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Do video games manage to make you angry? (through failure, high difficulty, glitches,...) 

72%
101 deviants said Yes, here and there they can frustrate me quite a bit.
21%
29 deviants said Only once in a blue moon.
5%
7 deviants said Yes, pretty often and I literally throw my controller/keyboard/etc in rage.
2%
3 deviants said No, that never ever happens to me.
1%
1 deviant said I don't even play any video games.

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:iconsavagefrog:
SavageFrog Featured By Owner 18 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Sometimes but when it happens, I stop playing for awhile then come back to it later (& pass it :eyes: )
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:iconthefabulousfox:
TheFabulousFox Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't really get angry at video games. I just shrug it off and carry on c:
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:iconjrcbroolz:
JRCBROOLZ Featured By Owner 2 days ago
there's always frustratying moments in games that drive you mad. However, I maintasin I have never ragequit. Except due to glitching and crashing.
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:iconbrittanyjustus:
BrittanyJustus Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
When I was younger ~(9-13) they sometimes did. It was like reading/playing along with a book to me.

As an adult they don't frustrate me. I play video games/mmorpg to relax and unwind now.
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:iconlucid-light:
lucid-light Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Hell yeah! PVP enrages me a lot, especially incompetent team members who fuck up the whole run by not listening to leader LOL...
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:iconsaxeh:
saxeh Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
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Vidya doesn't make you angry, lag is !
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:iconjohnk222:
JohnK222 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015
I'll say here and there. Sometimes when you come across something that seems so impossible, it makes you mad. Up until you work it out of course. :D I had a bit like that in The Legend Of Zelda: TP that I recall. Glitches are annoying too. I remember when my friend got Diablo 2. Man that thing was buggy on release. And Morrowind on the XBOX. :stare: :-( My gosh. That was painful. My last save of that had a nice rainbow coloured speckled map, it was that good at getting stuff corrupt.
And last night I was trying to get ol’ Need For Speed High Stakes working. Turns out it just needed re-installing. ;P
And lots of people say the Sonic games were easy, but I always found them very challenging. I guess I'm not a big platformer fan. Although I like Cool Spot. :-)
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:iconmegasean3000:
megasean3000 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I was set for breaking point on Shadow of the Colossus Hard Time Trial against Gaius...and I had to give up through fear of my physical and mental well being O_O
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:iconcrystall0veslink:
crystall0veslink Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
There's nothing more frustrating than getting hopelessly lost in Minecraft with lots of good loot.
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:iconknow-kname:
Know-Kname Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015
yes indeed
not often though. usually through glitches, crashes and the like. i enjoy challenging games and never played one i couldn't beat.
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:iconvalasedai:
ValaSedai Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:thumbsup: :)
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:iconretro-death:
Retro-Death Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I voted here and there. Gotta be honest. It's not real anger though as much as it is annoyance I think. Only when I play things online though, Mario Kart 8, Smash Bros and bad luck just starts piling up. Barely ever in single player games.
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:icononlyalittlekraken:
OnlyALittleKraken Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Bloodborne, man. I loved it overall, and all of the main bosses were reasonable, but some of the optionals are just insultingly and arbitrarily hard.
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:iconvalasedai:
ValaSedai Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Same in Dark Souls. Optional bosses can be such dicks. But that's why it's good that they're optional. :lol:
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:icononlyalittlekraken:
OnlyALittleKraken Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yeah, definitely. At least you didn't need to pay extra for multiplayer in Dark Souls, though :/
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:iconvalasedai:
ValaSedai Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh wow, you seriously have to do that in Blood Borne?? O__o That's just stupid.
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:icononlyalittlekraken:
OnlyALittleKraken Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yeah, you've got to pay for playstation plus, which is otherwise pretty much completely useless. I just play offline. It's kind of annoying, though - I was always pretty impressed with From's online stuff.
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:iconladysomnambule:
LadySomnambule Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Only if the game's super laggy (such is the case with The Sims 3 on my laptop)
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:iconbrooklynn620:
brooklynn620 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Th Sims holds the high score for laggiest game ever. Still love it though xD
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:iconladysomnambule:
LadySomnambule Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I need a new laptop for Sims 3 though. Wore my video card, not to the point of it quit working, but to the point where even the base game makes my laptop overheat. :(
At least there's Sims 2. I still love that one. :D
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:iconbrooklynn620:
brooklynn620 Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
My laptop overheats very badly. Causes a lot of problems. Not a computer whiz, so I don't know how I'd fix that. Might just get a new one ^^*
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:iconladysomnambule:
LadySomnambule Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I've been considering getting a new one myself for a while now, but I'll need to get another job soon. Not to mention a lot of the better ones are kinda expensive. I did find some 500-700 dollar ones with good enough video cards for Sims 3 (and probs Minecraft since that game ran sorta slow on my laptop in better graphics settings). My laptop's battery is also getting kinda crappy, so that'll need to be replaced soon.
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:iconbrooklynn620:
brooklynn620 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh jees, that's still pretty pricey. Mine was 600 I think. Definitely cannot afford that xD I'll have to get a job very soon. My laptop battery is completely dead, due to the screen being shattered for months, resulting in it never being used. 
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:iconladysomnambule:
LadySomnambule Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your screen shattered? Yikes! I think my battery started to go downhill about a month or more ago since I always kept mine plugged in (stupid idea), and it got worse last time I attempted to get Sims 3 to work, uninstalling it and just installing the base game, which overheated my laptop again (it didn't used to do that a year or so ago, I swear). My laptop's an old Toshiba from like 2012, and I got it around 2013 or so, and it's seen better days, being a bit slower than it used to be.

600 is a lot better than 1000 or 2000 imo. Anything over 700, in my book, is too much. I'm also having some trouble finding a good laptop with Windows 7 on it that's NOT out of stock, and I was mainly looking for refurbished ones. Most of what I found had Windows 8 installed, which I think I can get used to. I bet when Windows 10 comes out, it would probs be better than 8. It would be like Windows Vista and 7 all over again, with Vista being the buggy slow one and 7 being the better one.
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brooklynn620 Featured By Owner 20 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh gosh I keep mine plugged in 24/7 (mostly because I can't use it without it being plugged in, and I'm on my laptop 24/7) I got mine in 2013 as well, it's a Hp, a notebook i think. Not very good, but it runs. I totally agree with you on prices.  I like windows 8, though I've had some problems.
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Majungatholus Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015
Ja doch es gab einige Momente, wo ich voll sickig war, aber das war auch irgendwie ein Ansporn gewesen gerade dieses Hindernis zu überwinden (und ich mir vorgestellt habe wie es wäre, wenn mich das Spiel deswegen ausgelacht hätte, als ich in einem Level nich weiterkam |D)
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:iconvalasedai:
ValaSedai Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
haha na das ist mal ein lustiger Gedanke xD
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:iconmajungatholus:
Majungatholus Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015
Ja ich hab damit schon den ein oder anderen aufgemuntert xDDDD
"Ich höre wie mich das Spiel auslacht....Arschloch..." XDD
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:iconthereelbt:
thereelBT Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I picked "once in a blue moon". But it's more like frustration than actual anger. With a lot of games, I know I can just look up a guide to help me out.
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:icondragaodepapel:
dragaodepapel Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
But only when the game isn't good, have bugs and problems to respond commands.
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:icontheeeriebear:
TheEerieBear Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  New member
I'm more likely to get bored at them than anything if they're not going my way
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:iconvalasedai:
ValaSedai Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
THAT I know too! xD
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:iconelythe:
Elythe Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Es gibt wenige Momente, wo Videospiele mich wütend bzw. eher traurig machen.
Wenn ich jahrelang Animal Crossing spiele und dann nach einem Monat Pause wieder anmache und einfach einer meiner Lieblingsbewohner ausgezogen ist zum Beispiel. Das zieht mich runter, weil ich durchaus ein RealLife und andere Hobbys habe und nicht jeden Tag die Verpflichtung haben möchte, in ein Spiel gucken zu müssen.
Oder es zieht mich runter, wenn ich in einem Spiel nicht alles kriegen kann. Oft komplettiere ich eh nichts, aber ich mag es einfach nicht, wenn z.B. eine Enyklopedie der Ingame-Monster existiert, man aber um die Monster einzutragen bei jedem einzelnen ein Untersuchungsitem einsetzen muss. Wenn man einen Bossgegner dann ohne vorherigen Scan killt, kriegt man den Eintrag niemals. Find ich zum kotzen.
Sonst eigentlich nicht.
Es frustriert manchmal, wenn man etwas länger nicht schafft, aber ich hör dann einfach auf zu zocken, bis ich wieder Bock habe xD
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:iconvalasedai:
ValaSedai Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Das mit der Enzyklopädie klingtg iwi nach ToS. xD
Ich kenn das aber, ich mag's nicht gern wenn Achievements zB nur in Co-op Mode erzielt werden können. Wenn du dann niemanden hast, der mit dir spielen kann, ist das schon etwas blöd.
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:iconelythe:
Elythe Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
Sowas ist echt doof.
Was mich auch frustriert sind zu teure DLCs.
Vor allem bei "Fantasy Life" auf dem 3DS war ich traurig, dass der DLC einfach mal 8€ kostet. Klar, ganz neues Level und so, aber... das sind ACHT EURO und so 'ne verdammte e-Shop-Card kostet nunmal 15€ die ich ungern einfach mal so rausschmeiße für DLCs die eh schon im Spiel waren (der Download beanspruchte 2 Blöcke. Er war also von vorn herein im Spiel und musste lediglich kurz unlocked werden. Danke auch, Nintendo *kotz*)

Ich will ein Spiel kaufen und mich dann einfach ohne Probleme hinsetzen und es spielen können. Ohne alle fünf Minuten das Spiel neu von vorn beginnen zu müssen, weil mir was fürs komplette Komppendium fehlt oder online irgendwas machen oder kaufen zu müssen. Alles andere ist kacke.
Spiele die keine Online-Features und DLCs haben und dazu auch keine Enzyklopedien haben mich nie so frustriert. Ich hab tausend Stunden Harvest Moon Friends of Mineral Town gespielt. 16 In-Game-Jahre. Ohne Frust...
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twilightlinkjh Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Only when I'm forced to repeat myself constantly, doing the same missions over and over to level up gets old so after a while it gets on my nerves though to be honest it has never got me into a rage lol
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:iconslavky:
Slavky Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Professional Interface Designer
Sometimes. But I adjust the difficulty according to what I'm looking for. For example, when I was playing Bioshock infinite I had medium difficulty and it was pretty easy. Only a little challenge, but I didn't want to have the feeling that I'm not actually doing anything like if I had easy mode on. I was still enjoying the plot, the graphics, everything awesome in the game. I remember the countless times when I played Mafia I., not being able to complete few missions and trying for days!!! I was frustrated but still, I really like it it the end. 

It's always easier to play games such as Skyrim because you can always quicksave and quickload before anything happens and I was used to saving the game every few minutes. Nothing could really surprise me and nothing could go wrong. With games like Bioshock and Mafia it;s a bit harder and more annoying when you sometimes can play one part over and over again.

and I have to say I don't get a lot glitches. Sure, I got a lot when I modded the shit out of Skyrim but that was expected and I dealt with it. Other than that, just some weird stuff that didn't really affect the gameplay.
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:iconvalasedai:
ValaSedai Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Mhm, that's definitely true. When you can save whenever and wherever you want, you can spare yourself a lot of frustration. It can happen though that you save in a pretty unintelligent spot that you can't get out of anymore. :lol:
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:iconslavky:
Slavky Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Professional Interface Designer
yup, that happened to me so many times that it's ridiculous :D Usually when I came out of a home or a cave, or so and I saved right away. And then I had a dragon and 5 bandits attacking me at once :D Or save right before you die, that's also fun :D I was saving my game in the real save usually every half an hour. So then if anything like this happened I could go back to the big save, not the quicksave. But I learned from my mistakes and now I don't need to save the real save. I only quicksave when it's quiet and only after I know it's ok :D Not right after I go out of a loading screen :D
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:iconvanovaemone:
VanoVaemone Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015   Writer
Je ris de ma bêtise, je ne m'énerve pas :')
(Dark Souls t'a donné de la colère ? *PAN* )
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:iconvalasedai:
ValaSedai Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nope, je m'amuse bien avec. De la frustration ou de la colère ça n'a pas de place quand on joue. :)
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:iconhotbento:
hotbento Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015
YES, AND I TROLL PPL AND... Nah lately I've been playing with a kewt bunch, when we get angry with something related to the game we troll each other and end up laughing a lot <3<3
But I've been through a lot of "pro" shit and stuff like that. I prefer just enjoying the game, not wining 24/7
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:iconvalasedai:
ValaSedai Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well said! It's all for the fun! :dummy:
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:iconhotbento:
hotbento Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015
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