Multiplayer gaming and autism/aspergers

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26 Jan 2010, 8:33 am

I like playing TF2 and CS2 on Steam, but I dont like using a mic, I'll only type messages. same on xbox live I only use the mic if I know someone.



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27 Jan 2010, 12:18 am

I generally end up playing X-box live nowadays.
I do it more to just talk to somebody.
The games are terribly boring, nothing new, always the same thing over and over again.
Yet I go there because I know I can talk to people (or at least spam) without fear of being rebuked with threat.

I guess I have a moral obligation to intrestingify the internet since everyone is so silent.
I generally welcome spammers in a way, sometimes get caught up in it.

I wish my halo 3 disc still worked.



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11 Jun 2010, 10:09 am

I enjoy the social of online games. It makes me feel like im not going to get judged or do something stupid cause were all there for the same thing.


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11 Jun 2010, 2:40 pm

xSuPeRxCeJaYx wrote:
I enjoy the social of online games. It makes me feel like im not going to get judged or do something stupid cause were all there for the same thing.


That's sometimes true, especially if you got some some cool people that you know to play with. (I also added you to steam as well)



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11 Jun 2010, 8:27 pm

I usually like online gaming, but sometimes I misinterpret someones intructions on WoW and end up getting called a stupid Huntard (Huntard: a combination of the words hunter and retard). But if you are getting bullied by jerks via online gaming, you can switch servers or take the zepplin to Thunder Bluff. Not in real life though. There you have to sit and deal with it, and no Hearthstone will ever get you out of it.



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15 Jun 2010, 5:27 pm

The only game I play is World of Warcraft, not using any voice systems so the worst shouting is over typed chat. Luckily I don't make many mistakes and I can fix other's faults quite well so they don't have an excuse to start nerdraging against me. (Sincerely not being arrogant with this, but I avoid most mistakes). I must admit that I play on nice and friendly servers, that should make a huge difference aswell. But I have seen a lot of flaming towards new players, and players who are not too well at their job, like healing for instance.

By the way, going stark raving mad because of a silly game doesn't really sound like an NT thing to do to me :P

And also not like something anyone older than 15 would do. Or no. At 15 I was too mature to act like that. Maybe a lot more people than we currently think lack social insight!
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I have met some really cool people ingame, more often than I've met assholes. In my experience WoW is fine, looking at the players.


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15 Jun 2010, 6:27 pm

I play 1v1 games online, usually fighting games, that's about it. Super Street Fighter IV is about the only thing I've played recently.



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15 Jun 2010, 6:33 pm

Bataar wrote:
Super Street Fighter IV is about the only thing I've played recently.



Who do you main?


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15 Jun 2010, 6:59 pm

skafather84 wrote:
Bataar wrote:
Super Street Fighter IV is about the only thing I've played recently.



Who do you main?

Vega and T-Hawk



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15 Jun 2010, 7:01 pm

I hate (! !! !! !! !! !! !! !! !! !) T-Hawk. Worse balanced than 'gief.

I've been trying to up Dudley but he seems to be lacking.


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16 Jun 2010, 6:29 am

Multiplayer gaming and me don't get along too well. One of my quirks is that anything I do in life must be a trophy. Best thing multiplayer gaming gets me is a screenshot that says I got the most kills, headshots and flag caps.

That being said I was nuts over Tribes for a long time and eventually graduated to Unreal Tournament (where I miss my jetpack while shooting people with a chain gun).



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16 Jun 2010, 11:47 pm

Only any good at FPS's,
Halo is my favourite game and online is generally fun, though the maniacs who go around and start team killing to help the 'enemy' get really annoying.
I swear there was one guy who mucked up which team he was on and killed our entire team before stopping to think why isn't anyone shooting back.



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17 Jun 2010, 12:26 am

I can't do FPS games online. I don't have the time to dedicate to them. I'll log into a game and everyone expects me to be at expert level. If I'm doing a team game, I'll have all my team mates mad at me because I can't follow instruction because I don't know the map(s), don't know where everything is, don't know the common lingo, etc. If I do deathmatch, it's frustrating because I pretty much get killed within a few seconds of spawning in, every time, so I don't have time to learn anything.



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20 Jun 2010, 3:49 am

I enjoy coordinating 24 Americans and being the only Aussie :D



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21 Jun 2010, 11:50 am

Auriya wrote:
I enjoy coordinating 24 Americans and being the only Aussie :D


You sound like an aussie friend of mine who still plays alongside my youngest brother (the guy is even part of a Australian podcast now . . . ah, Blackpanel). He was always outnumbered, but he got a lot of help from my brother (who is quite the talent monger . . . trust me, my brother comes up with the craziest stuff that actually works).