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Anyone else annoyed?

06-27-2009, 12:51 PM
#1
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: England
Posts: 211
Anyone else annoyed?

well... this is because i want lots of games but in the end i don't buy any because i end up telling myself not to because I might not have enough money for livefire/killtest/whatever it's called. example. i have 15 in my itunes. and i want to buy real tennis but if i do i might not have enough money to buy the 3.0 update and ngmoco's FPS. so in the end, i buy nothing.
rant finished.
any of you annoyed for similar reasons or have a rant or something?
06-27-2009, 01:19 PM
#2
Joined: May 2009
Location: east coast.... somewhere
Posts: 104
So you're annoyed because you CAN'T spend any money?

But I still know what you mean. I have a list of like 10 games or so I want to get but can't because I'm waiting for something else. Usually I just buy a cheap game or some music to tide myself over.

06-27-2009, 01:19 PM
#3
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Seattle, Wa
Posts: 278
Are you f****** serious?
06-27-2009, 01:19 PM
#4
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 5,206
Meh. It's like holding off to buy the latest gadget: There's always a "latest gadget." If you keep holding off you'll never get it. I just buy what really interests me when I come across it and worry about other stuff when it turns up. I keep a want list for that reason, and when I can buy more, I do. No point getting worked up over it because the feeling is never going to go away, so just chill and get what you want when you want it, and worry about the other stuff then.

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06-27-2009, 01:25 PM
#5
I find that getting drunk overcomes any barriers I have.
06-27-2009, 01:27 PM
#6
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 1,140
I actually like this. It keeps me from getting too many games.
06-27-2009, 01:30 PM
#7
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 5,767
Over the past week of getting the iPhone and buying a bunch of apps, and getting lots of free apps, I am finding this is GREAT! I used to wait for a reasonable console game - spend the $50 or $60 only to find after a short time that I don't really like it, or it is really just a couple hour game.

Not trying to compare too much, but you can buy LOTS of apps for the cost of 1 console game, and probably have a lot more enjoyment because you have so many varied experiences. Especially when there are multiplayer, achievements, chat, etc. Not the same graphics, or screen size, or audio - and the controls are limited, but all in all, I have no problems buying a $0.99 app - I mean a new app every day of the month will cost you less than 1 console game... even for most of the DS games too...
(Although DS has a lot better battery life....)
Buy your games - be happy -
06-27-2009, 01:52 PM
#8
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 6,509
I, as a teen, can't blow any and all money on the AppStore, which is when iTunes card come in very handy. Everytime I get one, I get a couple of games I've had my eyes on for a while, and get a few other games over a course of a couple weeks 'til I'm out (I usually rent a movie and get some music along the way). The wait actually makes you appreciate the wait more and take care of my spending. I don't get angry over not being able to get games, I appreciate it.
06-27-2009, 02:19 PM
#9
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: N.Y., USA
Posts: 158
Quote:
Originally Posted by pluto6 View Post
Over the past week of getting the iPhone and buying a bunch of apps, and getting lots of free apps, I am finding this is GREAT! I used to wait for a reasonable console game - spend the $50 or $60 only to find after a short time that I don't really like it, or it is really just a couple hour game.

Not trying to compare too much, but you can buy LOTS of apps for the cost of 1 console game, and probably have a lot more enjoyment because you have so many varied experiences. Especially when there are multiplayer, achievements, chat, etc. Not the same graphics, or screen size, or audio - and the controls are limited, but all in all, I have no problems buying a $0.99 app - I mean a new app every day of the month will cost you less than 1 console game... even for most of the DS games too...
(Although DS has a lot better battery life....)
Buy your games - be happy -
I agree with u!!!
06-27-2009, 03:45 PM
#10
Do some research, read reviews. Join the bandwagon...make a better choice that way...

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