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Best Computer Games?

  1. Sep 5, 2004 #1
    What do you guys think are the best computer games out there?

    I would have to say I am very partial to RTCW and HALO
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  3. Sep 5, 2004 #2


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    I like games that are:

    Railroad Tycoon II
    Rollercoaster Tycoon
    Theme Park
    Theme Hospital

    I also like real-time strategy games.
  4. Sep 5, 2004 #3
    Call of Duty is one of the best FPS I've ever played. I really enjoy the fact that you go to war not by yourself, but with teammates (bots) helping you out and some circumstances saving you from getting shot or killed.

    I don't understand why they don't make most FPS like this because going through the same mission all by your lonesome can get quite redundant.
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  5. Sep 5, 2004 #4
    That game is great. It adds to the realism when you aren't constantly put in suicide missions. I wish the whole game was with fellow soldiers. I couldn't stand that annoying solo mission on the boat.
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  7. Sep 6, 2004 #6
    Aww, you guys suck.

    Half life all the way!
    Counterstrike is second.

    Half life 2 coming soon! :biggrin:
  8. Sep 6, 2004 #7

    SimCity 4 (with Rush Hour expansion)
    MS Flight Simulator 2004
    Roller Coaster Tycoon
    Orbiter Space Flight Simulator (free)

    First Person Shooters:

    Half Life
    Red Faction
    Return to Castle Wolfenstein
    Rogue Spear

    Strategy (turn based):

    Civilization I and III
    Alpha Centauri

    Strategy (real time):

    Total Annihilation (with Core Contingency expansion)
    Age of Empires I and II

    Other good stuff:

    Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2,3,4
    Grand Theft Auto III and Vice City
    Doom 3 (Only for the graphics if your comp can handle it)
    Jeopardy 2003 (the free one u get in cereal boxes)
    You Don’t Know Jack – The Ride

    I’ll add to my list as soon as I sober up and can remember more.
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    :rofl: :rofl: Your experience about combat has left a mark on your computer times :biggrin:

    I absolutely agree with Amwbonfire: Half Life.

    And to add something: the Quake series were also good games.
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  11. Sep 6, 2004 #10
    Half-Life? haha. :confused:

    No, in order to get the true masterpieces you should go back even further. ID Software, John Carmack!
    Return to castle wolfenstein,
    my favorite Commander Keen!
    and many others.

    Do i have to say anything else?
    Although, if i am going to name a NEW great game it would have to be the Splinter Cell serie. Splinter Cell, Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow and the upcomming Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory.
  12. Sep 6, 2004 #11
    space empires, X-COM and goldeneye for N64
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  14. Sep 6, 2004 #13
    Overall best game ever is halo

    Halo took up more of my life than I would like to admit
  15. Sep 6, 2004 #14
    The game I've been most addicted to in my life is: simcity 4000, rollercoaster tycoon, half life, doom3, x-com, heroes of might and magic 3, serious sam
  16. Sep 6, 2004 #15
    All you have been mentioning doom 3--- taht just came out... I wasn't very impressed with the actual game play although the grapics were to die for. I also heard the game was really easy to beat and my friend beat it in a couple of days
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    FPS : Medal of Honor
  18. Sep 7, 2004 #17
    DOOM 3
    Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow (multiplayer rocks!)
    Battlefield 1942
    Lords of the Realm II
  19. Sep 7, 2004 #18
    Half Life
    Bladur's Gate Saga
    Space Empires IV

    In that order
  20. Sep 7, 2004 #19
    What about HALO
    doesn't anyone here play halo

    Including on the box
  21. Sep 7, 2004 #20
    I'm sorry people but doom3 is overrated. Its graphics are great, but thats what the game was made for. Doom3 was made for the engine, not the gameplay.

    edit: /me gives another shout out to space empires IV :tongue2:
  22. Sep 7, 2004 #21
    I agree with you DarkAnt I was actually very disapointed with the game play of Doom 3
    although even with the nice computer I have I was unable to run doom on nething except the lowest setting
    i need a nice vid card
  23. Sep 7, 2004 #22
    And the graphics were amazing, thus making it a great game for it's purpose.
  24. Sep 7, 2004 #23
    I mistyped... I meant to say it had great graphics but thats not just what the game was made for... but you were right in the way it stands right now.

    If i game is made for a purpose and it fulfils the purpose then it has done its job, but Doom 3 wasn't supose to be just pretty it was supose to be the next amazing game
    the next halo

    it to me was very
    although i will have to give it another try when i get a darn video card
  25. Sep 8, 2004 #24
    Graphics don't last, gameplay does
  26. Sep 11, 2004 #25
    Max Payne & Max Payne 2 are games with extremely cool graphic and fascinating scenarios!
    Speaking about adrenaline-boosting games - Unreal Tournament (2004) does the job!
    I think its not necessary to speak about such giants as GTA and Mafia which force to to plunge into the real movie for a while :)
    And - yes! Heroes of Might and Magic 3... i remember the long winter evenings with a hoards of Green and Gold dragons fighting hand to hand with angels and elves against the legions of undead skeletons, vampires and lyches, defending castles and bastions and making their way, leaded by noble ragners (Kyrre!!!) and wizards, through magic forests and flaming lands to find ambush... or grail... :)
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