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#1
What are some of those older games that you just get the urge to play from time to time? And by older, I mean at least 5 years old.

For me, the top five have to be:

1.) Star Trek the Next Generation - A Final Unity(Saddly, it is currently unplayable on any of my systems due to the 64-bit OSes.)
2.) Evil Genius
3.) RailRoad Tycoon Deluxe(Totally free now!!!)
4.) Command and Conquer Red Alert 2(Deezire Mod makes it awesome fun.)
5.) Star Trek Armada 2
 
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#2
1.) Dues Ex
2.) Sim City
3.) Soldier of Fortune
4.) Rainbow Six Rogue Spear/Urban Operations
5.) Gran Turismo (The first one)
 

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1. Duke Nukem 3d
2. Jedi Knight 1
3. Roller Coaster Tycoon 2
4. Starcraft
5. Diablo 2.

I have a Windows 98 Laptop that is specifically for Jedi Knight and all my old DOS games.
 
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#4
Diablo II is really the only old game that I have gone back to play more than a few minutes. I like my eye candy, so playing older games kinda bugs me sometimes :p

Edit: OH, and Warcraft III custom games. Custom Hero Line Wars & Pokemaul = win.
 
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Descent 2.. seriously, ever tried playing it.. drunk?
Iron Blood (old DOS game, still cool)
Screamer (car game, lousy graphics, great game, great soundtrack)
 
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Space/Police/Kings Quest Series on occasion (with some Leisure Suit Larry in the mix as well)
DOOM
Diablo II
Final Fantasy at least once a year
Super Mario Bros.
Star Trek: Birth of the Federation
Master of Orion II

There's honestly too many to list.
 
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Diablo 1
Diablo 2
Final Fantasy 3
Final Fantasy 7
Phantasy Star 4

*edit*

Secret of Evermore!!!
 
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What are some of those older games that you just get the urge to play from time to time? And by older, I mean at least 5 years old.

For me, the top five have to be:

1.) Star Trek the Next Generation - A Final Unity(Saddly, it is currently unplayable on any of my systems due to the 64-bit OSes.)
2.) Evil Genius
3.) RailRoad Tycoon Deluxe(Totally free now!!!)
4.) Command and Conquer Red Alert 2(Deezire Mod makes it awesome fun.)
5.) Star Trek Armada 2
I LOVE Evil Genius... wish they would make a new 1
 
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Timesplitters series and UT2004 :D
 
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Superbikes 2000 and 2001 by Milestone :respect:

Original Ghost Recon

I'd add Armoured Fist (1) (Novalogic) but it is a 3D late DOS game IIRC. Gotta try again some day, first game on CD and it will never be the same again :)
 
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1. Starcraft
2. Diablo 1/2
3. X-Com Interceptor
4. Civ 3 (Better than 4 IMO)
5. Evil Genius
 
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1)diablo 2
2)sypaplex
 
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FPS Shooters:

Quake 1 Enhanced - 1996 - new textures and models

Heretic 1 - 1994 - Enhanced new textures and models

Hexen 2 - 1997

Deus Ex - 2001 - Enhanced with EBN Series and New Vision Mods + Other new model packs

System Shock 2 - 1997 Enhanced - New textures and models

Half Life - 1998 - "Source" Enhanced - Half Life 1 using the Half Life 2 engine with updated texture and model Mods

Solider of Fortune 2 Double Helix - 2002

Star Trek Deep Space 9 The Fallen - 2000

Star Trek Elite Force 1, 2000 and 2 - 2002

Star Wars Outcast - 2002 and Jedi Academy - 2003

Postal 2 - + Mods and expansions - 2003

Space Sims:

Star Wars X-Wing Alliance 2001

FreeSpace 1 The Great War - 1998 and Freespace 2 - 1999

Tachyon: The Fringe - 2001 < Awesome humor from Bruce Campbell

And the Most Awesome of all the flying sims... you just have to play cus its Free:

HardWar: The Future is Greedy - 1998 + Mods and patches

More Info http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hardwar_(video_game)

This game can be legally downloaded from Home of the Underdogs or Captain Zedo's Hardwar site because the company is defunct and no one owns the rights to the game who is still in business. The dev team members even wrote and released patches for the game long after the company went under. Almost no one has heard of this game but it has a very strong cult following. Good graphics and plays well on anything. Get it HERE --> http://zedo.hardwar.org.uk/

Intro Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mg34gunxLR4

Gameplay 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9jdwUubHz0&feature=related

Gameplay 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yp_b99juFH4&feature=related

Text Adventure Games: Yep, I still play em, they are a blast!

ZORK 1, 2, 3 1990 - 93

Heck I love and play all of the Infocom text adventure games and they can all be found free on net due to defunct company. More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zork Get Them HERE: http://www.csd.uwo.ca/Infocom/ Even has a Mac version!

You asked for Old Games, and these are among the oldest and The Best.

I only play old games if they have good graphics and or enhancement mods.. of course it helps that many of these are true classics every self respecting gamer should play.

Look for my thread "50 Great Games you can play on your cheap Laptop" Coming Soon - Will include all these and games up to 2010 !!
 
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Half-Life 1, Diablo II, WarCraft II, PoP: Sands of time, smth like that.
 
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What are some of those older games that you just get the urge to play from time to time? And by older, I mean at least 5 years old.

For me, the top five have to be:

1.) Star Trek the Next Generation - A Final Unity(Saddly, it is currently unplayable on any of my systems due to the 64-bit OSes.)
2.) Evil Genius
3.) RailRoad Tycoon Deluxe(Totally free now!!!)
4.) Command and Conquer Red Alert 2(Deezire Mod makes it awesome fun.)
5.) Star Trek Armada 2
Guessing that's the same as Transport Tycoon.

Mine:
Transport Tycoon
Pokemon - Fire Red
Final Fantasy 3 & 5
 
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1/ wipeout 2097
2/ Doom
3/ Hexen
4/ Motorhead
 
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I love playing old titles now and again! These are titles i play sometimes, sure i play half life ect but not regularly.

Master System
  • The Ninja (extremely satisfying if a simple game)
Megadrive (Sega Genesis)
  • Outrun(soon to be replaced by the sega ages disk on Saturn as it has the arcade perfect port)
  • Micromachines Military
Dreamcast
  • Virtua Tennis 2
  • Street Fighter Alpha 3
N64
  • Super Mario Kart 64
  • Lylat Wars aka Star Fox 64
PC
  • SWAT 4
 
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1) X-COM: Terror From The Deep.
2) Strike Commander.
3) Baldur's Gate.
4) Baldur's Gate II.
5) X-Wing Alliance (With the TC to turn it into TIE Fighter + Balance of Power, which is the best Star Wars flight sim, ever).
6) Star Control 2 (By playing The Ur-Quan Masters Open Source version of it).
7) Transport Tycoon Deluxe (By playing the Open TTD Open Source version of it).
8) Freespace
9) Freespace 2
10) Homeworld
 
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The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past



that is all...
 

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That's a good one, lol
 
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Space Invaders - I loved it way back when it first came out and I still cant resist a short game occasionally. The day I put 20c in one of those machines, I became a gamer.
 
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What are some of those older games that you just get the urge to play from time to time? And by older, I mean at least 5 years old.

For me, the top five have to be:

1.) Star Trek the Next Generation - A Final Unity(Saddly, it is currently unplayable on any of my systems due to the 64-bit OSes.)
Have you tried playing A Final Unity through DosBox?

I think that should work.
 
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I'm going to limit my post to those that I still play from time to time at the moment, as in "played them again in the last 12 months":

- Blade: The Edge Of Darkness (also known as Severance: Blade of Darkness in some countries)
- Counter Strike Source
- TES: Morrowind
- Warcraft 3
- HL2
- FEAR
- Prey
- Rome: Total War
- X3
- No one lives forever 1&2
- Civilization 4
- TES: Oblivion
- Top Spin 2
 
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I still play and run a league for mechwarrior4, it was released in 2000