Need help finding good free PC games.

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#1 Posted by Phatmac (5930 posts) -

Don't tell me about free PC games that most players know about like Cave Story. I'd also appreciate it if these games are good material to commentate over. I mostly need a batch of games that can be good material to commentate over. I want to look over lesser known indie titles, or at least attempt to. So help me out please and try to describe what kind of game it is. Thanks duders.

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#2 Posted by Video_Game_King (36564 posts) -

Kata-

@Phatmac said:

I mostly need a batch of games that can be good material to commentate over.

....I've got nothing.

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#3 Posted by Branwulf (438 posts) -

Nitronic Rush is pretty awesome, i'd recommend using a 360 controller if you can though.

http://nitronic-rush.com/

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#4 Posted by nintendoeats (6203 posts) -

PROOFREAD!

When I was younger I was enamored by a game called Iji. In retrospect the writing is, well, atrocious. It's still quite a good action game, and the actual plot and USAGE of writing are fantastic.

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#5 Posted by n11n12 (103 posts) -

The Battle for Wesnoth.

Fantasy themed turn based strategy game. Easy to learn, not overly complicated, but often brutal and unforgiving. Hundreds of hours of content.

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#9 Edited by crusader8463 (14757 posts) -

piratebay.or.... Oh you mean those kind of free games. http://armorgames.com/ has a ton of them. Also, TF2 is the best free game.

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#10 Posted by joey (1062 posts) -
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#11 Posted by me3639 (2006 posts) -

http://pc.gamespy.com/articles/121/1218358p1.html

(Damn thing never lets me ebbed the link)

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#12 Posted by ShadowSkill11 (1879 posts) -

Steam has a free to play section.

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#13 Posted by Seedofpower (4055 posts) -

@ShadowSkill11 said:

Steam has a free to play section.
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#14 Posted by BaneFireLord (3160 posts) -
@n11n12 said:

The Battle for Wesnoth.

Fantasy themed turn based strategy game. Easy to learn, not overly complicated, but often brutal and unforgiving. Hundreds of hours of content.

I second this. Wesnoth is an excellent title and probably has more content than Skyrim and Fallout NV put together. 
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#15 Posted by Mitch0712 (651 posts) -

@Phatmac: Tribes Ascend, Team Fortress 2, Spiral Knights, League of Legends.

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#16 Posted by Kidavenger (4124 posts) -
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#18 Posted by Chemin (656 posts) -

FREE TO PL- no, wait.

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#19 Posted by CheapPoison (1031 posts) -

Wesnoth is pretty awesome.

Can't really say much beyond that. But wesnoth sure is cool and pretty unknown i think.

also Dig-N-Rig is pretty interesting for a very short session.

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#20 Posted by Tim_the_Corsair (3053 posts) -
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#22 Posted by JoMate (258 posts) -

@BaneFireLord said:

@n11n12 said:

The Battle for Wesnoth.

Fantasy themed turn based strategy game. Easy to learn, not overly complicated, but often brutal and unforgiving. Hundreds of hours of content.

I second this. Wesnoth is an excellent title and probably has more content than Skyrim and Fallout NV put together.

I third this, used to play it all the time as a kid before I had money, a windows pc and graphical power to play more common games. It even has some fun multiplayer modes and there is also an ios and android version these days.

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#23 Posted by Mikemcn (8139 posts) -

Ace of Spades- Minecraft esque Shooter with voxel graphics and 32 player multiplayer.

Arma II's multiplayer component is free as well, it's the demo version of the game on Steam

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#24 Posted by CountMacula (261 posts) -

Not sure how well known ABA games are but there are some gems on that site. Torus trooper and Mucade in particular drained more of my time than I care to talk about.

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#25 Posted by BiG_Weasel (566 posts) -

Just keep an eye on Steam. Some of my favorite free games are on there.

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#26 Posted by ripsaw117 (211 posts) -
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#28 Edited by Rorie (4010 posts) -

Warframe's kind of interesting if you like shooters. I reviewed it for IGN if you want to google that.

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#29 Posted by colonelpopcorn (1984 posts) -
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#30 Posted by Captain_Felafel (1727 posts) -

Papers, Please is right up your alley, then. As the site states, the game is currently a work-in-progress and thus isn't feature-complete, but it's free, you'll have plenty to talk about after you're done playing what's there, and it's like nothing else out there. Sorry if this has already been mentioned; I skipped the topic as best I could.

http://dukope.com/

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#31 Posted by Daveyo520 (7744 posts) -

I like WOrld of Tanks, Hawken and have started to play Dota 2 and it is pretty cool.

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#32 Posted by TooWalrus (13392 posts) -

The GBCP guys can do a lets-play of System Shock 2. Everyone can remote access in so they can watch, talk over Skype, record the whole thing... that sounds fun- everyone talks up that game, but I've never actually played it.

HA! Like I've got time for that...

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#34 Posted by Ethan_Raiden (369 posts) -

DOTA 2

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#35 Posted by Twinsunian (35 posts) -

Ib, Space Funeral, Middens, The Witch's House, OFF

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#36 Posted by audioBusting (2504 posts) -
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#37 Edited by Dylstew (25 posts) -

Here are some good old school /fast paced FPS that are free:

Xonotic, Nexuiz classic, Warsow, Fortress Forever(NO IT"S NOT A TF2 RIP OFF), Tribes 2, tribes:Ascend, Quake Live.

Also, team fortress 2 but that's pretty obvious.

Xonotic, fortress forever, Nexuiz classic, Warsow and tribes 2 are totally free. No free2play model, they're fully free.

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#38 Edited by Schiavini (4 posts) -

@mikemcn: Actually, Ace of Spades is now a paid game.

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#39 Edited by KingdanglerBK (333 posts) -

MARVEL Heroes!

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