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I played loads of PC games when I was younger, including :):



Tie Fighter

Masters of Orion 1+2 (sucked ass so I dumped it very quickly)

Most of the Lucasarts point and click back catalogue

Command & Conquer (every entry, up and until just before the series went down the toilet thanks to the god awful Tiberian Twilight)

Doom 1+2

Most of the Bullfrog back catalogue

Homeworld and Homeworld: Cataclysm (2 sucked so I got rid of it)

Delta Force

Dr Drago's Madcap Chase

Settlers 1+2 (all the later entries sucked)

Dark Forces 1

Half Life + all 3 expansion packs

The Gunman Chronicles (a very low budget Half Life knock off but it was decent enough)

Project IGI 1

Caesar II

Unreal Tournament 1-3

Transport Tycoon

Transport Tycoon Deluxe

Worms 1+2


...plus a crap ton more that I don't even remember.

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A few of mine :


- Sid Meier's Colonization (with my brother we spent sooooooooo much time on this one)

- Doom/ Doom II

- Hexen/ Heretic

- Wolfenstein

- Wing Commander (don't remember which episodes though, maybe 2 and 3 :think: )

- Dune II

- Civilization II (but I'm not really a fan of the franchise)

- Command & Conquer

- Warcraft 2


I think you see the pattern : PC for doom-like and strategy games :D

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Word Munchers

Oregon Trail

Ski Free

Invention Studio

The Sims




Star Wars Droid Factory

Rollercoaster Tycoon

Odell Down Under

Motor City Online

Unreal Tournament

Worms Armageddon

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Ah, young-uns...


Oregon Trail

Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego

and some old math game I used to play on an Apple IIE. Or was it an IBM? I don't remember, it had two working colors, Black and Green.


Preach! There was no PC until I was 11 years old, and it wasn't a decent gaming platform until I was in my 20's. We gamed on Commodore or Apple or Atari or things the young-uns these days have never heard of. Even TRS-80 or Spectrum were better for games than PC.


Git off mah lawn, whippersnappers!


M.U.L.E. (my favorite game back in the 1980's)

"Gold Box" AD&D and Dragonlance games (Pool of Radiance, Champions of Krynn, etc)

Infocom text adventure games (Zork, Deadline, Leather Goddesses of Phobos, etc)

Karateka (the bird, oh my the BIRD!)

Ultima series (hail, Lord British)

Questron (my first non-Ultima RPG)

Wasteland (still the best RPG ever)

Fort Apocalypse (so much better than Choplifter)

Beach Head

Maniac Mansion

Starflight (the Spemin were awesome!)

Impossible Mission (No. No! NO!!!!!)

Seven Cities of Gold (so many sleepless nights after wanting to explore JUST ONE MORE AREA)

King's Quest series

Space Quest series

Raid Over Moscow

Raid on Bungeling Bay

Leisure Suit Larry series

Archon (battle chess, eat your heart out)

Pirates! (never had so much fun getting old and retiring)

Elite (first game I sank more than 500 hours into)



I even owned many of these, rather than having a pirated copy :whistle:

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Warcraft, Starcraft, Doom, Sam & Max, Red Alert, Oregon Trail (at school in like 3rd grade maybe), Paper Boy, Monkey Island, Sim Ant (at school in like 3rd grade maybe), a Star Wars game with a joystick...flying X-Wings and Tie Fighters...and many more I don't quite remember the names.

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Nothing really...I've always been a console player. But one game that I do have fond memories of, it was a LEGO game that came out in the 90's...I think it was called LEGO Island? For not being a PC gamer, I put a lot of time into that.


I played some other things on PC...but it was never for any serious length of time. Such as GTA 1 and 2, Quake, Doom, Wolfenstein. I don't know...there's just something about PC gaming that's never appealed to me.

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Wolfenstein, Chips Challenge and Gorillas were some of my first PC Gaming experiences.


Gorillas was particularly fun for two players. You play as one of two Gorillas on either end of a skyline filled with skyscrapers. You take turns throwing exploding bananas at each other, with the first player to blow up their opponent winning. Great fun!



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I started with a Commodore 64 but don't really remember what games I had back then.


On PC I played mostly


Warcraft I - III

Command & Conquer


LucasArts Adventures

X-Wing, Tie Fighter etc...

Baldurs Gate, Neverwinter Nights etc.


But I didn't like that you had to upgrade the PC so often, so I switched to consoles and stayed there :)

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Alot of old PC games that I can remember playing but can't remember the names of lol but there are a few old gems that come to mind...


Warcraft 1 & 2



X-Wing Vs Tie Fighter

Cross Country Canada

Oregon Trail

Sim City

Duke Nukem 3D


ESII: Daggerfall

GTA 1 & 2

Septerra Core

Heroes of Might & Magic III

Diablo 1 & 2


Played alot of Half-Life and Counter Strike back in the day too, way before Source or GO.  Still fire it up once and awhile to pwn some n00bs lol.

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