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Words in a Game Title that makes you not interested

03-05-2015, 10:32 PM
#1
Joined: Aug 2012
Location: On the toilet
Posts: 4,286
Words in a Game Title that makes you not interested

I have noticed that I will not even look at a thread for a game if the game has certain words in the title. What will make you completely uninterested in a game based on what it's called?

Mine are
Flappy
Bubble
Free
Quiz
Cookie
Candy ... Tba

Last edited by coolpepper43; 03-05-2015 at 10:39 PM.
03-06-2015, 01:52 AM
#2
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Ibaraki, Japan
Posts: 904
Takes a whoooole lot to get me to play games that have 'zombie', 'craft', 'block', or 'pet rescue saga' in their titles!

On the other hand, 'RPG', 'rogue', and/or 'pinball' are like Shaun-catnip. Shaun-nip.

03-06-2015, 10:07 AM
#3
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Upstate NY/USA
Posts: 2,409
"Free"

Last edited by Coldar; 03-06-2015 at 10:15 AM. Reason: Shorten it
03-06-2015, 10:42 AM
#4
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,203
Flappy is insta-avoid.

Also, titles with over 5 words.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
03-06-2015, 10:52 AM
#5
Joined: May 2013
Posts: 1,501
"3D" and anything which takes names from great franchises like "Real Speed: Need for Asphalt Racing" cuz it's obviously shit then. (This game actually is real incl the weird name)
03-06-2015, 12:02 PM
#6
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 109
"Best" is also another word to avoid.
03-06-2015, 12:30 PM
#7
Joined: Oct 2013
Location: Netherlands
Posts: 103
Other than some already named, i tend to ignore threads with:
- "soft launch"
- "hidden object"
- most of the time "endless runner" and "match 3" as well
03-06-2015, 01:29 PM
#8
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 339
Endless Runner - never got into them
Tower Defense - never got into the tower defense craze.
RTS - Hate real-time strategy and always have. Can count the games I've enjoyed on one hand (with fingers left over)

Terms that have been abused and make me wary -
Action RPG! - "We want to be like Diablo"
Social Gaming - "Pester your friends!"
Rogue-Like - "We don't know what this means but it sure is popular right now!"
Procedurally Generated - "Because saying 'random' is soooo year 2000"
03-06-2015, 01:31 PM
#9
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,656
Same here

I avoid....

Endless runner
Tower defense
Any game with flappy in the title
Any game where the dev says it's the best ever
Titles over 5 words as mentioned above
Any thread where the dev keeps bumping it
Any game which mentions bronies
03-06-2015, 05:07 PM
#10
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 860
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