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View Poll Results: Do you read the instruction manual before playing the game?

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  • Yes, I always read the manual before I play.

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  • No, I either read it after playing for awhile, or don't at all.

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    Default Did you read the instruction manual to that game?

    When you rented games or perhaps if you do still, do you or did you read the instruction manual before playing or just jump in and worry about it later if at all. I rarely read it myself when I was little.

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    Definitely! From start to finish and possibly even during playing the game.

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    When I was too young to drive I'd read it on the way home, but otherwise I'd just jump right in. I could figure stuff out pretty well without one, and if I couldn't then I'd skim over it.
    () 9w8-3w4-7w6 tritype.

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    Usually when I buy a game I'm thrilled to play it and have read the entire manual before having had the chance to install the game.

    But for the story bits in it and screenshots. Not on how to play the game. :P
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    I read the whole thing. Sometimes it's my favorite part, depending on the game.

    I almost had an orgasm with the Morrowind manual. I always want to know about the all the mechanics of the game before I start playing because I don't want to miss anything important when it comes to playing or creating my character.



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    Morrowind manual was win.

    Got a map with it too that I had memorized almost completely.

    Shame I never got that far into the game.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fluffywolf View Post
    Morrowind manual was win.

    Got a map with it too that I had memorized almost completely.

    Shame I never got that far into the game.
    Did anybody? Haha, no matter how far you were, there was still more.

    I posted the map above my television for quick reference, and I'd mark points of interest. Oh darn...you're gonna make me play again...



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    not usually, but for some games that manual is needed...... civ4 for example. its like, well, you COULD just jump right into it, but not reading up on how religions work before starting a game of civ4? unwise!

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    Normally I jump into a game, then read the manual if needed. It usually makes more sense if I've actually experienced the game a bit before reading it.
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    I read the Manuel whenever I get to it, but I do usually read it, whether it's before or after I play the game, I don't know.

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