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Your favourite RPG game



  • CalmOceansCalmOceans BergenPosts: 2,437Member Uncommon

    Shining Force 2   <- amazing game, tops all my others by miles



    Monster Hunter



  • VardahothVardahoth Temecula, CAPosts: 1,316Member Rare

    RPG games were my all time favorite growing up (mostly due to the fact I was only allowed to have 1 game per year and had to chose a game I wouldn't get bored of within a few days). I did however list a few games that I played that arn't considered rpg games, but were good enough to keep me playing them over and over.



    Zelda and Zelda 2

    Final Fantasy

    Dragon Warrior




    Super Nintendo (Probably my all time favorite rpg platform):

    Chrono Trigger

    Final Fantasy 2

    Final Fantasy 3

    Secret of Mana

    Secret of Evermore

    illusion of Gaia

    Lagoon (wish the game wasn't so short though)

    Star Ocean (only available through translated ROM)



    Shining Force

    Shining Force 2


    Sega CD:


    Lunar 2



    Final Fantasy 7


    Final Fantasy Tactics

    Legend of Dragoon

    Star Ocean: The Second Story

    Parasite Eve

    Metal Gear Solid


    Any game After the platform I found lacking in storyline, character buildup, exploration fun, and instead just focused only on graphics. So I put down the consol and started playing PC games:

    Deus Ex

    Counter Strike (1.3 - 1.5)

    Ragnarok Online (up until they made 3rd class changes)

    Lineage 2 (2003 - 2006, which is C1 - C6)


    Anything after this has not been a game I have found and been able to actually enjoy playing. It's more been about something to keep me occupied out of complete boredom. ATM I am not playing any games due to the fact the mainstream has taken the companies over and caters to the WoW (ME) generation of troll losers who want to press 1 button, vs spending years to build up your character (through time put into it and not this rng crap) and when you finally reach end game you have your sense of accomplishment and are ready to war the other alliances in the fight for power, territory control, and fun.

    I Quit.
    Retired Gamer: all MMORPG's have been destroyed by big business, marketing of false promises, unprofessional game makers, and a generation of "I WIN and GIVE ME NOW" (brought to you by pokeman).

  • DrakynnDrakynn The Pas, MBPosts: 2,030Member

    Wasteland  and thnwe it's spiritual sequels Fallout 1 and 2

    Might and Magic 1-6(not Heroes of)

    Wizardry 1-3

    Ultima 1-4

    Gothic 1 and 2

    AD&D Pools of Radiance(the original)

    Baldur's Gate 1 and 2

    Planescape Torment

    Dungeon Mastwer 1 and 2

    Black Crypt

    Bard's Tale 1 and 2



  • JenosydeJenosyde belzoni, MSPosts: 100Member Uncommon
    Just looking at the games listed wondering if I'm the only one to play chrono cross for Ps1 love that RPG!!
  • RaysheRayshe London, ONPosts: 1,278Member Uncommon


    White Wolf games in general really.



    I prefer games that reward you for being clever not obscenely strong. if i can outsmart rather than overpower its a win in my books.

    Because i can.
    I'm Hopeful For Every Game, Until the Fan Boys Attack My Games. Then the Knives Come Out.
    Logic every gamers worst enemy.

  • mindw0rkmindw0rk St-petersburgPosts: 1,352Member Uncommon

    1. Skyrim + my collection of 270 mods + 3DTV + HMZ-T1  (insane immersion)

    2. Mass Effect 2

    3. Mass Effect 1 & 3 (yep, Im a fan)

  • VirusDancerVirusDancer Brandon, FLPosts: 3,649Member Uncommon

    I generally link to these three articles:


    The History of Computer Role-Playing Games Part 1: The Early Years (1980-1983)

    The History of Computer Role-Playing Games Part 2: The Golden Age (1985-1993)

    The History of Computer Role-Playing Games Part III: The Platinum and Modern Ages (1994-2004)

    I miss the MMORPG genre. Will a developer ever make one again?

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  • LoLifeLoLife LA, CAPosts: 174Member


    Deus Ex


    Parasite Eve 1&2

    Vagrant Story

    Sid Meier's Pirates! (if that counts)

  • nemurubakaaaanemurubakaaaa AkihabaraPosts: 3Member

    Skyrim [LOL, it has become my favorite one because of that FUS RO DAH thing. eargasmmmmmmmmmm!]

  • HeroEvermoreHeroEvermore salem, ORPosts: 672Member

    Secret of Mana SNES. Best RPG ever.



    Morrowind (skyrim was great but morrowind was built like an mmo its huge compared to skyrim, least thats how it felt to me)

    Hero Evermore
    Guild Master of Dragonspine since 1982.
    Playing Path of Exile and deeply in love with it.

  • NitthNitth AustraliaPosts: 3,903Member Uncommon

    Final Fantasy 7
    Zelda: Ocarina of Time

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  • freeidfreeid NewcastlePosts: 92Member

    Fallout 2


    no question

  • HybridvampyrHybridvampyr GalwayPosts: 61Member

    Fallout 3.

    Followed by Final Fantasy 7 and 8

  • laseritlaserit Vancouver, BCPosts: 4,200Member Epic


    The original Jagged Alliance

    and I'll always have a special place for a 1986 game called Fairytale which was the first action (not turned based) RPG with decent graphics I ever saw or played.

    "Be water my friend" - Bruce Lee

  • daeamarthdaeamarth denver, COPosts: 24Member

    That would be old school D&D (no not AD&D it was too much "work" with less "fun", IMHO). If you mean a computer game then Id have to to nominate the Ultima Series or at least Ultima Online. At least until the later one was so exploitable and the faction system so perverted it was meaningless. Modern day and current PC game that would have to be Everquest II or Skyrim/Fallout 3.

  • KellerKeller UtrechtPosts: 323Member Uncommon


    I would have listed "next-gen" rpgs, but most of them required console commands, to fix a bug or start a scripted event. (okay Nwn had a serious bug in the first part)


  • cheachancheachan TampinesPosts: 122Member
    I think I mentioned Assassin's Creed & Metal Gear here X3


  • UtukuMoonUtukuMoon ParisPosts: 1,066Member
    I will go with Gothic 2 NIght Of The Raven expansion wth BG1-2 and also Daggerfell Morrowind NWN 1 all coming very close indeed.

  • EmrendilEmrendil TirionPosts: 199Member

    Mine so far:

    - Eye of the Beholder II (My first RPG)

    - Baldur's Gate II (haven't played the first one)

    - Icewind Dale series

    - Neverwinter Nights

  • bliss14bliss14 eleva, WIPosts: 572Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by VirusDancer
    I generally link to these three articles:   The History of Computer Role-Playing Games Part 1: The Early Years (1980-1983) The History of Computer Role-Playing Games Part 2: The Golden Age (1985-1993) The History of Computer Role-Playing Games Part III: The Platinum and Modern Ages (1994-2004)

    Thank you.  A fine read.

    In my recollection my favorite RPG's were:

    Return To Krondor

    Gold Box series and also the Baldur's Gates and Icewind Dales


    and the magic of scheherezade.

  • BrotherDBrotherD AlbertslundPosts: 52Member

    Baldur's Gate


    Might & Magic 6

    Icewind Dale I+II

    Pool of Radiance

    Champoins of Krynn

    Eye of the Beholder

    Currently playing: AoC, RIFT, Champions Online, DDO, LORTO, STO and Tribes: Ascend
    Have Played: TSW, SWG, AO, EVE, WOW, EQ, EQ2, SW:TOR, GW,CoH, DCUO, RotMG, WAR,

  • GorweGorwe Ald'RuhnPosts: 3,576Member Rare
    My turn!

    Classic PC RPGs:

    1. Morrowind(for one reason or the other it is still level above other TESs)
    2. Baldur's Gate 1/2
    3. Neverwinter Nights 1/2(both are good in their own ways.)


    1. Guild Wars 1-probably Nightfall era
    2. Warhammer Online
    3. Prolly Guild Wars 2(it is out of stock here, so I don't know how good it is-yet)

    Action RPGs:

    1. Dungeon Siege 1/2(tis really shame how they ruined this otherwise stellar franchise)
    2. Sacred 1/2(shame bout Ascaron-really!)
    3. TitanQuest

    Consoles etc:

    1. Final Fantasy VIII
    2. Final Fantasy VI
    3. Final Fantasy VII

    Old RPGs:

    1-3. Might n Magic 6-9(yes even 9 lolz-too Bad about deatknell of M&M franchise{NOT HoMM!})
  • CalerxesCalerxes LondonPosts: 1,633Member Uncommon

    Legend Of Zelda: A Link To The Past.

    Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time.

    Deus Ex

    Neverwinter Nights


    Lineage 2

    Everquest 2

    Dragon Age: Origins




    I'm trying to go back and play ones I missed playing Diablo 1 at the moment, have Icewind Dale, Sacred 1 & 2, Fallout 1, 2 & 3, Diablo 2, Balders Gate  etc.. ready to be installed.

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  • CrazyCronusCrazyCronus PatrasPosts: 47Member Uncommon

    Going for my top 5 RPGs, though its not that I like one is better than the other all those top 5 are equally great for me for their own reasons.


    1) Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

    2) Baldur's Gate

    3) KOTOR

    4) Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    5) Dragon Age


  • tupodawg999tupodawg999 LondonPosts: 724Member Uncommon

    (I only know about PC games but) what i like In RPGs is

    - linear epic quest with a great story

    - tactical party combat

    - 3D immersion

    - completely open world with an ignorable main quest but deep world "story" aka lore

    and as the first two tend not to work so well with the second two my faves break down into two separate camps

    1) Baldur's Gate, Fallout, Arcanum, Planescape Torment


    2) Morrowind, Skyrim, Fallout 3 and Fallout NV


    In the first group Planescape just shades it over BG II and Fallout II and in the second group - very hard choice between Morrowind (wins on lore) and Skyrim (wins on immersion) - probably still Morrowind by a sliver as i particularly like the lore.


    So overall Planescape vs Morrowind - hard choice but even though i've played and modded Morrowind to death over the years i think i'd still give it to Planescape because the ending blew me away so much the first time.


    edit: good thread. i'm gonna make a list of the games i haven't heard of.

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