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Author Topic: PC Games Every Roleplayer MUST own.  (Read 73925 times)

rocksfalleverybodydies

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Re: PC Games Every Roleplayer MUST own.
« Reply #90 on: June 09, 2021, 07:36:33 PM »
Just to add to the topic, not sure if it counts as one of the best as it is so new but the recently released Solasta: Crown of the Magister is looking pretty good:  D&D 5e rules, single player (which seems rare these days) and not a subscription service, rather an actual one time purchase on GOG as well as Steam if people aren't a big fan of the platform.

So far, the reviews on Steam look very positive and it looks pretty close to the tabletop counterpart in mechanics.
Early access but looks pretty polished.

I'll stick with the Gold Box stuff but for players with decent computers, it might be quite fun to enjoy modern graphics.

One of my old favorites:  SSI's Wizard's Crown.  It would make such a nice tabletop counterpart for the combat.

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Re: PC Games Every Roleplayer MUST own.
« Reply #91 on: October 30, 2021, 11:10:46 AM »
Ultima V was better than Ultima IV. The simple idea that every virtue taken to the extreme became a vice made it (the concept, BTW, came from the philosophy of St. Augustine).

Planescape: Torment is my all-time great. After finishing it I went to my FLGS and bought everything Planescape for AD&D 2E. No one wanted the stuff so I bought the four base boxes for a bunch of peanuts. I used the setting heavily in my next campaign.

Ultima Online remains, AFAIK, the only MMORPG where you role-played. It was an addictive alternate life in a fantasy world, with friendships, love stories, raids and even, once, a bank robbery. The creation of instances ruined the original MMORPG concept forever.

Skyrim heavy modded is the best open world out there.

Guild Wars 1 & 2 were not RPGs in a strict sense but they were a ton of fun and excitement. GW1 also introduced the "Buy the game, pay once" model in mainstream MMORPGS.

Fallout: New Vegas: No surprises here - they took Fallout 3 and gave it to the original creators of F1&2.

 
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Re: PC Games Every Roleplayer MUST own.
« Reply #92 on: November 04, 2021, 04:21:54 PM »
I would absolutely suggest ADOM (Ancient Domains of Mystery) to anyone who likes Dungeons and Dragons as well as Caves of Qud to anyone who likes Gamma World. They're both amazing Roguelikes where you can really feel yourself get into the spirit of your character.
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