Reply
Jul 01 2013
By: ossiecastro5 Welcoming Committee 9824 posts
Online

Stopping Obsession of Trophies

56 replies 520 views Edited Jul 1, 2013

Ok, if you look at my signature, I'm a bit of a trophy nut. Is that ok? 

 

I don't really know. I remember how I used to play with my PS One and PS2 games for fun. And when I discovered trophies, I developed an obession of them. Is there any cure for this? 

ossie castro5signature
Please use plain text.
Message 1 of 57 (520 Views)
Reply
0 Likes
I Only Post Everything
Registered: 07/24/2006
Offline
1122 posts
 

Re: Stopping Obsession of Trophies

Jul 1, 2013

Stop playing games. Take up a new hobby. Like baking or crochet.

Please use plain text.
Message 2 of 57 (506 Views)
Welcoming Committee
Registered: 07/27/2012
Online
9824 posts
 

Re: Stopping Obsession of Trophies

Jul 1, 2013

LIQUID_PANDA wrote:

Stop playing games. Take up a new hobby. Like baking or crochet.


I would if I am able to. But apparently being on these forums and playing games is all I can do at home. Any way to play games and forget about trophies?

ossie castro5signature
Please use plain text.
Message 3 of 57 (499 Views)
Reply
0 Likes
PlayStation MVP
Registered: 08/07/2009
Online
11439 posts
 

Re: Stopping Obsession of Trophies

Jul 1, 2013

Idk, find games with no trophy support?

Image and video hosting by TinyPic
Please use plain text.
Message 4 of 57 (497 Views)
Lombax Warrior
Registered: 06/21/2013
Offline
97 posts
 

Re: Stopping Obsession of Trophies

Jul 1, 2013
yeah go back to ps1 ps2 era with a time machine. Trophies/achievements are mandatory even steam does them. Gaming is all so competitive nowadays.
我わくう我わこう我わじん我わ人不つるぎにてすべてのつみをかりとり悪をめつする
PSNID:BalmungTaichou,balmungfury
Vita owner, PS4 owner(since week 3)

Get your Portable ID!
Please use plain text.
Message 5 of 57 (491 Views)
Reply
0 Likes
PlayStation MVP
Registered: 05/24/2009
Offline
13916 posts
 

Re: Stopping Obsession of Trophies

Jul 1, 2013

It just means you are a completionist by nature, theres not much you can do for it.

 

I remember playing games for hours, doing NOTHING, just for the sake of play. 

 

After trophies, it seemed like if I wasnt working toward something I was wasting time....its kind of ironic.


Setzaroth signature

Please use plain text.
Message 6 of 57 (488 Views)
Reply
0 Likes
Welcoming Committee
Registered: 06/14/2009
Online
13042 posts
 

Re: Stopping Obsession of Trophies

Jul 2, 2013

Trophies for me are a sign of how much I enjoyed a game. If I enjoy it I'll platinum it, If I don't enjoy it, I wont waste my time.

 

Yes I did really enjoy Terminator Salvation....



Please use plain text.
Message 7 of 57 (465 Views)
I Only Post Everything
Registered: 02/05/2013
Offline
1011 posts
 

Re: Stopping Obsession of Trophies

Jul 2, 2013
Now you have the option to turn off trophy notifications. You will still unlock them, but the experience is back to the way it should have stayed to begin with.
My PSN
Please use plain text.
Message 8 of 57 (455 Views)
Reply
0 Likes
Hekseville Citizen
Registered: 10/10/2007
Offline
242 posts
 

Re: Stopping Obsession of Trophies

Jul 2, 2013

15 isn't what i'd call a trophy **bleep** by any stretch even i'm at 12 and i'm exceptionally casual.  When you see people that are 22 and higher...THAT'S obsession.  

PlayStation 4
Playstation 3
3DSXL Cosmo Black
Vita 2000 (Slim) Black Borderlands 2 bundle
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCU6bsOtsK8T5BA1zTZ1458g
Owner of LiquidEvilGaming Youtube channel
@LiquidEvilGames Twitter
Please use plain text.
Message 9 of 57 (447 Views)
Reply
0 Likes
Sackboy
Registered: 06/21/2011
Offline
519 posts
 

Re: Stopping Obsession of Trophies

Jul 2, 2013

If you don't look at the trophy list, and have trophy notifications disabled, you won't know how to get trohpies, or when you get them, so you can just play the **bleep** game.

Please use plain text.
Message 10 of 57 (442 Views)
Reply
0 Likes