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Game’s How Many Is Too Many and How Much Is Too Much

I have always agreed with the fact that you can only play on one game at a time, so having a collection of 30+ isn’t really for me. Last week a decided to put all my old games on eBay, i managed to sell 4 out of the 10 i put up. Why didnt they sell, was i expecting to much from them, or maybe the games just aren’t wanted?

So this brings me to my first question I asked myself how many games are too many? Well I currently have eight which I still play or haven’t started to play yet, is eight too many, I dont think so, I have a good mix of FPS, Driving and adventure. I have family and friends with huge collections, and the reason they have a huge collection is they don’t sell them, after a few months the games are normally worth less then £5 and after spending £40 on a game getting £5 back isn’t too appealing. The other downside is the current excess of online passes on most current games, mainly from Sony & EA, this decreases the value from the moment you put the pass into the console to play online. Now the way i look at this is, £5 for a game your probably never going to play again is better then nothing for a game your never gonna play again. So getting £5 off your next game for every game you sell, you sell four thats your next game half price. So how many games is too many games? The answer is impossible to answer because at the end of the year if you have 100 games you still don’t have too many games because next year there will be a hundred more out there.

The second question I ask myself is how much is too much to spend on games? On average there is about 60 games released a month on multiple formats, not all games are available on your console, so I’m gonna be choosing the PS3 as an example, out of the 60 a month say only 12 will be for the PS3 and out of the 12 not all will appeal to everyone, so if out of the 12 a month you want 3 thats £120 a month so £1440 a year thats if you get all the games you want on release, now I don’t get every game on release but if I did would £1440 be too much to spend on games or even £120 a month? I think it is, so now I have started to play all my games to the death and then sell them for £5 getting me £5 off my next game. So how much is too much? Again its impossible to say, how much is too much?

 

Please leave a comment below on what you think is too many and how much is too much, Thanks.

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Skyrim Has Left The Building

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Well after 200 hours of playing and enjoying this great game, I have finally decided to eBay it, there are two reasons, the first being me having 4 glitched quests and I can no longer get the platinum trophy. I had only just finished the main story and then spent 10+ hours searching for the deadric artifacts, after a three hour search and no more artifacts found i had no choice but to check online to see a list. When i found the list my heart sank, i had messed up two Deadric Quests, you can mess up one and can still get the Oblivion Walker trophy but i had messed up the only two you can. I could start again to get the trophy but after 200 hours of playing a game you kind of think thats enough time spent on one game. There was still a few trophies i needed to get, Dark Brotherhood and a couple of simple ones like getting married.

If your planning on getting a game which could keep you playing for hours, this game is for you, I got mine cheap and if i had of paid full price for it, i would still think it was worth every penny.

Luckily the update has stopped the gliching quests for new players, but for the early adopters who stuck at it like me, we basically got a raw deal, the same thing happened in Obilvion for me I got 3 glitched quests and couldn’t get all the trophies. I know trophies aren’t everything but there you claim to game. People can look at your trophies and think jebus this guy has so many platinum’s and these games are hard.

Luckily I have a few game to fill in my time, i haven’t even started Battlefield 3 single player and La Noire.

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