Those games you just can't seem to finish

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  1. BORTZ
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    Do any of you have games that just seem to hang over your head and you can never muster up the go ahead to finish them? I have a few:

    Final Fantasy Tactics Advance 2: I have restarted this dumb game over 6 or 7 times. At first it was because of how the laws worked, but the last few have been because I messed something up or one instance a cheat code pushed some data into the wrong column and broke my .sav.

    Xenoblade Chronicles: I have restarted this one about 4 times now. God its so boring. I might be able to finish it this time, but only because its on handheld.

    Persona 3: ALMOST became one of these games, but I was able to power through.

    Anyways, does anyone else have games like this? I dont count games that dont really have a defined ending, unless you cant get past the tutorial or something :P
     


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    Borderlands 1 here. Boring.
     
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    Seconded on Xenoblade. I got to the part where you visit the High Entia but stopped after that. The game is just so slow and has like zero payoff.

    Stopped playing Pokemon HeartGold years ago even though I had gotten all the way to the league. I dunno, just didn't feel like trying to beat them. Played the shit out of the original Gold, though.
     
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    Xenoblade - the combat is a turn off, but the gorgeous scenery isn't. The storyline takes way too long to get good, although.

    Yokai Watch 2 - it's padded like a insecure teenage girl on prom night. The capture mechanics are damn infuriating and incredibly annoying to play. (I was trying to catch an Enerfly and literally quit out of the game because it was so frustrating.)

    MHG - I loved and played the hell out of both the MH's on the 3DS. This game just never caught my attention, and I think I left it to one side while I played Binding of Isaac.

    Pokemon Alpha Sapphire - I played it like a Nuzlocke with egg pokemon I bred in Pokemon X. I got through 3 gyms before being too underleveled and one of the random trainers taking out 5 of my pokemon. Nope, I'm not going through that again with Sun/Moon.
     
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    I forgot
    Pretty much all the pogymanz games after HG SS cuz they're shit. ;O;

    I've finished FF7 once when I was young, but nowadays I can't ever be bothered to finish it. I hardly get passed disc 1 nowadays.

    Every Monster Hunter game I've played, they're just boring as hell.

    And a recent one, I grabbed Civ 6 after only playing Civ 4, and I don't think I've actually finished any of the games I've started yet in Civ 6 including ones I setup to be super quick >.>
     
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    Hmm..

    Sonic Adventure due to the Big parts
    Super Mario Sunshine as I lose interest in the latter part
    90% of RPGs
     
  7. Demifiend

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    Is incredibly sad to say, but the majority of RPG's that I have started have been... not finished at all by my hand, I started a crap-ton of them but finishing them?, good lord, some of them I haven't even played in YEARS, so I totally forgot what was even going on, so when I pick them up again, I'm like "Wait, what the hell happened in here?".

    Its pretty much a curse, and for other genres?, pretty much, the only kind of games that I can actually finish properly are VN's and Sport/Platformers games like Mario Strikers or New Super Mario Bros DS, and the last one was completed by me around 4-5 years ago, so yeah, finishing a game is definitely not my forte, the only, only RPG I was able to finish (and without cheats...kinda) was FE, and not the old ones, I'm talking about the newer ones (Awakening, Fates, etc.) and is not even a proper RPG, it is a SRPG game, but that's the closest I got within the genre.
     
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    Dark Souls 3 and Mirror's Edge Catalyst. Lots of hype around these games but they were just too boring for me to play.
     
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    Gran Turismo 5. (Trying to beat the 24-hour race is just not fitting)

    Kingdom Hearts 3D. (I don't know, but i always erase this just to have other games)

    Fire Emblem: Fates. (Max difficult settings and seems that i got a fobia to it)

    Shantae and the Pirate's Curse. (Always stuck on Rottytops's Island)

    Disgaea. (Redoing my 22-hour walkthrough from the very beginning doesn't sound pleasant)

    Quake. (Because meh. More used with fragfests)

    Wipeout HD Fury. (Same case with Fire Emblem: Fates)

    Forbidden Siren. (Stuck with Naoko's alternate sequence)

    Forbidden Siren 2. (PAL game on NTSC screen. What could go wrong?)

    Jak 2. (Game disc got broken before the final levels)

    And there's more.
     
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    Kingdom hearts 3D.
    I just can't get into that character system ;/
     
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    Fire Emblem: if's Hidden Kingdom path. I'm literally right at the end, but I keep screwing up and having to do the last stage over.
     
  12. Indigo Marz

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    Final Fantasy 7

    I got this game the same day it came out in 97 (i was 7) and i got to the 3rd disc then...memory card corrupted

    Middle school my friend let me borrow his ff7 then....second disc broke smh

    High school i get a psp and already had the game downloaded...had to sell it

    Now its on my ps3 and ive been at the part where you parachete into midgar from the highwind for like 6 months everytime i play it i end up doing a tiny bit then saving or just turning it off. (Gold chocobo most materia weapons armor and limits) and i still bullshit on ending it.

    I think apart of me doesnt want to finish this game because i subconsciously want to retain that little bit of noatalgia...idk may sometime soon ill just go ahead and beat it
     
  13. Attacker3

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    I ended up forcing myself to do it, but Undertale. Revoltingly overrated, it's maybe a 5/10 in my eyes.
     
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    Super mario 3d land:-I lose interest after i reach world & RPGs
     
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    Morrowind, Oblivion, Fallout 3/NV/4, Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Gates to Infinity, Call of duty black ops 1/2/3.. there are probably more
     
  16. Attacker3

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    Underground, in my mother's basement.
    RPGs seem to be the most common so far. Too much freedom I guess, people get bored doing random shit that doesn't contribute to the bigger picture.
     
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    Agreed 100%

    I got bored when it made you have to earn star coins to beat the castle of world 5.
     
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    FF, FF2,FF4, FF5, FF6, FF7, FFT Advance. I can't seem to finish any Final Fantasy games.

    Fire Emblem Fates Conquest. I'm literally at the last fight, but I get pwned and I didn't like it much anyway. I thought Awakening was much better.

    Super Mario 3D Land and World. They feel so boring to me.

    Super Mario Sunshine. Not boring, but I never get around to it.

    Metroid Fusion.

    A Link to the Past, Wind Waker, Link Between Worlds, Majoras Mask

    Advance Wars

    Kirby Triple Deluxe

    Kid Icarus Uprising

    Odin Sphere

    Dragon Age Inquisition

    And lots more. I think my attention span with video games gets worse as time goes on.
     
  19. osirisjem

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    Last level on Super Mario Galaxy 2.
     
  20. BORTZ
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    Thats like the opposite of this thread lol
    Ok serious talk, I remember getting Advance Wars 2 my freshman year of highschool and thought it was dope. I struggled my way to chapter 4 and a half. After that, I am pretty sure that unless you are a tactical mastermind or something, those games are near impossible to finish. Because here's why: I borrowed a friend's action replay and found codes for AW2. Even with infinite health, I was losing battles.
     
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