Too many games, so little time...

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by airpirate545, Apr 6, 2008.

  1. airpirate545

    airpirate545 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Sep 5, 2007
    United States
    So yah I got a flash card and filled my 1 gig and now I have so many great games to play but not enough time to play em. And there are still some good games coming out soon. What would you do in such a dilemma?
  2. Bob Evil

    Bob Evil The Department of Home-Made Insecurity

    Sep 27, 2006
    Out of the corner of your eye
    As you already have the games, just play the ones you want, and play the other when you get around to it ... not like they are going anywhere lol
  3. Gian

    Gian GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 6, 2008
    United States
    The beach.
    That's usually the problem when you first get your flashcart.
    You wanna fill it with so many games, and then you end up not playing half of em.
    You should stick to 5-6 games at a time, imo.

    Then you have extra space to do some other stuff, put movies, homebrew, etc.
  4. Harpuia

    Harpuia GBAtemp Fan

    Jun 6, 2007
    United States
    My House
    Yeah, don't get the pirate's disease.
    Take out most of the games and stick with a few, otherwise you will get bored of everything very fast.
    I thought it wouldn't happen to me, but it did; all I play now are GBA stuff.
  5. Taziz

    Taziz GBAtemp Regular

    Aug 6, 2007
    I'm playing the ones I want then I play games that coming new and then whats left, and since I work as a security guard, at night shift I'm playing them at night but sadly I completed every game that I wanted and some unwanted that intend et to like them afterwards like ff revent wings or whatever its called
  6. Fieryshadowz

    Fieryshadowz GBAtemp Fan

    Feb 27, 2007
    United States
    Play what you want keeping in mind that when there are no good games coming out for a long time after you've beaten the ones you wanted to play, you'll have a handful or more games that you can try out while waiting for new games to come out.
  7. noisound

    noisound GBAtemp Regular

    Feb 23, 2008
    yep for me on the wii i had a few games then when i got a lot more i just became a collector rather than a gamer, lol
    even i stay off the popular titles like zelda, smg, metroid, and smash x

    another problem i had was that i couldnt enjoy playing the game and kept trying to make a perfect run the first time. what i did was i paced myself, made plenty of mistakes, and absorbed the main story and content. if i missed out on anything ill make use of the game's replay value, lol
  8. xJonny

    xJonny ...

    Aug 16, 2007
    What has scurvy got to do with this? [​IMG] Joking.

    Anyway, I found that after a while you start binning the games you lose a little bit of interest in.
  9. VmprHntrD

    VmprHntrD GBAtemp Addict

    Nov 11, 2004
    United States
    Louisville, KY
    What should you do?
    1) Get some self control
    2) Decide a path

    3a) Pick a random game and try it
    3b) Pick something you really give a crap about and try and finish it...and then do.


    If you just start loading up a card with a pile of good and crap, everything will end up overlooked. I had the issue a bit with a bung gb/c copier in the day and then with my f2a. I ended up trying out a few, keeping a couple favs on it always, and a lot of the time had a large file on the GBA one with PocketNES and like my NES carts I own so I had em on the go.
  10. Dylan

    Dylan 100 MILES AND RUNNIN'

    Mar 7, 2008
    Sydney, Australia
    Had the dreaded disease and am now slowly but surely recovering.
  11. Doggy124

    Doggy124 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Sep 14, 2007
    cheat to finish the game earlier, some time I do this to get the story of game (mostly the game which you have to gain level).
  12. hova1

    hova1 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Oct 26, 2007
    Gambia, The
    just put two games top on the card.
  13. xcalibur

    xcalibur Gbatemp's Chocolate Bear

    Jun 2, 2007
    Sacred Heart
    Isn't Pirates Blues?

    Seriously though, you just have to delete the games you really won't play and focus on the ones you want to.
    Also, don't focus all you're time on playing portable games. You don't HAVE to play all of them.
    Go and play a few console games and when you're sick of them come back.

    It would be best to play games which are heavy in plot so you'll keep coming back.
  14. Raestloz

    Raestloz GBATemp's Lone Wolf

    Feb 7, 2008
    The World of Illusion
    That's right. Play games with good and pretty long story, it will keep you from turning your head to another game. I suggest Ace Attorney series, Prof Layton, Castlevanias, FFCC:RoF.
    These games have great story, with medium difficulty, so you won't get frustrated, full completion is optional, got pretty much savepoints (except FFCC), so you can play them for a while, save, play again and your progress won't lost, even if it did lost it won't be much

    Sometimes, story isn't everything, quickplay seems to be the most important part, especially when you're in the urge of playing but have little time for it. So I have some suggestions for quickplays:
    Brain Age 2, Worms Open Warfare 2, Call of Duty 4, Age of Empires, Need for Speed ProStreet, CakeMania

    Sure, Call of Duty 4 and Age of Empires got Campaign mode, but they have quickplay mode (for Empires, Empire Map).

    Sorry, for your question I'd try to find something with good story, and play it, or quickplay a game like Worms Open Warfare 2, quickplay is addictive.
  15. abaddon41_80

    abaddon41_80 GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 31, 2008
    United States
    Jacksonville, Fl
    [​IMG] I would be lying if I said I didn't chuckle a little
  16. leetdude_007

    leetdude_007 Official GBAtemp Assassin That Has Never Killed An

    Nov 25, 2006
    United States
    Think about this.. there are many great games that you will never discover or play in your lifetime. There also a lot of great stories, people, etc. I'm trapped in a forum. help me.
  17. pasc

    pasc GBATemps GBA Freak

    Sep 9, 2006

    Just play the games that you think you will have the most fun with. And never forget the DS can play DS GBA and emulate gbc, gb, nes, snes, sega genesis and much more so you shouldn't get bored for years (theoretically).
  18. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

    Nov 27, 2006
    i do this most of the time as i don't have time to complete them all, for ps3 games and Wii games it gets difficult to complete those but i get there eventually just a very slow gamer so it's hard to keep up with new releases e.t.c