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Re: Your Top 50 Games of All Time Lists

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Chopper wrote: September 14th, 2019, 11:41 am
duskvstweak wrote: September 13th, 2019, 8:12 pm Shoot! I didn't rank my list in order! FFVI would be in my top 3-5 games of all time. I've broken the system!
What was the significance of the numbers? :shock:
duskvstweak wrote: July 7th, 2019, 8:27 pm 1. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
2. Super Mario World
3. Roller Coaster Tycoon
4. StarCraft
5. Baldur’s Gate
6. Half-Life
7. Civilization IV
8. Bioshock
The whole experiment is compromised! :P
I was just keeping track of how many games I had listed!
Look. I'm ordering them now. It's breaking my heart but I'm ranking them!

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Don't reorder them on my behalf! The results are in, the judges are going to have to abide by their decisions.... :lol:

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Spoiler: show
1. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
2. Final Fantasy VI
3. Dance Dance Revolution
4. Civilization IV
5. Burnout 3: Takedown
6. StarCraft
7. Dynasty Warriors 3
8. XCOM: Enemy Unknown
9. Final Fantasy X
10. Pokémon Red
11. Super Mario World
12. The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
13. Roller Coaster Tycoon
14. Super Smash Bros. Melee
15. Donkey Kong Country II
16. League of Legends
17. Super Metroid
18. Baldur’s Gate II
19. Xenosaga
20. Super Mario Bros.
21. Spider-Man (2000)
22. Street Fighter II
23. Portal
24. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
25. Prince of Persia: Sands of Time
26. Shadow of the Colossus
27. Age of Empires II
28. Tomb Raider: Legend
29. FTL: Faster Than Light
30. X-Men: Legends II
31. Timesplitters
32. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
33. Alan Wake
34. Dr. Mario
35. Metal Gear Solid
36. Guitar Hero II
37. Freedom Force
38. Halo: Combat Evolved
39. Half-Life
40. Bioshock
41. Mark of the Ninja
42. Batman: Arkham Asylum
43. F-Zero X
44. Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne
45. Onimusha 2: Samurai’s Destiny
46. Telltale’s The Walking Dead
47. Medal of Honor: Frontline
48. Grand Theft Auto III
49. Kingdom Hearts
50. Limbo
Reordered. With much pain.

I tried to imagine a situation where a man with a gun was threatening to take away all my games and I could pick just one. After I picked, he would then say, "Surprise, you can take another one" and this would continue until I had chosen fifty times. I don't know why I never grew wise to his method...

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I have redone mine with the emphasis on pure enjoyment/obsessive gameplay etc, rather than 'I feel like I should put Bioshock in the top 20 really' standard of before. It's a kinda nonsensical list.
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1 Demon's Souls
2 Mount & Blade
3 Out of the Park Baseball
4 Dark Souls
5 SOMA
6 Factorio
7 Deadly Premonition
8 The Long Dark
9 Far Cry 2
10 Prey Mooncrash
11 Firewatch
12 Slay the Spire
13 Beyond: Two Souls
14 Return of the Obra Dinn
15 Miasmata
16 State of Decay
17 Fahrenheit
18 Superhot VR
19 The Council
20 Hotline Miami
21 The Banner Saga Trilogy
22 Stellaris
23 Fallout 3
24 Spintires: Mudrunner
25 The Wolf Among Us
26 Dead Space
27 To the Moon
28 What remains of Edith Finch
29 Prey 2017
30 Salt & Sanctuary
31 Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun
32 Subnautica
33 Red Dead Redemption
34 Stardew Valley
35 X3 Terran Conflict
36 Field of Glory: Empires
37 STALKER Shadow of Chernobyl
38 Statik
39 Mini Metro
40 Pinball Arcade
41 The Path
42 BioShock
43 Elite
44 Drop7
45 Bloodborne
46 Rime
47 Deus Ex: Human Revolution
48 The Stanley Parable
49 State of Decay 2
50 Don Bradman Cricket
Probably a fair bit of recency bias in there this time round.

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Re: Your Top 50 Games of All Time Lists

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Is there a cut off time for this?

I'd like to have a go but it's going to take some thought!!

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RetroClarence wrote: September 19th, 2019, 1:15 pm Is there a cut off time for this?

I'd like to have a go but it's going to take some thought!!
The thread has been going for a while now but you might have to get a list in quick if you want Chopper to plug it into his number cruncher. He’s got the bug at the moment!

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In year released order. My top 50 of all time. (p.s I was born 81')

Pac-Man (1980)
Burgertime (1982)
Sonic the Hedghog (1991)
Donkey Kong Country (1994)
Sonic Spinball (1994)
Ridge Racer (1995)
Super Mario 64 (1996)
Final Fantasy VII (1997)
GoldenEye (1997)
Blast Corps (1997)
Sonic Adventure (1999)
Shenmue (1999)
Perfect Dark (2000)
Shadow of Memories (2001)
Gran Turismo 3 (2001 )
Max Payne (2001)
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 (2001)
Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2001)
The Getaway (2002)
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002)
Metroid Prime (2002)
Zelda: The Wind Waker (2003)
Resident Evil 4 (2005)
Perfect Dark Zero (2005)
Dead Rising (2006)
Blazing Angels (2006)
Bully (2006)
Viva Pinata (2006)
Rainbow Six Vegas (2006)
The Darkness (2007)
Transformers: The Game (2007)
Super Strdust HD (2007)
Burnout Paradise (2008)
LittleBigPlanet (2008)
Dead Space (2008)
Mirror's Edge (2008)
Prince of Persia (2008)
Call of Duty: MW2 (2009)
James Cameron's Avatar: The Game (2009)
Heavy Rain (2010)
Gran Turismo 5 (2010)
Marvel vs Capcom 3 (2011)
Forza Motorsport 4 (2011)
Blackwater (2011)
Soul Calibur V (2012)
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams (2013)
Beyond Two Souls (2013)
Ranko Tsukigime's Longest Day (2014)
Life is Strange (2015)
The Deed (2015)

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For those interested, I did another top 100 list over on this site: https://ggapp.io/combinehunter/lists/to ... 0-Z639a3F6

Unranked and listed alphabetically. 😀

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Coming up with a list of 50 of my top video games was much harder then I thought. I thought at first it would be easy. By the end I realised I was narrowing it down to 50 games. They are not in order or anything, I just nmbered them so I don't lose track. But without farther a-do:

50: Hunted: The Demon's Forge
49: Final Fantasy III
48: Legend of Zelda Wind Waker
47: Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga 2
46: Metroid Prime 3: Corruption
45: NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams
44: N3: Ninety-Nine Nights
43. Vanquish
42: Final Fight
41: Sonic The Hedgehog 2
40. Kingdom Hearts II
39. Final Fantasy IX
38. Nier Automata
37: Children of Mana
35. Kirby: Epic Yarn
34: Super Mario Odyssey
33: Dark Souls III
32: Sword of Mana
31: Shin Megami Tensei IV
30: Story of Seasons (2015)
29. Metroid Prime
28: Sonic the Hegdehog 3 and Knuckles
27: Gradius V
26. Persona 5
25 Phantasy Star Online
24. Kingdom Hearts III
23. Wild Arms
22. Streets of Rage 2
21. Super Mario Bros. 3
20 Trials of Mana (Seiken Densetsu 3 1995)
19. Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker
18 Trials of Mana (2020)
17. Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean
16. Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night
15. Prince of Persia Sands of Time (2003)
14. Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable
13 Ninja Gaiden 2
12: Fire Emblem: Three Houses
11: Streets of Rage 4
10: Bloodborne
9: Legend of Zelda Link's Awakening
8: Dragon's Crown
7: FInal Fantasy XII
6. Legend of Mana
5: Shin and Punishment Star Successor
4: DarkStalkers 3
3: Street Fighter Alpha 2
2: Rune Factory 4/Rune Factory 4: Special
1: Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir

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This app is fun. Made a rough top ten.

Jon's All-Timers:
https://ggapp.io/JonCheetham/lists/jons ... s-QKXukkff

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I didn't have a NES or SNES growing up so I don't have a lot of nostalgia for them.

Off the top of my head and in no order

1) Pool of Radiance
2) Bruce Lee
3) Battletech - The Crescent Hawk's Revenge
4) Need for Speed High Stakes
5) Dig Dug
6) Space Harrier
7) Nier
8) Eternal Darkness
9) Silent Hill 2
10) Ghost of Tsushima
11) Grandia
12) Legend of Mana
13 ) Suikoden 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
14) Xenogears
15) Medal of Honour (PS1)
16) Call of Cthulhu - Dark Corners of the Earth
17) Katamari Damacy
18) Robot Alchemic Drive
19) Incredible Crisis
20) Defender of the Crown
21) Barbarian
22) Super Bomberman
23) Shin Megami Tensei Nocturne
24) Shin Megami Tensei IV & Apocalypse
25) Shin Megami Tensei Digital Devil Saga 1&2
26) Shin Megami Tensei Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers
27) Shin Megami Tensei Strange Journey
28) Etrian Odyssey I-V
29) Ico
30 - 35) - Final Fantasy IV, V, VI , VII, IX, X
36) Star Wars Rogue Squadron II
37) Skies of Arcadia
38) Columns
39) Afrika
40) Super Mario Bros. 2
41) Resident Evil 2
42) Rayman 2
43) Metal Gear Solid 3
44) Deadly Premonition
45) Tekken Tag Tournament
46) Silent Scope
47) Star Wars - Knights of the Old Republic
48) Miner 2049er
49) Grand Theft Auto III
50) Doom

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*Damn. I wanted to edit my post. Sorry everyone!

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I don't know that I could do a top 50 anymore. I could barely do a top 100 and ranking them would be impossible with the exception of maybe the top 10.

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You see my problem in even considering this nowadays (around 20 more years of gaming than Josh)
I last properly attempted something like this in about 2004 I think.

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Same, I'd just be swapping out games I've loved for games I've loved last year. Probably just FFVII Remake and Tshushima from last year.

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I have the opposite problem where I only got back into gaming in the last four years or so (and PlayStation games only last year!!), so I keep "discovering" popular titles everyone got over a while ago, and going bananas over them while my experienced gamer friends smile indulgently as they play more esoteric, challenging titles. It's like when your picky-eater friend suddenly discovers new dishes everyone else already knows and asks people if they've "ever heard of kimchee". So my list is very short (I don't think I could even get to 50) and divided evenly between the most generic, boring choices, and nostalgic stuff from the 1990s. I probably have no business making a ranked list at all, compared to everyone here who knows so much about games.

It also doesn't help that I took a huge break from gaming between being a kid and being in my mid twenties so I'm still completely won over by the window-dressing (improvements in graphics and sound and acting over the fifteen or so years I was out of gaming world) and really starry-eyed whenever I play modern AAA games, even if they're maybe generic. So my list won't really have cool, creative "Return of the Obra Din" type titles, because I'm still too easily satisfied by the (probably more superficial) Big Titles.

With that in mind I tried to scrape together a top 20 (and I'm very sorry for rambling on and on!):

1. The Last of Us
2. Red Dead Redemption 2
3. Uncharted 4
4. The Last of Us Part II
5. Spider-Man PS4
6. Horizon Zero Dawn
7. Civilisation II
8. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
9. Fire Emblem Awakening
10. Pokemon Red/Blue
11. Theme Hospital
12. Fire Emblem If
13. SOMA
14. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
15. Taiko no Tatsujin (arcade)
16. Mortal Kombat Trilogy
17. Maimai (arcade)
18. God of War 2018
19. Pokemon X/Y
20. Fire Emblem Three Houses

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Miririn wrote: January 5th, 2021, 11:51 am I probably have no business making a ranked list at all, compared to everyone here who knows so much about games.
No gatekeeping here - your list is your list. And a fine list it is too.

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Quite similiar in my case... I barely touched a game between going to uni in 2006, and 2017 when I bought a PS4 and a copy of Skyrim Special Edition! I've loved catching up.

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As much as it's uncool to like lists like this, I sort of like it as a practice, just to examine how your personal tastes change and what were (in retrospect) titles where you got caught up in recency bias (this isn't judgement, I do it, everyone does it) and aren't quite as great on reexamination (Dragon Age: Inquisition) vs the absolute rocks that not only never budge, but your love for them evolves and gets greater and greater the more time passes (Half-Life 2) and then there's the more complicated "I still love you, but I'm not "in love" with you" relationships (Final Fantasy VII and Metal Gear Solid 3) that still feature in my top 100, but would have easily been top 10 in the past. I don't know, I find that stuff interesting.

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Thank you for the kind words to a newbie! I have to confess to going through everyone's lists here and adding things to my (ever expanding) to-play list.

Catching up is great, the minute I finally got my hands on a PS console I just got to enjoy about a decade's worth of classics I had missed out on. But the good people at Sony have got me now - my PS4 was free, but I've already started quietly putting money aside for a PS5 in case sequels to franchises I've grown to love/games by my favourite developers* turn out to be PS5 exclusives. (I finally stopped dragging my feet and bought a Switch a year or so ago purely because the latest "Fire Emblem" was a Switch exclusive).

* (I went from "what the hell is Naughty Dog?" to "I will buy everything they make no questions asked" in about six short months)

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