5 best computer games according to you...

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Post by swivelguy2 » Thu Sep 17, 2009 7:13 am

I thought of some more classics:

- Escape Velocity (Override was probably the best)
- Commander Keen
- Oregon Trail
- Dirt Bike (the original, 2-D side scroller)

- Cosmic Osmo and the Worlds Beyond the Mackerel:

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Post by Kaleid » Wed Sep 30, 2009 8:40 am

The Thief series
Deus Ex
System Shock 2
Super Mario Kart (16bit)

honorable mentions:
Bubble Bobble, original Starfox, Goldeneye 007, Bioshock... (actually tons more..)

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Post by JoeTheZombie » Wed Sep 30, 2009 9:51 am

Can't choose 5, so here's 7.

The Neverhhood
Command & Conquer (original)
Plants vs. Zombies
Dungeon Keeper 2
Descent Freespace and 2
The Typing of the Dead

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Post by JL5 » Wed Sep 30, 2009 1:04 pm

1. UFO: Enemy Unknown
2. Settlers
3. Heroes of Might and Magic 2
4. Civilization 2
5. Counter-Strike(beta 4 was best)

Other games:
Conflict Freespace
Feudal Lords
Master of Orion 2
Transport Tycoon
Port of Call
Might and Magic 2
Quake 2

Most newer FPS games seem to just be Maddog McCree clones, goto x position kill 10 enemies, move to y position.

Game companies should forget the pretty graphics and create more open fps games like deltaforce did. Target could be: "Take out enemy camp", but would leave it up to the player from which side to attack and with what.

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Post by spookmineer » Wed Sep 30, 2009 8:14 pm

For so called "mindless" DM fun, still nothing comes close to Quake 3.

Only a simple movie, there are gems out there, which took months of editing, and perhaps years of acquiring the footage,

There's nothing like anticipating an enemy's position and hitting them

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Post by Fred » Thu Oct 08, 2009 6:44 am

martinatycova wrote:3.Prince of Persia
Well, that's not very informative.
...And just because of that, i'm going to assume you meant this one. :D


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Post by AuraAllan » Thu Oct 08, 2009 7:27 am

In no particular order:

Civilization 1
Transport Tycoon Deluxe (also OpenTTD)
Diablo II
North & South (Amiga)

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Post by RBBOT » Sat Oct 10, 2009 2:45 pm

In the order of encountering them and how good they were at the time:

1. Elite (Commodore 64)
2. Civilization (Amiga)
3. Tetris (Game boy)
4. Counterstrike (PC)
5. Grand Theft Auto 3 (PC)

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Post by Shamgar » Sun Oct 11, 2009 2:49 am

Don't really play games anymore... I hate the majority of them anyway, particularly the modern 3D ones. I did enjoy some games from the DOS days, adventure games mostly, side scrolling, platform and puzzle games too. In no particular order:

Sam and Max Hit the Road
Day of the Tentacle
Commander Keen series
Monkey Island 1 & II
Syberia (last great game that was of interest to me. c.a. 2002-3)

There were also hundreds of shareware games that I played all those years ago, many of which I can't remember anymore. But those are the ones that stand out for me and ones that I actually completed.

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Post by snutten » Sat Oct 31, 2009 12:58 pm

1. Civilization 1-3 -- Civ 4 not to my taste at all, messy graphics and the game mechanics are not transparent. But Civ 1+2+3 are responsible for failed university studies, bleak skin, poor economy and angry girlfriends.

2. Europa Universalis 1-3, including In Nomine and Napoleon's Ambition -- amazing, complex, historically correct strategy game with lots of flavour.

3. Close Combat III, the Russian front -- There are great third party upgrades that make it more challenging. If you don't get a little bit aroused when you get your first Tiger Panzer IV, then it's not for you. Me, I almost wet myself.

4. Spaceward Ho! (Macintosh) -- First cool multiplayer game? Nothing special in single play.

5. International Karate (Vic 64) - You just can't deny the music.

Is my list the nerdiest so far?

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Post by wcrvieira » Wed Nov 11, 2009 3:11 pm

1. Operation Flashpoint
2. Fallout 1
3. Max Payne series
4. Hitman series
5. Football Manager

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Post by shleepy » Wed Nov 11, 2009 5:20 pm

I'm a multiplayer fan, so, in no particular order:

Civilization 2 - much more complex than the original, but much easier to just sit down and play than Civ 3/4.

Half-Life series + mods - CS:S being my favorite of the bunch... but HL2 is probably the best single-player game ever.

Age of Empires II - the expansion also improved on some things, but also did some unbalancing.

World of Warcraft - hate it or love it, it is the most carefully constructed, well-balanced, easy-to-learn mainstream MMO ever. It has good PvE and PvP, and something to love for just about everyone.

Battlefield 2 - 2142 also ain't bad, but it came later, and this is one awesome game.

Hmm... I kinda wanna fit Monkey Island 1/2 in there, too. :)

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Post by proc » Thu Nov 12, 2009 7:57 am

In no particular order:

worms reinforcements (aka worms+, an expansion for the first game of the serie)
red alert 1 & 2
dune 2
master of orion 1
half life
syndicate (NOT s. wars)
doom 2

- other -

double dragon 2 (c64)
moonstone (amiga 500)
chaos engine (amiga 500)
tekken 1 & 2 (ps1... I don't like newer tekkens)

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