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What game did you lose your RPG virginity to?

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by Tavernking, Nov 23, 2020.

  1. barghwata Savant

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    Oh......... god forgive me....................... it was Oblivion that took my maidenhood. :negative:
     
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  2. whydoibother Cipher

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    Fallout: Tactics demo. I had been playing video games before, but I couldn't understand enough english to actually play narrative or mechanically deep games where the systems aren't obvious.
    I installed FOT, well, because I'd try all demos I could get my hands on, but also because I thought its a strategy game. Had no clue what an RPG is. Some elitists here would insist Tactics isn't even an RPG, I'm sure, but if Diablo passes, then FOT passes too.
     
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  3. ValeVelKal Arcane

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    My first RPG were TERA and The Bard's Tale 1 (in French). I remember remembering reading in the manual that "robes" could stop "old knifes" and wondering whether the weapon the skeletons were using were indeed "old knifes", because well back then I did not know RPG conventions about AC and DR.

    After that I remember playing in no particular order Ring of Zilfin and Le Maître des Ames. Ring of Zilfin I think we did not have the codes so it became insanely difficult at some point, or maybe I just sucked back then.
    Le Maître des Ames was incredibly atmospheric, and had something no other dungeon crawler I know ever had.

    And then, there was Fallout 1, Ultima VII and Lands of Lore - and I got into the "early classical era".

    That's like the 6 RPG of when I was a kid.

    (Edit : Forget the Bard's Tale
     
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    Fallout 1 demo. Short and sweet intro to the character system and the world. I'll forever remember that minigun and the over the top dismembering animations, the doc and his body parts business, etc. I played it many times.

    I was too young and too poor to buy the game at the time, but it had firmly taken my virginity.

    Not sure if there was something before it. I played Diablo before the full game though, since someone gave it to me as a gift (my first owned game, I had also been playing the 2-lvl demo for too long lol). Hmm, now that I think of it, maybe my first was Might & Magic 6 after all, since a buddy of my father lent him the discs...
     
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  6. Ranarama Learned

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    Curse of the Azure Bonds on C64.
     
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  7. Spectacle Arcane Patron

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    The Dungeons of Moria
    That was also my first taste of Tolkiens universe. When I read LotR for the first time a few years later the section in Moria didn't exactly match up with what I was expecting.
     
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  8. Tavar Educated Patron

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    Technically, Realms of Arkania: Star Trail or Pokémon Red were the first, but Diablo II was the first which really made an impact.
     
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  9. Trashos Arcane

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    Fallout.
    Then Fallout2, the BGs, and PST.

    I could call that initial bunch "false advertising" for the rest of the genre. But later I found the Codex, and it guided me to more incline.
     
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  10. snoek Augur

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    Fallout: I read about it in the game magazines, tried the demo and then got the full game months later after begging for it for months.
    I was very young still and I didn't 100% get the game all the time but that was the main one. I completed it like 2 or 3 years after I first got it and gave it another shot.
     
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  11. ShaggyMoose Learned

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    I suppose these aren't really "true" RPGs, but it was probably Castle followed by Crescent Hawk's Inception, and then Dungeon Master.

    Betrayal at Krondor might have been my first traditional CRPG.
     
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  12. Saerain Augur Patron

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    Diablo. My dad came home with pirated games all the time from work, and for some reason thought Diablo was definitely the one to give the 10 year old boy on the week of Christmas. He was very correct.

    Nothing much of an RPG, but it was my gateway to more proper RPGs, probably, starting with Baldur's Gate. Not to mention devil worship and tits.
     
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    Diablo, then Baldur's Gate and Fallout 2.

    There was also Stonekeep before that, but i did not understand how to play it at the time.
     
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  14. eli Educated

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    The Elder Scrolls 4: Oblivion had kidnapped me, a 15 years old virgin, and molested me for several replays. after my escape from being a bethsdafanboy i have tried several other games like NV or the witcher, both of which give a much better sex experience. (they can not put a fight against DoS2 relationship simulator tho)
     
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  15. buffalo bill Prophet

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    not 100% sure, but I think it was quest for glory 1
     
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  16. TheImplodingVoice Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck

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    CRPG : Ultima VIII (I didn't know any better)
     
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  17. Salvo Savant

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    Gothic 2. My father bought it for me when I was a kid. Another reason why I love that game.
     
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  18. JarlFrank I like Thief THIS much Patron

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    Diablo 1
     
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  19. Pentium Novice

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    Hate (love) to break it to you but having started with Skyrim it would seem you are still an RPG virgin.
     
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  20. Kalin Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Zionist Agent

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  21. JackOfOwls Erudite

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    Battletech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception (1988) for the Commodore 64.

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  22. MajorMace Arbiter

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    Started playing on my dad's computer as a toddler when he brought day of the tentacle back home. Later, he bought a packard bell and got free games shipped with it. Among them were titles like MDK2 and Baldur's Gate.
    Spent all my time on Baldur's Gate, I thought the Nashkel Mines were the end of the game :lol:

    I probably spent an unhealthy amount of time on Day of the tentacle because I remember something like 10+ years later booting it on my pc and realising that I knew every single solution to every step of the game. This was such a weird experience to feel the unquestionable need to put an hamster in an ice cube tray.
    I did everything naturally while discovering the story. It was some Jason Bourne shit.
     
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  23. sser Arcane Cuck Developer

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    Hmmm.

    Ultima Underworld is technically the first RPG I put my hands on, but I was too young to grasp much other than the long adark hallways were spooky, I hated fighting enemies, and everyone in the 'towns' were disgusting filth.

    Baldur's Gate I think was the first actual RPG I played and grasped, which I then traded a copy to a guy for Baldur's Gate II in what was possibly the greatest trade deal in the history of trade deals, maybe ever. Really delved into BG2, but the story/setting wasn't much my jam.

    Then two games simultaneously nuked my life: Morrowind and a pirated copy of Fallout 2. I think these were the first two RPGs I really got into "as" RPGs. Where I started larping and really honing in the loser sides of my personality, sharpening all the quirks and oddities that make one detestable to their fellow man and, especially, the fairer sex.

    Naturally, I consider these two games my first true explorations into the genre.
     
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  24. Bloodeyes Magister

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    Summoner I think. I remember loving that game as a kid but I got stuck and couldn't finish it. Didn't have a computer so looking up a walkthrough wasn't possible. I've got it in my Steam library now and had a go at it not too long ago. Didn't have the patience to play it for long as an adult. It hasn't aged well.
     
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  25. Falksi Arcane

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    Cube of Zoth....

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