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Best retro game

Post by Ahmed24 » Tue Jun 22, 2021 4:39 pm

What's the best retro game you ever played on PC from the 90s to the 2000s

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Re: Best retro game

Post by RetroBob » Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:27 pm

Tie Fighter or C&C Red Alert for me.
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Re: Best retro game

Post by Pip1974 » Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:35 pm

Doom or duke nukem 3D.. :P (there's to many to mention)

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Re: Best retro game

Post by Matt_B » Tue Jun 22, 2021 7:50 pm

They're all good picks so far, but I'll go for UFO: Enemy Unknown, the original XCOM.

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Re: Best retro game

Post by Pacific » Wed Jun 23, 2021 6:38 am

Ah goodness, probably too many to mention!
The guys above have already listed a couple of favourites.

I'll also add
- Eldar Scrolls: Daggerfall
- Baldur's Gate
- Doom 2

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Re: Best retro game

Post by srj672 » Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:33 am

ohhhh good question!

TIE Fighter
Indiana Jones & Fate of Atlantic
Day of the Tentacle
Ultima Underworld 2

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Re: Best retro game

Post by Chinnico » Wed Jun 23, 2021 4:45 pm

If I stopped to think of an answer, way too many titles would come up to my mind. So I will mention the very first of the list. And that is Star Control 2: the Ur-Quan masters.
It is simply superb.
I had played the first StarCon on my Amiga, so I was expecting the main game to be an enhanced campaign.
Discovering that it was instead a full story driven game was an amazing discovery.
Another fact that impressed me was that it managed pulling out good digitized music out of the pc speaker!

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Re: Best retro game

Post by English Invader » Thu Jun 24, 2021 6:40 am

Championship Manager 99/00 and 01/02. Spent so much time on these that everything else pales into insignificance.

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Re: Best retro game

Post by Pacific » Thu Jun 24, 2021 11:11 am

I know someone that failed their degree because of that game!

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Re: Best retro game

Post by TheAlex » Thu Jun 24, 2021 5:31 pm

English Invader wrote:
Thu Jun 24, 2021 6:40 am
Championship Manager 99/00 and 01/02. Spent so much time on these that everything else pales into insignificance.
Championship Manager for me too probably, but 00/01. Football manager games started getting too involved for me soon after.

The Curse of Monkey Island and Theme Hospital are great too.

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Re: Best retro game

Post by GarryG » Sat Jun 26, 2021 9:41 am

Sid Meier Civilization, the first one, I have no idea how many hours I spent playing that... But it was a lot!
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Re: Best retro game

Post by ommadawnyawn » Sun Jul 18, 2021 10:21 am

That's a long period so I'll list some:
Starcraft (PC, 1998) w/ Starcraft: Brood War (PC, 1998)(Expansion)
Baldur's Gate (PC, 1998) & Tales of the Sword Coast (PC, 1999)(Expansion)
Fallout 2 (PC, 1998)
The Typing of the Dead (ARC, 1999/DC/PC, 2000)
Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness (PC, 1995) & Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal (PC)(Expansion)
SimCity 2000 (PC)
Unreal Tournament (PC, 1999)
StarCraft II w/ Expansions (PC, 2010)
Starsiege: Tribes (PC)
Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings (PC)

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War & Expansions (PC)
Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn (PC) & Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bhaal (PC)
Command & Conquer: Red Alert (PC) & Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 (PC)
Quake II (PC)
Dragon's Curse Remake (fan remake of WB3)(PC, 2008)
Dungeon Keeper (PC) & Dungeon Keeper 2 (PC)
X-COM: UFO Defense/UFO: Enemy Unknown (PC)
System Shock 2 (PC)
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear (PC)
Cannon Fodder (AMI/PC, 1993/MD/SNES, 1994)

Warcraft III (PC)
Populous: The Beginning (PC)
Strife (PC)
Day of the Tentacle (PC)
Gravity Force (AMI)
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Re: Best retro game

Post by oldtimer » Sun Jul 18, 2021 10:38 am

Doom.
ATARI....There can be only one !!!!!!!

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