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post #1 of 52 (permalink) Old 08-20-10, 04:28 AM Thread Starter
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Someone mentioned TIE Fighter in another thread and that got me thinking about all the great old video games that I used to play. I noticed that most "Favorite Video Game" threads were heavily slanted towards modern games, so I though one dedicated to those from yester-year would be interesting. I'll kick it off:
1.) Dark Forces 2. Excellent and compelling story. In my opinion, the best Star Wars FPS ever.
2.) Commandos. Who doesn't love ordering around a team of elite commandos in WW2?
3.) Master of Orion 2. It uses DirectX 2 and I still play it. Enough said.
4.) Independence War. Best starship simulator I've ever played.
5.) TIE Fighter. Lost most of a summer playing this.
6.) System Shock 2. Creepy. Engrossing. Brilliant.

I've focused mainly of computer games, but this isn't platform specific.

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Fallout and Fallout 2. Nothing can beat Fallout.
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Original goldeneye, you may as well end the thread now, its the only game thats still better than all the copy+paste shit made today

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Ok, one thing beats the hell out of everything in this thread...

Three words: Star Wars Battlefront

Holy shit that game kicks ass, I am playing it right now, and it still kicks ass, even after that I have wasted literally thousands of hours on it. Now the thread has ended/

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Spyro the Mother Fucking Dragon. Gnasty Gnorc was the baddest baddie I've ever fought in my life. And big head mode = awesome.

Edit - and Final Fantasy 9. Fuck all that FF7 or 8 shit, 9 was where it was at.

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in order

1) tie fighter (unsurprising, seeing as I mentioned it in another thread)
2) doom - this game changed everything
3) zelda ocarina of time
4) baldur's gate 2
5) goldeneye
6) terror from the deep

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1) Goldeneye
2) Legend of Zelda (NES)
3) Contra (NES)
4) Warcraft 2
5) Kung Fu Chaos. It was a cheesy homage to 70s kung fu movies, but I really enjoyed it.
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1) Silent Hill 2

2) Silent Hill 1

3) The other Silent Hills.

The first 2 were amazing games, especially for the time, but unfortunately after the 4th one came out (arguably) the series went downhill... Fortunately I started with Origins and ended with the 2nd one, so i didn't really notice the difference.

I just know that someone's going to post the RE series... I for one aren't a big fan of them.

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My favorite old video game is most likely my first video game the orginal donkey kong on super NES. Got it when i was 6 and still use it to this day
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I'm rather fond of Dungeon Keeper 2 for PC. I think it was released in '99 but I can't quite remember. It's still a fantastic RTS game.

On the 64 I really liked Mario 64, Donkey Kong 64 and Banjo Kazooie. Those platformers were soooo fun.
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