Your top 5 favorite (non Fallout) games.

Discussion in 'General Gaming and Hardware Forum' started by Bond Fan, Jul 11, 2016.

  1. Bond Fan

    Bond Fan No law ever written is as powerful as Cold Steel

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    Jun 27, 2016
    What are your top five favorite games?
    Don't list any Fallout games though.

    1. World of Warcraft
    2. Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay
    3. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
    4. Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos
    5. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
     
  2. CerberusGate

    CerberusGate I should save my game in a whole new slot

    Jun 6, 2016
    1. Planescape: Torment
    2. Baldur's Gate Trilogy (or rather the second game modded to play all the Baldur's Gate games in one game)
    3. Deus Ex
    4. Thief: The Metal Age (Preferred it over Thief: The Dark Project due to the former being more a burglary simulator)
    5) The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

    I'm a sucker for good RPGs that have a touch of good writing.

    EDIT: Forgot to add, this list is not in any particular order.
     
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  3. Eshanas

    Eshanas Mildly Dipped

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    Jul 6, 2016
    1: Civilization IV
    2: X-Com: UFO Defense (1994)
    3: Rome Total War and Barbarian Invasion
    4: Tropico 4
    5: Space Station 13
     
  4. 0wing

    0wing Все умрут, а я волномут

    Mar 23, 2015
    1.Tie between Deus Ex and Human Revolution
    2.Doom 2016
    3.Contra 3: The Alien Wars
    4.The Witcher: Enhanced Edition
    5.Fallout 4S.T.A.L.K.E.R, the whole Cheeki-Breeki trilogy

    Good story is not enough for a good game. Likewise, the good gameplay is not enough without proper story worth playing.
     
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  5. R.Graves

    R.Graves Confirmed Retard

    Apr 21, 2016
    Er top five? I can't give a top five but I can give five games.

    1. Hitman: blood money
    2. Resident evil 3: Nemesis
    3. Silent hill
    4. Metal arms: glitch in the system
    5. Super Mario sunshine
     
  6. The Dutch Ghost

    The Dutch Ghost Grouchy old man of NMA Moderator

    Jan 11, 2004
    Wrong sub forum, transferring this to General Gaming.
     
  7. daveyd

    daveyd First time out of the vault

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    Jun 4, 2016
    Tough to come up with only 5, but here's 5 great PC games:

    1. Age of Decadence

    2. Dark Sun: Shattered Lands

    3. Dead State: Reanimated

    4. Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut

    5. Expeditions: Conquistador
     
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  8. RoboStang

    RoboStang First time out of the vault

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    Jun 10, 2016
    1. Halo 2

    2. Dead Space

    3. GTA IV

    4. Halo 3

    5. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
     
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  9. Millim

    Millim The Big Straight Orderite

    Oct 13, 2010
    Here it goes, in no order
    1. Snake Eater
    2. Shenmue 2
    3. Soul calibur III
    4. Knights of the old republic (rather new on my list)
    5. Possibly a GTA game
     
  10. Irwin John Finster

    Irwin John Finster Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!

    Nov 13, 2015
    Separating this into big budget/AAA and Indie/lower budget categories in no particular order/ranking:

    AAA/big studio:
    1) Witcher series
    2) S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series
    3) Final Fantasy VII
    4) KOTOR I and II
    5) Mass Effect/Dragon Age: Origins
    Also: Stellaris, Planescape: Torment, Deus Ex series, Metro series, Morrowind, Oblivion, Divinity: Original Sin, the original Rainbow Six, System Shock 2, Bioshock series, Counterstrike/other Half-life mods

    Indie/small studio:
    1) Wasteland 2
    2) Endless Space/Endless Legend
    3) Penumbra series and SOMA (same developer)
    4) Age of Decadence (haven't played yet, but I think it will be a favorite)
    5) Pillars of Eternity
    Also: Underrail, FTL, Duskers, Shadowrun series

    Probably some major ones I can't think of as well.
     
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  11. mikek17

    mikek17 First time out of the vault

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    Jun 22, 2016
    Not ordered
    - Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker
    - Baldur's Gate
    - Deus Ex
    - System Shock 2
    - Morrowind
     
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  12. WaffenWafflez

    WaffenWafflez First time out of the vault

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    Sep 14, 2015
    In no order:
    Planescape Torment
    Halo: Combat Evolved
    Crusader Kings 2
    Morrowind
    Quake
     
  13. mikek17

    mikek17 First time out of the vault

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    Jun 22, 2016
    my man
    love that game
     
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  14. LanguidLeo

    LanguidLeo First time out of the vault

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    Jul 12, 2016
    The top five games I've enjoyed of all time?

    1. Streetfighter, been playing since SF2, but I'll list Alpha 3 as my favorite of the bunch.

    2. Resident Evil, the whole series, but probably RE2 on PS was the one that had the most impact.

    3. Baulders Gate, I think the first is the best of the series.

    4. Eye of the Beholder, Temple of Darkmoon being my favorite in there.

    5. EzPz Rpg. Ok, so it's a pay2win phone game that's basically a spreadsheet with a lot of antagonistic texting, but I just played it everyday for 16 months and it was quite intense, competivitly.

    I left out fallout like you asked And elder scrolls too just because.... Uh they're pretty similar in my mind these days ;)
     
  15. mikek17

    mikek17 First time out of the vault

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    Jun 22, 2016
    I like Baldur's gate as well but there's some fourth-wall breaking that I've encountered which does not make me a happy camper
     
  16. joevonzombie

    joevonzombie Buried alive in Golgotha

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    Sep 28, 2015
    1 I have No Mouth and I must Scream
    2 Planescape: Torment
    3 Vampire: The Masquerade: Bloodlines
    4 Penumbra Black Plague
    5 Arcanum: of Steamworks and Magick Obscura
     
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  17. Irwin John Finster

    Irwin John Finster Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!

    Nov 13, 2015
    Penumbra really doesn't get as much acclaim as it deserves. I hope they make more games like this. I liked those games better than Amnesia.

    SOMA plays a little more like Penumbra which is great.
     
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  18. CerberusGate

    CerberusGate I should save my game in a whole new slot

    Jun 6, 2016
    :salute: A lot of great classics up there. I've heard a lot of good things about I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream though I have not read the original short story.

    Bondari reloads? I found the fourth-wall breaks to be more tongue-in cheek rather than annoying though it does get a little vexing on new playthroughs.
     
  19. mikek17

    mikek17 First time out of the vault

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    Jun 22, 2016
    Well I'm a few chapters into the first game and it's already one of my favorites, but it's just really annoying because for example I clicked on a peasant guy in a tavern and he said something like "Hey! Stop clicking on me!" and BAM immersion broken. I've seen MUCH worse though. I refunded 2 games just a few days ago, both for the same reason, abundant fourth wall jokes. I mean, if your game has so many fourth wall breaks that within the first TWO HOURS of the game I already hate it, uh, anyways... my point is I really hate fourth wall break, it's a cheap way at comedy mainly. Sorry if I went on a rant about it, but now I've learned my lesson and I thoroughly investigate every fourth wall break present in a game before I buy it.
     
  20. CerberusGate

    CerberusGate I should save my game in a whole new slot

    Jun 6, 2016
    Fair enough. In my opinion, there are some fourth wall breaks have been well implemented at times (for instance, the game goes out of its way to explore the implications of no fourth wall in the medium) though it's the exception rather than the norm, resulting in the cheap way at comedy you mentioned. What were those two games you mentioned refunding?
     
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