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Pyramid of favorite games

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Severian Silk, May 29, 2017.

  1. I tend to think of my favorite games in a pyramid, with one game at top, followed by two games below, followed by three games below that, etc. etc.

    Fallout
    Homeworld, JA2
    IWar2, ToEE, Final Fantasy 6
    Ocarina of Time, System Shock, Underrail, Gothic
    Wipeout, Prelude to Darkness, Gothic 2, Out of This World, X-Wing Alliance
    STALKER: Shadow of Chernobyl, Far Cry, Quake, Fallout 2, X-COM, Tekken II
    Blackguards, Shadowrun HK, Vagrant Story, Thief, Age of Decadence, Star Wolves, RPG Maker
    Geneforge, Mount & Blade, Super Mario Bros., DOOM II, Shining Force II, SimCity 2000, Dead State, Witcher 2​

    I think this would be a fun poll. It feels very natural to me. What is your pyramid of games?
     
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    Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2

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  4. Master Arbiter

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    Star Wolves? Is it really that good to be next to Gothic 1 and 2? I kinda doubt that.
     
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    You forgot the "2" :thumbsup:
     
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    We prefer the term "multi-level marketing."
     
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  7. I *really* like that style of ship combat.
     
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  8. undecaf Arcane Patron

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    Well shit, I'm bored.

    Fallout 2,
    Fallout, PST,
    Arcanum, VtMB, Dungeon Keeper
    Wiz8, Civ4, Hitman: Bloodmoney, Deus Ex,
    DOS, Wasteland, Morrowind, MMXL, Steel Panthers,
    SR:DF, SR:HK, PoE, WL2, The Secret of Monkey Island, Cannon Fodder,

    ...and then I remembered a whole bunch of other games that really probably should be upper there, or should they, and that's it I'm done...
     
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  9. I actually posted this in the wrong forum. (Nobody noticed?) I did not mean RPGs only, but all games.
     
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    Any limit on how far down the pyramid goes?

    And would you object if people preferred ziggurats instead?
     
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    Gothic
    Vagrant Story; Planescape: Torment
    Neverwinter Nights 2: Mask of the Betrayer; Star Wars: Knights of the old Republic II; Deus Ex
    Star Wars: Knights of the old Republic; Deus Ex: Invisible War; Vampire: Bloodlines; Dragon Age: Origins
    The Witcher II; Alpha Protocol; Pillars of Eternity; The Walking Dead (Telltale); Max Payne​
     
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  12. Not sure. I did 7 levels before I couldn't think of any more. Ziggurats are okay IMO.

    What type of points should be awarded at each tier? I was thinking games in the bottom tier should be awarded 1 point each. Games in the second tier from the bottom awarded 2 points each. Then 3, 4, 5, etc.

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    I stopped at Level 8.
     
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  13. Master Arbiter

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    Isnt this a triangle? If it was a pyramid it would be 3d.
     
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    ... one pyramid at a time.
     
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    I tend to think of my list in terms of that children's geometric puzzle with the pillars. You know the one. Bioware put it in Knights of the Old Republic and Mass Effect, which incidentally, aren't on my list. :lol: Theoretically a perfect alignment of my favourite games is out there somewhere, so I ceaselessly shift games back and forth in varying combinations trying to find it.
     
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    I like this pyramid thing! It's easier to make my mind this way:

    Fallout 2
    The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask / Le Chuck's Revenge: Monkey Island 2
    Metroid Prime 2 / Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus / Dark Souls
    Metroid Prime / Metal Slug X / Goblins 3 / The Legend of Zelda: A Link To The Past
    The Dig / Heroes of Might and Magic III / Hotline Miami / No One Lives Forever / Vampire The Masquerade: Bloodlines
    Sonic 3 & Knuckles / Metal Gear Solid 2 / Gothic / Super Mario Galaxy / Primordia / Portal
    Half-Life / Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow / Knytt: Underground / Resident Evil: Remake / Heart of Darkness / The Longest Journey / Tomb Raider: Anniversary
     
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    Fallout
    Fallout 2 / Planescape: Torment
    X-Com: UFO Defense / Master of Magic / Jagged Alliance 2
    Master of Orion / X-Com: Terror From the Deep / Freedom Force / Civilization IV
    Silent Storm / Civilization I / Master of Orion 2 / Arcanum / Heroes of Might & Magic 3
    Dungeon Keeper / Baldur's Gate 2 / Reach For The Stars / Thief: The Dark Project / Thief II: The Metal Age / Tropico
    Underrail / Temple of Elemental Evil / Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy / Deus Ex / VtM:Bloodlines / Wasteland / Wizardry 7
    Wizardry I / Wizardry 8 / Gothic 2 / Planetfall / Fallout Tactics / Might & Magic 1 / Might & Magic VI / Alpha Centauri
     
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    ..............Secret of the Silver Blades/ Gateway to the Savage Frontier/ Treasure of the Savage Frontier/ Countdown to Doomsday/ Matrix Cubed/ Neverwinter Nights/ Hillsfar/ Spelljammer

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    Star Wars: TIE Fighter CD
    The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind / Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords
    Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II / Fallout: New Vegas / The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
    The Witcher / The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings / Neverwinter Nights 2: Mask of the Betrayer / Pillars of Eternity
    Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines / Trails of Cold Steel / Trails of Cold Steel II / Trails in the Sky / Trails in the Sky SC
    Shadowrun: Hong Kong / Shadowrun: Dragonfall / Alien: Isolation / Grand Theft Auto: Vice City / The Last of Us / Half-Life 2​

    Lines 1-3 will likely never change. The others are all interchangeable and are likely to be swapped out and replaced by others that take my fancy. Right now the Trails games are included on my list because I've played them recently and been impressed by them. Pillars is a solid game - it's on there mainly to troll the 'dex.
     
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  23. Master Arbiter

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    Fuck this triangle bullshit. OP needs to own up to topic tittle and make or at least draw an actual Pyramid of Games. Id like to see how that looks like. Would Star Wolves be on the inner or outer side of this structure, and why? OP your name suggests you like puzzles and shit. So get to it.
     
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    Alpha Centauri
    Civilization II, Deus Ex
    Crazy Taxi, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3, Virtua Fighter 4
    I can't think of anything else so I guess there are only six good video games in the universe.
     
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  25. I'm thinking of taking FNV off the list. It's not a bad game objectively, but Gamebryo kind of ruins it.

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    I replaced it with Geneforge. I tried playing the sequel recently and did not like it, but when I played the first one a really long time ago I really liked it. So it goes on the list.
     
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