>quit playing videogames a year ago. >replaced it with exercise and reading books

>quit playing videogames a year ago
>replaced it with exercise and reading books
>always feel like I am missing out on all the extremely great games that are coming out every year
Lifts for this feel?

  1. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >all the extremely great games that are coming out every year
    Idk man they seem kinda shitty honstly.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      there are some indie games really worth playing imo

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        the focus being on SOME most inde games are carbon copies of other indie games just reskined

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >extremely great games that are coming out every year
      lmao

      >extremely great games that come out every year
      like what? FIFASPORTSBALL2069, GENERIC MICTROTRANSACTION HELL#52327 or MOVIE MASQUERADING AS A GAME#65079?
      the only great games to come out recently are doom eternal and elden ring.

      Total War: Warhammer 3, God of War Ragnarok, Starfield, Elden Ring which already released, Avatar, Overwatch 2 etc. etc.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Ragnarok has a moron as one of norse godesses, so fuck that noise. Overwatch is for kids, if you’re playing shooters that feature women you must be gay.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          we wuz nords an shiiiiii

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >Ragnarok has a moron as one of norse godesses
          I fucking americans. I hope you all choke to death on a mcdouble.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            I fucking hate americans*

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              >t. Has a McDonalds in his country too

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        TW:Warhammer 3 is unfortunately shit rn

        t. A shill who bought it on pre order and regrets it

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >bought it on pre order and regrets it
          why do you retards keep doing this? Imagine paying for a game that some gay in california hasn't done coding yet.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          It’s not warhammer if you don’t paint it

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >sequels, sequels, and sequels
        i.e. buy the same game again

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Impeccable shit taste. Stick to lifting instead.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Those are all shit and elden ring has no replayability and PVP is clown show.
        .

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >Elden Ring
        only thing good here and no replayability so I wouldn't pay more than $30-40 for it

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Those are all shit and elden ring has no replayability and PVP is clown show.
          .

          >muh replayability
          My first playthrough was 120+ hours long already, why the fuck would memeability matters at this point you no life retards?

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >Total War: Warhammer 3
        will be good in a year or 2. terrible right now
        >God of War Ragnarok
        >Starfield
        awful
        >Smellden Ring
        zogslop in the form of vidya
        >avatar
        >overwatch 2
        b8
        i'm looking forward to darktide and edf6 though

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >OW2
        BHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        lol all shit games. literally every modern game is a battle royale, rehashed call of duty, ubishit openworld/ far cry clone.

        Really is sad, but honestly I'm glad i grew out of games.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Ready for
      >pokemon
      >tlou1 remake
      >hogwarts
      And a bunch of backlog games

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        snoy dyel

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      This, onoy things I'm looking forward to playing is any new fromsoft game and Monster Hunter. Everything else looks like shit

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        I hope fromsoft doesn't fuckup armored core 6. Literally the only game I'm looking forward to

  2. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >extremely great games that are coming out every year
    lmao

  3. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >extremely great games that come out every year
    like what? FIFASPORTSBALL2069, GENERIC MICTROTRANSACTION HELL#52327 or MOVIE MASQUERADING AS A GAME#65079?
    the only great games to come out recently are doom eternal and elden ring.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >the only great games to come out recently are doom eternal and elden ring.
      Based

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      both are shit

      [...]
      [...]
      Total War: Warhammer 3, God of War Ragnarok, Starfield, Elden Ring which already released, Avatar, Overwatch 2 etc. etc.

      these are shit too

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Eternal was so shit compared to 2016 bros.
      Oh boy instead of rationing health armor and ammo it just sprays out of enemies on a cool down. And isn't it great, the enemies are all cartooney and soft instead of idk demons maybe?

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        it was very quake-esque, unlike 2016, but i liked it, it felt like a proper arena shooter where you zoom around at 3000 mph.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Nice then they should have named it quake 69 or something. Doom was never about that back in my day.

  4. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    i have vidya dysphoria or some shit. i can't stand to play new games.
    i just mindlessly play old stuff while i listen to podcasts.
    my to-do list still had shit like new vegas on it.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      that just means youre normal, Tibia is still my favorite game

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        master of orion 2 is probably my all time go-to but lately i have been running arcanum.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        master of orion 2 is probably my all time go-to but lately i have been running arcanum.

        oh, also i never did tibia but i can respect that.
        ever heard of rpgwo?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      i just bought a brand new top of the line 5000$ gaming PC and the only games i play are OG's like DayZ, D2R, CSGO, PoE, hearts of iron etc. The only new games i've played lately that have actually been good are Hell let loose, post scriptum and war of rights.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Come back to Age of Empires 2. It has an active playerbase on Steam, and even some comfy streamers. Just got back into it and been having a blast playing with my steam buddy.

  5. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    then play video games what the fuck? i have been lifting for 10 years, all it took was couple hours so instead of playing 16 hours a day i now only play 14 hours.

  6. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    what great games? i havent played anything apart form rimworld in years

  7. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I stopped playing games in 2015 and don't feel like I missed out on a single thing

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      you didnt dont worry

  8. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >extremely great games that are coming out every year
    what universe is this?

  9. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >extremely great games that are coming out every year
    >Year ist not in the 1990s or very early 00s
    Bro...

  10. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >all the extremely great games that are coming out every year
    I don't know what drugs you're on anon, but please share

  11. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I stopped playing vidya around when GTA5 came out because my life got busy. Finally have time to game now but it's been so long. I just stare at steam scrolling through all the great titles and can't decide what to buy or if I should just play nostalgic old ones. What do bros

  12. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Video games are unironically boring. Id rather watch Bitcoin candles all day.

    I actually treat day-trading Bitcoin like a video game, and its hardcore more, and if i fuck up, i get fucked up in real life, so its far more stimulating.

    Day-trading Crypto is like a video game but with real world impact.

    Its also like an MMORPG that NEVER ends, theres always gains to be made.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      hows the intraday price action on bitcoin? Some people say its really fucking easy to trade. I'm a S&P 500 trader for comparison.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Have you ever considered that maybe you're addicted?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      consider suicide

  13. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I exercise and play video games, I spend almost the entire day doing these things.
    Downside is I don't have time for work so I'm a NEET.

  14. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >hegel

  15. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I recognise mark fisher and hegel what are the other books/authors? I think i see camus

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      framed is anti-oedipus, next to fisher is marcuse, gym bag is byung-chul han. no idea what the fish head one is.

  16. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Lost pretty much all my interest in games. Also, all the games I wanted to play turned out to be shit. Borderlands 3. The Last of chud (didnt play), Ni No Kuni...

  17. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >always feel like I am missing out on all the extremely great games that are coming out every year
    I only play old games, I don't feel this at all. Perhaps you should get into retro games. You can play a small amount every day and still feel quite satisfied. I play mega drive while I do cardio.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Chakan has the most meta and glorious ending of any game.

  18. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    nothing wrong with enjoying vidya from time to time
    moderation is key

  19. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >reading books

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      > Study performed by a sex freak pedophile who molested kids.

      Alright buddy, alright.

  20. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >quit playing videogames a year ago
    >replaced it with exercise and reading books

    Is it common that Zoomers can only do one thing, or is it just the retards that post here.? On the average day, I do pt, read, train judo, and socialize, in addition to work. Often ill throw a bit of gaming/tv time in there. It has never felt overwhelming in any way. Whats the deal?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Some people have jobs or study lol, that’s why they’re too busy to play vidya all day unlike you, retard

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        > in addition to work

        Zoomies confirmed retarded, then.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Other than learning to read, you need to learn about TIME MANAGEMENT. You buffoon

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      low IQ means you expense more mental energy for the same amount of work.
      whenever anyone says "Im to busy to do x" it just means "I don't have the mental energy left after wagecucking"
      t. low IQ

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        forgot to mention, context switching requires alot of mental energy too

  21. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    After taking this break I hope you realize that all the games that came out last year that you wanted to play are all $20 or $30 instead of $60. I did the same thing and quit gaming a few years ago, but I started back up and haven't paid more than $30 for a game since Dark Souls 3

  22. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I stopped playing WoW (16 years long run) after Sunwell clear in tbc classic and figured out i only play games for the social aspect, even if the game is compete shit. Now i just play some CSGO to banter with my mates a few hours after 20:00.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      come back for wrath brother

  23. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    All twitter leftist chud pseud books except camus.

  24. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >ghosts of my life sitting next to the tv
    wow he's literally me

  25. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >>quit playing videogames a year ago
    it with exercise and reading books
    Good job OP. The heart of improvement is to replace an old habit with new ones. You're like an adult or something.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Reading books is just as pointless as video games. I don't know why you idiots want to act like you are productive 100% of the time when you guys are literally on this website

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Superior medium. Especially as most games these days are designed to prey upon your reward systems and not as genuine artforms. Also reading encouraged me to get into writing. All vidya ever did was suck hours and money out of my life for no return.

  26. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Just set your standards incredibly high and only play games that seem exceptional. You'll end up playing a handful of games every decade without having to feel like you "gave up" on them.

  27. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    You can tell someone has not read D&G when they treat D&G, Fisher, et al., as their entire personality

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      ?

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        IYKYK

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          ok

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            D&G means deleuze and guattari. They have become a fag in ~~*academia*~~ in the early 2010s and since then brainlets like fag who created the meme in the OP don’t actually read D&G, they just treat D&G’s Capitalism and Schizophrenia as their personality to seem well-read and intelligent. Which then I qualified as having Fisher in the same room. Fisher was a complete charlatan as a “theorist” who should have stuck writing terrible music reviews.

  28. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >Letting IST and memes influence the way you live because you wanted to be "alpha"
    Everyone here is so pathetic. I don't know why every single little thing becomes such a significant problem to you losers. Like you idiots actually believe your life will somehow get better by replacing one thing for another pointless activity such as nothing.
    The problem with you clowns is that you guys don't have any goals but pretend you do by thinking there is some reward at the end you aren't actively working towards.

  29. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Speaking of which any IST approved games where I can mog with my skill currently out there? Pro tip don't mention the classics (CSGO, PUBG, FORT, LOL, DOTA, Valorant etc.)

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      fighting games or racing games. Both requires high amount of skill but at the same time I dont know why you want to develop skills in games unless you are trying to go pro

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Just to eternally mog newbs into oblivion and tbag their dead bodies like in the good old times.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          You sound extremely weak to not want competition and would rather just bully little children

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            > Bully little children.

            Rather them than salty adults who think I'm hacking for playing good or like a pro. Fucking cancer culture.

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              You sound even more like a pussy for complaining about people talking shit to you in the most flattering way. Whats next? You dont want to start working out because everyone will think you are on steroids for being so jacked?

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                The problem with adults is that they instantly turn on hacks and cry about that I rushed their asses on a comp mode... Yes, I fucked your team up and you started hacking. Stop moaning. (literally insta-flick shots after being unable to react to a guy next to them and so on...) Its just sad.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >Everyone complains about hacks!
                >Starts complaining about hacks when they are getting mogged into oblivion
                holy fuck you are an absolute dyel pussy gamer clown. you literally have 0 ability to handle even the most smallest form of adversity

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                Smallest form of adversity when I know when they are freaking hacking when their playstyle changes to botform and I've been overwatching that shit for a few games and know that most matches have literal spinbots and ragehacks 24/7? The FPS culture is dead man. Even at non-serious lans they freaking fraud for lulz etc. So boring.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >everyone complains about hacks! i hate it!
                >but if im not winning, it means everyone is hacking!!!
                absolutely soft ass pussy made

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                valorant is fraud free but it's pretty gay so there's that

  30. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >always feel like I am missing out on all the extremely great games that are coming out every year

    You arent, they literally just shit out the same few games that they just reskinned

  31. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Just remember that playing vidya alone is simply time wasting fuel, and does not build valuable skills you can take to the real world.
    Fuck that "hurrrr hand eye coordination" bullshit, that's cope.
    You might not feel it now, but keep at the vidya and you may realize in 5 years how much better you could be at other value adding hobbies if you invested the time elsewhere.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >build valuable skills you can take to the real world
      >spends time on IST
      Whats cope is thinking you always need to be productive to prove yourself to people that don't matter. If you need some skill, go after it. Otherwise stop thinking there will be a moment in the future where all your training has come down to a single moment in your life where you finally become the hero

  32. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >>quit playing videogames a year ago
    it with exercise and reading books
    feel like I am missing out on all the extremely great games that are coming out every year
    >Lifts for this feel?
    just play the 90+ metacritic ones and move on with your life lmao

  33. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Why do you gays always have to be so extreme? Read and lift most of the time and play the odd great vidya every few years when a new elden ring/disco elysium comes out. Vidya is only a problem if you're a compulsive addict.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Yeah this place is quite autistic with literally everything. I mean this place was shilling out nofap hard and still do. They literally think doing nothing will somehow change your life instead of actively working on something

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        No fap is the idea that you quit porn, to turn it into another goal instead, Not just quitting for quitting's sake. The typical, get a job to get a girlfriend route and start nofap to not feel like a fucking unmotivated loser all the time, focus attention on building the skills required instead etc.

        That's the goal behind No Fap too bad there are gays on this board who take it too far or meme it out to be something its not. Its just an age old semen retention practice. Semen contains energy so use it or waste it.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >You need to use the semen energy cause its significant
          >Its not a meme
          You can literally do all the things oyu want to do and still fap you absolute clown. Holy shit you guys are sad

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            Bruh some people are just low on motivation.

            Daoist practices recommend semen retention of 3-7 days, up to 14-21 days or so depending on if you have a high sex drive or lower one.

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              Sounds far more reasonable

  34. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    What "extremely great games"? The video game industry peaked in the mid 00's. Nothing has come close to Okami, nor any of the other greats like SotC, GoW(2), FFX(II), Smash bros Melee, Wii Sports Resort, Zelda Twilight Princess, etc.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      You got some good games listed but at the same time you sound boring as fuck. You might as well be some old fart that talks about how throwing rocks at a lake was much more fun than newer things like bike riding

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >Wii Sports Resort

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Lmfao, thos is such a retarded boomer opinion. No one actually respects your opinions, they just make fun of you being a dinosaur behind your back.

  35. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Just play the games you want, surely you have the discipline for it not to usurp everything else you've gained?

  36. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Most of the decent games coming out nowadays are either non-pozzed indies or japanese games.

  37. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Play vidya for 1hr after 1h30min cardio
    That was hard.

  38. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I graduated highschool may 2019 and not a single quality game has been made since.

  39. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >always feel like I am missing out on all the extremely great games that are coming out every year
    For me it's wanting to experience games from the past that I never got to touch, I was deep into enjoying vidya personally so abandoning it really sucks although it's not something I regret

  40. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >always feel like I am missing out on all the extremely great games that are coming out every year

    There hasnt been one good game since Witcher 3

  41. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Just play them then
    Don't give up on your passions and take them for granted just because you've been pressured to think it's the right thing to do or anything like that
    God people are so stupid

  42. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    feel like I am missing out on all the extremely great games that are coming out every year
    Like what? Games peaked 20 years ago.

  43. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    The only good games to come out in the last 15 years are halo 3, Fallout NV, blood borne Witcher 3 and Elden Ring. And Elden ring wasn’t even that great it just dwarfed all the other absolute garbage.

  44. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    For me it was replacing books with the vidya I missed out on as a kid. I read a good chunk of the western canon between middle school and college and came to the conclusion that there isn't anything worth reading anymore. Like with all things there's just diminishing returns after a certain point. People, especially non-readers who've yet to really sink their toes in, tend to really overrate literature.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >t.has read only 40 books in his entire life

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        t. just starting to read the greeks in his mid-30s

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Cope. This is only 3/4th of the books I own.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            90% of that shit isn't worth reading and is just taking up space. quality > quantity

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              Now this is cope posting like I have never seen on IST. Any other meaningless platitude, insecure boy?

  45. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Literally just have self control. This is the problem with people on this site, they don’t understand moderation. Just play games for like and hour or two a day or whatever works alongside reading. Most people can play games without becoming neets

  46. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    i just play (and masturbate to) skyrim.

    and i replaced 90% of my videogame emtertainment with lifting. god my hands are so sore

  47. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >great games that are coming out every year
    lmao

  48. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    what couch is that

  49. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    The only game that came out this year was Elden Ring. Vidya is a dying hobby

Your email address will not be published.