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So I’ve still been playing Madden NFL 17 with my brothers and some friends in a connected franchise (where we all have a team in the football league). I don’t know what has happened, but for these last 4 games I’ve played the difficulty has felt like it’s been through the roof.

Speaking of difficulty, I was also finding battles at the beginning of Zelda: BotW to be rather tough too. I met up with far too many baddies that could one-hit kill me. Now I’m doing okay, but I was surprised at how many enemies I had to sneak around so I wouldn’t have to reload from my last checkpoint.

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I’m not going to lie. I used to play games on Hard all the time, just for the challenge, but lately I’ve been dropping it down to lower difficulties. I just want the fun and escape, not necessarily the challenge anymore.

When I want a challenge, I’ll start Dark Souls 3 :P

My question is: What do you typically select for your game difficulty right out of the gate? What was one of the toughest games you’ve ever played?

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Though, if you don’t want to talk about this, then feel free to talk amongst yourselves!