2017 Darkside list

Posted by: flotsam

2017 Darkside list - 07/22/17 11:09 PM

I know I don't have to tell any of you, but this is the real list!
We all know the drill. From today, you have 13 days to list 13 Dark Side games that other people should play. It doesn't matter what you list, so long as its dark, and you reckon someone should play it.
If a game made the light list, don't worry - there are shades of light and dark so those games aren't excluded here (even if you listed them over there)woozy Candle and Portal 2 spring to mind.
Even though its dark, there are rules:

1. You can recommend a maximum of 13 games, but are allowed to recommend less.
2. You can't list a series, unless you use single votes for each game.
3. Expansion packs, DLC, GOTY releases etc are all considered the same game - just vote for eg Fallout 3 and ignore all its available added on bits.
4. Consistent with 3, enhanced editions, directors cuts etc are also considered the same game.
5. Any "dark" game (ie not pure adventure or casual) can be listed, irrespective of genre.
6. You don't have to indicate the type or genre, and you are not limited to any specific number of games in any genre. Go ahead and list 13 fps' if you want to.
7. It is essentially a pc list (the system not the games), but given that many players have other systems, if you want to list some games for those go ahead.

If you can list alphabetically it helps me count, and please use full names if possible so I don't get them mixed up. I will ask if I get confused.
Batter up! (and tangentially, dragons protect the Fenway wall - a very cool t-shirt should you seek it out)

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Posted by: Jenny100

Re: Darkside list - 07/23/17 02:18 PM

Dungeon Keeper 2
Dungeon Siege
Might & Magic VI
Might & Magic VII
Quest for Glory 1
Quest for Glory 2
Quest for Glory 3
Quest for Glory 4
Quest for Glory 5
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
Tomb Raider 1 (from 1996)
Wizardry 7
Posted by: Marian

Re: Darkside list - 07/23/17 02:36 PM

1. Anachronox
2. Anvil of Dawn
3. Divine Divinity
4. Dragon Riders: Chronicles of Pern
5. Lands of Lore
6. Lands of Lore 3
7. Might and Magic VI
8. Quest for Glory 1
9. Quest for Glory 2
10. Quest for Glory 3
11. Quest for Glory 4
12. Quest for Glory 5
13. Zanzarah

Thank you for your time and effort putting this together, flotsam!
Posted by: looney4labs

Re: Darkside list - 07/23/17 08:51 PM

Thanks, Flotsam! wavegirl


Posted by: Draclvr

Re: Darkside list - 07/23/17 09:50 PM

I will get my list up as soon as I get home tomorrow! Up in NW Iowa visiting family.
Posted by: Mad

Re: Darkside list - 07/24/17 07:40 AM

Thanks, flotsam thumbsup

Baldur’s Gate
Divine Divinity
Gothic
Gothic 2
Jade Empire
Knights of the Old Republic
Morrowind
Neverwinter Nights
Return to Krondor
Risen
Risen 2 Dark Waters
Witcher [The] Enhanced Edition
Vampire : The Masquerade - Redemption
Posted by: Trail_Mystic

Re: Darkside list - 07/24/17 09:31 AM

Stickied the topic.

Thanks Flotsam! thumbsup

TM smile
Posted by: flotsam

Re: Darkside list - 07/24/17 05:32 PM

Here is mine

Dead Space 2
Divine Divinity
ES Oblivion
Fallout 3
Half Life 2
Ico
Inside
Limbo
Outcast
Portal 2
Candle
SOMA
Witcher
Posted by: Jarkeld

Re: Darkside list - 07/24/17 05:37 PM

Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth
Dune I
Eye of the Beholder I
Eye of the Beholder II
Fatal Frame/Project Zero I
Fatal Frame/Project Zero II: Crimson Butterfly
Fatal Frame/Project Zero III: The Tormented
F.E.A.R.
Haunting Ground
Lands of Lore II
The Elder Scrolls: Morrowind
Shogo: Mobile Armor Division
Silent Hill II
Posted by: flotsam

Re: Darkside list - 07/24/17 11:31 PM

I played Shogo ages ago Jarkeld - I had forgotten all about it. It was good indeed.
Posted by: hagatha

Re: Darkside list - 07/28/17 05:44 PM

Assume these are with all available expansions:


Dishonored
Elder Scrolls: Morrowind
Elder Scrolls Oblivion
Elder Scrolls Skyrim
Fallout 4
Fallout New Vegas
Gothic
Gothic 2
Half Life 2
Star Wars: Kotor
System Shock 2
Witcher
Witcher 3

Thanks to Flotsam for doing this again this year!
Posted by: hugh

Re: Darkside list - 07/28/17 05:47 PM

Bound by Flame
DmC: Devil May Cry (2013)
Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
Mortal Kombat X
Sims 4, The
Singularity
Sniper Elite 3
Splinter Cell: Blacklist
Watch dogs
Watch dogs 2
Witcher 3, The
Posted by: Trail_Mystic

Re: Darkside list - 07/30/17 09:38 PM

Darksiders
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
Infernal
Knights of the Old Republic
Mass Effect 2
Morrowind
Shadowrun: Hong Kong
The Witcher 3
Torment: Tides of Numenera
Posted by: Draclvr

Re: Darkside list - 07/30/17 10:21 PM

Bioshock 1
Clive Barker's Undying
Diablo II
Metro Last Light
Middle Earth, Shadow of Mordor
Morrowind
Prey 1
Prey 2017
Soma
Witcher 1, The
Vampire The Masquerade Bloodlines
Vampire Redemption
Zanzarah

Posted by: flotsam

Re: Darkside list - 07/31/17 03:08 AM

ok am back from having a weekend away, and counting down to the weekend list
Keep them coming!
Posted by: BrownEyedTigre

Re: Darkside list - 08/01/17 07:16 PM

American McGees Alice
Beyond Divinity
Bioshock
Bioshock 2
Clive Barkers Undying
Divine Divinity
Drakan: Order of the Flame
Fable
F.E.A.R
Heretic Kingdoms: The Inquisition
Prey
Sacred Plus
Zanzarah
Posted by: hagatha

Re: Darkside list - 08/02/17 05:26 PM

Ooh - Drakan. I've been trying to remember the name of that game for years. Seems like it's no longer available, though.
Posted by: Draclvr

Re: Darkside list - 08/02/17 05:38 PM

I wanted to put in American McGees Alice, but I already had 13! So hard to choose...
Posted by: Mad

Re: Darkside list - 08/02/17 05:52 PM

Originally Posted By: hagatha
Ooh - Drakan. I've been trying to remember the name of that game for years. Seems like it's no longer available, though.


I found a couple of original disk versions for sale on Ebay here in the UK but both are quite expensive yes
Posted by: kazzmo

Re: Darkside list - 08/03/17 08:03 PM

Condemned: Criminal Origins
Clive Barker's: Jericho
Clive Barker's: Undying
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, The
Halo: Combat Evolved
Hellgate: London
Max Payne
Metro 2033
Painkiller
Shade: Wrath of Angels
The Thing
The Witcher
Zanzarah: The Hidden Portal
Posted by: flotsam

Re: Darkside list - 08/05/17 03:05 AM

Last chance to post!
Posted by: flotsam

Re: Darkside list - 08/05/17 09:14 PM

Hi all
One list follows this year, with the placings shown only.
A tie at the top, but both have been in first place before. They must be good thumbsup
I have applied the rules re add-ons, GOTY etc, and tried to use full titles, but I haven't tried to use alternate titles, mainly because I don't know the games well enough.
I took Prey to be the original rather than the 2017 version unless stated, but if I was wrong let me know and I will adjust. Ditto any other errors.
Thanks for participating, and hopefully you will find something new to play in the next 12 months
wave
Posted by: flotsam

Re: Darkside list - 08/05/17 09:15 PM

5 The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind , The Witcher,

4 Divine Divinity, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Zanzarah

3 Clive Barker’s Undying, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

2 Bioshock, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, F.E.A.R., Gothic, Gothic II, Half-Life 2, Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor, Might and Magic VII: For Blood and Honour, Prey, Quest for Glory I: So You Want to be a Hero, Quest for Glory II: Trial By Fire, Quest for Glory IV: Shadows of Darkness, Quest For Glory III: Wages of War, Quest for Glory V: Dragonfire, SOMA, Vampire Masquerade: Redemption

1 Anvil of Dawn, American Magee’s Alice, Anachronox, Baldur’s Gate, Beyond Divinity, Bioshock 2, Bound by Flames, Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth, Candle, Clive Barker’s Jericho, Condemned: Criminal Origins, Darksiders, Dead Space 2, Deus Ex: Mankind Evolved, Devil May Cry, Diablo II, Dishonoured, Dragonriders: Chronicles of Pern, Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen, Draken: Order of the Flames, Dune, Dungeon Keeper 2, Dungeon Siege, Eye of the Beholder, Eye of the Beholder 2, Fable, Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, Fallout 4, Fatal Frame, Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly, Fatal Frame III: The Tormented, Halo: Combat Evolved, Haunting Ground, Hellgate: London, Heretic Kingdoms, Ico, Infernal, Inside, Jade Empire, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, Lands of Lore: The Throne of Chaos, Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny, Limbo, Mass Effect 2, Max Payne, Metro: Last Light, Metro 2033, Mortal Kombat X, Might and Magic VI: The Mandate of Heaven, Neverwinter Nights, Outcast, Painkiller, Prey 2017, Portal 2, Return to Krondor, Risen, Risen 2: Dark Waters, Sacred, Shade: Wrath of Angels, Shadowrun: Hong Kong, Shogo: Mobile Armored Division, Silent Hill 2, The Sims 4, Singularity, Sniper Elite 3, Splinter Cell: Blacklist, System Shock 2, The Thing, Tomb Raider, Torment: Tides of Numenera, Vampire Masquerade: Bloodlines, Watchdogs, Watchdogs 2, Wizardry VII: Crusaders of the Dark Savant
Posted by: Marian

Re: Darkside list - 08/05/17 09:38 PM

Thank you so much for the overseeing and compiling of the list, flotsam. This year I need to dive into at least one of the games listed here that I have not played and check it out. wave
Posted by: Draclvr

Re: Darkside list - 08/05/17 10:48 PM

Well done, flotsom! So many games and so little time to play them all!
Posted by: Mad

Re: Darkside list - 08/06/17 04:38 AM

Thank you so much, flotsam thumbsup

Great to have these lists as guides happydance
Posted by: looney4labs

Re: Darkside list - 08/06/17 11:13 AM

Thanks, Flotsam. Always appreciate your work wavegirl
Posted by: hagatha

Re: Darkside list - 08/08/17 08:03 PM

Thanks, Flotsam!

And wow, I've played most of these games. That's a lotta gaming!
Posted by: BrownEyedTigre

Re: Darkside list - 08/08/17 09:39 PM

Thank you so much flotsam!
Posted by: Trail_Mystic

Re: Darkside list - 08/09/17 12:07 PM

Thanks again for your work flotsam! thumbsup

TM