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Been a console gamer since '94, Just got a decent PC. What to Play?

#21MasterDonGeroPosted 9/9/2013 10:40:39 PM
TimePharaoh posted...
So you want a list of 20 years worth of good games?

No thanks bro

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#22NingishzidaPosted 9/9/2013 10:43:34 PM
Steamster posted...
and it's pretty much the only game aside from Ocarina of Time to get a Game of the Year award in '98.

GOTY is meaningless, like Best Film in Academy Awards.

espouse the virtues, don't enumerate accolades like a parrot.
#23MasterDonGeroPosted 9/9/2013 10:43:42 PM
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#24Neverender_IV(Topic Creator)Posted 9/9/2013 10:48:37 PM
Hmm, I see. Well, I think I have more than enough suggestions to get started. System shock 2 is $2.50 on GOG and I'll try the first fallout. After that maybe I'll hunt down a copy of grim fandango and check out more of these games.
#25The cranky hermitPosted 9/9/2013 10:55:44 PM(edited)
Then again, it's known as possibly the greatest point-n-click adventure game ever made, and it's pretty much the only game aside from Ocarina of Time to get a Game of the Year award in '98.

A lot of games got GOTY awards from a major publication in '98. Baldur's Gate, Starcraft, Half-Life, and Fallout 2 are all little games you've probably heard of that won several awards, for instance, and that's not including console games. Or PC games that lost their appeal over time (like Unreal).

To the TC's question, I recommend using this picture as a reference:

For a more selective list, there's this:

#26TerantatekPosted 9/9/2013 11:04:31 PM
The Walking Dead A Telltale Game Series
Far Cry 3
Fallout New Vegas
Sonic All Stars Racing Transformed (get a controller)
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#27SenkoyPosted 9/9/2013 11:07:09 PM
I had never heard of Grim Fandango and now I'm interested, but is it worth playing or would I get most out of it by just watching a playthrough on youtube?
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#28cosmic_assasinPosted 9/9/2013 11:08:12 PM
shadow run returns
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#29claytonbuckleyPosted 9/9/2013 11:12:29 PM
If Valve made it, play it
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#30SuperemppuPosted 9/9/2013 11:58:42 PM
Modded skyrim
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