Originally Posted by frazod
Eventually I'll burn out on them as well. Oblivion is a good example. Great game, but after a while, the character becomes so powerful that he kills everything easily (but you don't want to go throw building up a new one) and you realize that you're just doing the same shit over and over. I got the Shivering Isles expansion, but never finished it. I doubt if I ever will.
For me it's generally a case of not being able to figure out where to go, or what to do. I get sick of wandering around aimlessly. Although what you describe is exactly why I've never bothered to play Oblivion.