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Re: Older games recommendations

Post by Seferoth » Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:22 am

Oh god, don't believe i forgot to recommend Sacred 1 and 2. Both of them are one of the finest Action RPG's you can find...especially 2, but you need the community patch and a little bit of extra tweak to make it work properly.
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Re: Older games recommendations

Post by King of Worms » Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:37 pm

Updated the 1st post with all entries sorted alphabetically, removed duplicates - thanks everybody! :)

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Re: Older games recommendations

Post by Sandro » Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:05 pm

I'd nominate Warlords Battlecry 3, but would recommend checking out The Protectors, which is a standalone free release of the game with a ton of tweaks, fixes, changes and other additions to make it run more smoothly on modern rigs.

The game falls into a category of guilty pleasure for me, personally. The Battlecry games always had this feeling of C-tier quality, voiceacting for a bunch of the units, somewhat unimpressive graphics for it's time, but some of the gameplay choices always intrigued me a whole bunch. It's an RTS game where you get to keep your hero character between scenarios/campaign maps. This probably rings a bell if you've played some custom RPG maps back in the Warcraft 3 days.

All the different races, classes and spellschools makes it something I think I'll always return to now that The Protectors has gotten the game to a more fluid experience. To some degree I'd say The Protectors is to WBC3 what DaggerUnity is to Daggerfall.

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Re: Older games recommendations

Post by Ferital » Sat Jan 04, 2020 5:39 pm

King of Worms wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:37 pm
Updated the 1st post with all entries sorted alphabetically, removed duplicates - thanks everybody! :)
You forgot Heroes of Might and Magic II (1996) and III (1999) :) And Might and Magic VI: The Mandate of Heaven (1998) which was also really good.

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Re: Older games recommendations

Post by King of Worms » Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:02 pm

Ferital wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 5:39 pm
King of Worms wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:37 pm
Updated the 1st post with all entries sorted alphabetically, removed duplicates - thanks everybody! :)
You forgot Heroes of Might and Magic II (1996) and III (1999) :) And Might and Magic VI: The Mandate of Heaven (1998) which was also really good.
Oh... they are there but with incorrect name, just "Might and magic - xxxx" I will corect it now, thank you :) EDIT: Done - plus some more adjustments and few more games (Outcast, Giants:Citizen Kabuto and some more)

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Re: Older games recommendations

Post by DaveCastle » Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:56 pm

If you're into point & click adventure games and you haven't already tried them, definitely go check out Indiana Jones and the fate of Atlantis as well as the first three Monkey Island games. They're from an era when Lucasarts was not a misnomer. I recommend using Scummvm to run them.
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