Worst examples of 'gamer rage'?

#1 Posted by ShalashaskaUK666 (515 posts) -

Was just wondering whats the worst things you guys have done when playing either this or any other game?

I was once playing the old Jet Li game 'Rise to Honor', and in that game if a dude hit you during a combo you broke out of it, but if they started one you couldn't do anything. I remember getting SO ANNOYED I snapped by crappy thin TV remote haha!!

You guys ever get SO annoyed you just have to break something or yell or whatever?

#2 Posted by RVonE (4601 posts) -

The worst I've done is put the controller down and pour myself a glass of whiskey.

#3 Posted by ShalashaskaUK666 (515 posts) -

Haha that's much more civilised than wanting to smash the controller through your TV and slap a priest!

#4 Posted by RVonE (4601 posts) -

Slap a priest? dafuq

#5 Posted by Brodehouse (9515 posts) -

All gamer rage should be Ryan's "WHOA-ti-ti-tititi-ARGH!"

#6 Posted by xaLieNxGrEyx (2605 posts) -

This is the funniest video on the internet if you're wondering. It also gets better the more you watch it.

#7 Posted by drGiggless (222 posts) -

why did u make more than one thread of this same subject?

#8 Posted by RVonE (4601 posts) -

@drGiggless: An honest mistake, I believe.

#9 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18955 posts) -

I remember punching my keyboard with the wrath of gods in the past, no idea what the game was though!

#10 Posted by Cloudenvy (5891 posts) -

@Brodehouse said:

All gamer rage should be Ryan's "WHOA-ti-ti-tititi-ARGH!"

I make noises very similar to that and it's pretty much as bad as it ever gets for me.

#11 Posted by FilipHolm (667 posts) -

Actually broke my ps3 controller by tossing it into the wall.

#12 Posted by Deathmachine117 (377 posts) -

Mortal Kombat caused my controller to be hurled a few times. And I nearly broke my keyboard when playing some game I think it was an MMO.

#13 Posted by mandude (2667 posts) -

The most you'll ever get out of me is "Ah, now..." or "Ah, for feck's sake" in a very hush tone.

#14 Posted by ShalashaskaUK666 (515 posts) -

Hahaha the controller smashing off the wall is more my way!! I've tried to calm down more though and rationalise with the old favourite of 'its only a game'. Except....its not only a game is it?! ITS MY ENTIRE LIFE.

Oh and yes honest mistake on the double thread!! :D

#15 Posted by Brodehouse (9515 posts) -
@Cloudenvy

@Brodehouse said:

All gamer rage should be Ryan's "WHOA-ti-ti-tititi-ARGH!"

I make noises very similar to that and it's pretty much as bad as it ever gets for me.

Mine is "whoap-nope- yip- whoa- hey- stop- god- nope-ungh!"
#16 Posted by Dagbiker (6938 posts) -

This was me when I keepet losing SMNC

#17 Posted by connerthekewlkid (1798 posts) -

@xaLieNxGrEyx: i love 4pp :D

#18 Edited by BestUsernameEver (4825 posts) -

@Deathmachine117 said:

Mortal Kombat caused my controller to be hurled a few times. And I nearly broke my keyboard when playing some game I think it was an MMO.

If I lose more than three matches in a row in Mk, I usually resist throwing it but just bang on the buttons in pure fury when i know I am losing hard. Thankfully I haven't done that on vita MK.....yet.

#19 Posted by DarkShaper (1319 posts) -

The worst I ever get playing alone is angrily saying "Well fuck you to!" and switching the game off and I don't get angry during competitive games often but when I keep fucking up in co-op games MAN do I get riled up I think it has as much to do with embarrassment as it does with anger or frustration. I remember one time I was playing local co-op in Halo 3 on Legendary kept getting killed in the same place by the same guy over and over, at one point my friend snarkily said "maybe don't get shot there" which prompted the only time to date that I have actually thrown a controller across a room.

#20 Posted by connerthekewlkid (1798 posts) -
#21 Edited by IBurningStar (2160 posts) -
@xaLieNxGrEyx said:

This is the funniest video on the internet if you're wondering. It also gets better the more you watch it.

This was so frustrating for me to watch, because that is a really simple puzzle. I don't know why this dude was struggling with it so much, because there is sheet of paper plastered on like the the wall or something that literally tells you what to do and why you are doing it. Videos like this are what you get when people don't read things.
#22 Edited by LobsterVendetta (103 posts) -

Now that I think about it, the worst thing I do is grip the controller and sometimes slap my knee. (Along with some 'goddamn it's and 'son of a bitch'es) I try to be as calm and quiet about it as possible, the latter being since I live in an apartment, I tend to be paranoid about being too loud.

#23 Posted by BBAlpert (1354 posts) -

When I was little I used to get really, really angry about certain games. I've since realized that since my primary reason for gaming is enjoyment, a game that just makes me upset isn't worth playing.

#24 Posted by BPRJCTX (704 posts) -

If by worst you mean best...

#25 Posted by TheDudeOfGaming (6078 posts) -

Dota. Got up, hit my chair with my foot, blood ensued.

#26 Posted by L44 (548 posts) -

Gave my friend a black eye playing Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters because I threw my controller at him. Not proud of that.

#27 Posted by SSValis (1136 posts) -

I Stomped on my PS3 controller unintentionally when I was in rage once. I don't remember the game or circumstances.

#28 Posted by UnrealDP (1220 posts) -

The worst I've done is break a controller and that only happened once. I beat every fight in MK9s story on hard and then that last Shao Kahn boss fight made me lose my goddamn shit. That fight had to of been one of the most aggravating things in my goddamn life. That might be hyperbolic, but christ that was such bullshit.

#29 Posted by Sackmanjones (4650 posts) -
@UnrealDP

The worst I've done is break a controller and that only happened once. I beat every fight in MK9s story on hard and then that last Shao Kahn boss fight made me lose my goddamn shit. That fight had to of been one of the most aggravating things in my goddamn life. That might be hyperbolic, but christ that was such bullshit.

Nope your correct. That fight was THE WORST
#30 Posted by ADarkMatter (138 posts) -

I usually don't get made while playing videogames but there was this one time while playing ninja gaiden 2 where i just couldn't take it anymore; I had been fighting a stupid giant fire-spitting porcupine that fucking EXPLODED when you killed him and it always got me, that fucker always managed to kill me regardless of how fast i tried to run away from it, to make it worse every time i died i had to fight another boss that came before it and it took so much time, by the fifth time that happened i just couldn't take it anymore, I stood up, opened the disc tray and broke that fucking disk, haha! Who wins now porcupine? I know that is a little extreme but it felt so good, i'm glad i never played again that game.

#31 Posted by Cincaid (2953 posts) -

@BPRJCTX: That was incredible, thank you!

My most recent memory of hard rage was Dark Souls (surprised?). After dying for the umpteenth time on the final boss I just screamed out in rage (so my dog ran and hide), uninstalled the game from my 360, and swore to never touch it again. Now it's sitting on my shelf, mocking me, taunting me. I'll probably go back to it one day when my sanity has returned.

#32 Posted by joshthebear (2700 posts) -
@BPRJCTX

If by worst you mean best...

That Trials Evolution video hits a little too close to home.
#33 Posted by Capum15 (4789 posts) -
@BPRJCTX: Rage Quit/Achievement Hunter ftw.
#34 Posted by Smashlampjaw (220 posts) -

I broke one of my PS3 controller's during a online match in NBA Jam OFE, now I feel dumb.

#35 Posted by yoshisaur (2606 posts) -

I don't like to lose control of myself, so I rarely can rage about anything. There will be evil thoughts in my mind of death and destruction, but if it ever comes out into the open it's generally with friends and in a comical matter. I think the worst I've ever done is scream "FUCK!" at the screen.

This happened a lot last night when I attempted (and succeeded) to get the Rattler 125cc achievement on The Ascent. God, was that log jump a bitch.

#36 Edited by BPRJCTX (704 posts) -

@Cincaid said:

@BPRJCTX: That was incredible, thank you!

My most recent memory of hard rage was Dark Souls (surprised?). After dying for the umpteenth time on the final boss I just screamed out in rage (so my dog ran and hide), uninstalled the game from my 360, and swore to never touch it again. Now it's sitting on my shelf, mocking me, taunting me. I'll probably go back to it one day when my sanity has returned.

@joshthebear said:

@BPRJCTX

If by worst you mean best...

That Trials Evolution video hits a little too close to home.

@Capum15 said:

@BPRJCTX: Rage Quit/Achievement Hunter ftw.

Btw, here's a bit of information about the Rage Quit series...

It started with Trials HD...

And no matter what you think about most of his videos...

Some times, it is truly genuine Rage Quit.

Trials is one of those, here's another one...

And here's what happened during or after that...

#37 Posted by spacetrogg (59 posts) -

I'm normally pretty in control when it comes to playing games (mostly cause I'm fully aware that I suck at most of them) but the one time I can remember losing it was playing Warhawk on my shiny new PS3 in 2007. I was playing against some school friends who were taking advantage of some exploit or another, and after one too many cheap deaths I brought my sixaxis down hard on the nearest surface.

Unfortunately this just happened to be the top of my little sisters laptop which she had saved for for months on end, the result was a desperate trip to the local PC wizards, handing over of months upon months worth of allowance for the repair and buying sweets to guarantee my sisters silence.

I only got round to telling my Dad the truth of what happened last year, after I had safely moved out and was 150 odd miles away.

#38 Posted by UnrealDP (1220 posts) -

@Sackmanjones said:

@UnrealDP

The worst I've done is break a controller and that only happened once. I beat every fight in MK9s story on hard and then that last Shao Kahn boss fight made me lose my goddamn shit. That fight had to of been one of the most aggravating things in my goddamn life. That might be hyperbolic, but christ that was such bullshit.

Nope your correct. That fight was THE WORST

I know, right? The worst part was people always rationalized it as "Well MK has always had messed up bosses." which was always the most backwards way of thinking about it. Oy!

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