I have to say I agree with you. I love RPGs but DONT love random encounters.
I like to go explore a dungeon or overworld area, but I vehemently dislike being dragged into a battle, disrupting my exploration or puzzle-solving.
I mean let me ask this, how many of you go through a very maze-like...
Worst nightmare this morning, tried to get 20 minutes of work done on my project before heading to work and got hit with a POWER SURGE. Restarted my computer and the project was CORRUPTED, luckily I made a back up a few days ago so I only lost 4 days of work but still