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« Reply #60 on: December 11, 2010, 07:40:14 PM »
Might and magic 6 and The Witcher is my favorite. I wonder how it will be The Witcher 2 by the way...

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« Reply #61 on: December 11, 2010, 10:14:55 PM »
Pool of Radiance
Curse of the Azure Bonds
Might & Magic 2
Eye of the Beholder
Eye of the Beholder 2: Legend of Darkmoon
Wizardry 1
Ravenloft: Strad's Possession

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« Reply #62 on: October 28, 2012, 01:54:26 PM »
PC RPG's i've played (for more than just a few minutes):
Gothic
Everquest 2
Guild Wars
Guild Wars 2
Dungeons & Dragons Online
NEStalgia
Diablo

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« Reply #63 on: January 11, 2013, 03:26:06 AM »
Surprised no-one's mentioned Arx Fatalis. It's illogical and railroaded to hell, but it does the exploring dungeons thing pretty well--atmosphere is almost as good as the Thief series (just don't expect much gameplay).

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« Reply #64 on: January 11, 2013, 03:13:44 PM »
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Dude, you can't mention Baldur's Gate without mentioning the best game to use that engine: Planescape Torment.


There is a sequel to Torment in the works. They don't have the rights to the name, but it's essentially a sequel by the same people that made Torment.

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« Reply #65 on: January 11, 2013, 03:45:12 PM »
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There is a sequel to Torment in the works. They don't have the rights to the name, but it's essentially a sequel by the same people that made Torment.


...puts on flame suit....


I didn't like Torment.  At all.  Granted, I didn't play it until years after it came out, but I did not like that game.
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« Reply #66 on: January 12, 2013, 12:14:35 AM »
In 97 it was all about Half-Life. It's the only FPS I have ever liked, because it had such a great story.

1999 was a great year for PC games. I rather liked Baldur's Gate and Icewind Dale, didn't care much for the rest of it.

Wasteland was full of awesome... and Fallout was really good as well!

Civilization & Civ 2 - Call to Power

Age of Wonders

Earlier games I liked...
 
Rogue, which later became Nethack.

Starflight

Tomb Raider

Empire Deluxe

F-117 Stealth Fighter

I played Keef the Thief, but didn't like it much. I died... a lot!

I did like Bard's Tale though, that was pretty awesome. Straight dungeon crawl with up to 6 in the party. Lots of traps and puzzles.

Never did play the SSI D&D games.
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« Reply #67 on: January 12, 2013, 01:47:47 AM »
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...puts on flame suit....


I didn't like Torment.  At all.  Granted, I didn't play it until years after it came out, but I did not like that game.


I didn't care for it either.

Too wanky.
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« Reply #68 on: April 18, 2013, 02:08:31 PM »
You might check out Divinity: Original Sin.
IMHO the best looking RPG scheduled for this year.

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« Reply #69 on: April 18, 2013, 02:12:37 PM »
Fallout New Vegas. They've taken the world into the direction I've always loved about good PA stories (the problem that it's the humans that are the biggest enemy of rebuilding the world, etc. etc), and just allow you to explore it and shift it.
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« Reply #70 on: April 18, 2013, 02:27:42 PM »
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...puts on flame suit....


I didn't like Torment.  At all.  Granted, I didn't play it until years after it came out, but I did not like that game.
I tried to play it out of the Anthology with Baldur's Gate, Icewind Dale et al and never got really far.

It fails to really grab me the way BG and IWD did and still do, for me.

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« Reply #71 on: April 18, 2013, 02:35:25 PM »
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I tried to play it out of the Anthology with Baldur's Gate, Icewind Dale et al and never got really far.

It fails to really grab me the way BG and IWD did and still do, for me.


I am overly hopeful that the baldurs/icewind style new game in the works from Obsidian will kick ass.

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« Reply #72 on: August 27, 2013, 02:39:39 PM »
The first fantasy game I fell in love with: Rogue.

For a somewhat* modernized take: Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup.

*=meaning with skills, classes, spells etc.

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« Reply #73 on: August 30, 2013, 03:10:24 PM »
Dota 2.

It's not just amazing, but its business model is excellent.
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« Reply #74 on: September 09, 2013, 12:42:21 AM »
Man, so many games, so little time.

Titans of Steel:Warring Suns. It's battletech with the serial numbers filed off, freeware, and freakin' awesome in its detail. There's nothing like hitting center torso on a recon mech with an AC 20, causing a reactor meltown, leading to an explosion chain reacting to other big robots. It only happened once, but there are lots of "only happened once" events. After many hundreds of hours of play, I just got back to back AC 20 headshots taking down an otherwise perfect mech.

It is an RPG, by the way, as you recruit pilots (humans, clones, androids, cyborgs), and train their skills and abilities.

Too many others, but that's a game I keep coming back to.
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