What made you decide to play this game?

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What made you decide to play this game?

Post by Patrick73 » Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:10 pm

Me personally I've played a lot of game over the years FIFA, pro evo ,battlefield,project cars and gran tourismo but as I got older I found most of these games frustrating and came off the PlayStation more frustrated than relaxed especially when I played online. Then this was on offer on ps store and I thought why not and haven't looked back!

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Post by mdoss » Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:42 pm

I feel like I'm at a psychiatrist's office.. :)

I got a bit tired of the first-person shooters...

I've always enjoyed games where you start with little or nothing and build up as much as you can or want, especially ones where you can do anything or go at your own pace with no set script to follow - like SimCity, the Tycoon games, TheSims, etc.

Watched a few YouTube videos and thought I'd like to try it out! Fell in love with FS17 the first time I tried it! I wish there were more tutorials or a better manual or some campaign mode where it walks you through a little more how to get a farm up and going. Because for someone brand new to Farming Simulator, the learning curve can be quite steep!!!
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Re: What made you decide to play this game?

Post by BARNYwithaGUN » Thu Feb 23, 2017 9:32 pm

I play it to relax. I farm irl and enjoy doing things without break downs. Battlefield 3 is also good for me but it don't have tractors lol
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Post by JohnDeere318 » Thu Feb 23, 2017 9:48 pm

I decided to play this game is because I wanted to farm when I was not in the field and loved to farm in general (instead of doing a carpet operation, yes, I did that). Saw this game at Wal-Mart, bought FS13, then fell in love with the series. :D
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Post by Borealis » Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:04 pm

I play FS for relaxation after a long day at the office.

I got tired of shooters and flight sims can be far too heavy going to relax. Watched a couple of youtube vids, bought FS 13 and there was no turning back.

Also, as a design engineer in defence, it took a lot of the fun out of shooters for me.

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Post by Deadeye » Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:13 pm

Well, I was born in a rural town in Northern Pennsylvania . I played a lot of games, many of which I still do, but I grew up around farms and machinery, so of course I had an interest in it. I had seen it on PC, and had even played it briefly at a friend's place. When it was released on consoles in late 2013(I think?) It was literally a matter of weeks before I bought it. I've played every game since.
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Post by oneway » Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:37 pm

I grew up in a small farming town and worked on a farm there and being from Indiana you can't throw a rock in any direction without hitting a field. I've played all the shooters from Call of Duty to Battlefield 1. I love to drive in real life so ETS2 was very relaxing and I thought farming would be also. I am so hooked. I love this game. I really enjoy all the machinery animations and the way everything works like in real life (most of the time). The only stressful part is when your sheep and pigs need something and you have 8 fields to harvest.
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Post by danielhawkins » Fri Feb 24, 2017 1:33 am

It started one day when my brother got into PC not long after the release of fs13 and was searching around for games. Farming is in our blood and hence the reason it became one of his searches. He found FS13 Demo and started playing it and I watched him and I didn't take to it at first, then my brother requested the full game so our dad bought FS11 even though we wanted fs13 and we got going on that. Then I did some research and realised the difference between FS11 and FS13 and decided to buy FS13 for 2 PC's and play together on 1 farm and then the addiction began and I've followed the series ever since.
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Post by adidas_24 » Fri Feb 24, 2017 4:37 am

I always wanted to be a farmer when I was young. I have a lot of farming friends as I live and grew up in a small town. I help on the farm when I can. Nice to get out of the office! Couple years back my wife was wondering what to get me for Xmas and I remember seeing fs15 in a store (thinking it could be a couple hours of entertainment... ya right ... over a thousand hours later) and said that or forza6 for xbox. She got me both and well I think I have played 2 hours of forza since. A great game that I have got many friends and family addicted to it as well.
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Post by BigC92 » Fri Feb 24, 2017 5:02 am

Like everyone says, relaxation, fs13 was my first for PS3, my dad played a trick on me, i wanted gta4, so he called me downstairs for something, and he said he bought fs13, i was po'ed cause gta4 was a new gen game graphics are outta this world, but he bought gta4, it was on sale, so like a month later he got fs13, i honestly thought it was going to be like JD American Farmer, boxy vehicles and all that, i was wrong, it was nothing like that, absolutely blown away.

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Re: What made you decide to play this game?

Post by W1der » Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:42 am

Me personally I've played Battle Field a lot over the years, but as I got older I found this game frustrating and came off the xbox360 more frustrated than relaxed, especially when I played online.
I think I am still ranked "1" on the leader boards (xbox360) for the "Fire from the sky - coop mission" ... :mrgreen:
Then this was on offer and I thought why not and haven't looked back! ... :coolnew: :mrgreen: :lol:

I then switched to playing this on a PC ... and got even more hooked as I got the possibility to manipulate mods, to my own liking ... and now I am building a custom controller for the game.
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Post by Guil » Fri Feb 24, 2017 7:58 am

I used to love the CoD games and spent a huge amount of time playing the first modern warfare online. I started wearing glasses in 09 and since then I can't play fps games anymore. After about 30 mins I get really nauseous.

I was out of work with an injury during 2015 and bought FS15 out of boredom and I was hooked :biggrin2:

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Re: What made you decide to play this game?

Post by Fordson » Fri Feb 24, 2017 1:58 pm

Got a cheap FS13 last year (EUR 1,99). Played it, liked it. Skipped FS15 as I did not need forestry. FS 17 looked interesting (Pigs, more crops, a lot of other stuff more). Bought it and I am not disappointed.
And of course, I ever wanted to drive a tractor since I am 8.
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Post by JohnDeere318 » Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:09 pm

It seems like pretty much everyone started the FS series on FS2013. :lol: It was probably the most advertised and more well known by then.
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Re: What made you decide to play this game?

Post by eric21 » Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:17 pm

Interested in heavy equipment since young age, been in New Holland and did a small stint as a cran operator at a army open day.

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