DailyDirt: Not Playing To Win Can Be Fun

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Playing video games can become an obsession. Just like some people like to re-read books they've already read over and over again, some gamers play their favorite games even after they've finished all the levels in a game. And now, there are more and more games that don't really have an ending, so you could just keep playing the game forever until you got bored -- or figured out your own goals to accomplish in the game. Here are just a few examples of gamers getting creative with how they play. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.
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Filed Under: gamers, group playing, kaizo mario world, minecraft, permadeath, super mario brothers, super mario world, video games
Companies: nintendo


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    David, 27 Feb 2014 @ 10:25am

    DIdn't Data do this already?

    Didn't Lt. Cmdr. Data 'beat' that one alien by simple playing for a tie, and was able to continue the game indefinitely? Thus 'busting him up'?

    Similar to Arthur Chu playing for the tie, just ensuring he can continue to play the game (and make more money!)

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