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Need for Speed Hot Pursuit: It is not the case that spike strips and EMPs just slow you down. Your car will die.
Forza Motorsport 3: Just because that Lotus Elise handled well stock, does not mean you don't upgrade the brakes when you make it go faster.
Halo: Reach: Learn to headshot or GTFO.
Red Faction: Guerrilla::: Take heed of the word Guerilla'' in the title
edited 29th Jan '11 1:30:03 PM by Customer
Banjo Kazooie: When the game says it is going to erase your save if you do that again, and you do that again, it is in fact going to delete your save.
You see those floating eyes off in the distance? RUN! FUCKING RUN! I DON'T CARE THAT YOU'LL PROBABLY CAREEN INTO AN ANOMALY, FUCKING CHEESE IT!
You see that man in the black cloak? He will kick your ass. No exceptions.
Heavy Charging into a group of enemies should be a last resort, unless you're extremely skilled when it comes to blasting them as they float away.
Go for the superweapon control centre or the Epic Unit. If your opponent can use them effectively, they'll completely wipe you out. Especially if it's a MARV.
You see those guards on the rooftop? Unless you're on the clock or can't kill anyone, kill them before they make everything unnecessarily difficult for you.
Your nanosuit has a Cloak mode for a reason. Use it as often as possible.
Empire Total War:
Vampire The Masquerade Bloodlines:
Deus Ex 2:
Etrian Odyssey: Bring atleast 2 warp wire with you at all times....focking squirrels.
Knights of the Old Republic:
Never abandon a game of Zelda halfway through. You will forget what you were doing when you get back to it, making the game more-or-less impossible to complete when you return a year later. This has happened to me with all the Zelda games I've played so far...
Kingdom Hearts 1: Aero/ra/ga is worthwhile. Dwarf Fortress: A magma fall right in front of the entrance is badass, but that doesn't mean it's a good idea. - The top layers of a magma pipe drain much faster than you thought they did.
edited 30th Jan '11 3:29:18 PM by InsanityPrelude
Pokemon: Train at least 4 pokemon for a permanent party. I didn't try this until HGSS.
Mechwarrior 2: Mercenaries, Sergeant "Deadeye" Unther: "In a real combat situation speed is life. If you go slow, you die."
A game I played and beat as an 8 year old, words I have carried with me my entire life.
YEEESSS! This goes for almost every RPG that doesn't have a convenient journal of events or exposition character to catch up on. I remember I must have restarted Star Ocean 2 like 8 times before finishing it.
Super Robot Taisen Original Generation 2: Save before battling mooks. They WILL shoot you down early and often until you've gotten some levels. Also, use Alert with Supers, they cannot tank.
Forza 2- The Computer Is a Cheating Bastard. Ramming the shit out of them is just evening the odds.
Starcraft- They have the cheat codes in the back of the little guide book that comes with the game. Theres a good reason for that.
edited 28th May '11 11:45:22 PM by Malph
Pokemon Nuzlocke Challenge: If you do not grind before a Gym Battle, YOU WILL DIE YOUNG.
You WILL suffer if you do not face Skeith with a GameShark.
Don't EVER play Mercenaries while listening to music.
No matter how 'cute' or 'funny' you might think it'll be, DO NOT hit a Big Daddy with your wrench and then run off (giggling like a school girl).
edited 31st Jan '11 6:50:55 PM by NULLcHiLD27
In times of danger, if you're fast enough, sometimes it's a very good idea to RUN LIKE HELL.
edited 31st Jan '11 6:55:14 PM by ColorPrinter
Steel Battalion (Line of Contact specifically):
edited 31st Jan '11 10:15:52 PM by NamelessFragger
Racing sim games
edited 31st Jan '11 11:33:36 PM by WoolieWool
Fighting games in general:
Stop jumping in.
Gen 1: Sure. I picked Charmander. Still grabbed a Pikachu though. Gen 2: Nope. I picked Cyndaquil. Gen 3: Nope; all the starters are terrible and should be dropped like a roll of toilet paper when the neighbors notice what you're doing to the old guy's house. Gen 4: Nope. I picked Chimchar.
edited 31st Jan '11 11:49:34 PM by Sabbo
Fighting Games: If you're not willing to take up "cheap tactics" to counter your opponent's own, you shouldn't be playing.
Legend Of Zelda: Slashing your sword gungho in a bossfight will only get you slaughtered: I.E. Queen Gohma.
Resident Evil classic: Never, EVER overwrite saves.
Bushido Blade: Fucking sidestep you dumbass!
Beat 'em Up: Visual and Audio cues, people, learn them.
NetHack: Do NOT "yo dawg" two Bags of Holding.
Do not fuck with King Dedede.
Or Lololo and Lalala's Revenge.
Or Mecha Kracko.
Or Dark Daroach.
Or any boss with the words "Cannon" and "Core" in it.
Or Fatty Whale.
Or regular Kracko.
Or Meta Knight.
edited 4th Feb '11 4:27:23 AM by Altoid
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