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How many of you actually complete your games?

View Poll Results: How many apps out of your device have you completed?
Less than or around 25% 29 43.94%
Less than or around 50% 17 25.76%
Less than or around 75% 17 25.76%
Pfft I finish EVERYTHING. 3 4.55%
Voters: 66. You may not vote on this poll
12-12-2010, 10:53 PM
#1
Senior Member [Original Poster]
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 139
How many of you actually complete your games?

Question is in the title. It occurred to me that I have hundred of apps yet only actually completed a small majority of them. I was just wondering how many people here are experiencing the same thing as me.

Edit - High score games are of course exempt unless there is an actual ending to them.

Last edited by C.C; 12-12-2010 at 10:56 PM.
12-12-2010, 10:55 PM
#2
Since a lot of my games are free, if I don't like it much then I don't bother completing them. Would be a different story if I was paying $5+ for them.

12-12-2010, 11:09 PM
#3
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 525
It all depends on whether or not I can get into them or not. For instance, I simply couldn't get into Assassin's Creed or Rimelands, so I haven't finished either of them. On the other hand, I LOVED Space Miner and Phoenix Wright, sop I stuck with those until the sweet, sweet end. Overall, I'd say that I finish about 70% of the games I buy.
12-12-2010, 11:14 PM
#4
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 18
It depends if I like the game. I finished games like NOVA, MC and MC2 (I like FPS on iPhone I dunno why) But games like Rayman 2, Iron Man 2 and NFSU/HP I just can't seem to finish without getting bored. I finished Cut the Rope in like a few hours it's awesome :P
12-12-2010, 11:29 PM
#5
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Houston/Austin, TX
Posts: 13,251
About 1/5 of my 500+ paid apps. It's very hard to come across a game I just want to finish straight through. Some examples are Phoenix wright, rimelands, cut the rope, every gameloft game xP, etc.
12-12-2010, 11:32 PM
#6
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Originally Posted by csklimowski View Post
It all depends on whether or not I can get into them or not. For instance, I simply couldn't get into Assassin's Creed or Rimelands, so I haven't finished either of them. On the other hand, I LOVED Space Miner and Phoenix Wright, sop I stuck with those until the sweet, sweet end. Overall, I'd say that I finish about 70% of the games I buy.
Rimelands is one of the few games I've downloaded that I really wanted to play to the end, but couldn't due to a game-ending bug (caravan).

Anyway, I'm at around 50%, probably less. I have serious iGaming ADHD I've completed games like GoF 2 and Space Ore Bust, and actually wished there was more to play. OTOH, I have a ton of quality games I've yet to get halfway through, like Song Summoner and iBlast Moki (which are both freaking old by now).

The rarer cases are games I force myself to finish, like Dungeon Hunter. I completed it today in prep for the sequel. The ending made it feel like a waste of time What a predictable game...

Then there are games I take my sweet time with for fear they will be over too soon. I'm currently playing Infinity Blade and loving it, but I'm in no rush to defeat the God King or reach level 40.

Now Playing...FFT: War of the Lions, Tiger Woods '12
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12-13-2010, 01:01 AM
#7
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: Gainesville, FL
Posts: 288
I've been somewhat of an app hoarder as I've only had an iOS device since the launch of the iPhone 4 6 months ago and instantly burned through my remaining iTunes credit getting games that were supposed to be the best of the best. I then began taking advantage of the almost weekly Gameloft sales and such and then ended up with even more games. I now am doing my best to put a dent in them and have calmed my buying a little bit but I still have a whole bunch that I haven't even started yet that I fully intend to at some point. Notable games that I have completed are Dungeon Hunter, both Modern Combats, Space Miner, Phoenix Wright, Cut the Rope, Angry Birds, PvZ, and Peggle. Hopefully I'll find a little bit of time during the Christmas break to knock some more of them out.

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12-13-2010, 01:04 AM
#8
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 366
Good topic,

I have a lot of apps & that need to be finished but I'll always have them so there not wasted to me.
12-13-2010, 01:22 AM
#9
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Los Angeles, USA
Posts: 722
About 95% for me. I've even finished Inotia 1 :O.
12-13-2010, 01:41 AM
#10
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: USA
Posts: 1,392
I'm pretty guilty of being hyper with apps, jumping from one to another. I go through a majority of it, find another game and play that one.