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April 18th, 2018, 21:39
I have several games that I have replayed fully more than two dozen times.

The reasons are pretty typical:
- Checking different builds or classes or alignments
- Comfort gaming
- Re-experiencing something I love
- Refreshing my memories

Another interesting thing I have found is something I discovered through reading: sometimes *I* have changed through the years, so how I interpret an experience also changes. Loving an old favorite game in a new way through fresh eyes is a wonderful experience.
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April 19th, 2018, 12:07
When I like the setting and the overall mood / feeling, then I'm likely to re-play it.

With Drakensang 2 The River Of Time there is simply no other game with a similar mood/feeling/style/setting available, that's why it remains on my personal Eternal List. Together with Tropico 1, Zoo Tycoon 1, Commander Keen 4 & 5 and maybe King's Bounty The Legend as well.

To me, these are games standing out from the mass because they are slow, relaxed games with a unique feeling/mood to me, so much that I like to dive into them again.

No adrenaline-fulled game could accomplish this.
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April 19th, 2018, 14:05
I take it you mean crpg games? Because no explanation is needed replaying games like HoMM3, Civilizations, Eador, and MoM.
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April 19th, 2018, 16:13
Thanks all! I'll respond more thoroughly over the weekend. Very much appreciate all comments though.
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