Up For Debate - What Video Game Would You Most Like to Live in?

Written by Neil Soutter on Fri, Dec 29, 2017 12:00 PM

We spend hundreds, sometimes thousands of hours, exploring virtual worlds, but what if these lands could become something more? I think we’ve all played a few games where we think ‘wouldn’t be awesome to actually be inside this world?’. For most people, this probably isn’t Silent Hill or Dark Souls, although I suspect there’s a contingent of madmen who spend their free time snorting onion juice that would probably like to see this happen.

For the rest of us folk who enjoy exploring vast, fantastical lands, the choice is seemingly endless. Who hasn’t visited a tavern in Oblivion and wondered what it would be like if that was actually their local boozer? The Daedric forces amassing from the nearest Oblivion Gate may be a problem, but look how relaxed all these folks are.

On a personal level, I’d love to see out my days in Mario’s Mushroom Kingdom. Sure, the local Toad population may get annoying, but I reckon if you throw them in a stew they probably don’t taste half bad. Thinking about this, Nintendo is actually pretty decent at creating worlds that might actually be worth inhabiting. I mean, who wouldn’t want to be a Pokemon trainer.

The other one I’d probably like to have a shot at is Grim Fandango. I might be dead, but the afterlife really doesn’t look too shabby. I could just hang out at jazz bars and smoke cigars without consequences. All I need to is make sure I manage to book a ticket on the Number Nine Express as, even with eternity on my side, I don’t think I could get past the Petrified Forest’s pump puzzle.

So, if you could live in, and be part of any video game world, which would it be? Let us know! I await the barrage of Dead or Alive and HuniePop answers with bated breath.

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08:31 Jan-01-2018

I wanna go into the world of assassins creed and join the brotherhood

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04:57 Jan-01-2018

Simple Answer, Skirim and i m THE DRAGONBORN omg yes

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16:55 Dec-31-2017

Fable...

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00:19 Dec-31-2017

artificial academy 2

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22:32 Dec-30-2017

dark souls. you are immortal and eventually go insane only if you let yourself.

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13:40 Dec-30-2017

Mass Effect.
Do I have to explain this?

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09:37 Dec-30-2017

I would copy a little of KOBE23 commend.
I would like to see what is it like in:
Starcraft
Dead Island
Dota 2
Max Payne
Pokemon
Super Mario
Yu-gi-oh
But it would be bad idea to stay in these games, because most of them are map limited. U cant go anywhere. :D

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16:53 Dec-30-2017

...because most of them are map limited. U cant go anywhere. :D



Just like Planet Earth :P

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07:07 Dec-30-2017

No man's Sky or CS:GO

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06:23 Dec-30-2017

Half life 2 episode 2, I'll finally get to see what happens next :P hahahaha

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02:54 Dec-30-2017

ima a die hard fan of real life

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01:59 Dec-30-2017

I'd probably go with Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines. That universe is a whole lot more exciting just because of the backdrop of ancient supernatural beings. Besides, if you end up becoming a werewolf or a vampire, you get a whole lot more insane life choices to make!

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01:40 Dec-30-2017

"Playboy: the mansion"

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00:51 Dec-30-2017

"Sure, the local Toad population may get annoying, but I reckon if you throw them in a stew they probably don’t taste half bad."


Jeezus. I thought I was supposed to be the edgelord around here. XD


If I had to pick one, I would pick Tekken... because reasons.

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22:29 Dec-29-2017

Final fantasy (any), gta (any), total war warhammer :p

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21:47 Dec-29-2017

This question is tricky... See you are NOT asking me(us): "What video game would you like TO BE THE HERO OF", you are asking is in what video game we would like to live...
In many video games the world is good only if you are the protagonist/hero/main character, there are many world where being an ordinary person usually means you have a sucky life. A few examples would be the Dark souls world, what if I'm just a hollow, or the god of war world, if I am an ordinary person well, at least I will die a brutal death and so on... So this is my list, which mostly consists of RPGs.


Warcraft universe
The Elder Scrolls universe
Kingdom of Amalur universe
Dragon Quest VIII universe
Everquest universe
Assassin's Creed(maybe) universe
Fable universe
and many more RPGs.

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21:50 Dec-29-2017

Well the reason most RPGs are so nice to live in, is because you are an average Joe that becomes badass and are NOT some pre-determined hero/main character like in most games. Most games if you are NOT the specific character you are, the world is NOT a particularly great place, especially if you are an average Joe, while in most RPGs you are average and work to build yourself up, just like IRL, which is why I choose mostly RPGs.


Assassin's Creed is a maybe, because if you are NOT a templar or assassin in that world you would either be manipulated by the Assassins or Templar or killed by them, so yeah... but you can technically become an assassin or templar, which is why I give it a chance.

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20:03 Dec-30-2017

Just imagine living in EVE Online world tho. Endless space, giant ships, huge stations acting as a world on their own. Thousands of planets to explore. Dying being an impossibility since you are but a clone - and you get to actually fly a ship (in contrast to the the game where it's not really that exciting..).

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23:51 Dec-30-2017

Yeah that sounds cool too.

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21:40 Dec-29-2017

Modded Skyrim for obvious reasons, Saints Row, Witcher or The Wolf Among Us worlds.

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21:17 Dec-29-2017

Any of these would be an amazing experience...



  • Mass Effect Universe

  • StarCraft Universe

  • Warhammer 40k Universe

  • Dragon Age Universe

  • The Witcher Universe

  • Middle-earth Universe

  • The Elder Scrolls Universe

  • WarCraft Universe

  • Dragon Ball Universe

  • Street Fighter Universe


Most likely i would go in these universes for an adventure and curiosity but would stay (IF REAL ofc) for the girl(s)... human or non-human, mostly :D

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20:31 Dec-29-2017

I'd say Witcher 3, but all the common folk seem really bad off in that game so only if I got to choose my role in the world (I'd totally go with a wizard because... magic). There are several others with the same caveat. Many of the Assassin's Creed games (I'd love to explore the past), Divinity (for more of less the same reason as Witcher 3: fantasy world with magic), League of Legends (not the game itself but the lore and world behind the game). Honestly the only game without a caveat would be Star Citizen. To be able to explore the galaxy in a spaceship would be pretty amazing imo.

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20:04 Dec-29-2017

witcher 3 until it bores me,then DOOM.Man would i like to be behind the DOOM guy when he starts killing and sawing them demons.

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19:50 Dec-29-2017

Sims 3 of course, I would live a perfect life. :)) Or GTA V

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