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June 11th, 2019, 13:18
Or - since some times the definition may be a bit blurry - favourite game-which-very-few-would-call-an-rpg?

Here are my top 3 in no particular order:
  • Day of the Tentacle
  • Half Life 1
  • Heretic II (sadly a commercial flop)

Eh… top 5.
  • Alpha Centauri/Alien Crossfire
  • Chronomaster

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June 11th, 2019, 13:21
Favorite… Pay2win phonegames with gambling inside.
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June 11th, 2019, 13:24
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Favorite… Pay2win phonegames with gambling inside.
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June 11th, 2019, 13:24
Whatever the latest CIV is except CIV 4 which I didn't like as much
Last 3 Tombraider games (I don't view them as RPG)
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June 11th, 2019, 13:51
Good question! For me:

Quake 1 - still go back to it occasionally now!

Most of the early Street Fighters, but particularly Alpha 2. I could never get into Mortal Kombat or Tekken though.

The new Alien game was great. I also liked the new DOOM and Wolfenstein (haven't played the second one yet though). I'm looking forward to the new DOOM.

The Jedi Knight games, particularly Outcast and Academy.

Erm… also have fond memories of plenty of C64 / speccy games like Paradroid and Target: Renegade (which I replayed recently on my phone) but I won't bore you with those.
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June 11th, 2019, 14:03
Civilization 2
Alpha Centauri
Half Life 2 and episodes
Unreal Tournament 99 and 2004
X-Com
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June 11th, 2019, 14:31
Super Mario 64
Mariokart 64
Rimworld
Half-Life 1
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June 11th, 2019, 15:02
Not sure I have a favorite - seems every year or two or three a new non-rpg arrives that was better than the previous games. I do have found memory of half life and the letter I wrote to the developers. Basically there was an area (glitch) where I couldn't go up the steps - so i wrote to let them know that my legs were too short and asked them if they could send me a version of the game with longer legs….
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June 11th, 2019, 15:09
Plants vs Zombies
Worms World Party (or Worms: Armageddon)
Civilisation 2 or 3 (2 is a better game but 3 is crappy but with greater longevity variety)
Max Damage
Myth The Fallen Lords
Medieval: Total War 1
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June 11th, 2019, 15:34
settlers 2
Alien Breed (Amiga)
Boulder Dash (C64)
Deuteros (Amiga)
Jumpman (C64)
titan quest
warcraft 1
warcraft 2
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June 11th, 2019, 16:53
Anything Half-Life
Portal
Mid 90s Doom and Wolfenstein 3D
Scorched Earth
Space Quest 1/3
Master of Orion
Kyrandia 1/2
Kings Quest 5/6
Maniac Mansion / Day of the Tentacle
original Halo
Dune 2
Vanilla Counterstrike
Stunts
Need for Speed 2
X-COM (original and Firaxis)
Wing Commander 1/2
Warcraft 1/3
Starcraft
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June 11th, 2019, 17:43
Shadow Tactics
Longest Journey 1/3
Splinter Cell Blacklist
Max Payne
Resident Evil 1 ( remaster)/7
Alien Isolation/Outlast
Age of Mythology
This War of mine
Rainbow 6 Siege
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June 11th, 2019, 18:07
Street Fighter 2: Championship Edition (Arcade)
Super Mario Cart (SNES)
Double Dragon (Arcade)
Tenchu (PSOne)
The Last Ninja (C64)
Fist II: The Legend Continues (C64)
Galaga (Arcade)
Raiden DX (Arcade)
Ms Pacman (Arcade)
Ultimate Doom (PC)
Warcraft II (PC)
Command & Conquer (PC)
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June 11th, 2019, 18:27
Among several :

- Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
- The Secret of Monkey Island ( aka Monkey Island I )
- Rayman, almost any game
- Zoo Tycoon, the first one from Blue Fang Games / Microsoft
- Tropico 1
- Commander Keen 4 & 5

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June 11th, 2019, 18:42
Happy to see all the Alpha Centauri love in this thread. It's still my sentimental favorite offshoot of the Civ series, despite all the more recent advances in gameplay. Sid Meier has taken a lot of my time.

I used to play a lot of city-building games like Zeus and Pharaoh, though I haven't been back to them in a while. What's the best modern equivalent? The subgenre seems to have faded away.

Also storytelling games like the Telltale catalog, Life is Strange, Choice of Games etc. (yes, I'm pimping "Choice of" with a link as a friend started the company.)
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June 11th, 2019, 18:44
X-Com, Wing Commander series, and the earlier Warcraft games were amongst my favourite non-rpg games.
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June 11th, 2019, 21:02
Thief, Thief 2, maybe even Thief 3, BUT NOT PART 4! NO SIR! Sorry. Got carried away.
Archimedean Dynasty / Schleichfahrt, AquaNox
Burnout Paradise City
Carmageddon
Pirates!
The Settlers 2
MDK
Earthworm Jim
Civilization 3
Alien vs. Predator 2
Monkey Island (only part 1 and 2, never liked the graphical style of the newer ones)

I guess that covers all of it. Some action, some racing, some strategy, some adventure…

Edit: Oh damn, I forgot the Mechwarrior series. So yeah, those.
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June 11th, 2019, 21:37
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The Last Ninja (C64)
Oh man - that soundtrack!
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June 12th, 2019, 00:32
Monkey Island (either of the first 2) without a doubt!!
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June 12th, 2019, 02:17
X3: Terran Conflict
Basically the whole 4X turn based genre
XCOM
Saints Row 3
No Man's Sky
Subnautica
Sacrifice
Battlezone 1998 was fun but now I'm having a hard time enjoying it
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