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#95271 - 06/09/06 05:52 PM 2006 List - game on!
flotsam Offline
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Registered: 04/24/00
Posts: 3489
Loc: Canberra, Australia
Hi all,
Here we for our 7th (thats right, 7th) list of game recommendations.
For new or forgetful members, the aim of this thread is to compile a list of adventure game recommendations from the collected wisdom of us all. It is intended to be a resource to help people decide which game to play next.
When I first joined GB, my best source of game recommendations was other boomers. I had no idea there were so many adventure games. I wanted to find out what was good and what to play. The resulting list, and lists for each subsequent year, are the thoughts of all participating boomers.
The method is simple. You list 15 games you would recommend to someone looking for opinions on which games to play. They are not necessarily your own top 15 games but they might be. You might decide instead to recommend a cross-section of styles or types, from all the games you have played. You might not recommend one of your personal favourites because your passion for the game is too much a result of your own idiosyncracies at the time you played it, or the result of a summer romance or too much wine. You also might not recommend it because it is notoriously hard to get running on anything later than a 386 machine. But there is no rule that says you can’t recommend such games; it is entirely up to you.
No game is excluded, if it meets the criteria of being an adventure game. We all know what that is when we see it, so don’t get too hung up on the detail.
There are some rules though:

1. You can recommend a maximum of 15 games. You can choose to recommend less.
2. You cannot recommend a series. If you want to recommend all the Tex Murphy games, that will take 5 seperate recommendations, one for each game.
3. Myst and RealMyst will be counted as one game.
4. Uru and its add ons will be counted as one game.
5. BadMojo and the Redux version are one game.
6. Adventure games only please (Dark Side games get their own list later).

The thread stays open for about three weeks, and I will post intermittent updates. I count as we go so try not to edit your recommendations once you post. And as I say every year (so it must be true) it is compulsory to get more posts than the year before.
Finally, I usually post first to get things started but this year I am going to post last, as I need the extra 3 weeks to finish a couple of games that might well make the list [Smile]
So someone else gets the first post honour.
And away we go
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#95272 - 06/09/06 06:01 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Chief Offline
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Registered: 12/12/03
Posts: 10475
Loc: Québec
Hi Flotsam, just log in to see your post. So, why not post my games :

Riven
Syberia
Sentinel, Descendants in time
Myst
Syberia 2
Black Mirror
Keepsake
Longest Journey
Schizm 1
Myst 3 Exile
Myst 4 Revelation
Paradise
Rhem
L'Amerzone
Nibiru

And thanks for doing this bravo

Chief wave

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#95273 - 06/09/06 06:29 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
josefien Offline
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Registered: 09/11/00
Posts: 1075
Loc: the netherlands
It's always Flotsam who makes the gang going.
I'm so happy to be back again. It has been such a long and terrible time. I feel, like coming home.I didn't play a game for more than a year. I could concentrate anymore.But I bought all new games of course. It just gave me the feeling to stay a bit a gamer. Now I want to play seriously again. I missed you all and I'm happy to be with you again
josefien
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#95274 - 06/09/06 06:29 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Dudemom_2000 Offline
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Registered: 04/18/04
Posts: 842
Loc: Ohio
Here's mine:

80 Days
Myst
Uru/& Uru Path of the Shell (counted as 1)
Longest Journey
Rhem
Myst 3 Exile
Myst 4 Revelation
Agatha Christie And Then There Were None
Still Life
Aura
Syberia
Syberia II
Nibiru
Sentinal Descendants in Time

I am looking forward to the final list, Flotsam! thumbsup
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#95275 - 06/09/06 07:05 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Space Quest Fan Offline
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Registered: 02/17/01
Posts: 9410
Loc: Columbus,Ohio USA
happydance happydance happydance

Here we go:

The Longest Journey
Gabriel Knight 2 The Beast Within
Simon the Sorcerer 1
Simon the Sorcerer 2
Discworld 1
Discworld 2
Monkey Island 1 Secret of Monkey Island
Monkey Island 2 LeChucks Revenge
Monkey Island 3 Curse of Monkey Island
Runaway A Road Adventure
Broken Sword 1 Circle of Blood
Black Mirror
Legend of Kyrandia 1 Fables and Fiends
Maniac Mansion 2 Day of the Tentacle
Syberia
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#95276 - 06/09/06 07:11 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Angela Offline
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Registered: 04/05/01
Posts: 236
Loc: California, USA
In no special order:

Grim Fandango
Riven
The Longest Journey
Nancy Drew: Danger on Decption Island
Nancy Drew: Secret of the Scarlet Hand
Nancy Drew: The Curse Of Blackmoor Manor
Byzantine: The Betrayal
Zork Grand Inquisitor
Dark Fall
Gabriel Knight 3
Dreamfall
Riddle of the Sphinx

Free Games:
The Mystery of Time and Space
Pleughburg: Dark Ages
Out of Order


and way too many more... Picking is hard!!!

Thank you flotsam!!

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#95277 - 06/09/06 07:24 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Gamehound Offline
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Registered: 12/04/03
Posts: 1272
Loc: U.S.A.
And we're off, and in no particular order...

Blackstone Chronicles
Dracula II: The Last Sanctuary
Dark Fall II: Lights Out
Phantasmagoria 1
Grim Fandango
Gabriel Knight II: The Beast Within
WANTED: A Wild Western Adventure
Full Throttle
Tex Murphy: Pandora Directive
REDJACK: Revenge of the Brethren
Freddy Pharkas: Frontier Pharmacist
Broken Sword I (aka Circle of Blood)
Broken Sword II: THe Smoking Mirror
Rent-A-Hero
Clue Chronicles: Fatal Illusion


Gamehound
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#95278 - 06/09/06 07:29 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Andromus Offline
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Registered: 01/03/06
Posts: 68
Loc: Pennsylvania
Hmm...what to add, what to leave off.....this is hard, especially when dealing with games in a series that I like as a whole.

Not quite a top 15 for me, and in no real order, but a good cross section of the genre, I hope:

Myst
Riven
Obsidian
Gabriel Knight 1
Grim Fandango
Broken Sword 1
Monkey Island 1
Journeyman Project 2
Full Throttle
Day of the Tentacle
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
Sanitarium
Shivers 1
The Neverhood
Deja Vu

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#95279 - 06/09/06 10:47 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Mad Online   content
True Blue Boomer

Registered: 11/21/00
Posts: 23204
Loc: United Kingdom
Hi smile

Fifteen is just not enough any more Flotsam lol

[The order counts for nothin' wink ]

Broken Sword
Black Dahlia
Discworld
Egyptian Prophecy
Gabriel Knight : Sins of the Fathers
Indy Fate of Atlantis
JP III Legacy of Time
Kings Quest VI
Legend of Kyrandia
Monkey Island
Monkey Island II
Return to Zork
Lost Files Sherlock Holmes : Rose Tattoo
Simon the Sorcerer
Tex Murphy : Under a Killing Moon

Cheers.

Mad wave
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#95280 - 06/09/06 11:13 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
sami5901 Offline
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Registered: 12/03/01
Posts: 1584
Loc: Tacoma Wa. 98445
Hello! Here I go.
The neverhood
Reah
obsidian
syberia 1 & 2
black mirror
Myst4
Myst3
sanitarium
keepsake
Dreamfall
Aura
Grim Fandango
Rivan
Uru

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#95281 - 06/10/06 12:08 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Jenny Offline
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Sonic Boomer

Registered: 12/04/99
Posts: 31223
Loc: Northwestern New Mexico, USA
I don't have my list ready yet blush but I just wanted to pop in long enough to say "welcome back, Josefien"... bravo
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#95282 - 06/10/06 01:51 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Dookie Offline
Settled Boomer

Registered: 05/15/05
Posts: 193
In no particular order:-

Agatha Christie - Then there were None
Return to Mysterious Island
NiBiRu
Broken Sword 2 - Smoking Mirror
Broken Sword 3 - Sleeping Dragon
Echo
Syberia 2
Barrow Hill
Still Life
DarkFall - The Journal
Tears of Betrayal
Gabriel Knight3 - Blood of the Sacred
The Moment of Silence
Black Mirror
The Omega Stone

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#95283 - 06/10/06 02:52 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Carolin Offline
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Registered: 09/05/02
Posts: 565
Loc: Oslo, Norway
*And then there were none
*Dark Fall
*Black Mirror
*Sanitarium
*Gabriel Knight 3
*Broken Sword 1
*Scratches
*Monkey Island 3
*Return to mysterioys island
*Voyage

Caroline.
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#95284 - 06/10/06 08:07 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
dadguy Offline
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Registered: 09/05/02
Posts: 2235
Loc: Wilmington, DE
I am gradually abandoning some old old favorites and falling in love with 3D. However, I can't shake the Myst series... I still replay them and they still work on XP machines.

Uru*
Riven
Myst IV Revelation
Myst V End of Ages*
Myst 3 Exile
RealMyst*
80 Days*
Gabriel Knight 3*
Dreamfall*
Paradise
Syberia 1
Syberia 2
Broken Sword 3*
Lighthouse
Timelapse


* denotes 3D environments

Thanks, flotsam!

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#95285 - 06/10/06 08:20 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Anonymous
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My favorites are
Blackstone Chronicles
Nancy Drew Ghost Dogs
Nancy Drew Blue Moon Canyon
Nancy Drew Deception Island
Paradise
Black Mirror
Syberia
Darkfall 1
Sanitarium
Broken Sword 3
CSI 1
Alfred Hitchcocks The final Cut
The Arrangement
Deleware St John 1
Faust

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#95286 - 06/10/06 09:12 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
bkrytr Offline
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Registered: 05/15/03
Posts: 1256
Loc: North Carolina
This is my first time doing 'The List'. OK, here goes:
Dracula Resurrection
Dracula: The Last Sanctuary
Journey to the Center of the Earth
Max Payne2
The Messenger
Jack the Ripper
The Legend of the Prophet and the Assassin
Barrow Hill
Post Mortem
Still Life
Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness
Broken Sword
Broken Sword: The Smoking Mirror
Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon
Sherlock Holmes: The Mystery of the Mummy
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#95287 - 06/10/06 09:13 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Springchicken Offline
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Registered: 11/23/03
Posts: 1314
Loc: NY
Here are my favorite and some left behind, no special order

Mystery of Druids
Grim Fandango
Gabriel Knight 2:The Beast Within
Gabriel Knight 3
Black Mirror
Siberia
Siberia
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#95288 - 06/10/06 09:19 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Anonymous
Unregistered


I re-registered just to reply to this topic. wave

Darkfall (Darkfall 1: The Journal)
Darkfall 2 (Darkfall 2: Lights Out)
AMBER: Journeys Beyond
Scratches
Barrow Hill
Riven
Celtica
Morpheus
Obsidian
Shivers
Shivers 2: Harvest of Souls
Comer
Alida
Qin
Myst

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#95289 - 06/10/06 10:06 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Betty Lou Offline
Adept Boomer

Registered: 07/29/00
Posts: 11334
Loc: Sacramento, CA USA
Here's my list, not necessarily in order of preference:
Uru (and 2 EX Packs)
Scratches
Keepsake
Dragonriders of Pern (to me this was Adventure)
Voyage
Dark Fall
Conspiracies
Barrow Hill
Around The World in 80 Days (even tho I could not finish it, not fast enough for timed scene)
Temujin
Shivers1
Callahan's Crosstime Saloon
Grim Fandango
Byzantine, The Betrayal
Beyond Time
Thanks to Flotsam for doing this for us again! :kiss:
Love, Betty Lou :kiss:
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#95290 - 06/10/06 10:44 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Roxiepoo Offline
Shy Boomer

Registered: 10/15/03
Posts: 22
Loc: Montreal
Thanks Flotsam for making the ball rolling. It is indeed a very useful list. thumbsup

Here is mine (in no particular order):

Scratches
Voyage
Still Life
Post Mortem
Myst
Lighthouse
Dracula Resurrection
Dracula: The Last Sanctuary
Dark Falls 1
Faust
Black Dahlia
Broken Sword
Longuest Journey
Grim Fandango
Titanic, Adventure in Time

Roxie wave
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#95291 - 06/10/06 10:50 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
chrissie Offline
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Registered: 01/15/05
Posts: 4403
Loc: london uk
This is a first for me! Here goes:

Syberia 1
Discworld Noir
The Longest Journey
Broken Sword 1
Still Life
Dracula - Resurrectiom
The Messenger (Louvre)
Last Half of Darkness
Nibiru
Tears of Betrayal
Black Mirror
Secrets of Da Vinci - The Forbidden Manuscript
Agon - The Mysterious Codex
Gabrielle Knight - Blood of the Damned
Jack the Ripper

I only included one game in a series as I thought if you like that one you will seek out the others!
smile

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#95292 - 06/10/06 11:02 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
wysewomon Offline
Addicted Boomer

Registered: 10/23/03
Posts: 3506
Loc: hunched over my computer
Here's mine. Some additions, some the same. Probably about half and half...

Riven
Gabriel Knight 2, The Beast Within
The Longest Journey
Atlantis 2 (Beyond Atlantis)
Sentinal, Descendants in Time (Realms of Illusion)
Hope Springs Eternal
Lifestream
Dark Fall, the Journal
Obsidian
Keepsake
Syberia
Still Life
Broken Sword 2, The Smoking Mirror
Runaway
Nancy Drew: Blackmore Manor

Wow, that went fast...

WW
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#95293 - 06/10/06 11:09 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
JohnBoy Offline
BAAG Specialist

Registered: 05/04/02
Posts: 7745
Loc: Kentwood, Left my heart in New...
I Tell ya, my list has not changed much over the years.

The Longest Journey
Syberia
Syberia II
Clue: Fatal Illusion
Stupid Invaders
Amerzone
Still Life
Sanitarium
NightLong
Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon
The Moment of Silence
The Egyptian Prophesy
Atlantis
Beyond Atlantis
Beyond Atlantis II
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#95294 - 06/10/06 11:31 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
colpet Offline
Addicted Boomer

Registered: 01/07/01
Posts: 1800
Loc: Orillia, Ontario, Canada
I'm not sure mine has changed much since last year.
Riven
RealMyst
Myst Exile
Obsidian
Rhem
Gabriel Knight 2
Gabriel Knight 3
Riddle of the Sphinx
Black Dahlia
Alida
Zork Nemesis
Neverhood
Dark Fall 1
Schizm 1
Tex Murphy Pandora Directive
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#95295 - 06/10/06 12:19 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
housewife Offline
Addicted Boomer

Registered: 03/23/01
Posts: 3971
Loc: Brooklyn, New York
Here's My List!

* 80 Days *
* Dreamfall *
* Keepsake *
* Syberia *
* Syberia II *
* Paradise *
*Myst 4 Revelations *
*Black Mirror *
* Nibiru *
* Aura *
* Still Life *
* The Moment of Silence *
* The Longest Journey *
* Jack the Ripper *
* Sentinel *
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#95296 - 06/10/06 12:25 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
LadyKestrel Offline
BAAG Specialist

Registered: 10/08/03
Posts: 9373
Loc: The Garden State
Alida
Beyond Atlantis
Journeyman Project 3: Legacy of Time
Lighthouse: The Dark Being
Morpheus
Myst III: Exile
Myst IV: Revelation
Obsidian
RealMyst
Rhem
Riddle of the Sphinx
Riven
Starship Titanic
Timelapse
Zork Grand Inquisitor
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#95297 - 06/10/06 01:08 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Bruce Fielder Offline
Settled Boomer

Registered: 11/27/01
Posts: 638
Loc: Amarillo, TX USA
Here's my list of games that really hooked me into playing them through:

Myst
Riven
Amber
Tex Murphy Overseer (the only one I've played)
Amerzone
Syberia 1 & 2
Darkfall 1: The Journal
Zork Grand Inquisitor
Scratches
Barrow Hill
Byzantine
Riddle of the Sphinx
Safecracker (the original game)
Traitor's Gate 1: Tower of London
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#95298 - 06/10/06 03:38 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
which2 Offline
Settled Boomer

Registered: 11/13/00
Posts: 167
Loc: Chelmsford, MA USA
Here goes:

Zork Nemesis
Uru
Myst
Riven
Dark Fall 1
Dark Fall 2
Scratches
Syberia 1
Syberia 2
The Longest Journey
Dreamfall
Grim Fandango
Aura: Fate of the Ages
Morpheus
Faust: The Seven Games of the Soul

....in no particular order, and there are soooo many more! smile

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#95299 - 06/10/06 04:15 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
gremlin Offline

Addicted Boomer

Registered: 11/06/01
Posts: 1613
Loc: Isle of Man
My turn:

Syberia
Longest Journey
Schizm: Mysterious Journey
Myst 3 Exile
RealMyst
Grim Fandango
Riddle of the Sphinx
The Dig
Journeyman Project 1
Journeyman Project 3 - Legacy of Time
Faust
Tomb Raider

I want to add Anachronox and Zanzarah because they have such strong adventure components, but I guess they'll just have to wait for the Dark Side list.

Gremlin

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#95300 - 06/10/06 04:35 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
MaG Offline
Administrator
Sonic Boomer

Registered: 12/28/99
Posts: 65693
Tomb Raider, gremlin?

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#95301 - 06/10/06 04:51 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
fiddler Offline
Junior Boomer

Registered: 02/18/06
Posts: 9
Loc: Scotland
Here goes :

Broken Sword 1,2 &3
The Black Mirror
The Watchmaker
Atlantis Evolution
Cluedo Chronicles; Fatal Illusion
Martin Mystere; Operation Dorian Gray
Sherlock Holmes;The Silver Earring
Agatha Christie; And then there were None
The Moment of Silence
Keepsake
Myst
Myst Exile
Myst End of Ages rolleyes
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#95302 - 06/10/06 05:31 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
flotsam Offline
Staff Reviewer
Addicted Boomer

Registered: 04/24/00
Posts: 3489
Loc: Canberra, Australia
24 hours down and last years most recommended game - Syberia - is already leading the pack. Hot out of the blocks as well are Longest Journey, Myst and Riven. 6 games are into double figures, and nearly 30 games have been listed which weren't mentioned last year, some new, some not so new smile
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#95303 - 06/10/06 05:45 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Jeanne Offline
Settled Boomer

Registered: 10/24/01
Posts: 285
Loc: Arizona
It was difficult to choose only 15, but here they are:

The Longest Journey
Dreamfall
Sanitarium
Syberia
Syberia II
The Neverhood
Nibiru
The Pandora Directive
Twinsen's Odyssey
Amber, Journeys Beyond
Under a Killing Moon
Darkfall
Barrow Hill
Keepsake
Zork Grand Inquisitor

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#95304 - 06/10/06 06:02 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Glenna Offline
Settled Boomer

Registered: 03/19/00
Posts: 730
Loc: Newark, DE
Here is my two cents worth: happydance

Uru
Echo
Gabriel Knight II
Shadow of Destiny
Syberia
Black Mirror
Runaway: A Road Adventure
Longest Jpourney
Monkely Island I
Broken Sword II
Grim Fandango
Tex Murphy: Pandora Directive
Dust: A Tale of the Wired West
Discworld Noir
Myst

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#95305 - 06/10/06 06:17 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
mulawa1 Offline
Settled Boomer

Registered: 03/28/00
Posts: 664
Loc: Queensland, Australia
Here's mine:

Amerzone
Syberia
Syberia 2
Myst
Riven
Myst III: Exile
Timelapse
Obsidian
Xiama
Magnetic

Sadly I haven't played any new games in the past two years - too busy creating!

Peter

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#95306 - 06/10/06 06:19 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
PhantomJ Offline
Settled Boomer

Registered: 06/13/05
Posts: 118
Loc: USA
Here are my favorites:

1. The Longest Journey
2. Dreamfall
3. Syberia
4. Syberia 2
5. Agatha Christie's: And Then There Were None
6. Missing
7. Law and Order: Justice is Served
8. Law and Order: Double or Nothing
9. Nancy Drew: Treasure in the Royal Tower
10. Journey to the Center of the Earth
11. Nancy Drew: Secret of the Scarlet Hand
12. Cameron Files: Pharoh's Curse
13. Wanted a Western Adventure
14. Law and Order: Dead on the Money
15. Atlantis Evolution

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#95307 - 06/10/06 06:42 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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BAAG Specialist

Registered: 06/07/02
Posts: 5766
Loc: FT. Worth ....Where the West b...
Okie Dokie Here's Inferno's list INAO:
  • Dark Fall: The Journal
  • Scratches
  • Barrow Hill
  • Myst IV Revelation
  • Realms of the Haunitng (played on Adventure Setting]
  • Ripper
  • Dark Fall II
  • Gast the Ghost
  • The XFILES
  • Zork Nemesis
  • Lighthouse
  • Aura: Fate of the Ages
  • A Quiet Weekend in Capri
  • Bad Mojo Redux
  • Amber: Journeys Beyond


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#95308 - 06/10/06 07:19 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
metzomagic Offline
Settled Boomer

Registered: 11/03/04
Posts: 557
Loc: Dublin, Ireland
flotsam, hi,

Kudos to you once again for hosting this prestigious event... this time, I'm leaving Realms for the Dark Side. Adventure game-wise, in order of preference:

1. The Pandora Directive
2. Gabriel Knight 3
3. Day of the Tentacle
4. Myst
5. Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
6. Grim Fandango
7. Zork Nemesis
8. The Longest Journey
9. The Moment of Silence
10. Syberia
11. Still Life
12. Dark Fall: The Journal
13. Discworld Noir
14. AMBER: Journeys Beyond
15. The Dig

Slante,
MetzO'Magic
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#95309 - 06/10/06 07:45 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
auntykitkat52 Offline
Settled Boomer

Registered: 04/20/05
Posts: 370
Loc: wisconsin usa
here's my favorites
the longest journey
syberia
syberia 2
keepsake
still life
scratches
gabriel knight 3
the moment of silence
sentinel
myst end of ages
light bringer
voyage
post mortem
rhem 2

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#95310 - 06/10/06 08:12 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
barbarosso Offline
Shy Boomer

Registered: 10/18/05
Posts: 39
Loc: Narrandera, NSW
15 just doesn't cut it these days.

No particular order.

1. Dark Fall: the Journal
2. Syberia I
3. Syberia II
4. Dark Side of the Moon
5. Gabriel Knight I
6. Gabriel Knight II
7. Broken Sword I
8. Broken Sword II
9. Tex Murphy: Under a Killing Moon
10. Tex Murphy: the Pandora Directive
11. Tex Murphy: Overseer
12. Agon I
13. Agon II
14. Agon III
15. Keepsake

There are lots more I'd like to put in. Every year, more good adventure games appear. I think you need to bump the number up a little, otherwise good games have to be culled.

Cheers, barbarosso

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#95311 - 06/10/06 10:40 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
oldman Offline
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Here's mine. I can't get away from the "oldies but goodies".

The Longest Journey
King's Quest 6
Syberia
Gabriel Knight 2
Pandora Directive
Leisure Suit Larry 5
Wanted
Phantasmagoria
Still Life
Nibiru
The Moment of Silence
Runaway
Legend of Kyrandia 3
Broken Sword
Freddy Pharkas
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#95312 - 06/10/06 10:51 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
SnowMoon Offline
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Loc: Texas
Here's my list, in no particular order:

1. Ceremony of Innocence
2. Grim Fandango
3. The Longest Journey
4. Blackstone Chronicles
5. Curse of Monkey Island
6. Ripper
7. Morpheus
8. Amber Journey Beyond
9. Broken Sword I
10. The Neverhood
11. King's Quest VI
12. Post Mortem
13. Sanitarium
14. Phantasmagoria I
15. Discworld I

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#95313 - 06/11/06 12:07 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
sharebear Offline
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Registered: 03/26/06
Posts: 117
Loc: Kansas City, MO
And here is my list, in no particular order, although....I think the number one may be my latest favorite.

1. Still Life
2. Post Mortem
3. Sanitarium
4. Myst III: Exile
5. Broken Sword 1
6. Broken Sword 2
7. Broken Sword 3: The Sleeping Dragon
8. The Longest Journey
9. Dreamfall
10. Faust
11. Grim Fandango
12. Syberia I
13. Syberia II
14. Runaway: A Road Adventure
15. Myst IV: Revelation

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#95314 - 06/11/06 01:03 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
PDL Offline
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Registered: 04/25/06
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never was good with what genre games belong in.
in the order i remember them in, not nessisarily in order of favorites.

1-The Crystal Key
2-The Mystery of the Nautilus
3-CYDONIA Mars: The First Manned Mission/Lightbringer (I got my copy before it was renamed)
4-Arthor's Knights II: The Secret of Merlin

though think we need just overall best games of any genre.
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#95315 - 06/11/06 01:13 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
SnowMoon Offline
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PDL, I think only the last 4 count as adventure games... You could put the others on the "dark side" list....

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#95316 - 06/11/06 02:50 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
gremlin Offline

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Quote:
Originally posted by MaG:
Tomb Raider, gremlin?
Yes, MaG. Tomb Raider.

There's a lot of adventure in it - exploration and puzzle solving. So what if some of the puzzls involve the application of ammunition wink

Gremlin

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#95317 - 06/11/06 03:49 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
PDL Offline
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thanks, i'll remove all but the last four from the list and just wait for the rest.
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#95318 - 06/11/06 06:11 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
katootje Offline
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Registered: 02/05/06
Posts: 4
My favourite games are:

American McGee's Alice
Nibiru
The Watchmaker
Sratches
Still Life
Siberia 2
Aura
Sentinel - descendants in time
Mystery of the druids
Dark fall II
Broken Sword
Delaware St. John
Black MIrror
The Moment of Silence
Post Mortem

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#95319 - 06/11/06 09:24 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
JohnBoy Offline
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katootje. Alice is action/adventure and will need to go to the darkside list.
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#95320 - 06/11/06 09:38 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Heidi Offline
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Registered: 11/25/04
Posts: 240
Loc: Cleveland Ohio
Here is my list:

1. Uru and Path of the Shell
2. Dreamfall
3. Myst II Riven
4. The moment of silence
5. Myst
6. Myst III Exile
7. Myst IV Revelation
8. Myst V End of Ages
9. Gabriel Knight 3
10. Broken Sword 3
11. Keepsake
12. Mysterious Journey II
13. Sentinel
14. Syberia 2
15. Voyage

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#95321 - 06/11/06 10:15 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
ces Offline
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Registered: 11/30/01
Posts: 914
Loc: West Seattle, WA
OK, I thought this list was just for games of 2006, but since it's for "all time" I have my 15, listed in alphabetical order. I did not include the Uru Series since it's a role playing game:

Amerzone
Black Dahlia
Black Mirror
Byzantine - Betrayal
Dark Fall - The Journal
Myst-Riven-Exile-Revelation
Paradise
Qin
Reah
Riddle of the Sphinx
Schizm I
Sentinel
Still Life
Syperia I & II
Timelapse
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#95322 - 06/11/06 10:16 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Rckasea Offline
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Posts: 2565
Loc: Colden,N.Y.
Here goes....
myst
riven
tlj
amerzone
shivers
black dahlia
grim fandango
morpheus
obsidian
syberia
sanitarium
timelapse
amber
drowned god
ayrun quest
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#95323 - 06/11/06 02:23 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
DoreenS Offline
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Registered: 06/29/01
Posts: 15124
Loc: Hudson Valley, NY
Thank you so much Flotsam for doing this every year. smile

*Still Life
*Cameron Files:Secret of Loch Ness
*Journeyman Project 3: Legacy of Time
*Syberia
*Longest Journey
*Gabriel Knight 2
*Gabriel Knight 3
*Runaway, A Road Adventure
*Broken Sword 1
*Broken Sword 2
*Obsidian
*Amerzone
*Post Mortem
*Zork, Grand Inquisitor
*Messenger
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#95324 - 06/11/06 03:21 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Marian Offline
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Loc: near Yosemite in California
1. Longest Journey.
2. Zork Grand Inquisitor.
3. Sanitarium.
4. Daemonica.
5. Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Rose Tattoo.
6. Discworld (and the two other Discworld games).
7. Death Gate.
8. Gabriel Knight 2 The Beast Within.
9. Pandora Directive.
10. Syberia.
11. Shivers.
12. King's Quest 6.
13. Secret of Monkey Island (and the sequels).
14. Arthur's Knights.
15. Blackstone Chronicles.

And there are so many more. *sniff*. laugh

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#95325 - 06/11/06 03:39 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
ron.etti Offline
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Registered: 06/10/01
Posts: 1341
Loc: McClure P.A. USA.
Mine are
1 Riven
2 Amerzone
3 Blackstone Chronicles
4 Sanitarium
5 Syberia#1
6 Syberia #2
7 URU
8 Shivers #1
9 Dracula resurrection
10 Aura
11 Grim Fandango
12 Night long
13 Morpheus
14 Circle of Blood
15 Exile

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#95326 - 06/11/06 03:54 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
sassyladi Offline
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Registered: 05/05/05
Posts: 870
Loc: NC, USA
Here's my addition!
(also in no paticular order)

Syberia
Syberia II
Keepsake
Nancy Drew- Ghost Dogs
Nancy Drew- Blackmoor Manor
Voyage
80 Days
Harry Potter- Prisoner of Azkaban
Black Mirror
Scratches
Myst V - End of Ages
Delaware St John 1
Delaware St John 2
Dracula - Last Santuary
Nibiru

praise
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#95327 - 06/11/06 03:55 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Becky Offline
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Posts: 26894
Loc: Stony Brook, New York, USA
From Flotsam's original post:

Quote:
You might not recommend one of your personal favourites because your passion for the game is too much a result of your own idiosyncracies at the time you played it, or the result of a summer romance or too much wine.
wave

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#95328 - 06/11/06 04:18 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
MsMercury Offline
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Registered: 02/08/06
Posts: 11720
Loc: Scotland
Here's mine, in no particular order.....

Zork Nemesis
Aura: Fate of Ages
Syberia 1
Syberia 2
The Longest Journey
Keepsake
Amerzone
Scratches
Barrow Hill
Cameron Files: Secret of Loch Ness
Dracula Resurrection
Dracula Last Sanctuary
Runaway Road Adventure
Phantasmagoria
Indy Fate of Atlantis

wave
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#95329 - 06/11/06 05:25 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
flotsam Offline
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Hi ho,
Things are certainly motoring along.
There are already about 175 games listed. Both Syberias and TLJ are the most recommended so far.
Recent release games which are polling well on limited release time include Barrow Hill and Dreamfall.
Some oldies back onto the list include Celtica, Comer, Drowned God and Qin.
And Becky, if you manage it you can send me the details privately lol
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#95330 - 06/11/06 06:38 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
MousePower Offline
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Registered: 07/28/04
Posts: 165
Loc: Northern California
Here's my list:

A Quiet Weekend in Capri
Nancy Drew: Secret of Shadow Ranch
Nancy Drew: Danger on Deception island
Nancy Drew: Ghost Dogs of Moon Lake
Dracula: The Last Sanctuary
Dracula: Resurrection
Scratches
Syberia 2
The Blackstone Chronicles
Necronomicon
Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness
The Longest Journey
Amerzone
Keepsake
Road to India

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#95331 - 06/11/06 08:52 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
atrakinas Offline
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Registered: 08/30/05
Posts: 26
Loc: Oporto - Portugal
My List (no particular order):

- Longest Journey;
- Monkey Island 3;
- Still Life;
- Blade Runner;
- Moment of Silence;
- Syberia 1;
- Broken Sword 1;
- Gabriel Knight 3;
- Nibiru;
- Black Mirror;
- NightLong;
- Grim Fandango;
- Crime Storys (Martin Mistery);
- Post Mortem;
- Ankh

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#95332 - 06/11/06 09:47 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Jenny100 Offline
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Registered: 10/24/00
Posts: 35225
Loc: southeast USA
Amerzone
Broken Sword 1: Shadow of the Templars
Day of the Tentacle
Gabriel Knight 1: Sins of the Fathers
Grim Fandango
Keepsake
The Longest Journey
Morpheus
Myst/RealMyst
Obsidian
Return to Mysterious Island
Sanitarium
Secret of Monkey Island
Timelapse
Uru

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#95333 - 06/11/06 10:17 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
KristiC Offline
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Registered: 01/02/06
Posts: 106
Loc: Seattle
Fun! This is my first time participating--I can't wait to see the final tallies.

In no particular order:

Syberia
Syberia II
The Longest Journey
Nancy Drew--Ghost of Blackmoor Manor
Scratches
Still Life
Myst
Riven
The Last Express
Nibiru
Dark Fall
Morpheus
Barrow Hill

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#95334 - 06/12/06 02:53 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Coco Offline
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Registered: 08/06/00
Posts: 65
Loc: Edmonton,Alberta,Canada
Well I've seen this list made for a few years but I've never posted to it before. First time for everything. smile

No particular order

The Longest Journey
Full Throttle
Monkey Island 1
The Feeble Files
Broken Sword/Circle of blood: The Shadow of the Templars
Journeyman Project 3: Legacy of Time
Space Quest IV
Twinsen's Odyssey
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
Day of the Tentacle
Kings Quest VI
Simon the Sorcerer
Freddy Pharks Frontier Pharmacist
Beneath a Steel Sky
Sam & Max Hit the Road

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#95335 - 06/12/06 04:28 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
barbarosso Offline
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Registered: 10/18/05
Posts: 39
Loc: Narrandera, NSW
G'day All,

Flotsam very kindly allowed me 2 more votes since Agon series is considered 1 game. I am a little chary of voting for the older games as The List is intended as a guide to recommended games. Some of the older games are getting extremely hard to get these days.

So I guess my vote is for Myst and Riven.

Cheers, barbarosso

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#95336 - 06/12/06 06:33 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Gandalf Offline
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Registered: 06/03/01
Posts: 89
Discworld 1&2 Best games ever
Monkey Island 1,2,&3
Simon the Sorcerer 1&2
Broken Sword 1
The Beast Within
Runaway
Black Mirror
Day of the Tenacle
Longest Journey
Syberia
Dracula Last Sanctuary

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#95337 - 06/12/06 07:19 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
metzomagic Offline
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Registered: 11/03/04
Posts: 557
Loc: Dublin, Ireland
Quote:
Some oldies back onto the list include Celtica, Comer, Drowned God and Qin.
Ugh. Celtica, Comer, and Qin. People, it's not obligatory to pad out your list to 15 games. flotsam will let you know when he's compiling the 'worst of' list rotfl

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#95338 - 06/12/06 07:51 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Alkmouse Offline
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Registered: 06/08/00
Posts: 239
Loc: Huntingdon Valley, PA
Here goes laugh

Myst
Myst Exile
Riven
Journeyman Project 1
Journeyman Project 2
Timelapse
Obsidian
7th Guest
Zork Nemesis
Lighthouse
Rama
Shivers
Longest Journey
Syberia

happydance thumbsup
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#95339 - 06/12/06 07:52 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Alkmouse Offline
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Registered: 06/08/00
Posts: 239
Loc: Huntingdon Valley, PA
Here goes laugh

Myst
Myst Exile
Riven
Journeyman Project 1
Journeyman Project 2
Journeyman Project 3 (Legacy in Time)
Timelapse
Obsidian
7th Guest
Zork Nemesis
Lighthouse
Rama
Shivers
Longest Journey
Syberia

happydance thumbsup
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#95340 - 06/12/06 08:51 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Becky Offline
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Registered: 02/16/00
Posts: 26894
Loc: Stony Brook, New York, USA
MetzO'Magic -- razz

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#95341 - 06/12/06 09:20 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Kayc Offline
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Registered: 03/07/02
Posts: 790
Loc: Kentucky
Thanks flotsam! Here's mine:

Myst
Riven
Uru
Myst 4 Revelation
Myst Exile
Syberia
Syberia 2
Still Life
The Longest Journey
Dreamfall
Sanitarium
Shivers
Lighthouse
Black Mirror
Broken Sword 3

Kay smile

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#95342 - 06/12/06 09:33 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
gymcandy1 Offline
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Registered: 04/24/05
Posts: 29945
Loc: Mead, Oklahoma
How come Andee get's to list 28 games?? lol

Kidding. wink

Beyond Atlantis aka Atlantis II
URU
Syberia
Syberia II
Myst Exile
Myst V
Myst
Riven
Mysterious Journey II
Aura
Black Mirror
Amerzone
Still Life
The Egyptian Prophecy
Lighthouse


wave joe
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#95343 - 06/12/06 09:33 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Sondi Offline
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Registered: 08/15/05
Posts: 3566
Loc: California
So many favorites - so few slots to fill rolleyes
But here goes:

Uru
Grim Fandango
Myst
Riven
Gabriel Knight II: The Beast Within
Gabriel Knight I: Sins of the Fathers
Syberia
Syberia II
Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None
Timelapse
Shivers II: Harvest of Souls
Longest Journey
Nancy Drew: Ghost Dogs of Moon Lake
The Journeyman Project 3: Legacy of Time
Douglas Adams: Starship Titanic

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#95344 - 06/12/06 10:52 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Dumbledore Offline
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Registered: 06/16/02
Posts: 50
Loc: Islington London England UK
Hi everyone
'hmm just 15 huh, oh well,
Ok here's my tuppence worth:
Timelapse
Zork Nemesis
Obsidian
Dark Fall: The Journal
Dark Fall: Lights Out
Barrow Hill
Zork Grand Inquisitor
Tex Murphy: The Pandora Directive
Faust
Blackstone Chronicles
Gabriel Knight 3
Reah
Syberia 1
Black Dahlia
Azreal's Tear
bravo bravo bravo

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#95345 - 06/12/06 10:56 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
cyanfan Offline
Settled Boomer

Registered: 03/16/06
Posts: 165
Loc: California
flotsam, I have followed the List every year even though this is the first time I've posted--thank you so much for doing it!

Myst
Riven
Myst 3: Exile
Uru: Complete Chronicles
Obsidian
Rhem
Amerzone
Syberia
GK2: The Beast Within
The Pandora Directive
The X-Files
Dark Fall
Barrow Hill
Blackstone Chronicles
A Quiet Weekend in Capri

Whew!
Jane

(I knew it would be hard, but it's MUCH harder than I imagined!! lol )

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#95346 - 06/12/06 11:22 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
AngieB Offline
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Registered: 10/29/01
Posts: 1064
Loc: Northern California
Gabriel Knight (1,2 and 3)
Syberia
Pandora Directive
Discworld Noir
Broken Sword 1 & 2
Moment of Silence
Martin Mystere
Shivers
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#95347 - 06/12/06 12:29 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Mary Offline
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Registered: 11/02/99
Posts: 3653
Loc: New York
Okay, here we go:

RealMyst
Myst V
Riven
Zork Nemesis
Shivers 1
Lighthouse
Dark Fall 1
Syberia 1
The Longest Journey
Gabriel Knight 2: The Beast Within
Grim Fandango
Amber: Journeys Beyond
Tex Murphy: Pandora Directive
Morpheus
Still Life
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#95348 - 06/12/06 02:36 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
nickie Offline
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Registered: 01/08/02
Posts: 13453
Loc: Texas
Thanks again Flotsam for your kindness - and during World Cup yet!!! Not all my favorites, but what I believe to be a good cross-section.

Gabriel Knight 2
Gabriel Knight 1
Indigo Prophecy
The Moment of Silence
Broken Sword 1
The Neverhood
The Black Mirror
Touche
Discworld 2
Discworld 1
The Longest Journey
Arthur's Knights 2
Blade Runner
Dark Fall
Still Life
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#95349 - 06/12/06 03:31 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Cathy1 Offline
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Registered: 05/10/03
Posts: 7188
Loc: Calgary Alberta Canada
Here's my list in no particular order.

Grim Fandango
The Black Mirror
The Longest Journey
Phantasmagoria
Toonstruck
Syberia
Syberia 2
Sanitarium
Beyond Atlantis (2)
Runaway A Road Adventure
Journey to the Center of the Earth
The Journeyman Project 3 Legacy of Time
Keepsake
Moment of Silence
Gabriel Knight 2 The Beast Within

Cathy bravo
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#95350 - 06/12/06 06:29 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
tazmanw Offline
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Registered: 02/08/03
Posts: 202
Loc: Denver, Colorado
Here's my list- and because of this list in years past I have discovered many games I would have missed. Thanks Flotsam!

The Longest Journey
Keepsake
Black Mirror
Broken Sword I
Syberia
Dark Fall- the journal
Myst III
Gabriel Knight 3
Timelapse
Shivers
Sanatarium
Post Morten
Scrathes
Amber-Journeys Beyond
Return to Mysterious Island

It is hard to just pick 15 but it really makes you think about games that had the most impact or were the most fun to play. It also makes you realize how many adventure games are out there- Who says the genre is dying!!!

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#95351 - 06/12/06 11:04 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
granny Online   content
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Registered: 08/27/99
Posts: 7404
Loc: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida USA
Not much change here, none of the newer ones have (for me, at least) that certain 'Grab you and never lets go) tingle.

Journeyman III Legacy of Time
Riven
Zork Nemesis
Timelapse
Myst/RealMyst
Broken Sword 1- Circle of Blood
Broken Sword II- Smoking Mirror
Zork Grand Inquisitor
Myst III - Exile
Sanitarium
Shivers
Beyond Atlantis
Armed and Delirious
Amerzone
Kyrandia 2-Hand of Fate
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#95352 - 06/13/06 01:48 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
frazap Offline
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Registered: 01/03/02
Posts: 290
Still a lot of games yet to be played, but among the ones I HAVE played, I'd choose (in order):

Riven
Gabriel Knight III: Blood of the Sacred Blood of the Damned
Gabriel Knight II: The Beast Within
Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars (circle of Blood)
Dark Fall: The Journal
Myst/RealMyst
Amber: Journeys Beyond
Morpheus
Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers
Myst 3: Exile
Syberia
Broken Sword 2: The Smoking Mirror
Syberia 2
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
Another Code: Two Memories (Trace Memory)

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#95353 - 06/13/06 03:41 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
genf Offline
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Registered: 05/24/00
Posts: 262
Loc: Netherlands
My 15 'cents':

Riven
Obsidian
Rhem
Longest Journey
Grim Fandango
Zork Nemesis
Myst Revelation
Syberia 2
Death Gate
Myst Exile
Myst/RealMyst
Zork Grand Inquisitor
Runaway
Pandora Directive
Sanitarium

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#95354 - 06/13/06 08:17 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Tyke Offline
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Registered: 09/24/04
Posts: 13800
Loc: West Yorkshire/U.K.
Thank you so much for all your time and effort in doing this again, Flotsam. wave
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#95355 - 06/13/06 09:26 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Ozzy Offline
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Registered: 06/11/04
Posts: 189
Loc: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
I always look forward to this, Thanks flotsam thumbsup

Riven
Myst
Still Life
Uru
The Longest Journey
Dreamfall
Syberia
Syberia 2
The Blackstone Chronicles
Amerzone
Rhem
Mysterious Journey
Aura
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#95356 - 06/13/06 09:43 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
dmtomchick Offline
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My turn.... laugh (digs up list of "games I've played", which contains as of today 137 games since 2001 thumbsup )

In no particular order--except the first one, because Black Mirror remains my favorite game to this day........

1. Black Mirror
2. Syberia
3. Amber
4. Blackstone Chronicles
5. Morpheus
6. Phantasmagoria
7. Still Life
8. Shivers
9. Gabriel Knight 2 The Beast Within
10. Dark Fall
11. Inherent Evil
12. Discworld Noir
13. Zork Nemesis
14. Dreamfall
15. The Messenger

Hard to pick just 15! woozy

Dawn :kiss: (now playing The Da Vinci Code)

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#95357 - 06/13/06 09:49 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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It's been a while since I've posted here, so it's good to be back.

- Myst
- Riven
- Myst III: Exile
- Myst IV: Revelations
- Physicus
- Darkfall
- Zork: Nemesis
- Zork: Grand Inquisitor
- Schizm

I'll stop there. I don't want this to simply be a list of AGs I've played. Frankly, I have enjoyed just about every one I've tried.
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#95358 - 06/13/06 01:08 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Here's mine:

The Longest Journey
Sanitarium
Black Mirror
Riddle of the Sphinx
Cameron Files Secret of Loch Ness
Cameron Files Pharaoh's Curse
Syberia
Jack the Ripper
Nancy Drew Treasure in the Royal Tower
And Then There Were None
Scratches
Niribu
Dreamfall
Nancy Drew The Final Scene
Darkfall

Still lots of unplayed games sitting on my shelf, though! Maybe by next year's list I'll get to play a few?

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#95359 - 06/13/06 01:38 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Thank you, flotsam! wave

Here is mine (no particular order):

Myst
Myst 3 Exile
Dark Fall
Keepsake
Syberia
Gabriel Knight 2
Gabriel Knight 3
Discworld 2

Free Game:
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#95360 - 06/13/06 06:02 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Australia 3 Japan 1 - just in case you missed it happydance bravo .
A few more games have joined the list since last post, including Physicus, Ankh, Armed and Delerious and Azreals Tear. 2 games have been mentioned I have never heard of - must look them up.
As far as series go, all of the Myst games continue to rate well, though the earlier ones continue to outrate the later ones, and 8 of the Nancy Drew games have been mentioned. All 3 games in each of the Broken Sword, Gabriel Knight and Journeyman Project series have rated mentions. Though nothing to do with the list, the Atlantis series continues to be the most confusingly named series of games ever marketed.
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#95361 - 06/13/06 06:34 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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This my list:

1) Syberia
2) Syberia 2
3) Rhem
4) Rhem 2
5) Myst
6) Riven
7) Myst III: Exile
8) Myst IV: Revelation
9) 80 Days
10) Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None
11) Nibiru
12) Scratches
13)Agon (counted this as 1 game, even though there are 3 games in one- if this should be counted as 3 games, remove the last 2 games).
14) The Arrangement
15) Broken Sword 3: The Sleeping Dragon
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#95362 - 06/14/06 12:50 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Note to self - next year make it 20. This is way too hard cry
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#95363 - 06/14/06 02:17 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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#95364 - 06/14/06 10:10 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Here's mine:

Broken Sword
Myst V
Paradise
Keepsake
80 Days Around the World
Still Life
Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None
Voyage
Return to Mysterious Island
Black Mirror
Moment of Silence
Darkfall
Aura
Syberia
Return to Mysterious Island


Oops forgot to add my last five. Sorry blush

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#95365 - 06/15/06 06:14 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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My list in order of preference
1. Riven
2. Siberia
3. Sentinel
4. Keepsake
5. Rhem
6. Alida
7. Rhem 2
8. Timelapse
9. Aura, Fate of Ages
10. Siberia 2
11. Schizm. Mysterious Journey 2
12. Shiverrs 1
13. Obsidian
14. Beyond Atlantis
15. Dark Fall. Lights Out

Enjoy these great adventures.

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#95366 - 06/16/06 09:01 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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The Longest Journey
Day of the Tentacle
Myst
Curse of Monkey Island
Rama
Timelapse
Riddle of Master Lu
Journeyman Project 2: Buried in Time
The Beast Within- A Gabriel Knight Mystery
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
Zork: Grand Inquisitor
Zork: Nemesis
Obsidian
Toonstruck
Grim Fandango

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#95367 - 06/16/06 05:04 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Barrow Hill
Syberia
Syberia 2
Grim Fandango
Monkey Island 2
Blackstone Chronicles
Amerzone
Nibiru
The Moment of silence
Broken Sword 1
Broken Sword 2
Broken Sword 3
Last Half of Darkness
Discworld Noir
Runaway A Road Adventure

Ana wave
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#95368 - 06/16/06 07:12 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Too bad there isn't some way to distinguish between games we hated and games we haven't played.
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#95369 - 06/17/06 10:56 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Haven't been here for a while been so busy, sure do miss it though. Anyway here is my list and my thanks for all the hard work that goes in to gathering and presenting the final results praise . Here goes:

The Neverhood
Shivers
Rhem
Grim Fandango
Obsidian
Reah
Beyond Time
Black Dahlia
Lighthouse
Syberia
Schizm (Just for its Beauty)
Timelapse
The Longest Journey
Discworld Noir
Qin

Karen

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#95370 - 06/17/06 01:35 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Hard to decide whether to just list the games I've rated "9" or "10" or go for a wider selection...
Here goes:

Riven
Real Myst
Rhem
Rhem 2
Alida
Schizm I (DVD version)
Lighthouse
Sentinel Descendants in Time (forgot other name)
Rama
Myst III Exile
Aura: Fate of Ages
Timelapse
SPQR
Obsidian
Beyond Time

Thank you for doing this again. I can't wait to see the compilation.

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#95371 - 06/17/06 01:55 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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In looking over everyones selections I see that the older games are really holding up well. When I made my list I came up with 37 games. Narrowing it down is so hard. I feel so guilty taking games off my list.

Discworld 2
Curse of Monkey Island
Syberia 2
Sanitarium
Grim Fandango
Secret of Monkey Island
Circle of Blood
Black Mirror
Simon the Sorcerer
Syberia 1
Discworld 1
Runaway
Lechucks Revenge
Gabriel Knight Beast Within
Longest Journey
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#95372 - 06/17/06 05:09 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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The Scroll
Harvester
Forever Worlds
Silverload
Gothos

slapforehead Wrong List laugh

Ahem ------- and in no particular order :

Discworld Noir
Voyage
Keepsake
Scratches
Syberia I
Broken Sword 1: Circle of Blood
Broken Sword 2: The Smoking Mirror
Under a Killing Moon
The Pandora Directive
The Black Mirror
Myst IV
And Then There Were None
The Longest Journey
Sherlock Holmes: The Rose Tattoo
Chewy: Esc from F5
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#95373 - 06/17/06 05:28 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Thanks for doing this again, flotsam.

There's only one change in my list from last year. Of the games I finished (some older, some newer), I only liked one (an older one) well enough to let it replace one of my other favorites.

The first 2 are my top two favorites, the others are alphabetical.

Myst I
Myst II: Riven
Amerzone
Beyond Atlantis (aka Atlantis II)
Broken Sword 1, Circle of Blood
Broken Sword 2, The Smoking Mirror
Kyrandia 1, Legand of
Monkey Island 1, Secret of
Morpheus
Myst III: Exile
Riddle of the Sphinx
Schizm (Mysterious Journey 1)
Syberia I
Syberia II
Timelapse

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#95374 - 06/17/06 08:50 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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I haven't logged in such a long time! In no particular order :

1) The Curse of Monkey Island
2) Sam & Max Hit the Road
3) I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream
4) The Longest Journey
5) Full Throttle
6) Sanitarium
7) Eric the Unready
8) Day of the Tentacle
9) GK2 The Beast Within

Lesser known games
10) Pepper's Adventure in Time
11) Eco Quest
12) Harvest
13) Versailles 1685
14) Fatty Bear's Birthday Surprise
15) Duckman: The Legend of the Fall
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#95375 - 06/17/06 10:36 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Syd, if there is a gamers hell, everyone will be playing The Scroll.
Syberia and TLJ lead the way.
New games mentioned include Chewy (I think they play that in hell too), Riddle of Master Liu and Eric the Unready. Also Fatty Bear, which I confess I have never heard of.
Keep them coming!!
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#95376 - 06/18/06 02:52 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Simon the sorcerer
Simon the sorcerer 2
Simon the sorcerer 3d
Grim Fandango
Indiana Jones FOA
Monkey Island
Monkey Island 2
Monkey Island 3
Syberia 1
Syberia 2
The longest Journey
Dreamfall
Star Trek Final Unity
Gabriel Knight 3
Still Life

No particular order.

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#95377 - 06/18/06 09:39 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Discworld Noir
Dracula Resurrection
Dracula The Last Sanctuary
Gabriel Knight 1 Sins of the Fathers
Gabriel Knight 2 The Beast Within
Gabriel Knight 3 Blood of the Sacred, Blood of the Damned
Phantasmagoria 1
Rhem
Riven
Sanitarium
Shivers
Shivers 2 Harvest of Souls
Syberia
Syberia 2
Zork Nemesis
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#95378 - 06/18/06 11:30 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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The games i'd recommemd for someone as follows :
  • dark fall - the journal
  • syberia
  • grim fandango
  • bad mojo redux
  • return to mysterious island
  • runaway
  • agatha christie,and then there were none
  • the black mirror
  • barrow hill
  • nick bounty,goat in the gray fedora
  • hope springs eternal
  • broken sword 2
  • nancy drew -danger on deception island
  • wanted:a wild western adventure
  • gabriel knight 3

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#95379 - 06/18/06 12:32 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Syd, weren't Circle of Blood and Shadow of the Templars the same game? I'm pretty sure Broken Sword 2 was "The Smoking Mirror..."

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#95380 - 06/18/06 03:10 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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slapforehead wysewoman you're correct. I blame The Scroll's evil influence (or the wine) rotfl

flotsam - you're besmerching Chewy???? I loved that little guy laugh
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#95381 - 06/19/06 09:36 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Hi smile

Besmerching Chewy ?? rolleyes Yikes !!

Had we'd better crack open another bottle, Syd ?? lol

Cheers.

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#95382 - 06/20/06 01:46 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Hey, I actually thought Gothos was a hoot, so what do I know rolleyes
But I will join you in a bottle and we can debate it thumbsup
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#95383 - 06/20/06 06:04 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Hi smile

Fantastic !!

Always ready to open a bottle thumbsup

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#95384 - 06/20/06 06:19 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Flotsam, this is so hard!

I have it down to 17.

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#95385 - 06/20/06 10:01 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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I have mine to 20 and still agonizing what to remove.

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#95386 - 06/20/06 10:34 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Maybe this will help you guys: I just took the first 15 that popped into my head, because I figured if I were having a conversation with someone that's what would happen. I mean, I wouldn't be agonising over what to recommend, it would just be, "oh, I played this great game that you'd like!"

anyway, that's how I managed to limit my list...

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#95387 - 06/20/06 12:21 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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I found it really difficult to limit to 15 games! In the end, as they are recommendations, I missed out a few favourites, either because they had too much action for a lot of gamers or included too many puzzzles that relied on help to solve! I also missed out anything that I thought was too bug-ridden!!! smile

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#95388 - 06/21/06 08:43 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Here's mine! In no particular order-

Shivers
shivers 2
Dark fall
Dark fall lights out
Rama
Lighthouse
Myst IV
Myst III Exile
riven
Starship Titanic
Uru
that's it for me- thanks flotsam!
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#95389 - 06/21/06 11:18 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Oh this is fun. Thanks for doing this, Flotsam!

My top 15:

Syberia
Syberia 2
Myst
Myst Exile
Myst IV
Myst V
ND: Message in a Haunted Mansion
ND: Treasure in the Royal Tower
ND: Secret of Shadow Ranch
Black Mirror (despite hating the ending!)
Darkfall
Legend of Kyrandia
Alone in the Dark (first one)
Gabriel Knight 1
Simon the Sorcerer
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#95390 - 06/21/06 11:52 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Tis me top 10...

1.Atlantis 3
2.Atlantis 2
3.Syberia 2
4.ICO
5.The X-files
6.Jack the Ripper
7.The Cameron Files 2, Pharoh's Curse
8.The Cameron Files, Secret at Loch Ness
9.Dracula, Resurection
10.Dracula 2, The Last Sactuary

Appy Gamin!
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#95391 - 06/22/06 03:06 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Well, in between the World Cup I have managed to get up to here. Tonight is the big one though.
New games keep being added, which just lengthens the list of games I have to play.
My list is no closer to resloution happydance bravo
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#95392 - 06/22/06 07:54 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Good luck to Australia! Nice to be in control of your fate.

I will be rooting for the Italians today (in addition to the home team, of course).

I have my list. There is blood on my face from making these decisions, but here goes:


Uru
Riven
Ankh
Myst IV: Revelation
Shadow of Destiny
Tony Tough and the night of Roasted Moths
Agatha Christie

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#95393 - 06/22/06 11:16 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Good work, Becky. If you bandage your face right away, it won't scar. I hear marigold ointment works wonders lol

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#95394 - 06/22/06 11:26 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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1. Barrow Hill !!
2. Dark Fall: The Journal
3. Dark fall: Lights Out
4. Scratches
5. The Black Mirror
6. The Longest Journey

That's all I've got. I've gotta catch up on the genre. I have 10 adventure games on the shelf waiting to be played. I can't seem to pull myself from the darkside smile
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#95395 - 06/22/06 01:02 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Thanks WW. The soccer fans at my house are now sitting around feeling blue. Marigold ointment at least sounds cheery!

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#95396 - 06/22/06 07:41 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Commiserations Becky - and Australia v Italy in the next round will be a ripper.
Let me know how the marigold goes.
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#95397 - 06/23/06 08:46 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Becky Offline
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Flotsam -- congrats to the Socceroos!

I see that Marigold Ointment not only heals the skin, but it also calms the mind. Sounds just about right for what we need.

BTW -- how many days do people have left to vote for their chosen 15 adventures on this thread?

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#95398 - 06/23/06 11:07 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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This is so difficult, but here it is:

Rhem 2
Secrets of Da Vinci
Egyptian Prophecy
Aura
Mysterious Journey 2
Syberia 1
ANKH
Dark Fall 1
Riddle of the Sphinx
Still Life
Dracula 2
Dreamfall
Faust (Seven Games of the Souls)
Gabriel Knight 2 (The Beast Within)
Legend of Prophet & Assassin

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#95399 - 06/23/06 06:04 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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7 sleeps Becky - time to round up those stragglers from the other boards.
And those of us with chronic indecision woozy
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#95400 - 06/24/06 06:30 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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This is definitely not easy.

Gabriel Knight - The Sins of the Fathers
Gabriel Knight - The Beast Within
Gabriel Knight - Blood of the Sacred, Blood of the Damned
(Any guesses what would be on my wish list for a new game?)
MYST
Riven
URU
MYST IV Revelation
The Longest Journey
Syberia
Fahrenheit (Indigo Prophecy)
The Moment of Silence
Broken Sword - Shadow of the Templars
The Dig
Grim Fandango
Post Mortem

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#95401 - 06/24/06 09:07 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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I look forward to this every year. I have so many unplayed games on my shelves right now that next year I am sure I will be wanting to add more..so ... flotsam praise
My choices in no partiuclar order.

The Longest Journey
Gabriel Knght - Sins of the Father
King's Quest 6
Sanitaruim
Broken Sword 1
Gabriel Knight 2
Blackstone Chronicles
Ark of TIme
King's Quest 7
Broken sword 2
King's Quest 5
Gabriel Knight 3
Torrin's Passage

Non adventure
Lost Mind of Dr. Brain
Mahjongg
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#95402 - 06/24/06 12:59 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Looking up at the bookcase that houses my game collection...

Syberia
syberia 2
Paradise
Secrets of DaVinci
Riven
Darkfall
Gabriel Knight (Sins of the Fathers)

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#95403 - 06/24/06 06:59 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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WELCOME Paris! wave
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#95404 - 06/25/06 12:59 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Up to here.
Over 200 games on the list.
47 games have 10 recommendations or more, with several more poised to join them with 1 more recommendation.
16 have 20 or more.
The original tends to do better than the sequel, although with multiple sequels there is more of a split.
Monkey Island 4 is the standout no show from a series with multiple games.
Only 5 sleeps left.
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#95405 - 06/26/06 04:57 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Hi everyone(-hi doctor Nick!)!!!I don't have many posts in this forum, but this one i don't miss for anything in the world(ok,not anything but still...)
Really really nice work flotsam!!!!
My super-duper list in no particular order is this:

The Longest Journey
Dreamfall: TLJ2
Myst
Escape from Monkey Island
Myst 4: Revelation
Myst 3: Exile
Syberia
Still Life
Post Mortem
Day of the Tentacle
Full Throttle
Gabriel Knight 3
Runaway
Grim Fandango
Broken Sword 1

I hope i didn't forget any game i like. Also, Myst5 is going to be in next year's list for sure!!But I just started it, so...
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#95406 - 06/26/06 11:42 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Here's my list (comprised almost entirely of games I saw while reading this thread):

1 - The Longest Journey
2 - Dreamfall
3 - Syberia 1
4 - Tex Murphy: Mean Streets
5 - Grim Fandango
6 - Journeyman Project 3
7 - Amber: Journeys Beyond
8 - King's Quest 6
9 - Sanitarium
10 - Broken Sword 1
11 - Legend of Kyrandia 1
12 - Zork Grand Inquisitor
13 - Gabriel Knight 1
14 - Stupid Invaders
15 - Monkey Island 3
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#95407 - 06/27/06 10:13 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Just started playing adventure game. These are what I've played and finished and enjoyed.

Scratches
Syberia 1
Syberia 11
The Crystal Key
Egypt Tomb of the Pharaoh
Dark Fall the journal
Dark fall light out
The Black Mirrow
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#95408 - 06/28/06 02:33 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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You and me both Kastro!
Up to here.
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#95409 - 06/28/06 03:00 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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This is the first time that I'm includin my list here in adventure dimension:

In no particuler order..:

Syberia 1
Syberia 2
Still life
Broken sword: The sleeping dragon
The Watchmaker
Sherlock holmes: The case of silver earing
Post Mortem
Sherlock holmes: The mystery of the mummy
Runaway: A raod adventure
Westerner/ wanted:a wild western adventure
Largo winch
traitor's gate 2: Cypher
apprentice 1
ben jordon 4
The moment of Silence
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#95410 - 06/28/06 08:04 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
MaG Offline
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Thanks, Hugh for adding your choices and going to the 'lighter' side of GB. smile

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#95411 - 06/28/06 09:03 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Ok, had to stop and think--

Amerzone
Syberia 1
Syberia 2
Keepsake
Echo: Secret of the Lost Cavern
Dark Fall the Journal
Ankh
Black Mirror
Secrets of Da Vinci: The Forbidden Manuscript
Martin Mystere
80 Days
The Goat in the Grey Fedora
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#95412 - 06/28/06 10:01 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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welcome to Gameboomers, Ziggy! How lucky you are to have so many great games left to play! What do you think of adventures so far - do you love them too?
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#95413 - 06/28/06 03:35 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Loc: Bay Area, CA
I'm late with my list, I see. I forgot about it so better get cracking!

In no particular order:'

1. the Longest Journey
2. Still Life
3. Phantasmagoria
4. Sanitarium
5. Blackstone chronicles
6. Gabriel Knight 2
7. Black Dahlia
8, Tex Murphy - UAKM
9. Zork Nemesis
10.Obsidian

Here are my other five, though still missing many. Sorry for breaking them up, Flotsam.

11. Syberia 2
12. Jack the Ripper
13. Seven Games of the Soul
14. Morpheus
15. Shadow of Destiny

Melanie wave
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#95414 - 06/28/06 08:12 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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I usually hang out on the Dark Side but I'd like to add my favourites:

1. Grim Fandango
2. Syberia - both
3. Realmyst
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#95415 - 06/28/06 11:15 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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here's mine

1.syberia
2.syberia2
3.dracula
4.dracula resuraction
5.scratches
6.barrow hill
7.darkfall
8.still life
9.amerizone
10.messenger
11.necronomicon
12.mysterious island
13.black mirrow
14.sleeping dragon, broken sword
15.prophecy and ween

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#95416 - 06/29/06 01:48 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Will post final results Saturday morning my time.
Dragonseyes, which game is Prophecy? (Light and Darkness, Ween or something else??)
World Cup - what World Cup mad
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#95417 - 06/29/06 12:27 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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it was ween

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#95418 - 06/29/06 04:01 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
Becky Offline
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Pantheon -- nice to see you on "the light side." wave

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#95419 - 06/29/06 04:10 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Thanks dragonseyes
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#95420 - 06/30/06 12:30 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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ok, time to bite the bullet.

TLJ
Dreamfall
Broken Sword 3
Gabriel Knight 2
Riven
Schizm
Byzantine
Neverhood
Syberia 2
Daemonica
Shadow of Destiny
Morpheus
RHEM
Still Life
Dark Fall

Some favourites missing cry to get some more balance but they will still never forgive me. I guess I am not Robinson Crusoe in that regard smile
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#95421 - 06/30/06 05:48 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Loc: Stockholm, Sweden
woozy

I might be too late, but here are mine:
Schizm
Riven
Myst
Dark Fall
Riddle of the Sphinx
Rhem
Zork Nemesis
Still Life
Reah
Sentinel
Fahrenheit
Pandoras Directive
Morpheus
Discworld Noir
GK II The Beast Within

Cheers
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#95422 - 06/30/06 12:48 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Ok, here it goes:

1. Azrael's Tear
2. Rama
3. Zork Nemesis
4. Pandora Directive
5. Gabriel Knight 3
6. Myst 1
7. Myst 3
8. Syberia 1
9. Syberia 2
10. The Longest Journey
11. Moment of Silence
12. Still Life
13. Last Express
14. Sanitarium
15. Curse of Monkey Island
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#95423 - 06/30/06 03:41 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Hey! Hey!, Ray Bres. I'm so glad that someone has finally mentioned one of my favorites, The
Last Express. I'm so glad that so many others have mentioned my all time favorite, Byzantine.
I know it is too late to be counted but I just had to get my two cents in.
Marion and the Bouv
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#95424 - 06/30/06 03:53 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Nope, not too late.
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#95425 - 06/30/06 03:57 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Another year, another list. That makes seven. happydance
Good games keep on keeping on. Its yet another top spot for the most recommended game Syberia, making it 3 in a row, with 65% of participants putting it on their list. It also cleared out a little from the field this year.
Number 2 is The Longest Journey, which has been the top game twice and second each other time it has appeared, and only Syberia has ever finished in front of it.
The staying power of those 2 games is clear.
Which doesn't mean there aren't new games making their mark. Scratches, Still Life and Keepsake were all released not too long ago and all rated strongly. Barrow Hill did particularly well given its relative short release. Black Mirror and Dark Fall aren’t that old either.
Dreamfall also did well considering its short shelf life so far. I expect it to make a big leap next year.
Small independent games continue to prove that passion to the genre can produce little gems; Barrow Hill and Dark Fall are the two standouts, with Rhem not far behind.
Freeware games keep popping up too, which shows good fun can be had for no cost at all.
The oldest game was (by my reckoning) released in 1989, proving there is life in the oldies yet.
In my humble opinion, the game not on the list you should play is Isabelle.
Hopefully you will find the list helpful when deciding what to play. Remember that even games with only 1 recommendation were considered good enough to mention by someone from among all the games they have played.
Its probably worth mentioning to check a review or two to find out more about the game. Some of the games on the list will have some action, some will be inventory quests, others more straight puzzle oriented. If you don't like games with certain attributes, check them out more before shelling out your $$.
As usual, two lists follow. The first is chronological, the second alphabetical. Tied votes in the numerical list are listed alphabetically, not in any order of preference or judgement. I have taken liberties with names in the alphabetical list to get sequels together, and have included full and alternative titles where I know them.
Any mistakes are my own and I apologise in advance.
Its always a pleasure (even if it comes around way to quickly for my advancing years) lol
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#95426 - 06/30/06 03:58 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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72 Syberia
55 Longest Journey, The
50 Syberia 2
44 Myst/RealMyst
43 Dark Fall: The Journal
39 Riven
35 Broken Sword 1: Shadow of the Templars/Circle of Blood
34 Still Life
32 Black Mirror
32 Grim Fandango
31 Gabriel Knight 2: The Beast Within
29 Myst 3: Exile
25 Sanitarium
23 Gabriel Knight 3: Blood of the Sacred, Blood of the Damned
22 Keepsake
21 Scratches
19 AmerZone: The Explorer’s Legacy
19 Moment of Silence
19 Myst 4: Revelation
19 Obsidian
17 Barrow Hill
17 Broken Sword 2: The Smoking Mirror
17 Dreamfall
17 Myst: Uru Chronicles
17 Shivers
17 Zork Nemesis
16 Tex Murphy: Pandora Directive
16 Timelapse
15 Morpheus
15 Nibiru
15 Runaway: A Road Adventure
14 Aura: Fate of the Ages
14 Broken Sword 3: The Sleeping Dragon
14 Gabriel Knight 1: Sins of the Fathers
14 Rhem
13 Blackstone Chronicles
13 Mysterious Journey: Schizm
12 Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None
12 Dracula: The Last Sanctuary
12 Lighthouse
12 Post Mortem
12 Zork Grand Inquisitor
11 Amber: Journeys Beyond
11 Discworld Noir
11 Monkey Island 1: The Secret of Monkey Island
11 Monkey Island 3: Curse of Monkey Island
11 Sentinel: Descendants in Time
10 Dracula: Resurrection
10 Riddle of the Sphinx: An Egyptian Adventure
9 80 Days
9 Atlantis 2: Beyond Atlantis
9 Black Dahlia
9 Dark Fall 2: Lights Out
9 Day of the Tentacle
9 Faust
9 Journeyman Project 3: Legacy of Time
9 Myst 5: End of Ages
8 Neverhood
8 Phantasmagoria
8 Simon the Sorcerer
8 Voyage/Journey to the Centre of the Moon
7 Discworld
7 Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
7 Kings Quest 6: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow
7 Paradise
6 Jack the Ripper
6 Monkey Island 2: Le Chuck’s Revenge
6 Return to Mysterious Island
5 Alida
5 Byzantine: The Betrayal
5 Cameron Files: Loch Ness
5 Discworld 2: Missing Presumed..?
5 Full Throttle
5 Legend of Kyrandia 1: Fables and Fiends
5 Messenger/Louvre: The Final Curse
5 Rama
5 Reah: Face the Unknown
5 Rhem 2
5 Tex Murphy: Under a Killing Moon
5 Wanted: A Wild Western Adventure
4 Ankh
4 Echo: Secrets of the Lost Cavern
4 Egypt 3: The Egyptian Prophecy/The Fate of Ramses
4 Martin Mystere: Operation Dorian Grey/Crime Stories
4 Nancy Drew: Curse of Blackmoor Manor
4 Nancy Drew: Ghost Dogs of Moon Lake
4 Nancy Drew: Danger on Deception Island
4 Secrets of Da Vinci: The Forbidden Manuscript
4 Shadow of Destiny/Shadow of Memories
4 Shivers 2: Harvest of Souls
3 A Quiet Weekend in Capri
3 AGON: The Mysterious Codex
3 Beyond Time
3 Cameron Files: Pharoahs Curse
3 Clue Chronicles: Fatal Illusion
3 Delaware St John: Curse of Midnight Manor
3 Dig, The
3 Freddy Pharkas, Frontier Pharmacist
3 Indigo Prophecy/Fahrenheit
3 Journeyman Project 2: Buried in Time
3 Journey to the Centre of the Earth
3 Mysterious Journey 2: Chameleon
3 Nancy Drew: Treasure in the Royal Tower
3 Nightlong: Union City Conspiracy
3 Qin: Tomb of the Middle Kingdom
3 Sherlock Holmes: Case of the Rose Tattoo
3 Sherlock Holmes: Case of the Silver Earing
3 Simon the Sorcerer 2: The Lion, the Wizard and the Wardrobe,
3 Starship Titanic
3 Watchmaker, The
3 X Files

2 Arrangement, The, Arthurs Knights 2: Secrets of Merlin, Atlantis 3: The New World, Atlantis Evolution, Azreal’s Tear, Bad Mojo/Bad Mojo Redux, Blade Runner, Crystal Key, Cydonia/Lightbringer, Daemonica, Deathgate, Delaware St John: Town With No Name, Goat in the Grey Fedora (Nick Bounty), Hope Springs Eternal, Journeyman Project, Last Express, Last Half of Darkness, Legend of the Prophet and the Assassin, Mystery of the Druids, Nancy Drew: Secret of the Scarlet Hand, Nancy Drew: The Secret of Shadow Ranch, Necronomicon: The Dawning of Darkness, Ripper, Sam and Max Hit the Road, Sherlock Holmes: Mystery of the Mummy, Stupid Invaders, Tears of Betrayal, Tex Murphy: Overseer, Titanic: Adventure out of Time, Toonstruck, Twinsen’s Odyssey

1 5 Magic Amulets, 7th Guest; Alone in the Dark 1, American Magee’s Alice, Another Code: Two Memories, Apprentice 1, Ark of Time, Armed and Delerious/Dementia, Arthurs Knights 1: Tales of Chivalry, Atlantis 1: The Lost Tales, Auryn Quest, Ben Jordon Paranormal Investigator 4: Horror at No. 50, Beneath a Steel Sky, Bone: The Great Cow Race, Callahans Crosstime Saloon, Ceremony of Innocence, Celtica, Chewy: Escape from F5, Comer, Conspiracies, CSI, Dark Side of the Moon, Déjà vu, Dragon Riders of Pern, Drowned God, Duckman, Dust, Ecoquest: The Search for Cetus, Egypt: 1156 BC: Tomb of the Pharoah, Eric the Unready, Fatty Bear’s Birthday Surprise, Feeble Files, Gast: The Greatest Little Ghost, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harvest, Hitchcock: The Final Cut, Ico, I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream, Inherent Evil, Kings Quest 5: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder, Kings Quest 7: The Princeless Bride, Largo Winch, Law and Order: Justice is Served, Law and Order: Double or Nothing, Law and Order: Dead on the Money, Legend of Kyrandia 2: The Hand of Fate, Legend of Kyrandia 3: Malcolm’s Revenge, Leisure Suit Larry 5: Passionate Patti Does a Little Undercover Work, Lifestream, Magnetic, Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne, Missing: Since January/In Memoriam, Monkey Island 4: Escape from Monkey Island, Mystery of the Nautilus/Secret of the Nautilus, Mystery of Time and Space, Nancy Drew: Message in a Haunted Mansion, Nancy Drew: The Final Scene, Nancy Drew: Last Train to Blue Moon Canyon, Out of Order, Peppers Adventures in Time, Phantasmagoria 2: A Puzzle of Flesh, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, Physicus, Pleurburgh, Realms of the Haunting, Redjack: Revenge of the Brethren, Rent a Hero, Riddle of Master Liu, Riddle of the Sphinx 2: The Omega Stone, Road to India: Between Hell and Nirvana, Safecracker, Simon the Sorcerer 3D, Space Quest 4: Roger Wilco and the Time Rippers, SPQR: The Empire’s Darkest Hour, Star Trek: Final Unity, Temujin, Tex Murphy: Mean Streets, Tomb Raider, Tomb Raider: Angel of Darkness, Tony Tough and the Night of the Roasted Moths, Torin’s Passage, Touche: The Adventures of the Fifth Musketeer, Traitors Gate, Traitor’s Gate 2: Cypher, Versailles 1685, Ween: The Prophecy, Xiama, Zork: Return to Zork
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#95427 - 06/30/06 04:00 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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1 5 Magic Amulets
1 7th Guest
9 80 Days
3 A Quiet Weekend in Capri
12 Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None
3 AGON: The Mysterious Codex
5 Alida
1 Alone in the Dark 1
11 Amber: Journeys Beyond
1 American Magee’s Alice
19 AmerZone: The Explorer’s Legacy
4 Ankh
1 Another Code: Two Memories
1 Apprentice 1
1 Ark of Time
1 Armed and Delerious/Dementia
2 Arrangement, The
1 Arthurs Knights 1: Tales of Chivalry
2 Arthurs Knights 2: Secrets of Merlin
1 Atlantis 1: The Lost Tales
9 Atlantis 2: Beyond Atlantis
2 Atlantis 3: The New World
2 Atlantis Evolution
14 Aura: Fate of the Ages
1 Auryn Quest
2 Azreal’s Tear
2 Bad Mojo/Bad Mojo Redux
17 Barrow Hill
1 Ben Jordon Paranormal Investigator 4: Horror at No. 50
1 Beneath a Steel Sky
3 Beyond Time
9 Black Dahlia
32 Black Mirror
13 Blackstone Chronicles
2 Blade Runner
1 Bone: The Great Cow Race
35 Broken Sword 1: Shadow of the Templars/Circle of Blood
17 Broken Sword 2: The Smoking Mirror
14 Broken Sword 3: The Sleeping Dragon
5 Byzantine: The Betrayal
1 Callahans Crosstime Saloon
5 Cameron Files: Loch Ness
3 Cameron Files: Pharoahs Curse
1 Ceremony of Innocence
1 Celtica
1 Chewy: Escape from F5
3 Clue Chronicles: Fatal Illusion
1 Comer
1 Conspiracies
2 Crystal Key
1 CSI
2 Cydonia/Lightbringer
2 Daemonica
43 Dark Fall: The Journal
9 Dark Fall 2: Lights Out
1 Dark Side of the Moon
9 Day of the Tentacle
2 Deathgate
3 Delaware St John: Curse of Midnight Manor
2 Delaware St John: Town With No Name
1 Deja Vu
3 Dig, The
7 Discworld
5 Discworld 2: Missing Presumed..?
11 Discworld Noir
1 Dragon Riders of Pern
10 Dracula Resurrection
12 Dracula: The Last Sanctuary
1 Drowned God
1 Duckman
1 Dust
4 Echo: Secrets of the Lost Cavern
1 Ecoquest: The Search for Cetus
1 Egypt: 1156 BC: Tomb of the Pharoah
4 Egypt 3: The Egyptian Prophecy/The Fate of Ramses
1 Eric the Unready
1 Fatty Bear’s Birthday Surprise
9 Faust
1 Feeble Files
3 Freddy Pharkas, Frontier Pharmacist
5 Full Throttle
14 Gabriel Knight 1: Sins of the Fathers
31 Gabriel Knight 2: The Beast Within
23 Gabriel Knight 3: Blood of the Sacred, Blood of the Damned
1 Gast: The Greatest Little Ghost
2 Goat in the Grey Fedora, Nick Bounty
32 Grim Fandango
1 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
1 Harvest
1 Hitchcock: The Final Cut
2 Hope Springs Eternal
1 Ico
1 I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream
7 Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
3 Indigo Prophecy/Fahrenheit
1 Inherent Evil
6 Jack the Ripper
2 Journeyman Project
3 Journeyman Project 2: Buried in Time
9 Journeyman Project 3: Legacy of Time
3 Journey to the Centre of the Earth
22 Keepsake
1 Kings Quest 5: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder
7 Kings Quest 6: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow
1 Kings Quest 7: The Princeless Bride
1 Largo Winch
2 Last Express, The
2 Last Half of Darkness
1 Law and Order: Justice is Served
1 Law and Order: Double or Nothing
1 Law and Order: Dead on the Money
5 Legend of Kyrandia 1: Fables and Fiends
1 Legend of Kyrandia 2: The Hand of Fate
1 Legend of Kyrandia 3: Malcolm’s Revenge
2 Legend of the Prophet and the Assassin
1 Leisure Suit Larry 5: Passionate Patti Does a Little Undercover Work
1 Lifestream
12 Lighthouse
55 Longest Journey, The
17 Longest Journey 2: Dreamfall
1 Magnetic
4 Martin Mystere: Operation Dorian Grey/Crime Stories
1 Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne
5 Messenger/Louvre: The Final Curse
1 Missing: Since January/In Memoriam
11 Monkey Island 1: The Secret of Monkey Island
6 Monkey Island 2: Le Chuck’s Revenge
11 Monkey Island 3: Curse of Monkey Island
1 Monkey Island 4: Escape from Monkey Island
19 Moment of Silence
15 Morpheus
44 Myst/RealMyst
39 Myst 2: Riven
29 Myst 3: Exile
19 Myst 4: Revelation
9 Myst 5: End of Ages
17 Myst: Uru Chronicles
13 Mysterious Journey: Schizm
3 Mysterious Journey 2: Chameleon
2 Mystery of the Druids
1 Mystery of the Nautilus/Secret of the Nautilus
1 Mystery of Time and Space
4 Nancy Drew: Curse of Blackmoor Manor
3 Nancy Drew: Treasure in the Royal Tower
1 Nancy Drew: Message in a Haunted Mansion
1 Nancy Drew: The Final Scene
2 Nancy Drew: Secret of the Scarlet Hand
4 Nancy Drew: Ghost Dogs of Moon Lake
4 Nancy Drew: Danger on Deception Island
2 Nancy Drew: The Secret of Shadow Ranch
1 Nancy Drew: Last Train to Blue Moon Canyon
2 Necronomicon: The Dawning of Darkness
8 Neverhood
15 Nibiru
3 Nightlong: Union City Conspiracy
19 Obsidian
1 Out of Order
7 Paradise
1 Peppers Adventures in TIme
8 Phantasmagoria
1 Phantasmagoria 2: A Puzzle of Flesh
1 Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
1 Physicus
1 Pleurburgh
12 Post Mortem
3 Qin: Tomb of the Middle Kingdom
5 Rama
5 Reah: Face the Unknown
1 Realms of the Haunting
1 Redjack: Revenge of the Brethren
1 Rent a Hero
6 Return to Mysterious Island
14 Rhem
5 Rhem 2
1 Riddle of Master Liu
10 Riddle of the Sphinx: An Egyptian Adventure
1 Riddle of the Sphinx 2: The Omega Stone
2 Ripper
1 Road to India: Between Hell and Nirvana
15 Runaway: A Road Adventure
1 Safecracker
2 Sam and Max Hit the Road
25 Sanitarium
21 Scratches
4 Secrets of Da Vinci: The Forbidden Manuscript
11 Sentinel: Descendants in Time
4 Shadow of Destiny/Shadow of Memories
3 Sherlock Holmes: Case of the Rose Tattoo
2 Sherlock Holmes: Mystery of the Mummy
3 Sherlock Holmes: Case of the Silver Earing
17 Shivers
4 Shivers 2: Harvest of Souls
8 Simon the Sorcerer
3 Simon the Sorcerer 2: The Lion, the Wizard and the Wardrobe
1 Simon the Sorcerer 3D
1 Space Quest 4: Roger Wilco and the Time Rippers
1 SPQR: The Empire’s Darkest Hour
1 Star Trek: Final Unity
3 Starship Titanic
34 Still Life
2 Stupid Invaders
72 Syberia
50 Syberia 2
2 Tears of Betrayal
1 Temujin
1 Tex Murphy: Mean Streets
5 Tex Murphy: Under a Killing Moon
16 Tex Murphy: Pandora Directive
2 Tex Murphy: Overseer
16 Timelapse
2 Titanic: Adventure out of Time
1 Tomb Raider
1 Tomb Raider: Angel of Darkness
1 Tony Tough and the Night of the Roasted Moths
2 Toonstruck
1 Torin’s Passage
1 Touche: The Adventures of the Fifth Musketeer
1 Traitors Gate
1 Traitors Gate 2: Cypher
2 Twinsun’s Odyssey
1 Versailles 1685
8 Voyage/Journey to the Centre of the Moon
5 Wanted: A Wild Western Adventure
3 Watchmaker, The
1 Ween: The Prophecy
3 X Files
1 Xiama
12 Zork Grand Inquisitor
17 Zork Nemesis
1 Zork: Return to Zork
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#95428 - 06/30/06 04:10 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Thank you, flotsam! We appreciate all the care, time and effort in doing this to help other gamers in their quest for the gamer's game choice.

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#95429 - 06/30/06 04:17 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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flotsam you rock! bravo bravo bravo
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#95430 - 06/30/06 04:27 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Quite an undertaking and very well done!

Thanks! bravo
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#95431 - 06/30/06 05:17 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Nice. But one suggestion. Might have been easier to read all that in a new topic named results.

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#95432 - 06/30/06 05:21 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Skeeter,

Thanks. This thread will be archived sometime later. So it is best that they are all together.

You can also check the results at the Other Game Info Page. The top 50 are listed in order of choice and the rest can be viewed by clicking on the link at the top.

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#95433 - 06/30/06 05:42 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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That's awesome Flotsam, thanks so much once again for doing all that work. It's so very interesting to see how the trend goes.
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#95434 - 06/30/06 06:12 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Thanks everyone. Its good to be able to contribute a little something, and to give something back to MaG and the moderators for all the work they do at this place thumbsup
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#95435 - 06/30/06 09:03 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Thanks flotsam. I find it very interesting that five of the top eleven vote getters are very old games. happydance
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#95436 - 06/30/06 10:01 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Thank you, flotsam, for all your hard work!! And thank you for the two different listings; that made it easier to digest the entirety of the thing. Very interesting as always!

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#95437 - 06/30/06 10:40 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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thank you,flotsam ! and i would love to play Isabelle !but have no idea where to get it - i did find a review after someone mentioned it on a previous twisty ,so your great list and effort do help the rest of us ! thanks again ! thumbsup

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#95438 - 07/01/06 02:29 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Thank you for all the hard work smile

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#95439 - 07/01/06 02:35 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Thanks so much for all the hard work, Flotsam. As usual, it's very interesting and fun to see the ratings. smile

I also love to see the way some of the old ones just keep holding on to their titles as some of the best games and some new games that look like they will remain on the list for years to come always show up too.

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#95440 - 07/01/06 03:16 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Flotsam...your an for doing this!
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#95441 - 07/01/06 06:21 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Thank you so much, flotsam!! bravo

Besides having the list as a lookup I very much like to read your conclusion, it's interesting! thanks

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#95442 - 07/01/06 09:03 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Thanks Flotsam for an excellent job bravo

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#95443 - 07/01/06 09:05 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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#95444 - 07/01/06 09:26 AM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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and i would love to play Isabelle !but have no idea where to get it -
Well I have Isabelle and I have no idea where I got it laugh

flotsam - rotfl
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#95445 - 07/01/06 12:23 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Thanks for taking on this task yet again, Flotsam. Except...I know I recommended Hope Springs Eternal and I didn't see it anywhere in your compilations... Did I just miss something?

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#95446 - 07/01/06 04:02 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Thanks again everyone smile
Syd, I think we should follow up with a Gothos- fest; perhaps on Halloween laugh
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#95447 - 07/01/06 04:18 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Flotsam -- you're the best! Thanks again! thanks

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#95448 - 07/01/06 04:28 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Hi flotsam smile

That was magnificent !! thumbsup

A great big "thank you" from me, too praise

Cheers.

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#95449 - 07/01/06 04:40 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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A Gothos-fest on Halloween???? Oooooooo - you're on laugh
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#95450 - 07/01/06 04:52 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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flotsam bravo thumbsup
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#95451 - 07/01/06 05:46 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Don't think I will forget syd happydance
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#95452 - 07/01/06 05:56 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Originally posted by flotsam:
Its good to be able to contribute a little something . . .
flotsam, I think we should set up a Gameboomers award for Understatement of the Year, & you should win it! I can barely imagine the amount of work that goes into your "little something." Thank you so much!!!

praise praise praise

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#95453 - 07/01/06 06:44 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Flotsam --- your are terrrrrrrrrrrrrrrific!

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#95454 - 07/02/06 02:19 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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My list in no particular order:


Grim Fandango
Syberia 1
Amber
Amerzone
Atlantis 2
Blackstone chronicles
Longest yourney 1
Morpheus
Obsidian
The omega stone
Sanitarium
Soul reaver 2
Dark Eye
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#95455 - 07/02/06 02:27 PM Re: 2006 List - game on!
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Thank you for your input but I'm sorry, bonte kraai. The list is over.

I will close this thread now and a copy is archived.

Thank you all for your contributions and most of all to Flotsam for his time, patience and wit.

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