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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by Mire Mare » Sat Nov 28, 2009 4:19 pm

I really liked Pool of Radiance on the C64, can't remember the name of any others to be honest, but I'm going to say my favourite is Orcs and Elves on the DS. For me this relit a D&D flame. It's well paced, complex enough, and retains that D&D atmosphere in terms of gameplay and the kitsch graphics. Great game that proves Elvish isn't dead.

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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by jdanddiet » Sat Nov 28, 2009 4:24 pm

Gauntlet.
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Sat Nov 28, 2009 4:57 pm

Gauntlet III: The Third Encounter on the Lynx. That's a D&D game, right?
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by Rinoa » Sun Nov 29, 2009 12:30 pm

Planescape Torment. What a fantastic game indeed.
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Post by uglifruit » Sun Nov 29, 2009 1:58 pm

One can play D&D without a tabletop and polyhedral dice? I don't think so.
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by Jeremiah Jones » Sun Nov 29, 2009 2:46 pm

Eye of the Beholder on SNES, which provided 3D gaming before 3D gaming took over everything.

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Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Sun Nov 29, 2009 4:28 pm

uglifruit wrote:One can play D&D without a tabletop and polyhedral dice? I don't think so.
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by Gordon Bennett » Sun Nov 29, 2009 6:26 pm

Treasures of Tarmin on the Intellivision. That game ate away large chunks of my early gaming career.

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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by Protoman » Mon Nov 30, 2009 12:53 am

Capcom at it's finest, it has to be Dungeons & Dragons: Shadow Over Mystara of course. Call me "THE FIGHTER!"
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by the_hawk » Mon Nov 30, 2009 4:23 am

The Baldurs Gate Dark Alliance games on the PS2. Basically immensely games that the Gauntlet updates could & should have been.
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by Type2XS » Mon Nov 30, 2009 6:00 am

Baldur's Gate 1/2 and Planescape: Torment ; Especially Torment had writing that I wish it would be the standard for modern games. Instead RPGs get dumbed down more and more.

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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by Lenny Nero » Mon Nov 30, 2009 11:17 am

Absolutely Planescape: Torment since it's the best game i ever played (see my review on retrogamer.net). Also very good are the baldur's gate titles and champions of krynn for the amiga.

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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by MC1 » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:32 pm

I've mentioned it before, Advanced Dungeons & Dragons on the intellivision.

Quality scary game.

Other than that, I really enjoyed Secret of the Silver Blades on the Amiga. I remember making a shed load of maps for that when I first played it.

Coluldnt be arsed doing stuff like that anymore. :lol:
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by Seadog74 » Mon Nov 30, 2009 3:14 pm

The one that started it for me was Eye of the Beholder on the Amiga.

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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by Flat Eric » Tue Dec 01, 2009 5:54 am

I loved Dungeons & Dragons Heroes (2003, Xbox). It's a funny hack 'n slay game, especially with three friends in coop-mode. It's not a milestone, but we had a really nice time with it.
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