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User Info: CZ_Zidane

CZ_Zidane
2 months ago#1
What's the longest you've ever played a single video game without taking even a short (10 minute) break?

https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com/poll/7230-whats-the-longest-youve-ever-played-a-single-video-game

Voted 9-12 hours, almost all day long - breaks are needed for WC and so on, but I am able to play even about 16-18 hours I think... haven't tried yet :-)
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User Info: Slayer

Slayer
2 months ago#2
8ish

User Info: Sashanan

Sashanan
2 months ago#3
No break at all? I doubt I come out of that 1-4 hour range. Especially not these days, bathroom breaks are rather more frequent.
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User Info: OlorinTheOtaku

OlorinTheOtaku
2 months ago#4
I remember when I first got GTA San Andreas, that next Saturday I pretty much did nothing but play it for about 10 hours straight, only stopping for food and bathroom breaks. Mount and Blade Warband, Uncharted Waters New Horizons, and Cataclysm Dark Days Ahead were also games I've definitely played for around 10 hours at a time.

Usually I only play games for about 2 hours at a time, but those games I just mentioned completely blew me away and I was totally hooked.
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User Info: Solarys

Solarys
2 months ago#5
1 to 4 hours at most. I get too tired without a break.
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User Info: desuno-to

desuno-to
2 months ago#6
People have literally died from this. Usually it's playing for a couple of days, but even in the US people have died from playing less than 24hrs:

Just from last year:
https://www.aol.com/article/news/2017/02/24/father-dies-during-24-hour-video-game-marathon/21721198/
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User Info: DJStrong

DJStrong
2 months ago#7
17 hours, Champions Return to Arms. Though i am not sure if i can recall how long the breaks were, but the longest would have been 20 mins.

If we have to stick to the strict timetable i think we are looking more in the 8 hour range.
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User Info: AltOmega

AltOmega
2 months ago#8
5-8 hours, Red Dead Redemption was probably the first game I did this with but Minecraft, MGS2, Persona 3, and SMT IV all did that to me afterwards.
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User Info: hatemakingnames

hatemakingnames
2 months ago#9
There are times I've played a lot, but always with breaks. Probably no more than 2-3 without one.
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User Info: dancer62

dancer62
2 months ago#10
Without a break? An hour or two.

With bathroom breaks, grabbing a drink and a bite to eat, driving to work and continuing to play between phone calls and paperwork, 18-20 hours.
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