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« Reply #45 on: March 22, 2008, 12:51:24 PM »
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I played one of the EU games and while it seemed a well made strategy game...

I was absolutely swamped trying to learn it (no fucking manual!)



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« Reply #46 on: October 21, 2008, 06:18:33 AM »
...Five pages and no-one's mentioned Daggerfall or Morrowind??
The main problem with government is the difficulty of pressing charges against its directors.

Given a choice of two out of three M&Ms, the human brain subconsciously tries to justify the two M&Ms chosen as being superior to the M&M not chosen.

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« Reply #47 on: October 21, 2008, 11:32:56 AM »
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...Five pages and no-one's mentioned Daggerfall or Morrowind??
You should up your posts per page.  Not even half a page for me.  ;)

Arena was the genesis of that series, of course, and loads of fun.  The lesser known Redguard was fun, in a Tomb Raider way.

EDIT:  And don't forget to install DOSBox and play your old classics:  Planet's Edge and Mechwarrior: Crescent Hawks' Inception!
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« Reply #48 on: October 27, 2008, 06:27:28 PM »
Wow, no mention of the Wizardry series....

I've just re-installed Wizardry 8 (I had the first seven games in a shovelware pack, but can't find them...argh!) and am having a blast and a half.  Great system, and good, clean graphic presentation (if not technically awesome).

I miss party-based games like that.  It's the reason my favorite of the old Black Isle AD&D games was Icewind Dale.  The ultimate for me would be a party-based Roguelike....
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For fuck's sake, these are games, people.

And no one gives a fuck about your ignore list.


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« Reply #49 on: October 27, 2008, 06:35:28 PM »
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I miss party-based games like that.  It's the reason my favorite of the old Black Isle AD&D games was Icewind Dale.  The ultimate for me would be a party-based Rogelike....
You've given me a wonderful, Grinchy idea!
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« Reply #50 on: October 27, 2008, 06:37:03 PM »
I knew if I said it enough, someone would do it... :)
For fuck's sake, these are games, people.

And no one gives a fuck about your ignore list.


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« Reply #51 on: October 27, 2008, 07:47:14 PM »
This feature absolutely must include a review of the Thief games, especially the first two.

Also, there need to be some Gold Box titles there, including the two Buck Rogers ones.
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« Reply #52 on: October 28, 2008, 05:35:53 AM »
Master of Magic, the strategy game.
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« Reply #53 on: October 28, 2008, 09:04:38 AM »
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Master of Magic, the strategy game.

I'm playing this every once in a while. (abandonware and dosbox anyone ?)

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« Reply #54 on: October 28, 2008, 10:20:58 AM »
I bought it. Saw it, snapped it up.
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« Reply #55 on: May 25, 2009, 07:46:56 AM »
I'm adding Jagged Alliance 2 to the list.

Excellent modern, squad-level turn-based strategy game with a huge cast of characters, a functioning stat/ability PC system and realistic terrain/cover rules.

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« Reply #56 on: May 26, 2009, 10:18:41 AM »
+1 on Jagged Alliance. I love when my mercenaries behave like prima donnas : "No, I won't work with Joe Joesky. He's a fascist misogynistic pig and he snores".

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« Reply #57 on: May 28, 2009, 01:18:34 AM »
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+1 on Jagged Alliance. I love when my mercenaries behave like prima donnas : "No, I won't work with Joe Joesky. He's a fascist misogynistic pig and he snores".

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« Reply #58 on: December 06, 2010, 06:27:26 AM »
Thank you very much.....
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« Reply #59 on: December 08, 2010, 05:46:40 PM »
I'm surprised no one has mentioned The Witcher, which was really fun, and one that should be on any computer rpg list.   A sequel is due out next year, hopefully that will actually happen.