Which game are you fondest of? (in Off-topic)
Just wondering what games you guys are nostalgic of. ;)
Personally, I can't name the hundreds of hours that me and my friend spent on playing tournaments on Quake 3.
Me and the same friend also used to play the Descent-clone Forsaken constantly, until we moved on to Q3A. ;)
LoRD was also super fun.
March 19 2009 4:57 PM EDT
Final Fantasy 6.
Warcraft 2 and 3.
Mortal Kombats 2 and 3.
Ah, StarCraft... I've spent whole days playing and suddenly look up at the clock, wondering how it's already dinner-time, and I'm not even hungry! ;)
March 19 2009 5:07 PM EDT
Finial Fantasy 7 and 10 along with Starcraft have to be mine
March 19 2009 5:09 PM EDT
I've played and finished Final Fantasy VII for the PC about 10 times or more. Every time with fun and tears.
some others on the list are:
Baldur's Gate (both 1 and 2)
Icewind Dale (both 1 and 2)
Medal of Honor
March 19 2009 5:13 PM EDT
man... too many to count, much less list. a few notables pop up:
Final Fantasy 6/3, 7, Tactics, even Mystic Quest
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
the classic Super Mario Bros 1 2 and 3
Legend of Zelda: Link to the Past
good ol' Donkey Kong on the Atari...
and many more!
Legend of Dragoon for the PlayStation and Golden Sun 1 and 2 for Gameboy Advance are probably my favorites though there are a number of other good games I've played.
March 19 2009 5:27 PM EDT
I am very partial to the first Diablo.
Diablo 2 was great till that woeful expansion set.
March 19 2009 5:32 PM EDT
Final fantasy 7 for psp, amazing story. Baldurs gate 2 was awesome. and Mass effect, can't wait for number 2. :)
March 19 2009 5:37 PM EDT
Daiblo 2, warcraft 2, and Super smash brothers for the N64 are the games I miss playing the most.
March 19 2009 5:42 PM EDT
I liked a lot of the Lucas Arts games back in the day, especially Sam and Max Hit the Road and Monkey Island series (yay SCUMM!).
Bubble Bobble, Contra, Metroid
Super Metroid, FF2, Street Fighter 2
Team Fortress Classic, Natural Selection, Starcraft
Very easy list to write down :)
-Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
March 19 2009 6:17 PM EDT
ah monkey island and quest for glory... great games
super mario rpg and earthbound, classics
starcraft, warcraft, heroes of might and magic...
Did I forget Earthbound?
street fighter IV
Ninja gaiden II
March 19 2009 6:27 PM EDT
Missile Command on my Atari.
Has it really been almost 30 years..?
March 19 2009 6:27 PM EDT
Final Fantasy 6
Secret of Mana
Super Mario Bros. 1, 2, and 3
Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
-Most of the Whole FF series.
-Super Mario Cart!!!
-Mrs Pac Man
-Most Hockey Games
-D&D the table game....(i never got into it as much as i would have liked)
Not in order.
Krondor series a LOOONGGG time ago
Those would be the games I put the most hours into. I might be forgetting some. *shrug* the most time being Starcraft and D2 and Wc3... Blizzard has a habbit of making very good games.
Fuzzball and Zool on Amiga
Best platformers ever
March 19 2009 6:47 PM EDT
Defender of the Crown on Atari ST
Kid Chameleon on the genesis
Jumping the sign at the airport on motorcycles in Vice City.
Populous was such a good game waaaay back in the day! I think I even played briefly a playstation followup years ago!
March 19 2009 7:08 PM EDT
Master of Orion II : Battle at Antares.
We had a rather large group of enthusiasts in our old "school" days, spending evenings and weekends on end playing hotseat games, holding tournaments and such.
It's a game so awesome no game to this day has really been able to compare with the experience.
And yes, I still play it occasionally... many of the old gang still do, especially when we're getting back together for a drink or somesuch.
March 19 2009 7:11 PM EDT
No mentions of Jazz Jackrabbit/sequels?? Really?
That was a super fun game.
March 19 2009 7:15 PM EDT
Any of the Halo series. Play Halo 3 now. I go to tournaments and can just play all weekend without getting up once it seems like.
March 19 2009 7:18 PM EDT
Master of Orion II was/is definately awesome. XCom Terror from the deep as well.
Final Fantasy 8 is the only console game I can ever remember enjoying.
Rome: Total War was just fun all over.
Diablo 2 was awesome.
Darkfall is the best MMORPG I've ever played.
March 19 2009 7:41 PM EDT
FF7 >>>>> FF8
March 19 2009 7:43 PM EDT
How could I have forgotten Castlevania: Symphony of the Night?
Or Chrono Trigger?
FF VII and VIII, Gran Turismo 2, the original Medal Of Honor, and WWF Attitude all for the old Playstation.
The entire Battlefield series, Diablo 2, and Civilization II for PC
And how could I leave out the Bard's Tale series of games for the Commodore 64 lol
final fantasy tactics Ps version. xD
Donkey Kong: Country, for me too. ;)
March 19 2009 8:16 PM EDT
Master of Orion was just so much more fun than the sequel, 2 had WAY too much micromanaging. I still play the original despite the increasingly dated graphics and the terrible personalities of the AIs. I will say that at least 2 had more realistic NPC rulers who would actually respond to bribes and/or overwhelming military defeats.
Star Control II is the best game ever. Engaging plot, fantastic dialog, even a multiplayer space combat bit. Sadly it's going on 20 years old by now. It does have a fan supported version called 'The Urquan Masters' that will run on your fancy new modern computational devices though. Check it out, for it is the awesome.
March 19 2009 8:19 PM EDT
Any of the Dragon Quest/Warrior games.
Somehow, I forgot Mtrek. 10 or 11 years ago, I wasted hours upon hours on that game :)
March 19 2009 8:33 PM EDT
carnageblender 1 =x
March 19 2009 8:38 PM EDT
FF7 and FF8
Winning Eleven (Pro Evolution Soccer)
Need For Speed
Mario ( 3d on Nintendo 64)
Gex ( the bug)
Command and Conquer Red Alert 2
Age of Empires
prince of persia
March 19 2009 10:09 PM EDT
FF7, FF8, FF12, Morrowind, Oblivion, Halo 1 and 2, Guitar Hero III.. Hmm.. Probably some more, not sure ATM though.
OH! CarnageBlender, any of you heard of that? it's a great game. X D
Oh so many good old games...
Final Fantasy Tactics
New Horizons (on genesis)
and hundreds more :)
March 19 2009 11:49 PM EDT
"Master of Orion was just so much more fun than the sequel, 2 had WAY too much micromanaging."
Yeah, but the sequel had something else that made it awesome : multiplayer :)
Hotseat sessions lasting 30 hours, yummy (and ouch, tired).
March 20 2009 12:00 AM EDT
I'd say Wolfenstein, but I still play it regularly, so it's not really a nostalgia thing any more :P
Same for Sonic. In fact, I was just playing that a few minutes ago, when I didn't even know this thread existed!
March 20 2009 12:01 AM EDT
Forgot to mention: Duke Nukem. Great game (or so my memory says)
Lemmings lemmings lemmings lemmings lemmings lemmings lemmings.
i think i have actually spent more time on carnage blender than most other games.
my first mmorpg, asheron's call brings back fond memories as well.
as for when i was young and had a texas instruments, ti99-4a as my first computer i got into a game that was called tunnels of doom and spent many hours of fun on it.
on my atari 2600 i loved pitfall!
oh the memories.
March 20 2009 12:33 AM EDT
Oh, Pitfall. I still hate those crocodiles. Actually, I think the snakes may have been worse.
I remember the first time I finished that game...
"LoRD was also super fun."
You're comparing Quake 3 and Descent to LORD ?????
kirby for the NES.
That was soooo cool back then.
I play that game every so often emulated on my pc
March 20 2009 5:20 AM EDT
Super Mario Bros. and Starcraft on both I have had hours after hours of fantastic gameplay.
March 20 2009 5:23 AM EDT
WoW for me :D.
And just to think... When first I started playing I hated that game... Now... Its sucked in my soul D:
March 20 2009 5:26 AM EDT
Zombies Ate My Neighbours on the SNES. I loved that game. Actually there were loads I loved on the SNES. But this one appealed to my humour. Especially the giant baby, made me laugh out loud on many occasions.
Zelda on the N64, FF7 on the PS.
any final fantasy game
March 20 2009 6:32 AM EDT
I'll list my favs & probably the games I've spent most time on in the last 10 years.
Quake 3 (+ mods)
Winning Eleven series (Ps1 & 2)
Final Fantasy 7 (ps1)
Final Fantasy 11 (PC)
Front Mission 3 (ps1)
Gran Turismo 1&2 (ps1)
March 20 2009 9:22 AM EDT
March 20 2009 9:39 AM EDT
I completed it only recently, but Aquaria is a brilliant, beautiful and amazing game that is easily in my top 3 games. Seriously, give the demo a shot at the very least. It's similar to Metroid/Castlevania, but its underwater and much more artsy.
Tombi/Tomba is also up there pretty high. I love that game and completed it a good number of times. So many times, in fact, that I had it down to an art. I could probably it down right now and finish it in an hour or two, when my first play was up at 20+ hours :P
Age of Empires, Age of Kings, Age of Myth
Quake, Quake 3
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