What was your first RPG?

Discussion in '50 RPGs per Hour' started by TorontoReign, Jun 28, 2015.

  1. Kohno

    Kohno Water Chip? Been There, Done That

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    Jul 30, 2009
    I was 6 or 7 when I played the original Wasteland back when it was newish and had my older cousing translate it for me during the play (when he was around). Great experience that was back then (and taught some basics of English).
     
  2. Gizmojunk

    Gizmojunk Venerable Relic of the Wastes

    Nov 26, 2007
    I've seen at least another post (on Bethsoft, I think) that said they learned English playing Fallout.
     
  3. Kohno

    Kohno Water Chip? Been There, Done That

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    Jul 30, 2009
    Think I said as much there at least once some years ago.
     
  4. Thomas Ffobbs

    Thomas Ffobbs First time out of the vault

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    Aug 17, 2016
    the first RPG I played [other than pencil&paper @ end of 70's] was more of a 'TEXT Based M.U.D.
    this was back @ 1982/3; and it played on a regular 'Magnetic-Cassette-Tape Recorder'. as such; it had no memory [ram or hard].
    awfull & frustrating as it was in that one had to re-load the whole tape each time 'life-lost'... it was just so darned addicting ) I wasted so much time when I should have been studying at Art College :-).
    later these type of M.U.D.s would develop into Networked LAN fun...
    unfortunately; by the mid-90's they were transformed into 'Online-Internet M.M.O.R.P.G.s' that lost their simplicity.
    worse; it gave the opportunity for mindless 'Trolls' & 'Lurkers' to Hover & Flood the games.

    anyhow; they were fun, and it is why I prefer to play games like Fallout, Torment, & Baldurs Gate.
    not to mention the most excellently well sorted Duke the Dude Nukem, & the infamous Serious Sam.

    sorry for going on so,

    Thomas Ffobbs
     
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  5. NotAcasul

    NotAcasul meanie

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    Mar 17, 2016
    I used to play Ultima II and III on my dads computer when I was 10-11. I sucked at Ultima.
     
  6. Mr_Beardman

    Mr_Beardman I love the NCR

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    Jun 5, 2016
    Probably Skyrim... I am so new school.
     
  7. R.Graves

    R.Graves Confirmed Retard

    Apr 21, 2016
    Does skyrim even count as an RPG? I feel like there just wasn't a more fitting descriptor for that game.... Even though RPG itself is an ill fitting descriptor...
     
  8. Mr_Beardman

    Mr_Beardman I love the NCR

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    Jun 5, 2016
    I suppose not, but it's what brought me into fallout: New Vegas and deeper RPGs
     
  9. Xellos

    Xellos Where'd That 6th Toe Come From?

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    Feb 10, 2006
    First cRPG would be Fallout 2, didn't have my own PC at the time, played it at a friends house (powerful Pentium MMX 133 MHz machine :D). PnP would be Warhammer RPG.
     
  10. Aurelianus

    Aurelianus Stardog Champion

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    Sep 13, 2016
    Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall, my friend's sister had it when we were younger & I first played it at a dinner party when I was about 5 or 6 maybe.
     
  11. simoorish

    simoorish First time out of the vault

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    Dec 8, 2016
    hi
    new here, diablo 1 was my first rpg (ps) in 1994 :)
     
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  12. Jogre

    Jogre So Old I'm Losing Radiation Signs

    Oct 25, 2015
    I fondly remember that long ago, on my 8th birthday, one of my presents was this new game called Morrowind

    Back then I didn't really understand most of the plot, I often had to look up walkthroughs to help me along, and I found the killings in Vivec quest really creepy. Despite this I still really found myself enjoying it, and spent many hours in Vvardenfell.

    Many years later I returned to Morrowind. This time I could actually understand the plot, and find my way around fairly easily.

    The killings in Vivec quest is still creepy AF though.
     
  13. Dr Fallout

    Dr Fallout Centurion

    Aug 17, 2015
    Fuck you, I was just going to say how my first RPG was Morrowind... luckily though, I had no problems playing through and I understand the plot, setting and mechanics extremely well. :smug:

    But I really fell in love with the intricate details of the world and the lore.... damn, they don't make games like they used to.
     
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  14. Gizmojunk

    Gizmojunk Venerable Relic of the Wastes

    Nov 26, 2007
    Diablo was released in '96. It was actually a bit of a headache for the Fallout development team; because of it the marketing suits wanted Fallout to become a competitive realtime combat game , and demanded feasibility studies.

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    My first RPG was D&D, my first cRPG was probably Raaka-tu [if you can call it one], otherwise it was 'Eye of the Beholder' on Amiga.
     
  15. Dr Fallout

    Dr Fallout Centurion

    Aug 17, 2015
    Well if we count pen and paper then yeah, same here.
     
  16. eissa

    eissa Altáriel, Lady of Radiant Garland

    Jan 7, 2016
    deus ex, i remember the first time i play it when i was at first grade.
     
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  17. Dr Fallout

    Dr Fallout Centurion

    Aug 17, 2015
    A bit young?
     
  18. eissa

    eissa Altáriel, Lady of Radiant Garland

    Jan 7, 2016
    well i play it with my father, and before deus ex, i have even played quake 2 :P

    what a childhood
     
  19. Dr Fallout

    Dr Fallout Centurion

    Aug 17, 2015
    Let me see... the big Satan scares were in the 90's/80's right? I'm assuming you played those evil satanic rituals during those times... you and your dad are obviously cultists!
     
  20. zegh8578

    zegh8578 Keeper of the trout Orderite

    Mar 11, 2012
    Aw, cool, fun newer generations, gaming w their parents

    My dad was "opposed" to video games, "too violent" (massive eyeroll), he DID let me play with plastelina though, that "promoted creativity". I would go as far, sometimes, as to not only make little clay people, but make cavities inside them, and organs, and then use kitchen knives to gut them and spill their intestines all over. Sometimes I even poured red water paint over them. He knew, and let me "look, how creative!":roll:
     
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