The BEST game of all time...

...is Alpha Centauri. Damn, this game is great, even after the 100000000th hour.

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  1. Kings Quest 1

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  2. PAGAN: Ultima 8 or Ultima 7 I can't decide both were great.
  3. I'd say the original Deus Ex or System Shock 2

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  4. Jet Pack Willie on the Sinclair Spectrum. Took half an hour to load from a casette tape.

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  5. Loderunner!

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  6. Phantasy Star 4

    Easter is here....
  7. Ultima Online for me. Got me and hundreds of thousands of others back in the day. Ahhh...UO.

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  8. well i would like to say something like turrican2 or manic miner (jump, touch a pixel, bastard bastard bastard start again) on the commodore just so i could point out the fact im a real old gamer but id have to say Zelda Link to the Past. Not before or after has a game affected me so much and left me miserable when it ended. It was perfection and I can still hum the tune played at the end :)

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  9. Really tough topic to contribute to. I've been playing (home computer) games since 1978 (my dad bought a Tandy TRS-80 model one). As far as I am concerned computer games are still getting better and better (yes, also the gameplay) in general (although there is plenty of rubbish around of course).

    So best game ever is probably going to be something fairly recent. A personal favorite of mine is New World Order, but noone knows that game (check my sig linky if you're curious). I really enjoyed Elite (on a commodore 64), spent a lot of time on the Sierra adventures Leisure Suit larry, Kings Quest and Police Quest, Doom, Quake, System Shock 1 and 2 were good. Recent stuf: FarCry, Thief3, Doom3.

    Because I'm a FPS fan, if I really have to choose (which I obviously can't), I think I will go for half-life (1). I'm looking forward to HL2 and hope it may be as ground breaking as nr 1 was.


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  10. reason no one knows about NWO is cos it was so good looking when released it took a beast to run it, it was buggy and crashed more often than it ran and so no one played it and as a result of no single player no one would buy a game they possibly wouldnt get to play much and finally it was a CS ripoff and was released in a time when CS ruled the roost completely..... anyway why am i bothered to say that??? i do hear from lan party mates that NWO is actually still played much to my surprise.... in fairness it looked really good....

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  11. I mostly agree with you. Actually it still looks good, even if you put the game next to FarCry or DooM3 it can hold its own (and that for a game that was released over 2 years ago), and I'm not kidding. Of course it's outdated now in a number of areas (like only particle physics on ammunition) but it still looks very nice graphically speaking, and I really dig the gameplay. It's now at version 1.5 which is the final patch I think. It's no longer buggy. This latest version has rain effects included and it's the best rain effect I've ever seen (you need to run the custom map Hotel to see it in action, none of the other maps uses it).

    Sorry for digressing on the topic.


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  12. Any of the Prince of Persia games (can't wait for the new PoP coming out!!!) and The Dig.
  13. My thick knob is the best game ever. I can't stop playing it.

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  14. I guess I mistitled the post, Alpha Centauri isn't my favorite game, but it has taken the most hours out of my life.

    I'm asking about games you can play for hours, even years after it was released...

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  15. You can only play that game so many times a day.

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  16. Well I guess you should know.

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  17. The original Unreal Tournament. Was still playing it until my hard drive died a painful and miserable death at the beginning of the year.

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  18. Nethack. Still never got remotely near completing the fcuking thing.

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  19. I'd say the whole TES series.

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  20. TES?

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  21. Caesar III

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  22. The Elder Scrolls.

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  23. Ahh, retro gaming...

    <b>Favourites:</b>
    Deus Ex (PC)
    For me quite simply the best FPS I've ever played. Beautiful graphics (for its time) intelligent plot, and flexibility of character/progression.

    Civilization (Amiga)
    The first really engrossing God Sim (forget Populous). I lost months of my life to this game.

    <b>Honourable Mentions:</b>
    The Bard's Tale (C64)
    IK+ (C64)
    Wizball (C64)
    Street Fighter II (SNES)
    Syndicate (Amiga)
    Monkey Island Series (Amiga)
    Mariokart 64 (N64)
    Zelda - Ocarina of Time (N64)
    UFO (PC)
    Dark Age of Camelot (PC)

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  24. Very hard to give just one since I like so many Genre's even. I'd say Starcraft is up there for sure though.


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  25. Doom III.

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  26. mike tysons punchout R0XX0Rzzz J00!!!

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  27. Planescape: Torment. BEST GAME EVER, but sadly underrated when it was released
  28. LOL. For real?

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  29. why not? heheh.

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  30. Halo , Tribes 1/2 , Starcraft , Perfect dark

    Equal for me...


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  31. The Secret of Monkey Island.

    Of multiplayer games, QuakeWorld (Quake 1).
  32. oh yeah perfect dark rocked ass definitely. i loved that game.

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  33. Metal Gear Solid

    AHHH <b>MOTHERLAND!!!!!</b>
  34. how can u name perfect dark as a great game??? it was graphically to ambitious for the n64 which gave the game in many sections a barely playable framerate (yes i had the extra memory) and futhermore the graphics were all blurry... the game itself was awkward to play as well because unlike its predecessor golden eye, perfect gave u enemies on different levels to yurself making targetting them awkward... on the upside i had many many hours of fun simply playing against bots in multiplayer... that was fun. slow motion, only crossbows and cloaks and instant death. One part of the multiplayer bugged me tho thanks to a bug and that was the drug gun or drug crossbow bolt... if u got drugged then died u would still be drugged when u respawned... silly thing that playtesters should have eliminated as it ruined one of the most fu weapons in multiplayer

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  35. There were sooo many multiplayers setting in PD ... there was always something new to do.....and much more thing to do if you had a gameshark... :P (unlimited ammo laptop gun was a must...!!)

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  36. What did you think of the most recent one in the series (the 3D one) ? I never played it but I watched my brother sometimes.

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  37. played many hours with others in MP tat made it fun for me.

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  38. DAoC (Dark Age of Camelot) imo the best mmorpg u can play

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  39. For me, for now (2004) it's Command & Conquer Red Alert 2 and his expansion pack Yuri's Revenge.

    But sure now this game is too old and "ugly". But in past was so Extraordinary !

    Maybe a day C&C Red Alert 3 will exist...
    But before of course we need remove from "the hands"
    of EA company which is a real bad game company (read any support)
    :)

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  40. I love ut2004.. and Ravenshield.. Although RVS is full UBI bugs and issues!~

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  41. OMG i can't belive this is a "best game ever" topic and nobody said anything about Diablo 2 - king of multiplayer - .single player's good enough not to get bored fast (i finished the game 13-14 times playing all chars in expansion and i still play it) but what really shines is multiplayer,friends meeting on europe server to see who's got the best barbarian is just great, hunting for the best item for your necroman and other such stuff is so enjoyable for a game from the last century. i could never delete it wich cannot be said about other games and with every new version that blizard throws at the "hungry for more mouse abuseing" people the game seems to reinvent itself , totally diferent gameplay and features , makes you start all over again for the 10-th time just to play by this version's rules.
    Conclusion: the chemistry on this one is almost magical everything is just right and IMO it's the best MMORPG ever and since i like RPG's i'll say "best game ever".
  42. Yup D2 rulz too...infact all blizzard games rules...

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  43. ohhhh please, it is blatantly warcraft2! I loved that game so much! At very least it was the best RTS of all time.
  44. Yeah, I was hooked on Warcraft 1 and then moreso 2 (and the expansion) until I started playing Starcraft. All great games for sure. Blizzard does it right.


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  45. OK, while NOT the best game of all time, I picked up NFS Hot Purtsuit 2 for $10 many weeks ago. I am an addict. Multiplayer and Single player alike. I went through the championship tree and more than halfway through the Hot pursuit tree, with occasional breaks for online racing. Also been playing it on the home Lan with 3-4 of us racing away. I'm dying to get some buddies over for 8 player fun. It is a blast and well worth the $10. Even though I always liked racing SIms not arcade racers, NFSHP2 is very well done and loads of fun.


    I just had to admit that and get that out of my system. Hopefully I'll recover from this addiction soon. I'm sure a dose of HL2 will cure me.


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  46. well.. when blizzard and multiplayer are mixed there is some great stuff going on,that's for sure! but i still love Diablo 2 more then Starcraft or Warcraft (okay shoot me!)
  47. World Of Warcraft!!!

    Should be a great game... although still in beta, few friends of mine are testing and loving it... I cannot wait for it to be finally out! I hear Nov sometime.. Anyone else have any insite on it?

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  48. I am still not sure if blizzard will do it right with SC: ghost....i hope not...

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  49. Diablo2 multiplayer isn't an MMORPG. An borderline ORPG maybe, but definitely not an MMORPG. A real MMORPG blows it completely out of the water, a good example is UO (old UO).

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