What are your top 10 games on the PC?

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#2 Posted by whyareyoucrouchingspock (1017 posts) -

Shogun 2: Total War


System Shock 2

Halflife (1)

Team Fortress 2



Napoleon: Total War

Rainbow 6: Rogue Spear

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#3 Posted by Video_Game_King (36564 posts) -

Might as well dig up my Steam library...



Binding of Isaac


Half Life 2




Samorost 2

Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition

I'd put them in some type of order, but I'm stupidly lazy.

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#4 Edited by dabe (302 posts) -

In no order;

Half Life, Half Life 2, Dwarf Fortress, Counter Strike, The Longest Journey, Shogun: Total War, Civilization II, Grim Fandango, Day of Defeat &

Jade Empire/KoTOR/KoTOR II/BIOWARE PRE-EA...lol...lol again...I'm not kidding...or laughing...

That about covers it, others include TF2, Oblivion, Morrowind, NN, Planescape, Fallout, Psychonauts, Mafia, Jedi Outcast, Dreamfall, Outcast, Baldur's Gate II, Portal, The Void, Beneath a Steel Sky, Jagged Alliance, Commandos, Pizza Connection 2, Gangsters, Football Manager (insert number), Championship Manager 3, Sensible World of Soccer, Grand Prix World, ICC 99 and so many more.

I have yet to play The Witcher or Stalker... :(

Edit -- Add in Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines...for forgetting that I should be remonstrated against.

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#5 Posted by louiedog (2390 posts) -

Am I allowed to just write Progress Quest 10 times?

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#6 Posted by Dalai (7869 posts) -
@Video_Game_King said:

Might as well dig up my Steam library...



Binding of Isaac


Half Life 2




Samorost 2

Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition

I'd put them in some type of order, but I'm stupidly lazy.

Since when was alphabetical order not an official type of order?
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#7 Posted by WilltheMagicAsian (1548 posts) -
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#8 Posted by viking_funeral (2646 posts) -

That's like asking me to pick my 10 favorite children! Well, the first five are easy enough...

  • Civilization IV
  • Deus Ex
  • Rome: Total War
  • Baldur's Gate 2
  • Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines

After that is when it starts getting hazy. Let's just say some mixture of the Black Isle RPGs, the pre-DA2 BioWare games, Valve games, Troika games, Bethesda games, pre-2005 Lucas Arts, and many random indie developers.

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#9 Posted by Video_Game_King (36564 posts) -


There's an order to the alphabet? Oh......shit.....

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#10 Posted by TheDudeOfGaming (6116 posts) -
  1. Fallout
  2. Arcanum
  3. Planescape: Torment
  4. Deus Ex
  5. Total War
  6. Morrowind
  7. Diablo
  8. Max Payne
  9. Mafia
  10. Vampire the Masquerade Bloodlines
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#11 Posted by Buttenator (206 posts) -

There are far too many quality PC games to decide what my top 10 is, so I'll just list the first 10 that come to mind.

  • Fallout
  • Fallout 2
  • Deus Ex
  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution
  • Team Fortress 2
  • Medal of Honor: Allied Assault
  • Quake 3 Arena
  • No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way
  • Mass Effect 2
  • Max Payne
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#12 Posted by Seedofpower (4063 posts) -
  • Dawn of war 2
  • Dungeon Keeper 1
  • Warcraft 3
  • Dungeon Keeper 2
  • Buldar's Gate 2
  • Buldar's Gate 1
  • Command & Conquer Renegade
  • Super Meat Boy
  • System Shock 2

In that Order.

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#13 Edited by egg (1667 posts) -

There's a site for top x lists, good fun for all: http://www.unikgamer.com/tops/top-pc-games-6.html

PC eh, my list might be something like (in no order) Command Conquer titles, (Red Alert 2, Tiberian Sun, Renegade, Generals), Duke Nukem 3D, Star Wars Dark Forces, Death Rally, Pokemon Trading Card Game Online, Quake 2 and 3.

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#14 Posted by chyler1397 (487 posts) -

these are my top 10 pc games of all-time...



3...doom ii - hell on earth

4...simcity 2000


6...duke nukem 3d - atomic edition

7...grand theft auto 2

8...american mcgee's alice

9...starcraft ii - wings of liberty

10...warcraft ii - tides of darkness

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#15 Posted by Red (6146 posts) -

I'm only putting PC games that I originally beat on the PC, so no Dragon Age or Mass Effect 2, or Bastion, or Portal 2. I haven't been much of a PC gamer until now, but now that I have a good PC, I've been working on my back-catalog.

1. KotOR

2. Half Life 2

3. Warcraft 3

4. Kotor 2

5. World of Warcraft

6. Roller Coaster Tycoon 2

7. Mass Effect 3

8. Audiosurf

9. Jade Empire

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#16 Posted by CoinMatze (549 posts) -
  • Monkey Island 2
  • Baldur's Gate 2
  • Planescape: Torment
  • System Shock 2
  • Grim Fandango
  • Fallout 2
  • King's Quest 6
  • Arcanum
  • Vampire the Masquerade Bloodlines
  • Day of the Tentacle
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#17 Posted by matthias2437 (992 posts) -

@Seedofpower said:

  • Dawn of war 2
  • Dungeon Keeper 1
  • Warcraft 3
  • Dungeon Keeper 2
  • Buldar's Gate 2
  • Buldar's Gate 1
  • Command & Conquer Renegade
  • Super Meat Boy
  • System Shock 2

In that Order.

This is you replace Super Meat Boy with Borderlands.

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#19 Edited by BaneFireLord (3258 posts) -

(I'm excluding from this list all the games I own on PC but primarily played on other platforms.)

1. Morrowind

2. Age of Empires III

3. Civilization III and V (IV was too bloated)

4. Portal 2

5. The Battle for Middle Earth

6.Sam and Max Seasons 1 and 2 (but definitely not 3)

7. Guild Wars

8. Disciples II

9. Star Wars Jedi Academy

10. Trackmania

Honorable mentions from my childhood:

Lego Island Extreme Stunts

Lego Rock Raiders

Roller Coaster Tycoon 2

Zoo Tycoon 1 and 2

The Hobbit

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#21 Posted by Illuminosopher (353 posts) -


Heroes of Might and Magic III

Sim City 3000

Age of Empires


Counter Strike

Doom II

Warcraft II

Ceaser III

The Sims

I haven't really played a lot of PC games so this is more a list of the games I played and didn't hate.

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#22 Posted by BeachThunder (14649 posts) -

@whyareyoucrouchingspock: Wait, you play games other than Total War? :P

10. Fallout

9. Beneath a Steel Sky

8. Lemmings

7. X-com: Terror From the Deep

6. Borderlands

5. Portal

4. Day of the Tentacle

3. System Shock 2

2. Bioshock

1. Braid

This was way too hard; I'm not even sure this list is 'correct', but I'd say it's representative enough of my top ten. Anyway, some seriously great lists in this thread :D

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#23 Posted by Daveyo520 (7753 posts) -
  1. Half-life 2
  2. Half-life 2
  3. Half-life 2
  4. Half-life 2
  5. Half-Life 2
  6. Half-Life 2
  7. Half-life 2
  8. Half-life 2
  9. Half-life 2
  10. Half-life 2
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#24 Posted by S0mewh4tD4m4ged (452 posts) -

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#26 Posted by raiz265 (2263 posts) -

1. Starcraft 2

2. Call of Duty 4

3. World of Warcraft

4. Halflife 1+2

5. Warcraft 3

6. Diablo 2

7. Command & Conquer: Generals

8. Titan Quest

9. Company of Heroes

10. The Witcher

something like that

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#28 Posted by TobbRobb (6137 posts) -

I've played retarded amounts of PC games... Just gonna throw out 10 good titles and reserve the right to change my mind at any point.

League of Legends

Starcraft 1/2

Witcher 1/2

Dragon Age:Origins


Quake 3

Warcraft 3

Grim Fandango

World of Warcraft

Battlefield 2

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#30 Edited by Schmollian (352 posts) -

1. Half-Life 2 - Including all the episodes. I have never been so invested in a video game's story and characters. I just wish Valve would get the next installment out.

2. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic - Best plot twist ever? I think so.

3. Unreal Tournament 2004 - Even though I don't play it anymore, the online play for this literally consumed my entire life back in the day so it deserves my top three.

4. Portal 2 - Spaaaaaaaaace!! 'Nuff said.

5. Mass Effect: The Trilogy - Questionable ending aside, I absolutely fell in love with this series. The scifi setting was flawlessly thought out. I have never seen so much attention given to the minor details of a science fiction universe of a video game. It was simply brilliant.

6. Sins of a Solar Empire - There are simply not enough scifi real time strategy games on the market today. Even more rare are actual GOOD scifi real time strategy games. SoaSE is a GOOD scifi real time strategy game.

7. Unreal - One of the first shooters I ever played. I had a lot of fun exploring the alien world the game had thrown me into, and reading all of the logs and deciphering the writings in the ruins made it feel like I was in an actual place full of history

8. Freelancer - The game was my first exposure to the space trading sim and still captures my fondest memories of exploring space in a video game. It had a great story and some pretty sick battles. VIDEO GAME DEVELOPERS! MAKE MORE GAMES LIKE THIS PLEASE! . . . Ahem.

9. Civilization V - All of the Civ games have been good, but Five is the best. Nothing like a friendly game of world domination.

10. Age of Empires 2 - A classic that I feel needs to be on my list. I poured hours of my childhood playing this game with my dad and some of my friends.

Close picks


Supreme Commander

Rise of Nations

Empire Earth

Battlefield 3


Half-Life 1

The X series

Command and Conquer: Red Alert 2

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#31 Edited by Ben_H (3956 posts) -

In no particular order: 
- Medal of Honour: Allied Assault (My first online game, the community was so nice)
- Roller Coaster Tycoon
- Civ IV 
- Sid Meier's SimGolf (See my totally middling but incredibly informative wiki page!) 
-  Company of Heroes
- Starcraft II 
- Age of Empires II and the Conquerors expansion (I'm getting back into playing this online. There is a community for this still) 
- Mafia (PC version is better than the console version by miles, it feels like a different engine) 
- Oblivion (I loved Skyrim, but I put 400 hours into Oblivion versus only 150 into Skyrim) 
- Battlefield 2 
If I had more space I would add way more stuff, like KOTOR, Neverwinter Nights, Diablo II, Zoo Tycoon, RCT2, Warcraft III, Vanilla TF2 (I dislike all the changes), Jedi Knight II, The Sims (original one, not the new stuff), STALKER series, etc.

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#34 Edited by Pazy (2754 posts) -

I dont have a list of 10 games but Doom 1 and Doom 2. I have spent so much time playing those games that someone who is still raiding Everquest would look wierd at me.

EDIT: Oh and Freelancer, this game is amazing and I need a sequel or just a similar game + friends willing to play it.

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#35 Edited by korwin (3850 posts) -

In no particular order.

  • Total Annihilation
  • Warcraft 2
  • Diablo 2
  • Quake 3 Arena
  • Privateer
  • Commander Keen 4
  • The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
  • Deus Ex
  • The Secret of Monkey Island
  • Battlefield 1942

There's probably a number of things I could change in and out of that list but they were the first that came to mind (Rome: Total War or Jedi Knight II for instance).

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#37 Posted by S0mewh4tD4m4ged (452 posts) -

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