So many of you may already know that I like achievements. Let me start off by explaining this I don't really care that much about my overall "GamerScore", seriously, I don't. The thing about achievements that I really like is the difficulty that comes along with the ones that I chase after. I like hard games, I know there are some games out there (even ones I like and play) that I know I will never fully "master" nor get all the insanely difficult achievements in them. I do like to "complete" all of the games that I really like, and by "complete" I mean just that. That means to unlock every thing that is hidden in the game, to beat the game on the hardest level of diffculty to dominate the online lobby (as best as I can), and to get every achievement as well, the whole time having a greta deal of fun. I do understand that supremely difficult games are not for everyone, meaning a lot of you people think guys like me are crazy people who like to bring pain upon themselves. Thats not at all the case with me and people like me, I say this because unlike some other gamers, we ENJOY these insanely difficult games and find great joy in "conquering" and "mastering" these terrific games. I will say one more thing before I close this paragraph, I do not label people as "hardcore" gamers or "casual" gamers. We are all gamers and I do not think "lowly" of someone who has not beaten certain easy or mild games and who will not even try hard games. If you enjoy easy games and consider them to be fun, then that suits you just fine, thats usually just not the type of games I like, usually. I do, however, acknowledge someone who has "mastered" certain difficult games or has shown incredible feats of supreme skill but unlocking certain things or achieving certain thigns as well.
Anyways, concerning the suject, I do have all 200 points on Aegis Wing, which 3 months ago I thought I'd never get "Ace" but now I can get it fairly easily. This game did have a fairly steep learning curve in my opinion, and at first playing it I didn't like it, but after a few tries I grew to love it. I now play it "very" often and I highly enjoy helping strangers and friends alike getting all the achievements and helping them have a better, more enjoyable experience with Aegis Wing. Seriously, this game is soooo fun! I enjoy going neck-to-neck with the pros at it too (concerning score and the like). So, while I was playing today I found someone who joined my Aegis Wing room game that was a very good player, and I did not at the time have a "workable" mic, so I used my ship do try to relate different messages to my teammates. So he beat my score on the first level by a whole 3,000 points, I then noticed I had another skilled player in the room with me and got in my "serious" mode :P. I passed him in score somewhere in the 3rd level but he was still right on my heels in points (less than 1,000 difference). It was of course on Insane difficulty level as thats the only mode I like on that game, so enemies were very easy to find. I normally just take 1 area of the screen and let the others take the rest, so I took the bottom half of the screen throughout this game, only picking up the "laser" speacial weapons and letting anyone else have any other ones. Well not only was this guy stealing "lasers" and just about any item he could, but he was also coming down on my side of the screen and stealing my kills. It was "on" now :). So, I swirled around his ship (given the opurtuninty) to try and coax him into joining with my ship, eventually he did and when that happened I rammed his ship into an incomming meteor. I laughed so hard, it was all playful fun and all but still it was great and I did win in the end by less than 8,000 points. But that is soo fun, and I suggest that you all try it sometime. You may think I'm crazy, but the I have yet to receive any such negative responses from people who I crash into meteors or the like, as it is just a game. And in the end I help them with their achievements, so we all get what we want. lol I just crash people into meteors when they join with me, unless I have a good reason not too do so. Thats just 1 small detail of a game that is so much fun and if anyone wants to play with me on in send me a game invite or a message, I'll usually be more than willing to do so.
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