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#1 Posted by Fallen189 (5312 posts) -

We all have them, don't lie. What game did you play so much during your schooling period that you just destroyed your life on? Mine have probably been Civ 4 or Diablo 2. Goddamn that 900 clicks per minute dungeon sprawler!
 
I'm excited to see if Claude replies...

#2 Posted by Pinworm45 (4069 posts) -

Starcraft and AVP2.

#3 Posted by Fallen189 (5312 posts) -
@Pinworm45 said:
" Starcraft and AVP2. "
Speaking of clicks per second :D
#4 Posted by Jadeskye (4392 posts) -

World of warcraft...Damn that game. 
 
BURN IN HELL BLIZZARD! >=(

#5 Posted by Cube (4382 posts) -

CS: Source. At lunch we'd all go to the LAN cafe that was right beside the school and just waste our lunchtime playing Source.

#6 Posted by Bellum (2945 posts) -

Morrowind and Rome: Total War.

#7 Posted by Jadeskye (4392 posts) -
@Cube: damn that sounds pretty sweet...
#8 Posted by Breadfan (6803 posts) -

Definitely Diablo II.

#9 Posted by Cube (4382 posts) -
@jadeskye:  Yeah, some people got into it to the point where they were skipping classes just to play. Ironically I was the only one who kept playing after school ended and I've not stopped yet.
#10 Posted by Tesla (2002 posts) -
Counter-Strike
#11 Posted by Fallen189 (5312 posts) -
@Cube said:
" @jadeskye:  Yeah, some people got into it to the point where they were skipping classes just to play. Ironically I was the only one who kept playing after school ended and I've not stopped yet. "
Dust 2, 9 vs 9. LETS DO THISSSSSS
#12 Posted by xionpunk (390 posts) -

Star Ocean: The Second Story took over my life for a while. It was the first RPG (and my favorite to this day) that I had ever played and i was obsessed with it.  I just couldn't get enough and there was so much in that game. Man I wish I hadn't lost my copy.

#13 Posted by kennybaese (708 posts) -

Hm... Well recently there were games like Uncharted and Bioshock 2. 
 
In general... Maybe Rock Band? Or Super Smash Bros. On the 64. Yeah, we kicked it old school.

#14 Posted by Vinnylegs (105 posts) -

CS 1.6, never did homework after me and my buddies started playing this.

#15 Posted by Cube (4382 posts) -
@Fallen189 said:
" @Cube said:
" @jadeskye:  Yeah, some people got into it to the point where they were skipping classes just to play. Ironically I was the only one who kept playing after school ended and I've not stopped yet. "
Dust 2, 9 vs 9. LETS DO THISSSSSS "
Dust 2 FTW
#16 Posted by dietmango (1701 posts) -

Counter Strike 1.6, Starcraft, C&C: Red Alert 2, and Diablo II. Almost failed 5th grade because of these games. Yup, good times, good times.

#17 Posted by DrFidget (262 posts) -

I was in 4th grade when Pokémon first hit state side. Talk about being at ground zero.    

#18 Posted by Hamst3r (4859 posts) -

None. I don't get addicted to games and play them endlessly. The games I played the most during high school though were Quake 2, Quake 3 and Unreal Tournament.

#19 Posted by NakAttack (1329 posts) -
@DrFidget said:
" I was in 4th grade when Pokémon first hit state side. Talk about being at ground zero.     "
this
#20 Posted by mosdl (3387 posts) -

Civ 2 definitely caused me to oversleep back in high school.

#21 Posted by Evilsbane (5018 posts) -

Not so much with school, but I give work the middle finger at least once every 4-5 months and take a nice 3 day weekend.

#22 Posted by Video_Game_King (36566 posts) -

None. In fact, video games teach me things, like Japanese, sword-fighting, and that George Bernard Shaw somehow equals Dick Cheney.

#23 Posted by CaptainObvious (2990 posts) -

Hmm...... 
 
Warhammer 40k: Dawn of War.

#24 Edited by Hilikus (285 posts) -

WoW
 
and it keeps trying

#25 Posted by Lowbrow (885 posts) -
#26 Posted by Tennmuerti (8249 posts) -

Eh fine ... WOW
I got way too much into it during my later Uni years and it fucked up my BIT degree. But I really can't blame the game only myself.
On the other hand I have now a job I'm satisfied with much more then what I think I would have been able to get if I stayed on the IT track.
I played it from time to time afterward still but just casually, and not for a long time now. Don't really regret it, was a good ride while it lasted.

#27 Posted by Hunkulese (2968 posts) -
@walkingcarpet said:
"Hm... Well recently there were games like Uncharted and Bioshock 2.   In general... Maybe Rock Band? Or Super Smash Bros. On the 64. Yeah, we kicked it old school. "
 
Saying the 64 was old school makes me feel old.
#28 Posted by AestheticSynthesis (429 posts) -

Red Alert and Diablo ruined part of Elementary for me.
Middle School was filled with Starcraft and Diablo 2
High School was taken over by the Xbox 360...... more starcraft.
1st Year of College: Starcraft and COD4
 
I'm waiting to go to basic for the Air Force, but Starcraft 2 is on the horizon I'm afraid my Korean ass will be in a heap of trouble.

#29 Posted by Ineedaname (4276 posts) -
@Tesla said:
" Counter-Strike "
The only thing it countered was my education!
#30 Posted by Aeterna (1128 posts) -

Quake3, played it so much it may have affected me dropping one educational level.

#31 Posted by luce (4056 posts) -

Metal gear solid 2 ruined me 
 
My mind never recovered

#32 Posted by Bobby_The_Great (1074 posts) -

This is going to show my age, but the original Doom, Doom 2 and Warcraft 2 all consumed my time in Middle School.
#33 Posted by SuperSambo (3019 posts) -

Phantasy Star Online...

#34 Posted by Yummylee (23197 posts) -

Resident Evil 3. I completed that game soo many times, then theres also the Mercs minigame...
#35 Posted by DanceDanceKennypants (661 posts) -

Hmmm... Good question.
 
Bard's tale, probably. Match of the Day II is right up there, too.
 
Move along now, children. Grandpa must have his tubes changed, and all his bags are full.
 
NURSE!

#36 Posted by CptChiken (2058 posts) -

red alert 2 and starlancer

#37 Posted by Kohe321 (3567 posts) -

No game ruined my education. I guess I'm not hardcore enough to be a part of the gang. :<

#38 Posted by wefwefasdf (6730 posts) -

In 7th grade there were a bunch of people playing WoW on another forum I went to. Once I got started with them it was very hard to stop. Being homeschooled didn't make the matter better either. :p

#39 Posted by wefwefasdf (6730 posts) -
@Ineedaname said:
" @Tesla said:
" Counter-Strike "
The only thing it countered was my education! "
*rimshot*
#40 Posted by KoduX450 (26 posts) -

Final Fantasy VII, Ocarina of Time, and Metal Gear Solid began my spiral into a failed education... Then the PS2 came along...

#41 Edited by Lethkhar (77 posts) -
@Bellum said:

" Morrowind and Rome: Total War. "

@Fragstoff said:

" Guild Wars"


Seconded.


Also, Warcraft 3. Though Age of Empires 2 actually HELPED me in school, so I would hesitate to say my gaming addiction hurt my education overall. I'm pretty good at controlling myself.

#42 Posted by Fallen189 (5312 posts) -

Needs more sensible soccer =P

#43 Posted by DanceDanceKennypants (661 posts) -
@Fallen189: 
 
Match of the Day II doesn't cut it?
 
I had an Amstrad then.
 
Yes, it actually was a computer. It did have an unfortunate tendency to leak oil, on occasion.
#44 Posted by GetEveryone (4531 posts) -

Street Fighter 4. It's ruining it right now.

#45 Posted by HaltIamReptar (2038 posts) -

All of them.  Honest!

#46 Posted by ArchScabby (5877 posts) -

Well right now Dragon Age.  I've stopped doing homework almost entirely.

#47 Posted by CastroCasper (1395 posts) -

I remember a lot of "sick" days spent playing Roller Coaster Tycoon.

#48 Posted by insouciant (853 posts) -

Aww, Claude didn't respond. 
 
Well, as for me, tack another one up for Counter-Strike 1.6.
#49 Posted by Symphony (1934 posts) -

Pogs
 
/troll

#50 Posted by Ace829 (2106 posts) -

Halo 2.