Why must we always kill?

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  1. FrozenBacon

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    I'm tired of playing games where I have to kill things. Give me the name of games where killing isn't the main objective, racing games excluded. Old, new, it doesn't matter. I just want to play something where the player isn't expected to kill.

    I wish the majority of games were like real life where if you had to kill someone, you'd typically only kill who you needed. Games would sure as hell be a lot more deeper and sophisticated.
     
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  2. Grey

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    Assassin's Cre, oh wait... shit.

    Viva Pinata? Come to think of it there really aren't many games where you don't kill something. I suppose The Sims, I mean you can kill but it doesn't get you anywhere.
     
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  3. LinksOcarina

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    What about Sport games? Good old boring sport games...

    or Rock Band.
     
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  4. Grey

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    Sport Games, while not involving killing, do involve some kind of maiming, such as heavy tackles in Rugby 06 or Super Punchout.
     
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  5. Longo_2_guns

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    There is too much violence in video games. I'm going to create a game where you run a hospital that saves all the people injured in other games.
    "Hey, what are you playing?"
    "Super Busy Hospital. I am performing surgery on a man who got shot in the head 32 times."
     
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  6. AcidTrip

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    Trauma Centre is the antithesis of what you've described, Bacon. Try that out.
     
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    Portal. It's one of the best games I've played in years by far. Though you do kinda shoot things...
     
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  8. Grey

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    Theme Hospital. If only Bullfrog were still around to make another and also finish Dungeon Keeper 3.
     
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  9. Boringman54

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    The Sims, Animal Crossing, etc. Just simulation games in general. Also SimCity.
     
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  10. TheNesMan

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    Katamari damacy?
     
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  11. DH_Ninja

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    You forget the part where all those people, buildings, godzillas and whatever else, get killed when turned into a star.

    Tetris.
     
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  12. HK-47

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    Animal Crossing, sports games, Nintendogs, Picross DS, Mario Tennis, Harvest Moon series, Curse of Monkey Island
     
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  13. FrozenBacon

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    Yeah, I loved portal. I wish they made it easier to make maps, though. That games begs for an in-game map editor. Even though I know how to use hammer, I do not feel like screwing around with it to just make a quick map. That game begs for an in-game editor.

    Oh man, Harvest Moon owned my pants off and started owning me even more... in my ass. First time I heard of the game I thought it was going to be very lame just because it was a farming simulator but I am glad I tried it out and was proven wrong. I think I'll go aquire the N64 game through perfectly legal means.

    I guess that is why many publishers approve of non-violent video games, if it is too different from the norm people would be reluctant to play.

    Also, I don't have a Wii but after looking at some videos of trauma center on gametrailers, I might get myself one as a Christmas gift. Seems like it might be an interesting game.
     
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  14. Reid

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    try 'a tale in the desert' only problem is the cost, I think it's about 10$ a month, might be higher.

    i played in the beta, and it does actually get fun once you get past the GRINDING in the beginning. it's basically a non-competitive mmorpg, people are almost forced to work with each other (and even new players). If you liked harvest moon I think you'll like atitd
     
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  15. used44

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    Sweet DM quote. ;)

    Frozen, I suggest growing a pair.
     
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    You don't really kill anything in Sonic or Mega Man games (they're all robots).
     
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  17. Boringman54

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    There is Hospital Tycoon.
     
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  18. MikeyVassallo

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    Frozen- Have you played Pikmin or Pikmin 2? give those a shot!
     
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  19. FrozenBacon

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    lol, I am far from being a hippie. I'm just tired of playing games where all you do is kill. I want other parts of my brain to be stimulated.

    I haven't played any nintendo games since the N64. Once I get my Wii, that'll be fixed.
     
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  20. monkeygoat

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    Shenmue. And most other older adventure games like Syberia...
     
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