Best Game Ever?

Discussion in 'Retro Gaming and Nostalgia!' started by Maleficus, May 29, 2008.

  1. lunawisp

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    Crikey, this is a tough one. Can only comment on ones I played but the most memorable for me were Dungeon Master on my old Atari ST, Elite and, some time later DOOM.
     
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    I don't know if it'll get a lot of votes but if you had a sibling or close friend Secret of Mana was amazing. Always battling to be the sprite at the start of the game.
     
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    Some of my all time faves...

    Skate or Die
    Racing Destruction Set
    Bubble Bobble
    Railroad Tycoon
    Master Of Magic
    Master Of Orion
    Ascendancy
    Doom
    Stunts (Stunt Driver)
    Death Track
    UFO: Enemy Unknown
    Gunstar Heroes
    Terminator: Future Shock (done by Oblivion/Fallout 3 devs, same style engine too)
    Deus Ex
    Rainbow Six
     
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    Bubble Bobble and stunts were amazing games. There was a couple i loved from c64 days that escape me at the moment.

    Moria was another legend game in its day and even now it can be fun.
     
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    old - anything super mario
    new BOARDERLANDS!!!!!
     
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    I keep a list of my favorite games because I'm weird (insane) like that. The only order after the 1st two is the line breaks dividing what I guess would be tiers.
    The only ones I still regularly play are FFT, Earthbound, and CS:Source.
     
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    For me the best game ever would be The elder scrolls III Morrowind
     
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    Game

    Nice game ever:)
     
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    Doom and Deus Ex. Both revolutionary in their day.
     
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    I actually hated Doom. Back then I played things like Monkey Island (still do sometimes) and Leisure Suit Larry. I also remember an old game called Double Blocks which was a better version of tetris if you ask me. Games that required some mental skill were best though.
     
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    I must get around to playing Earthbound one of these days...
     
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    I really enjoyed Planescape Torment, still have the big box lurking around somewhere. Doom and Quake got a hiding as well.
     
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    My all time fav games are:

    Colecovision
    Pitfall, H.E.R.O., Boulderdash
    C64
    Giana Sisters, Barbarian, IK+
    Amiga
    Syndicate (Wars), Gobliiiiins, Panza Kickboxer, SWoS
    PC
    Discworld, Syberia, HL1DM, Trackmania
     
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    Man, oh man - the time that I've wast... erm, enjoyed playing all those games. Limiting my choice to only one is cruel I tell you, just plain cruel!

    C64:
    Elite - looking forward to Elite: Dangerous
    Prince of Persia
    Impossible Mission
    The Last Ninja 2

    Getting lost in nostalgia here. There are probably loads more, perhaps also from the Atari 2600 & ZX Spectrum days, but I'm getting old and can't remember anymore.

    PC:
    Pirates!
    UFO: Enemy Unknown
    Duke Nuke'm 3D - yeah, I know :roll: but it was just plain ol' fun!

    PC series:
    Monkey Island - almost all of LucasArts games (Star Wars, anyone?)
    Wing Commander - can't wait for Star Citizen to be released, I'm a veteran backer
    Carmageddon (bloody fun, pun intended) - should be interesting with the upcoming Carmageddon Reincarnated
    Space Quest - and many many other Sierra Online games
    Command & Conquer - and a few other Westwood Studio games
    Age of Empires
    Baldur's Gate
    Sim City
    WarCraft
    Diablo
    DOOM

    ... and this is just what I could recall of the pre-MMO games, I could go on.

    For the PC, I somehow managed to scrape up enough extra cash, not only for a succesive series of improving SoundBlaster cards, but also a MIDI card and a Roland MT-32 external synthesizer. The effect of sampled sounds/voices and quality music wastly improved the gaming immersion, it wasn't all just up to evolving graphics and graphic cards, even though I've spent a small fortune on that (too :w).

    Excellent thread!
     
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    Civilization Series and
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    Top 5 Pioneering games of their time for me

    1. DOOM
    2. Wolfenstein
    3. GTA 3
    4. Age of Empires 3
    5. Crash Bandicoot


    Others I liked

    Mario Cart, Tekken 3 and Rush (N64).
     
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    It has to be Half Life, undoubtedly.
     
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    So long ago... these are the some of the ones I've thrashed back in the day:


    SNES:
    Mario Kart (Mario always won - rigged)
    Super Mario World
    F-Zero
    Super Street Fighter II - Turbo (This game kicked a$$)
    Bomber Man! (Kapow!) - One of the best multi player games of it's time.
    Parapa the Rapper.... (although I didn't play this much the "kick, punch it's all in the mind, if you can do it... I'm sure you'll find...." quote haunts me daily)


    PSX:
    Metal Gear Solid
    Red Alert II
    Front Mission 3 - feels very immerseful, good turn by turn strategy game.
    Theme Park
    Theme Hospital


    Mega Drive II:
    Syndicate
    Megalomania (fkn brilliant)


    PC:
    Sid Miers Alpha Centauri (as above, brilliant and yet noone's reproduced a game of this quality of this genre)
    Lemmings... because why not?
    The Neverhood (beautiful clay animation)
    Populus


    Android:
    Anything by Kairosoft.... there games have a retro feel to them and are additive.
     
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    +1 to all mentioned and kinda made me realise how old I am too.

    Also have to love:

    Tenchu - PS1 that was an awesome stealth game
    Maddog Williams - Amiga (I think it was called that kinda like an adventure
    Shadow of the beast 1/2/3 - Amiga (loved hte music)

    Oh man good times!
     

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