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Game genres you know you'll never be good at no matter how much you try

What genres are you eternally bad at?

  • First person shooters

    Votes: 17 17.0%
  • Third person shooters

    Votes: 5 5.0%
  • Fast paced 3D action game

    Votes: 1 1.0%
  • Slower paced 3D action game/horror

    Votes: 1 1.0%
  • 2D action/top+side scrollers/metroidvania

    Votes: 2 2.0%
  • Any game resembling 1-death Rogue and Battle Royales

    Votes: 15 15.0%
  • Stealth

    Votes: 7 7.0%
  • RPG

    Votes: 3 3.0%
  • RTS (real time strategy)

    Votes: 27 27.0%
  • Turn based strategy

    Votes: 10 10.0%
  • Fighting

    Votes: 53 53.0%
  • Sports and racers

    Votes: 12 12.0%
  • Platformer

    Votes: 5 5.0%
  • Puzzle

    Votes: 8 8.0%
  • Rhythm/music

    Votes: 22 22.0%
  • Crafting/community based content

    Votes: 19 19.0%
  • Other

    Votes: 7 7.0%

  • Total voters
    100

BlackTron

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The thing about fighting games is that Smash ruined them all for me. It fills the fighting game role well enough so there's not much motivation to break into other games with complex combos. That being said I still like Soul Calibur 1 and 2.
 

raduque

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I'm not very good at puzzle games anymore. Oh, and forget about twitchy multiplayer first-person battle arena type games.
 

GreenAlien

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No matter how much I try? I hope I can be reasonably good at anything given infinite time and willpower.
 
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No matter how much I try? I hope I can be reasonably good at anything given infinite time and willpower.
Yes, with the right motivation (e.g. if your life depended on it) you can get solid at any genre as long as you're not physically handicapped. Even if you hate the genre.
 

GymWolf

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Mayne hardcore platform like super mewt boy, arena fps online against super skilled people, rts, civilization type of games, driving games, pure puzzle games...

For the majority is mostly because i don't like the genre so i have zero reason to trying to get good.
 

Griffon

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I like the idea of turn based tactics games like Final Fantasy Tactics or XCOM.
But I always end up getting owned and unable to advance in the story after a while, as if I'm playing wrong until it can't work anymore.

I want to like the genre but it seems the genre just doesn't like me.
 
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spookyfish

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I am not good at fighting games. At all.
But I love ‘em and will continue to try and play them.
 
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Handel

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Fighting games easily.
I hate hardcore fighting games.

Quick! Press down left, back, back, A+B, up, down, X, X, X, Y+Z, L, R forward, forward and rotate the pad anti-clockwise six times to stick your leg out a bit to parry Master Ryo Hakazakabuki's flaming dragon mystical arsehole thunder punch. Noooo!!!!! You got it wrong, its X, Y, X, Y+Z, L, R! It's SO easy! Now you've broken the 15643 chain hit combo you NOOB!!!!!!

Fuck right off.
 
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DGrayson

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Dec 5, 2017
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RTS and crafting for me.

RTS I used to enjoy a lot even though I know I was never that great. Crafting I just always hated.
 

SSfox

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Laptop1991

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Any multiplayer games, which is just everybody killing each other over and over and respawning on the same map, i just get bored and have never liked it going right back to Quake 3 Arena and also puzzle games like Portal, i don't mind the puzzles in games like Tomb Raider, but just on their own as a game is not for me.
 

fart town usa

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Souls games, namely Bloodborne and it kills me cause my god that game is up my alley. The art design, music, horror themes, etc.

I wish I had the patience to git gud.

I got far in Dark Souls, I know I can do the same with Bloodborne but I just don't have the patience for the grind.
 

BigBeauford

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RTS because I am too lazy to hotkey and improve my gameplay.

Fighting games have always stunk in my opinion. Mashing a DDR/Parapa flow of button inputs that don't feel matched to what's happening on screen have made me pass on all of them. Smash Bros is the only one that feels rewarding and sensible.