
    Pokemon Pearl, Platinum, White, and HeartGold
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
    Phoenix Wright: Justice for All
    Phoenix Wright: Trials and Tribulations
    Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney
    Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth
    Disgaea DS
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    There are probably more, but those are the most notable.

    Also, how dare you dis the Safe ending.
     
  9. Shoat

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    Smash Bros Melee.

    Last time I checked the statistics (shortly before getting brawl) it had over 700 hours played (almost exclusively 3-4 players). And that's only counting MY savegame, not when we played somewhere else on someone elses console/savegame.


    Obvious early pokemon games also.
    My Red and Silver savegames each have 200-250 hours on them (glad I never lost those savegames).
    The ones afterwards I only played through once, though.


    There might have been a few games that also got to the three-digit hour mark (Lufia II for SNES, Secret of Mana for SNES), but I don't remember many of them.
    Also I'm not going to count any mmo's I played because I have simply no way of measuring how much time I actually spent playing them over the time that I had an active account there.
     
  10. machomuu

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    We're talking about DS games.
     
  11. Shoat

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    Epic fail. Sorry.
     
  12. testatura

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    soma bringer...i played the shit out of that game [​IMG], mario kart, picross 2d/3d, and bangai-o if you manage not to destroy your ds [​IMG]

    cheers
     
  13. yuka001

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    DQ Rocket Slime (50hours+), PS0 (80 hours+) and DQ9 (150hours+).
    And Tingle, can't say how long exactly since there's no in-game timer, but definitely a loooong time (what with all the items to collect for alchemy, pretty much like Rocket Slime actually).
     
  14. Lilith Valentine

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    I've been playing the Pokemon Mystery Dungeon games for quite some time now.
    As well I clocked in countless hours playing Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor.
     
  15. Ikki

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    Pokémon Soul Silver, definitely.
    Last time I checked I had 300+ hours and I kept playing for a while after that.

    Other than that, I have no idea. I have very little notion of time when I play, and I don't check often.
    I know I played Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days for 100+ hours and Re:coded for a bit less than 100.
     
  16. bahamut920

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    I'd say the only DS game I've clocked a huge amount of time on is Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey. About 90 hours and 1.5 cycles before my DS Lite broke.

    Super Scribblenauts may also count, but I have no idea how much time I clocked on it, both because there's no in-game clock that I know of, and because I beat it on flashcart before buying the physical cartridge, and I no longer have that save file (I think)...

    As for non-DS games with DS ports, I've spent a ton of time on the PS-X Chrono Trigger and the PS2 Disgaea. Chrono Trigger I can definitely recommend, because they added a bunch of stuff to the Chronicles enhanced port, not to mention the SNES original. The only reason I haven't bought the DS version is because I've clocked so many hours on my Chronicles version, that starting over from scratch doesn't appeal to me. Disgaea is much more of a personal choice, because they had to fudge the graphics and especially the sound to fit it on the DS, but they did add a bit of new content, mostly some stages and new playable characters.
     
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    Pokemon SoulSilver
    Fire Emblem Shadow Dragon
    Pokemon Diamond
    Mario Kart DS
    TLoZ PH

    That's about it I think.
     
  18. Ryupower

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    Tales of Innocence
    Suikoden Tierkreis
     
  19. koimayeul

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    Only one i can think of is Jump Ultimate Stars.. thousand of unlockables for a long, long, LONG gameplay experience [​IMG]
     
  20. heartgold

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    Pokemon Diamond - 999:49 hours clocked on this, my first and most played DS game!
    Pokemon Platinum
    Pokemon Soul silver
    Pokemon White

    wow that's it, for other games I usually just play them once. :/