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There are two timeless PC games.

#21ClouddxPosted 9/20/2013 12:23:54 PM
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#22SpazH3dPosted 9/20/2013 12:25:37 PM
Games can't be timeless because the graphics won't hold up in 10-20 years. Something like the movie The Shining is probably timeless. But even then I'm sure there's some aspects to it that shout 80ies (Or 70ies).
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#23MarceloSampaioPosted 9/20/2013 12:30:04 PM
For me, a game that I consider timeless is Transports Tycoon Deluxe, specially with the new ports (making it work great on newer OSs).

Its a game that never gets old. I play it every year since it was released, and NEVER get bored of it. For such an old game, the gameplay still holds up soo well that impresses me.
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#24LoshadtPosted 9/20/2013 12:30:12 PM
boktai3 posted...
dark souls better be on that list instead of crysis, crysis was just very pretty, but otherwise was a very standard shooter.

Dark Souls is good, in fact I would say it's one of the best games I've played in the last five years. But it is not timeless, and CERTAINLY not a timeless PC game.

A timeless game is always good, regardless of advances in technology. Deus Ex, Vampire The Masquerade: Bloodlines, Planescape Torment, and Morrowind are all timeless PC games. Dark Souls doesn't touch them.
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#25GTL581Posted 9/20/2013 12:33:56 PM
Though the graphics seem terrible to some, i think that doom/quake/duke nukem/etc. are still fantastic shooters still to this day. There's a lot of fun to be had in them, and if you can get your head out of your ass and appreciate them for what they are you won't miss out. I played through hexxen, heretic, and quake 1 for the first time two years ago, and they are already in my tops for most fun fps experiences i've ever had.
#26TheC0ndemnedOnePosted 9/20/2013 12:48:14 PM(edited)
3D games can't be timeless, IMO. The graphics and engine both become outdated and can be awkward to play, unless the graphics/mechanics are simple. Like Minecraft or shooters like Doom and Half-Life or Quake and Counter-Strike.
#27StopthinkPosted 9/20/2013 12:49:19 PM
Crap games can't be timeless unless you are referring to their crap factor. Therefore, Crysis is not timeless.
#28PathlessBulletPosted 9/20/2013 1:44:37 PM
Diablo 2 still does everything right for the ARPG genre.
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#29CloudZ1116Posted 9/20/2013 1:46:59 PM
The original Crysis is still one of my favorite FPS games of all time. That being said, Freespace 2 is easily a better PC game.
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#30akuma634Posted 9/20/2013 4:34:45 PM
My list would be:

Diablo 2 with expansion
The Neverhood
Beavis & Butt-Head In Virtual Stupidity
Half-Life, especially the Black Mesa remake
System Shock 2 which is still pants crappingly terrifying
Pretty much any Sierra and Lucas Arts adventure game, especially Monkey Island 1-3, Sam & Max, Space Quest series, Leisure Suit Larry 1-7, and Day Of The Tentacle.