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Man Sets record playing Call of Duty


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Initial post: Nov 20, 2012 1:00:32 PM PST
Marvelous says:
Can anyone access this link, says the guy made it into the Guinness world book for the longest marathon.

http://www.yahoo.com/

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012 1:01:26 PM PST
That link is just yahoo...not exactly direct to the story.

Posted on Nov 20, 2012 1:01:29 PM PST
StriderNeo15 says:
yahoo.com says a lot of things.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012 1:01:47 PM PST
Xavier 7 says:
I think anyone can access yahoo.com from work....

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012 1:01:52 PM PST
JWK says:
I was fully expecting him to win in the "dumbest ass" section of Guinness.

Posted on Nov 20, 2012 1:02:19 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 20, 2012 1:02:41 PM PST
Marvelous says:
No shyt anyone can access yahoo lol... the link is blocked, so i couldn't copy it.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012 1:02:48 PM PST
StriderNeo15 says:
So you want us to use Yahoo to search for it?

Is google allowed? =p

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012 1:03:59 PM PST
NO!!!

And don't come back with that bing shit either. It's yahoo or nothing.

BTW went to yahoo and didn't see it on the homepage.

Posted on Nov 20, 2012 1:04:59 PM PST
KrisCo says:
Here is the story:

Australian man breaks gaming marathon record with 135 hours of Black Ops II
By Ben Silverman | Plugged In - Mon, Nov 19, 2012 3:11 PM EST

Okan Kaya's passion for Call of Duty: Black Ops II is one for the record books.

On Monday, the sales manager at the Sydney-based online retailer 4Cabling set a Guinness World Record for the longest video game marathon ever by playing over 122 135 hours of blockbuster first-person shooter Black Ops II.

That tops the previous record of 120 hours, 7 minutes, which was set earlier this year by a Canadian duo playing Sony's Resistance series.

It took Kaya seven days to reach the 135 hour, 50 minute mark, though he didn't actually play in one long uninterrupted session. According to Guinness rules, players are granted one ten-minute break every hour, and any unspent time is accumulated. By skipping several breaks, Kaya was able to actually catch a little sleep and stay in relatively good spirits.
Unsupervised gaming marathons have, in the past, resulted in tragedies. In July a Taiwanese man collapsed and died following a 40-hour Diablo III marathon at an internet café. Last year, an American gamer suffered a pulmonary embolism during a 20-hour Xbox session.

Official record-breaking attempts are closely monitored, however, and Kaya was accompanied at all times by a rotating crew of supporters and witnesses. He also exercised and alternated between sitting and standing positions while he played.
And make no mistake: he really played the game. By the end of his epic session, Kaya was ranked 37th on the Black Ops II leaderboards. The game itself is a record-breaker as well, earning over $500 million in its first 24 hours.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012 1:06:05 PM PST
Xavier 7 says:
Why would you spend so much time playing such a bad game?

At least do that with Xenoblade, Skyrim, Persona, et cetera.

Posted on Nov 20, 2012 1:06:09 PM PST
MrFoxhound says:
I can't wait for the mass deaths that come from people trying to beat this record.

Posted on Nov 20, 2012 1:06:13 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 20, 2012 1:06:47 PM PST
OK I'll play nice

Guinness World Record for Olan Kayan who played 135 hours to Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Call of Duty: Black Ops II
One Australian called Olan Kayan played nothing less than 135 hours playing Call of Duty II: Black Ops to beat the Guinness World Record as the person who has been playing a console for a continuous period. He could rest 10 minutes per hour. It took 5 days to beat the record.

Call of Duty Black ops II is a FPS video game released the13th of November of this year and it's available for PC, PS3, Xbox 360 and the new Wii U. The game is in the master line defined by Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and its sequel. The game has a Zombie Mode really curious and, of course, the main plot continues with surprises, spy games and, overall, fast action and amazing effects that becomes Call of Duty saga in the more successfully first person shooter in the history of videogames.

In the first 24 hours, Call of Duty II: Black Ops II sold... 50$ million!

Not bad... or simply impressive.

In the next few days, Yareah Magazine will review the game. Stay tuned! (Yes, it's a hard job but someone has to do it, lol).

EDIT: NINJA!!

Posted on Nov 20, 2012 1:07:04 PM PST
Marvelous says:
Seriously, that's a ridiciously amount of time to spend playing one game.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012 1:07:36 PM PST
Marvelous says:
Thanks anyway mog.... now was that through Yahoo? ;)

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012 1:08:35 PM PST
MrFoxhound says:
It was Marv's clever way of calling anyone who would play CoD for 7 straight days a yahoo.

Posted on Nov 20, 2012 1:09:24 PM PST
"Unsupervised gaming marathons have, in the past, resulted in tragedies."

Like the time the power went out while I was trying to finish 72 hours of overtime mode in Dead Rising?

Posted on Nov 20, 2012 1:09:25 PM PST
If I got a good roll going I could probably do this with Oblivion.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012 1:09:35 PM PST
Actually I googled it, sorry.

Posted on Nov 20, 2012 1:09:51 PM PST
jtshiel says:
hehe
someone said dooty.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012 1:10:15 PM PST
If I got a good roll I could probably do this with Nethack.

Get it?

Posted on Nov 20, 2012 1:12:13 PM PST
Picture of this guy:

http://thegamefanatics.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/SP.jpg

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012 1:12:55 PM PST
Unfortunately I don't.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012 1:14:10 PM PST
It's like D&D, your roll decides your starting stats.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 20, 2012 1:14:28 PM PST
Ah, nice!

Posted on Nov 20, 2012 1:19:46 PM PST
JJ4prez says:
"That tops the previous record of 120 hours, 7 minutes, which was set earlier this year by a Canadian duo playing Sony's Resistance series."

I feel really sorry for this person.
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