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sebdangerfield

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663 posts

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Hi, I had a nasty bike accident earlier this week. I'm okay but battered and bored out of my brains off work. I've exhausted my next five years' worth of what car threads so now I'm trying a what game threat!

I'm not hugely into games so I'm guessing plenty has passed me by. I have a PS3, iPad and iMac to use. I enjoyed the assassins creed games and like stuff to think about like machinarium on the mac.

Any ideas of what to try before I kill myself through boredom!?


CBR JGWRR

6,103 posts

29 months

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If you want to use a lot of time, there's Skyrim...

It is quite problematic on PS3 though.

GT5 possibly?

Norbury90

6,218 posts

86 months

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The Uncharted series perhaps.

GG89

2,140 posts

66 months

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Norbury90 said:
The Uncharted series perhaps.
+1

Norbury90

6,218 posts

86 months

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LA Noire could be worth a go too.
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sebdangerfield

Original Poster:

663 posts

51 months

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Thanks for the replies.

I've not heard of skyrim, I'll have a look.

I've got GT5 but forgot all about it, I think I only have the silly long races left so perfect opportunity!

I had one of the uncharted games and loved it, Drake's something or other, I'm sure there are a few since, I'll have a look at those.

I've got L.A noire, I started playing it again from where I left it off today. I'm on the missions with the dodgy flashy dressed partner. I'm enjoying it!

Thanks again

Jasandjules

49,167 posts

109 months

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Battlefield 3.

Fallout 3 Game of the Year Edition.

That's 2-300 hours sorted.

Dave 500

2,144 posts

122 months

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Get boot camp on your mac and get windows smile

Load World of Tanks tank

VinceFox

18,378 posts

52 months

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Skyrim, definitely.

Caulkhead

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37 months

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sebdangerfield said:
I've not heard of skyrim, I'll have a look.
http://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?h=0&a...

209 pages and counting. . . . . . . smile

davepoth

22,593 posts

79 months

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Another vote for Fallout 3, it lasts absolutely ages and saw me through my convalescence. Also consider GTA IV.

Zad

9,335 posts

116 months

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I was going to suggest the Thief series, but it seems it is PC and XBox only. Sigh. If you want to lose hundreds of hours then I suggest Minecraft plus some of the add-ons. I think it is Java based so should be fine on Mac. The iOS one won't be moddable though.

MadMullah

4,802 posts

73 months

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sebdangerfield said:
Thanks for the replies.

I've not heard of skyrim, I'll have a look.

pidsy

2,215 posts

37 months

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Get dragonvale for your ipad to play in the time you aren't playing pn the ps3.

MadMullah

4,802 posts

73 months

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another longy i'll throw out there

mass effect series.

Ved

2,563 posts

55 months

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Super Hang on?

vladcjelli

1,788 posts

38 months

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For cheapness get a copy of Red Dead Redemption. Top cowboy nonsense.

Also, whatever you do, don't do what a colleague of mine did when off long term sick.

Warcraft is not fun, it is dangerous.

Unfortunately, I was sucked in for a while, but I managed to escape.

Ding!

: You gained a new level in addictive game avoidance :

Gz

Negative Creep

12,277 posts

107 months

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davepoth said:
Another vote for Fallout 3, it lasts absolutely ages and saw me through my convalescence. Also consider GTA IV.
Definitely this. It's one of those games which may not have the instant "wow" factor, but one where you suddenly realise you've just spent 6 hours playing it. New Vegas makes a number of small improvements but manages to be less than the sum of this parts. Still recommended though

Happy82

6,018 posts

49 months

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If you are looking to waste time Fallout and Skyrim will suck your life away! Dragon Age is pretty fun too smile

Mass Effect series is good, Space Marine is a good option for the money too at only £5.


blueg33

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104 months

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I quite like warzone - its a bit dated in a way, but its free and keeps you hooked
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