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5 best computer games according to you...

Post by martinatycova » Fri Sep 11, 2009 8:58 pm

Hi to all
I know this is not right forum to discuss this topic but in this forum there are many people who ihas drastic knowledge of computer so I thougt they would be interested in this.
So tell me which is the best PC game according to you?
The games I like most are...

1.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
2.Need for Speed: Undercover
3.Prince of Persia
4.Team Fortress 2
5.American army 3
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Post by Thomas » Fri Sep 11, 2009 9:48 pm

1) Solitaire
2) Digger
3) Doom 1
4) Space Quest 1
5) Unreal Tournament 1

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Post by Vicotnik » Fri Sep 11, 2009 10:20 pm

1) Wizardry VII - Crusaders of the Dark Savant
2) Quake
3) Half-Life
4) Monkey Island
5) StarCraft

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Post by swivelguy2 » Fri Sep 11, 2009 10:31 pm

Not necessarily in order:

3 in Three
Deus Ex
NPP Angband
Sim City 2000
Diablo 2

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Post by tehfire » Fri Sep 11, 2009 10:50 pm

Half-Life Two: Episode One (Short game, I know...)
CoD4 Multiplayer
Diablo II
Starcraft
Oblivion

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Post by Big Pimp Daddy » Sat Sep 12, 2009 2:24 am

Duke Nukem 3D
Elastomania
Unreal Tournament 2004
Worms Armageddon
Civilization

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Post by bonestonne » Sat Sep 12, 2009 6:24 am

Duke Nukem (original game)
American McGee's Alice
Heretic
Nanosaur (for Mac)
Minefield

no particular order, but that's how my cookie crumbles.

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Post by Zenphic » Sat Sep 12, 2009 9:15 am

StarCraft
Diablo 2
Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War: Soulstorm
The Witcher
Neverwinter Nights

in no particular order ;)

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Post by frenchie » Sat Sep 12, 2009 9:48 am

Duke Nunken 3D
Call of duty 4
Imperialism
Need for speed Most Wanted
Serious Sam 2

in no special order

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Post by KansaKilla » Sat Sep 12, 2009 10:07 am

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Crossfire is my favorite map)
Neverwinter Nights
Warcraft 3
X-Wing Starfighter
America's Army (all Bridge, all the time)

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Post by jhhoffma » Sat Sep 12, 2009 1:03 pm

Diablo II
Tie Fighter (the rest of the series was good too)
Descent: Freespace / Freespace 2
Bioshock
Half-Life

Runners-up:
Wing Commander: Prophecy
The Ripper
Jedi Knight series
Call of Duty series

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Post by Shadout » Sat Sep 12, 2009 1:13 pm

Diablo 2
World of Warcraft
Civilization
Half Life 2 (+ Episodes)
Portal
Baldurs Gate 2

If I should try to pick from a broad spectrum of genres.

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Post by spookmineer » Sun Sep 13, 2009 1:19 am

No one posted accompanying movies to explain what they like about it :(

Although I've played games for years, only a few for me (because of PC problems, I never finished any single player game, except Portal - maybe when I retire, which is sooo far away).

1. Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force
(Shameless pimp: I made this movie in 2003: Tribute to Elite Force - a short commercial may be in front of it. Unlike most movies, it features some classical music... and some D'n'B and Matrix music.

Tricks and frags.

I made the last map in the movie.

You won't believe how much time goes into making a movie like this: back in 2003, I needed 70 GB of space for the unedited footage, I used 187 A4 pages of notes to keep track of all the scenes, and it took almost half a year to complete it

[edit] The computer voice in this game is done by Majel Barrett, the same one who did all computer voices on Star Trek, she played Lwaxana Troi and was married to Gene Roddenberry [/edit]).

2. Quake 3
(Too many great movies to choose from - one of the latest is a trick movie, it won't make much sense to people not familiar with it, but this movie is just sheer beauty after about 12.40: f33l by KOS, featuring w3sp. He makes it looks so easy, but it took him several months to 'land' this sequence, and he's an accomplished tricker: same as in their last movie, there are only worldrecords here. The map is the same as in the outros of 'the badge 3' and '[ Lyon connection').

3. Quake Live
(It's free! http://www.quakelive.com/)

4. Portal.
It was very refreshing, though a bit short.

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Post by thejamppa » Sun Sep 13, 2009 3:30 am

Best games for PC (not in order):
1. Sid Meier's Civilizations.
2. Any Serious Sam in Co-Op
3. Quake II
4. F.E.A.R.
5. Oblivion + Expansions
6. DOOM's
7. Duke Nuke 'Em
8. Wolfenstein's
9. Red-Alert
10. C&C General's + Expansion
11. PainKiller + Expansion

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Post by boost » Sun Sep 13, 2009 4:14 am

1. Civlization 1-4
2. Day of the Tentacle
3. System Shock
4. Deus Ex
5. Master of Orion 2

The Civilization series and Master of Orion 2 (MOO2) are classic round-based strategy games. And they are the best of the genre.
Day of the Teantacle is an old Lucas Arts Advendture with the best humor of any adventure game.
System Shock and Deus Ex are FPS Single Player games WITH a story and RPG elements.
There aren't many single player FPS games with a good story and interesting gameplay anymore, although Bioshock wasn't half bad.

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Post by 40974111 » Sun Sep 13, 2009 5:00 am

UT2004 (I did like UT3 too, unlike many people)
Simutrans
Sim City 2000
X3 Reunion (never got to play Terran Conflict - hopefully when I have a bit of a break from study).
Baldur's Gate II
Track Mania series

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Post by Tobias » Sun Sep 13, 2009 8:39 am

boost wrote:1. Civlization 1-4
2. Day of the Tentacle
3. System Shock
4. Deus Ex
5. Master of Orion 2

The Civilization series and Master of Orion 2 (MOO2) are classic round-based strategy games. And they are the best of the genre.
I was wondering if MoO2 would ever make its waiy into this topic. That and Civ 1 are the two games I've played the most. That doesn't say very much by itself, but I've been a raiding WoW-player for several years:)

Other highlights are the 2 Diablos, of course, as well as starcraft.

Gosh, I almost feel like a Blizzard fan boy. Lucky my two top spots arn't Blizzard:D

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Post by Linnaeus Tripe » Sun Sep 13, 2009 9:40 am

Civ 1 or 2
Doom 1 or 2
Diablo 2
Heretic
Red Baron 1 (old school game)

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Post by Darth Santa Fe » Sun Sep 13, 2009 9:31 pm

Age of Empires II: The Conquerors
Spider-Man Cartoon Maker
Midtown Madness 2
The Sims series
G-NOME

There are a lot of other games I would consider favorites too. I tried Civilization III before, but never really liked it much.

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Post by qviri » Sun Sep 13, 2009 10:10 pm

TTD

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Post by nutball » Sun Sep 13, 2009 11:46 pm

Total Annihilation
Elite (the original version Virginia)
UT2004
Starship Command
Sim City

Yeah I know two of those aren't PC games, but the PC isn't the be-all-and-end-all of personal computing!

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Post by jaaaaamie » Mon Sep 14, 2009 5:13 am

tetris
tetris
tetris
tetris
tetris
:D :D :D

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Post by Cov » Tue Sep 15, 2009 8:36 am

In no particular order:

1. FarCry (from level 12 onwards I could not proceed without cheating)
2. Crysis (have only started the game, still needs to be finished)
3. Quake Wars - Enemy Territory (fast paced)
4. Call of Duty 4 (I'm so waiting for Modern Warfare 2)
5. Battlefield Series (you've notice - I'm a FPS fan)

Only recently I discovered Mirror's Edge
Incredible how creative software developers can be.

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Post by croddie » Tue Sep 15, 2009 11:52 am

Including console:

Final Fantasy IV (2 US)
Orion 2
Sim City 2000
Secret of Monkey Island
Civ 2

Honourable mentions: Red alert 2, Dawn of War, Total War series, Chrono Trigger

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Post by Kriz » Tue Sep 15, 2009 2:46 pm

It's very difficult to narrow down a list to just 5 when you started playing games in the mid 80s...

This is my list of most frequently played games over the years:

1) Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? (Apple II)
2) Street Rod (C64)
3) Prince of Persia [original 1990] (PC)
4) Alone in the Dark [original 1992] (PC)
5) Warcraft 2 (PC)

Bonus non PC game:

Street Fighter 2 (SNES)

There were so many that I could have listed but I found the above to be the ones I either enjoyed going back to time and time again, or frustrated me so much that I had to keep on playing over and over again :)

8-player Warcraft 2 was particularly fun back in the day. Although setting up the 8 full sized towers and CRT monitors in the one house and then connecting them through a 10BASE2 coax network over IPX was never easy. There would always be someone that wouldn't be able to see any other PCs over the network while the rest were fine. It didn't matter how many different terminators were tried or cables were replaced or cards were changed over, it always happened this way.

Looking back now, I'm surprised we ever got it working at all...

edit: indicate original release from remakes. edit2: realise I stopped enjoying games sometime during the 90s :)

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Post by Meato » Wed Sep 16, 2009 9:13 am

World of Warcraft (Vanilla)
Age of Empires II
Diablo II
UT2004
Everquest (EverCrack for real!)

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Post by audiojar » Wed Sep 16, 2009 11:00 am

Starcraft
Neverwinter Nights
Oblivion
Warcraft 2
Civilization 2 or 4

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Post by mr. poopyhead » Wed Sep 16, 2009 7:49 pm

in no particular order...

civ2 or civ4
- sid... 'nuff said
simcity 4
- send in the disasters!!!
grim fandango
- best adventure ever... why lucasarts??? why did you abandon adventure games?
the secret of monkey island SPECIAL EDITION!
- can't get enough grog... now in swashbuckling HD gfx!!
counter-strike
- can't say this is one of the BEST games... but for some reason i got totally addicted... this game RUINED my life in university....

EDIT: sorry i'm going to break the 5 game limit here, but i just thought of a few more...
- wing commander series
- strike commander (same vein as wing commander, but on earth, with F- 16s and stuff)
- dino park tycoon
- deathtrack
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Post by mr. poopyhead » Wed Sep 16, 2009 7:51 pm

Linnaeus Tripe wrote:Civ 1 or 2
Red Baron 1 (old school game)
hahahaha.. nice... i remember playing these crappy flight sims back in the day. there was another one i played all the time too, blue max.. and then a little more recently, the aces over... series. hahaha.. those were the days...

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Post by FartingBob » Thu Sep 17, 2009 2:26 am

Well, my top games in terms of how much ive probably played them:
1. Diablo 2
2. UT2k4
3. GTA Vice City
4. Gran Turismo 4
5. Civ 3

However in terms of my favourite games id shuffle things around a bit.
1. Diablo 2 - Unbeatable!
2. GTA Vice City - The best GTA game, didnt take itself too seriously like following GTAs
3. Gran Turismo 4 - Best Racing game, i like a billion cars, tracks and upgrades.
4. UT2K4 - Great single player and multiplayer balance.
5. COD4 - Great graphics, story, multiplayer.

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