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PostSubject: Replay Value (minor gripe)   Thu Jul 02, 2009 1:49 pm

Wouldn't it make more sense to say "lasting appeal" instead of "replay value" in the reviews? Some games you only play through once and it takes longer than other games that you replay 2 or 3 times or you play online multiplayer. Doesn't really matter cause I am sure everyone understands what you mean.
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PostSubject: Re: Replay Value (minor gripe)   Thu Jul 02, 2009 2:06 pm

Yes it would. I was actually thinking about this. I'll be doing that from now on, starting with my review of The Pitt for Fallout 3. That is, if the Boss approves.
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PostSubject: Re: Replay Value (minor gripe)   Thu Jul 02, 2009 2:15 pm

not a bad idea. i'm not too fond of calling it "replay value" either. especially when you've got rpg's that you can spend 200 hours playing without ever actually starting over.
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PostSubject: Re: Replay Value (minor gripe)   Thu Jul 02, 2009 2:23 pm

Christian Burrell wrote:
not a bad idea. i'm not too fond of calling it "replay value" either. especially when you've got rpg's that you can spend 200 hours playing without ever actually starting over.
I know what you mean. Some games have 0 replay value but a lot of last appeal. I'll talk to the Boss to see if we can start doing this.
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PostSubject: Re: Replay Value (minor gripe)   Thu Jul 02, 2009 2:36 pm

I mean if you think about it...does replay generally mean after you beat it? Not necessarily but replay just can mean to go back and keep playing it. Like suck you in.
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PostSubject: Re: Replay Value (minor gripe)   Thu Jul 02, 2009 2:37 pm

But if ya'll really want to do it and if many people agree then go ahead and do it.
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PostSubject: Re: Replay Value (minor gripe)   Thu Jul 02, 2009 2:37 pm

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I mean if you think about it...does replay generally mean after you beat it? Not necessarily but replay just can mean to go back and keep playing it. Like suck you in.
True. But you have to admit that Lasting Appeal sounds better than Replay Value when talking about things that you only play once.
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PostSubject: Re: Replay Value (minor gripe)   Thu Jul 02, 2009 2:38 pm

Keith Deitz wrote:
But if ya'll really want to do it and if many people agree then go ahead and do it.
Thank you. I'll just go ahead and do that and if Rashid doesn't like he can tell me and I'll change it.
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PostSubject: Re: Replay Value (minor gripe)   Thu Jul 02, 2009 2:39 pm

Nick Andrews wrote:
Keith Deitz wrote:
I mean if you think about it...does replay generally mean after you beat it? Not necessarily but replay just can mean to go back and keep playing it. Like suck you in.
True. But you have to admit that Lasting Appeal sounds better than Replay Value when talking about things that you only play once.
Go with it then. We will start doing it from now on.
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PostSubject: Re: Replay Value (minor gripe)   Fri Jul 03, 2009 11:14 am

Its pretty cool ! i will be dng it in my reviews as well and i guess all the editors will start doing it ! Nice feedback nay_sayer. 30 Bolt Points for u Smile
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