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I sometimes become moody after finish playing the campaign mode of a game or an RPG game. This can go on for weeks.

Most recently i just finished playing chrono cross and its emotional ending usually makes me feel stuck in the game world and want more.

Another being starcraft 2 WOL.
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I got a little sad when I finished Divinity.
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portal was heartbreaking
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I went on a real emotional roller coaster when I played The Last of Us, looking forward to going on another one when the next game is released.
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I went on a real emotional roller coaster when I played The Last of Us, looking forward to going on another one when the next game is released.
Whilst it's a lot better than a lot of other games, I still feel that Naughty Dog are
rarely as good at emotion as they - or some others - might think they are.

Giant Sparrow are arguably the masters- with The Unfinished Swan and What Became of Edith Finch. Playdead
coud be up to their level if they attempted that kind of game instead of side scrolling platformer.

Playing The Last of Us, I was too aware of all the influences from other games that clearly seemed upon the game - a city on lockdown like Half LIfe 2, certain environments that were like homage to Silent Hill (The DLC left behind surely clearly is a
homage to SH3- a shoipping centre, creepy mannequins). It made me aware that their influences were in some way better games at certain things, that The Last of Us invites us to identify with a brutal killer who we're supposed to root for because his own daughter died. That's not how morality works. So this is subjective morality game but the implication of that is never really addressed I feel. Unless the sequel makes it clear that Joel is a pretty messed up man actually (who wouldn't be so keen to protect Ellie if she wasn't a girl - yes, he's in a little 'father figure' dubious relationship territory) I don't see the point.
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I feel ****ty after a load of **** OW matches... because they can be really unenjoyable at times.
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I mean the obvious answer, besides the game being sad, is that someone who plays games excessively is doing it to fill a void in their life and once you 'complete' a game then you are left with the realisation that your life is still empty.
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Yes, I had it for like a week after completing the Mass Effect Trilogy

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and then again after i completed Andromeda, but for very different reasons :lol:

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Its same feeling you get after finishing a book, project etc. I wouldn't call it depression but instead a withdrawal period while you find something else to replace the time you would have spent on that game etc.
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oh boy i started a thread that turned into something else
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(Original post by HucktheForde)
I sometimes become moody after finish playing the campaign mode of a game or an RPG game. This can go on for weeks.

Most recently i just finished playing chrono cross and its emotional ending usually makes me feel stuck in the game world and want more.

Another being starcraft 2 WOL.
I dropped a crucial semi finals game of club penguin: game day and i cried, its totally normal dont worry
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No.

By the end, at worst you should be content or a little disappointed that it's over, that's it.
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Hahah yeah my story is little different, compared to you all. Mine is, well i was depressed that Alex mason was not in call of duty black ops three ;......(
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I am surprised at the responses in here.
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I've completely avoided finishing p5 solely due to it. Like I honestly don't want to see the story come to a definitive end yet, but I'll probably try to force myself to finish before Christmas.
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Bioshock :'( All of them.
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(Original post by Kravence)
Its same feeling you get after finishing a book, project etc. I wouldn't call it depression but instead a withdrawal period while you find something else to replace the time you would have spent on that game etc.
so a "what do i do now" feeling
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(Original post by HucktheForde)
I sometimes become moody after finish playing the campaign mode of a game or an RPG game. This can go on for weeks.

Most recently i just finished playing chrono cross and its emotional ending usually makes me feel stuck in the game world and want more.

Another being starcraft 2 WOL.

You can always jump back in again by choosing new game

I frequently notice Chrono Cross being mentioned on TSR and don't entirely understand why. The game never had a european release. Did you grow up in US or import it?
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