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3-15-2012 @ 3:12PM
The game can not be paused.
3-15-2012 @ 4:13PM
All our collective mothers and/or significant others beg to differ.
3-15-2012 @ 4:39PM
Good point... This should also be explained to spouses!
3-15-2012 @ 4:41PM
hmmm... Apparently, it took me over 23 minutes to compose that previous response - missing the one before it saying the same thing. /sigh
3-15-2012 @ 5:20PM
Oh my, I am not alone XDI remember being pestered by my parents to go someplace and they kept telling me to "pause" the game... that was painful.Needless to say, I did manage to finish the boss fight and leave the group with a quick apology.
3-15-2012 @ 5:53PM
The funny thing? STO can be paused.When you are in a ground mission, you accrue "pause time", so to speak. Each player has a pause button, and in certain areas in a mission (think instance, basically) you can hit pause, and pause it for up to 45 seconds maximum.That was pretty different, to me.
3-16-2012 @ 7:23AM
The only thing my mother ever learned about video games was that they could be paused so we could take out the trash or perform some other chore. It took us ages to convince her that an MMO couldn't be paused because there were other people playing in real time. The upshot of this was that she became convinced Everquest was completely populated by pedophiles.
3-16-2012 @ 3:24PM
Tell people irl that you are committing to a certain length of playtime before you start? That's what I did when I was raiding on my parents' internet, and surprise surprise, they understood.
3-16-2012 @ 7:57PM
@Katherine well of course I know that now, But I'm 27 years old and no longer living with my parents.
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