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Old 13th March 2014, 11:57 PM   #141 (permalink)
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My first I remember was C&C. Addictive because I remember dreaming about missions I was stuck on!

Addictive in a way I hated turning it off was Final Fantasy 7 and I never ended up finishing it because the final disk was too scratched! Playing it again on Vita though - I WILL finish it 15 odd years later!
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Old 31st March 2014, 02:41 PM   #142 (permalink)
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Ultima Underworld I and II.

Populas was a time vacuum too..
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Old 6th June 2014, 08:06 PM   #143 (permalink)
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Apologies for the long list, been playing a lot in Ye Olden Days.
[My criteria of addictive games: "Ah, one more game / one more turn / one more quest / one more ...".]

In order of time spend, grouped chronologicaly.

ZX Spectrum (16)
- Jet Set Willy
- Astro Blaster

C64
- Elite (I)
- Boulderdash
- Wizard of War
- Laser Squad
- Commando
- Paradroid


Amiga (500 + 1200)
- Civilization (I)
- The Settlers (I, II)
- Railroad Tycoon (I)
- Wings
- The Sentinel
- Pirates!
- Sensible World of Soccer
- Dyna Blaster
- Silkworm

PC
- Civilization (II, III, IV, V)
- Heroes of Might and Magic (II, III, IV, V, VI)
- Diablo (I, II, III)
- Elder Scrolls (II, III, IV, V)
- Europa Universalis (II, III, IV)
- Hearts of Iron (II, III)
- Dungeon Siege (I, II)
- Baldur's Gate (I, II)
- Neverwinter Nights (I, II)
- Planescape: Torment
- Fallout (II, III)
- Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic
- Quake (I, II, III)
- Empire

And I have probably forgotten some more.
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Old 20th September 2014, 09:32 AM   #144 (permalink)
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I don't really get addicted to video games but the closest that I ever got to truely feeling addicted was after playing the game Galak-Z!
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Old 29th September 2014, 10:57 AM   #145 (permalink)
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Paradroid and Trolls and Tribulations.
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Old 1st October 2014, 03:10 PM   #146 (permalink)
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Going by individual systems:

Amstrad CPC: Elite (I even bought a second copy in disk, to replace my original tape, so that it would load quicker)
Commodore 64: Manic Miner or maybe Impossible Mission
Playstation: Tomb Raider
Playstation 2: Gran Turismo 3
Dreamcast: Phantasy Star Online
XBox: Forza
XBox 360: Forza 4

The PC is my format of choice, and there my biggest addiction was probably EverQuest. World of Warcraft is probably the game I've played the most, though, but it never had the effect on me that EQ did.
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