What are the 10 most fun games in the history of gaming regardless of platform?

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  1. Chris_Anders

    Chris_Anders Stunt Coordinator

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    Would just like to see some cool titles pop up in this thread. So here goes with my list in order "1" being the best.
    10. Halo (It's New so its still a blast to me)
    9. Civilization II (PC)
    8. Sim City (PC)
    7. Mario Cart (N64)
    6. Resident Evil (Playstation)
    5. Age of Empires II (PC)
    4. Super Mario Bros (NES)
    3. Star Conroll (Genesis)
    2. Goldeneye (N64)
    1. Counterstrike (PC)
    I'm sure I've left some out. And this is no means a definative list. But these are the titles I've had the most fun, and spent the most time with, that I could think of off the top of my head.
    what are yours?[​IMG]
     
  2. Jason Seaver

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    Ms. Pac-Man

    Joust

    Star Raiders

    Tempest 2000

    Ballblazer

    Donkey Kong

    Tetris

    Burgertime

    Asteroids

    Asteroids

    Missile Command
     
  3. Morgan Jolley

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    PaRappa the Rapper/Um Jammer Lammy

    Tetris Attack!

    MegaMan X(most of them)

    The Legend of Zelda: OoT

    Super Smash Brothers

    GoldenEye/Perfect Dark

    Metal Gear Solid/Metal Gear Solid 2

    Thats probably not what my real answers would be, but they are pretty close. Also, in no real order, and all IMO.
     
  4. David Lawson

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    In no order:

    Tempest (arcade)

    Mega Man 2 (NES)

    Pitfall II (Atari 2600)

    Lightening Force (Genesis)

    Qix (arcade)

    Warlords (Atari 2600)

    Joust (Atari 7800)

    Gunstar Heroes (Genesis)

    Impossible Mission (C64)

    Bubble Bobble (arcade)

    (Edited to whittle the list down to ten...nice reading comprehension on my part. Man, it pained me to remove some of those.)
     
  5. Gary King

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    Halo (Xbox)

    Starcraft / Brood Wars (PC / Mac)

    Uniracers (SNES)

    Tempest 2000 (Jaguar)

    Myth: The Fallen Lords (PC / Mac)

    Warcraft 2 (PC / Mac)

    Tobal 2 (PSX)

    Bushido Blade (PSX)

    Wipeout XL (PSX)

    Spyro: Year of the Dragon (PSX)

    Ms. Pac Man (arcade)

    Tetris

    Castlevania, Dracula X, Castlevania: SotN (NES, Turbo Duo/PSX, PSX, GBA)

    Virtua Tennis (Dreamcast)

    Super Mario Bros. 3 (NES)

    Mario Kart (SNES)
     
  6. Bergan Peters

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    10)NBA Jam (Arcade)

    9)NHL 98 (Playstation)

    8)Rogue Spear (PC)

    7)Rainbow Six (PC)

    6)Ghost Recon (PC)

    5)Age of Empires (PC)

    4)Super Mario Brothers 3 (Nintendo)

    3)Transport Tycoon Deluxe (PC)

    2)Warcraft 2 (PC)

    1)Baldur's Gate (PC)

    (In no order, I just numbered for fun)
     
  7. JustinT

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    1) Counterstrike (PC)

    2) Goldeneye (N64)

    3) Mario Kart (N64)

    4) Halo (Xbox)

    5) Starcraft (PC)

    6) Quake 3 (PC)

    7) Mario Kart (SNES)

    8) Contra (NES)

    9) Driver 1/2 (PS1)

    10) Grand Theft Auto (PC)
     
  8. Luke_H

    Luke_H Stunt Coordinator

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    Let's see,

    1. Tie Fighter (PC)

    2. Final Fantasy 2,3,7,9 (SNES, PS1)

    3. Warcraft2/Starcraft (PC)

    4. Goldeneye/Perfect Dark (N64)

    5. Baldur's Gate/BG2 (PC)

    6. Metal Gear Solid (PS1)

    7. Outcast (PC)

    8. Star Control 2 (PC)

    9. Tony Hawk 2/3 (DC, GC)

    10. NHLPA 93' (Genesis)
     
  9. BrianB

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  10. Dan B

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    I'm just going to post a couple right now, because my brain is not working so well (tired), and update my post with the rest tomorrow.
    1) Goldeneye
    2) Super Mario Brothers series (up to SM64)
    3) Ms. Pac Man
    4) Legend of Zelda series (up to Ocarina of Time)[/b]
    to be continued...
    -Dan B.
     
  11. Michael St. Clair

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    You could ask me each day and I'd give you a different answer each time.
    Today, off the top of my head, in no particular order:
    (basically) Single Player
    Tetris (various, but the Atari Games arcade version is extra sweet)
    Adventure (2600)
    Blazing Lasers (Turbo/PCE)
    Star Raiders (Atari 5200 and computers)
    Chip's challenge (Lynx)
    Robotron (arcade)
    Galaga (arcade)
    Tempest 2000 (Jaguar)
    Super Mario Bros (NES)
    Super Mario 64 (N64)
    (basically) Multi Player
    Poy Poy (psx)
    Pong (various)
    Warlords (2600, arcade)
    Saturn Bomberman (Saturn)
    Street Fighter II (Arcade, various)
    Soul Caliber (Dreamcast, Arcade)
    Virtua Tennis (Dreamcast, Arcade)
    Chu Chu Rocket (Dreamcast)
    Death Tank Zwei (Saturn)
    Mario Cart
     
  12. Chris_Anders

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    wow, after seeing some of these I'm seeing that you all are having a hard time narrowing down to JUST ten. So how about the top 15 games on any platform. And this time, think a little longer about it.

    wow! saw some awesomely fun titles that I forgot about, so here's an extra 5.

    Asteroids

    MGS

    Herzog Zwei

    Galaga

    and the classic.....Centapiede
     
  13. Steve Kramzer

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    1. metal gear solid (ps)

    2. legend of zelda (nes)

    3 super mario 64 (n64)

    4. mike tysons punchout (nes)

    5. resident evil 2 (ps)

    6. ff 7 (ps)

    7. super metroid (snes)

    8. goldeneye (n64)

    9. soul caliber (dc)

    10. tony hawk 2 (dc)
     
  14. Max Leung

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    1. DOOM (PC)
    2. Sam and Max Hit the Road (PC)
    3. Monkey Island 2 (Amiga)
    4. Mule (C64)
    5. Quake 2 (PC)
    6. Unreal Tournament (PC)
    7. Ultima IV (C64)
    8. Elite (C64)
    9. Asheron's Call (PC)
    10. Dungeon Keeper (Amiga)
    Y'know...I find that the Commodore 64 games are better than most console games today...you young people don't know what you're missing. [​IMG]
     
  15. James D S

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    Pardon me for a sec, but does anyone have a list of the top ten games for all individual systems? I am getting into retro gaming and collecting but am have a hard remembering the big sellers from 10+ years ago and a list like that would be very helpful.

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    My list:

    Super Street Fighter 2: Turbo (3DO)

    Contra (NES)

    Blazing Lazers (TG16)

    Jumpman (C64)

    Sonic The Hedgehog (Genesis)

    Gran Turismo 3 A Spec (PS2)

    Tetris (MultiPlatform - prefer NES original)

    Legend of Zelda (NES)

    Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (SNES)

    Ultima 7 Part 2: The Serpent Isle (PC)

    Honorable Mention:

    Mike Tyson's Punchout (NES)

    Ultima 7: The Black Gate (PC)
     
  16. Max Leung

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    Hmmm, I can't believe I forgot about Total Annihilation....IMHO the BEST real time strategy game in the history of gaming. Even today, no RTS beats it.

    I'd put that in a solid #3 on my list, bumping the rest down.
     
  17. Kenneth

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    Although by no means complete, here are some of my favs:

    1. Civilization II

    2. Doom

    3. Warcraft II

    4. Ultima IV

    5. Wizardry I

    6. Diablo II

    7. Baldur's Gate II

    8. Comanche Maximum Overkill

    9. Master of Orion

    10. Heroes of Might and Magic II

    I have had 8-9 different consoles over the years (Atari 2600, Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Genisis, PSI, PSII, Lynx) but they never clicked with me the way PC games did. The closest console titles would be "Nobunaga's Ambition" and "Romance of the Three Kingdoms", for me.

    Kenneth
     
  18. Mark Evans

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    Hmm, this is a great topic, let me rank up here for terms of games I remember having a super-blast with...
    PC: (no real order)
    1. Gabriel Knight Series (more than one game, but I've never played any adventure game more than these, I think I'm up to about twenty playthroughs of GK1)
    2. Secret of Monkey Island
    3. Star Control II
    4. King's Quest II
    5. System Shock
    6. System Shock 2
    7. Thief: The Dark Project
    8. Red Alert 2 (and expansion)
    9. Quest For Glory 2
    10. Planescape: Torment (THE best RPG I have ever played)
    Heh, did I mention I like adventure games? [​IMG]
    Consoles:
    1. Final Fantasy IV
    2. Bomberman (SNES)
    3. Bubble Bobble (Akklaim's port to the PSOne was one of the shining moments in my purchase of the system [​IMG]
    4. Resident Evil (whole series [​IMG] )
    5. M.U.L.E. (The very rare NES version...)
    6. Secret of Mana
    7. Phantasy Star IV
    8. Prince of Persia (SNES)
    9. TMNT IV: Turtles In Time
    10. Metal Gear Solid
    11. Frequency, 4-player mode. Tried Saturday night. Two hours later... [​IMG]
     
  19. Mike__D

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    In no particular order:
    - Donkey Kong (arcade)
    - Asteriods (Atari 2600)
    - Kensedian (Sega Master System... spelling is wrong)
    - Racing Destruction Set (c64... may have gotton the title wrong, was so long ago)
    - Marble Madness (c64)
    - Super Mario 64 (n64)
    - Wave Race (n64)
    - Mario Kart 64 (n64)
    - Super Metroid (snes)
    - Gouls & Ghosts (snes)
    - Street Fighter II series(arcade/snes/gameboy advance)
    - Test Drive LeMans (DC)
    - Sonic the Hegdehog (Genesis)
    - EA's NHL series (all platforms)
    - Unreal Tournement (PC)
    - Warbirds (PC)
    Opps, that's 16 [​IMG]
    I can probably name another 16 if I had too...
     
  20. Andy Sheets

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    No particular order...

    Tempest 2000 (Jaguar)

    Joust (arcade)

    Robotron/Smash TV (arcade)

    Civilization 2 (PC)

    Street Fighter 2 (arcade, SNES)

    Trog (arcade)

    Star Wars (arcade, the original vector graphics one)

    Star Raiders (Atari 5200)

    Doom (PC)

    NBA Jam (arcade)

    I feel like I'm dissing a lot of newer games but the majority of these games are ones that I can remember my friends and I playing endlessly and never tiring of. I could probably just keep going and list a lot more too.
     

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