One game for the rest of your life - which one do you take?

Discussion in 'All Other Games' started by Malachi256, Sep 18, 2012.

  1. Malachi256

    Malachi256 Prince

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    You're gonna be stuck on an island alone, Crusoe-style, for years. Or the modern world is basically ending tomorrow and your amazing, infinite battery laptop only has room for one game. Or aliens are beaming you up in 5 minutes and ask which game you'd like to take for your long journey.

    Whatever the circumstances, assuming no internet / multiplayer capabilities, what game do you choose?
     
  2. Sonereal

    Sonereal ♫We got the guillotine♫ Supporter

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    Either Dwarf Fortress or something like it.
     
  3. Maniacal

    Maniacal the green Napoleon

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    Dwarf Fortress because it is the deepest and most replayable game I know of.
     
  4. cybrxkhan

    cybrxkhan Asian Xwedodah

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    Probably SimCity 4.

    It's the only game I still (or at least still can) enjoy after almost a decade. It's aged well, is extremely replayable, and for me it... it gives me this wistful, nostalgic mood (though partly because of the custom music I put in it).


    All other games, they come and go, no matter how much or for how long I play them. SimCity 4... It stays, my dearest vanilla flavour (so to speak), waiting patiently, always there, ready to give me the same enjoyment it gave me when I first got it in Middle School.
     
  5. Glassmage

    Glassmage The Desert Flame

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    civ5 of course
     
  6. bonefang

    bonefang Emperor

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    warcraft tft mod - dota
     
  7. Luckymoose

    Luckymoose The World is Mine

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    Dwarf Fortress.
     
  8. GrumpyGamerLP

    GrumpyGamerLP Warlord

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    I would take Minecraft with the Tekkit mod pack. I have only been playing it for less than 2 months but you can do so much with that game such as build machines and factories. I recently joined a new server and this is what I have made so far.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTK6AslsMIg
     
  9. Truronian

    Truronian Quite unfamiliar Retired Moderator

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    Probably EU3DW
     
  10. schlaufuchs

    schlaufuchs La Femme Moderne

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    This, provided I was able to use a computer powerful enough to properly enjoy the game.
     
  11. PeteAtoms

    PeteAtoms FormulaRandom

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    Probably one of the Elder Scrolls games. I think I'd spend most of my time learning to create mods for myself and enjoy the endless possibilities.
     
  12. Leonel

    Leonel Breakfast Connoisseur

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    Minecraft. I'll have a long time and might as well build my own little world I can immerse myself in.
     
  13. Arakhor

    Arakhor Dremora Courtier Super Moderator

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    Definitely. I'd take TES III: Morrowind with the 2012 megamod and the Construction Set to continue making improvements as I go along. Either that or my modded version of TES IV: Oblivion, plus the Construction Set and associated modding programs, such as BOSS and Wrye Bash. There's still a lot more life in Arakhor Vesharrok, my Dremora Courtier of Boethiah, and Fesdrick Leaflock, my Bosmer vampire assassin!
     
  14. Akka

    Akka Moody old mage.

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    Probably either Civ4 or Minecraft.

    They are games that can entertain you for hours on hand, but can also provide for a quick fix if you just want a short game, and both are nearly infinitely replayable.
     
  15. TheDanish

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    If I could download mods beforehand, definitely The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind. And even if I couldn't download mods, probably still Morrowind.

    Second choice would be Dwarf Fortress.
     
  16. Mosher

    Mosher Mushroom dad

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    Dwarf Fortress or Minecraft, probably.
     
  17. Malachi256

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    Dungeon Crawl: Stone Soup for me!

    Although DF would be a close second. Now that everyone has brought that one up, I'm tempted to change my mind...
     
  18. StLeibowitz

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    Dwarf Fortress, hands down. No other game even approaches the replayability, even modded EU3.
     
  19. Joecoolyo

    Joecoolyo 99% Lightspeed

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    I couldn't.

    The longest I've played a game ever was CivIV for 2 years before I got bored. Nowadays it's even less.
     
  20. Maniacal

    Maniacal the green Napoleon

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    That will be incredibly dull without internet.
     

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