[POLL] How do you react when you failed in a game

Discussion in 'General Gaming Discussion' started by Duo8, Sep 29, 2013.

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So, what's your reaction?

  1. Oh well

    25 vote(s)
    54.3%
  2. ARGH!

    18 vote(s)
    39.1%
  3. GODDAMMIT FUUUU

    20 vote(s)
    43.5%
  4. -ragequits before even losing-

    6 vote(s)
    13.0%
  5. -throws controller at screen/TV-

    4 vote(s)
    8.7%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Duo8
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    Duo8 I don't like video games

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    Just like the title, I want to know what's your reaction when you lose/died in a videogame.

    Mine (not always though):
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     


  2. ßleck

    ßleck Console Peasant

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    I don't know. Help.
    It depends on the situation. But it always ranges from "Oh well" to "GODDAMIT FUUUU". Because it's mostly "Oh well" I voted for that one.
     
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  3. dragonblood9999

    dragonblood9999 GBAtemp Maniac

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    usually it:
    1st fail: oh well
    2nd fail: again
    3rd fail: Shit
    4th fail: WTF
    5th fail: calm down its just a game
    6th fail: Fuck this

    Comes back after a small break only to do the same thing again
     
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    Usually it's the 1st 4 in that order.
     
  5. GameWinner

    GameWinner Take your heart

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    Depends. Some games are just cruel with checkpoints and sends you back halfway through the stage. At that point I just give up on the game and try again later.
     
  6. gifi4

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    It really depends on how many times I'm forced to redo the objective.
    I get extremely annoyed when the character(s) repeat the same dialogue instead of the game recognising that I've seen/heard the dialogue and skips playing it. Some games do indeed skip the dialogue (Note: Dialogues, not cinematics, most games allow skipping of that).
    Edit: Voted the first 4 options. I've never had the urge to throw a controller at my tv... (Though I can see why some people do =D)
     
  7. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    "This game is a bunch of poopy ass dicks covered up in chocolate. Way to go, developers. What were they thinking?"
     
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  8. Arras

    Arras GBAtemp Guru

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    Where's the "...ugh. *tries again*" option? Because that's usually me. Somewhere in between first and second. Third happens too, but it's rarer. I usually reserve that one for when I think it's not my fault but either teammates, cheating AI, just terrible luck or something similar.
     
  9. Hells Malice

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    It depends entirely on if its my fault or not.
    If its my fault i'm usually pretty timid. But if its the games fault I get a little aggravated. if it continues to happen I usually get pretty pissed. I've thrown a controller out my window before (and if th window wasn't open i guarantee i'd have been buying a new window).
     
  10. Sakitoshi

    Sakitoshi everything is going according the plan...

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    I don't have much trouble with anger management on videogames, I usually just suck it up and try again and again accompanied with a "fuck", a grunt or something like that until I do it, but some games like Demon's Souls make me very angry that I ragequit a couple of times(now I'm more careful) but that's all.
     
  11. Foxi4

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    As many posters above me, it seriously depends on the degree of failure and how much it sets me back. If I failed for a silly reason and it doesn't set me back much, I have no problem starting over. If the failure did set me back, I am angry, but mostly at myself (however I do vocally blame the inanimate strings of code called "enemies", "ledges" or whatever caused my demise, usually with cussing included). If I failed but said failure was pretty darn funny, I usually laugh and gladly restart. If the failure was not due to my own wrong-doing but due to poor programming, at first I ignore it, but if the problem is recurring, it sends me into a blind rage which usually ends with me throwing the controller/handheld console at the nearest soft surface (so that it doesn't break :yay:) shortly followed by a brief period of venting and finally restarting the section - the rage gets worse each time the problem occurs. :P
     
  12. weavile001

    weavile001 Spiritmaster

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    losing by 0 / 50 on COD , dying on RPGs , losing on fighting games/sports games, Etc. : oh well.
    losing The beat on Rhythm Heaven: GODDAMMIT!
     
  13. Arras

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    Sounds like you'd enjoy Sonic 06
     
  14. Foxi4

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    Sonic 06 is the bane of my existence and the official cause of the first-ever argument I had with my girlfriend. We still wish to finish that game, we just can't be arsed to play it though... ;)
     
  15. Arras

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    I'd actually like to play it with friends some day. It sounds hilarious. I watched the entire pokecapn marathon let's play of it. Those guys were just going insane near the end.
     
  16. Foxi4

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    It's not fun. Nothing about it is fun. If you don't want to lose those friends, don't do it. :angry:
     
  17. Arras

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    Watching this is hilarious though.
     
  18. Foxi4

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    It is, just like watching someone trip over and get hurt is funny, but you wouldn't want to faceplant a cobbled road just to check how much fun it really is. :angry:
     
  19. MisterGryphon

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    I typically react calmly, and then on the seventh try I lose my mind and seethe quietly for two hours.
     
  20. Lilith Valentine

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    Between insane and insecure
    I throw a grumpy fit at my controller