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Old 20th November 2008, 06:26 AM   #61 (permalink)
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I have to go with Final Fantasy 7 as my favorite game of all-time.

I think it had some of the best music in the series, but it was the first game that I thought had such a storyline that got me into it. I genuinely wanted to see what happened to all the characters in the game and find out more about their storied pasts.

Not to mention, I just found Sephiroth to be QUITE the badass too...and I loves me a badass bad guy in a book/movie/game.

I loved the battle system, I loved being able to customize characters with the materia system...to this day I still love replaying it every now and then (which finding the time for is becoming less and less frequent).
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Old 6th March 2009, 07:51 PM   #62 (permalink)
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For the PC, I would say the original Age of Empires. I spent hours playing that game. I once built a base accross an entire map consuming all resources.

For consoles, Chuck Rock, for the SNES. It was easy. It had no story. But I laughed my way through it.

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Old 13th March 2009, 12:07 AM   #63 (permalink)
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Got to be TrackMania for me.

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Old 22nd April 2009, 10:27 AM   #64 (permalink)
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ill post my all time favs from the era's of me growing up (been playin games since i was 3 and im now 26)

Beachhead 2
Spy vs Spy

Speedball 2 (need i say more bout this great game?)

Doom series
Quake series
Red Alert series
battle chess (loved the animations for the day)

and my all time fav would have to be System Shock 2.. its one the only game that has raised hairs on the back of my neck and scared the smeg outta me at times. yet its a game i always go back to
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Old 25th April 2009, 12:18 PM   #65 (permalink)
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Wow...so many great games, how can you pick one?

My favorites by platform/timeframe (5 for each):

Atari 2600 - Adventure, Pitfall!, River Raid, Kaboom!, Raiders of the Lost Ark
Commodore 64 - Raid on Bungeling Bay, Pirates!, Ghostbusters, Bubble Bobble, Racing Destruction Set
Apple ][e - Taipan, Boulder Dash, Archon, FS2 Flight Simulator, Bard's Tale Series (1985-1990)
NES - Super Mario Bros., The Adventures of Lolo II, Baseball Stars, Blades of Steel, The Legend of Zelda
Super NES - Super Metriod, Super Mario World, Zelda: Link to the Past, Gradius III, Donkey Kong Country series (1994-1996)
Arcade/Coin-Up - Tempest, Star Wars, Ghosts & Goblins, Gauntlet II, Omega Race
Early IBM PC (pre 1997) - Star Wars: Tie Fighter, Civilization II, Diablo, The Hunt for Red October, A-Train
Late IBM PC (post 1997) - You Don't Know Jack series (1995-2000), Diablo II, Half-Life, Team Fortress Classic, SimCity series (1989-2003)
N64 - Bust A Move 2: Arcade Edition, Banjo-Kazooie/Tooie (1998-2000), StarFox 64, Super Mario 64, Zelda: Ocarina of Time

My all time favorite out of the above that I will always go back to is The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past.
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Old 2nd May 2009, 12:38 PM   #66 (permalink)
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There is only one game.

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Old 15th May 2009, 01:28 PM   #67 (permalink)
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If I was limited to just one game to choose it would have to be :


Other top contenders are:

Wing Commander Series
X Wing / Tie Fighter Series


Bards Tale Triology (the old ones not that '**** my childhood' POS they put out a few years ago)

X-Com Series (specially the first two)

System Shock / System Shock 2 (Bio Shock wasn't bad either)


Ultima Series (But mostly 4)

Turn Based Strategy Games in general (Half the stuff put out by SSI, SSG and games like Civ, Simcity etc)
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Old 15th May 2009, 02:12 PM   #68 (permalink)
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Snes: Donkey Kong Country 2

Computer: Commander Keen 4

N64: Legend of Zelda: Orcarina of Time.

Diffrent systems, My excuse for naming all three.
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Old 2nd July 2009, 07:48 PM   #69 (permalink)
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Baldurs Gate, the best game in the history of cheese.
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Old 10th July 2009, 11:48 AM   #70 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Cheeseman View Post
Baldurs Gate, the best game in the history of cheese.
BG was utterly awesome when it was first released. I couldn't believe that whatever you equipped your party members with actually showed on the character! :P
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