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2018 Darkside list #1162513
09/07/18 09:45 PM
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Hi all
Now is the annual time to list those 13 Dark Side games that other people should play. It doesn't matter what you list, so long as its the type of game discussed here, and you reckon someone should play it.
You get a bit longer this year. Its normally 13 days but I will be away so it will be more like 18. Plenty of time for plenty of people to take part!
If a game made the light side 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) 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.
See you in a couple of weeks taz


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Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: flotsam] #1162516
09/07/18 10:58 PM
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Thanks Flotsam! Safe Travels.

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"No matter where I go, the Universe always seems to find me."

Vorian Ateides: From the novel Sisterhood of Dune
Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: Trail_Mystic] #1162589
09/08/18 12:28 PM
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Here are my picks smile

Baldur’s Gate
Divine Divinity
Gothic II [Night of the Raven]
Hero U : Rogue to Redemption
Jade Empire
Knights of the Old Republic
Might & Magic VI
Morrowind
Planescape Torment
Quest for Glory IV
Return to Krondor
Risen
Witcher [The]


Time : The Most Precious Commodity
Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: flotsam] #1162689
09/09/18 09:24 PM
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Advent Rising
Crysis
Darksiders: Warmastered Edition
Divinity: Original Sin 2
Dragonage: Origins
Freedom Force
Mirror’s Edge
Pillars of Eternity
Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
Shadowrun: Hong Kong
Spell Force 2
Tyranny
Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

dance C'mon folks, even if you only have a few to list, go for it! It's not a requirement to list out a full 13, so if you're just a now-and-then Darkside player go ahead and put it out there. We don't bite, most of the time! grin

Last edited by Trail_Mystic; 09/12/18 10:44 AM.

"No matter where I go, the Universe always seems to find me."

Vorian Ateides: From the novel Sisterhood of Dune
Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: Trail_Mystic] #1163011
09/13/18 07:37 PM
09/13/18 07:37 PM
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Anachronox
Anvil of Dawn
Baldur's Gate II
Divine Divinity
Dragon Riders: Chronicles of Pern
Lands of Lore 3
Might and Magic VI
Quest for Glory
Quest for Glory IV
Return to Krondor
Witcher, The
Zanzarah

Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: flotsam] #1163038
09/14/18 12:46 AM
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Sorry about the lurking...have company from Ontario this week.

Bioshock
Deus Ex Goty
Dragon Age: Origins
Dragon Age: Inquisitor
Dishonored
Fallout: New Vegas
Fallout 4
Half Life 2
Morrowind
Pillars of Eternity 2
Skyrim
System Shock 2
Witcher 3


No fancy-pantsy Elven dagger-twirlers. Just tough guys.
Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: flotsam] #1163064
09/14/18 10:29 AM
09/14/18 10:29 AM
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I know! I need to get my list posted... I am buried in tomatoes right now!


Tomatoes! On to the BLT's!
Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: Draclvr] #1163107
09/14/18 06:27 PM
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Originally Posted By: Draclvr
I know! I need to get my list posted... I am buried in tomatoes right now!


Tomatoes, shmomatoes, let's get that list! lol


"No matter where I go, the Universe always seems to find me."

Vorian Ateides: From the novel Sisterhood of Dune
Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: flotsam] #1163125
09/14/18 10:00 PM
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Maybe tomorrow! I'm up to 28 gallons of canned spaghetti sauce, chili sauce, salsa, pizza sauce and tomato soup!


Tomatoes! On to the BLT's!
Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: Draclvr] #1163131
09/14/18 11:59 PM
09/14/18 11:59 PM
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I'm sure I just heard the word "tomato" whispered somewhere evil evil evil


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Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: flotsam] #1163416
09/17/18 10:02 PM
09/17/18 10:02 PM
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American McGee's Alice
Bioshock 1
Bioshock 2
Clive Barker's Undying
Hobbit, The
Metro Last Light
Middle Earth Shadow of Mordor
Prey 1
Prey 2
SOMA
Vampire Bloodlines
Vampire The Last Masquerade
Witcher, The
Zanzarah

I'll probably think of others to add!





Tomatoes! On to the BLT's!
Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: flotsam] #1163800
09/22/18 12:03 PM
09/22/18 12:03 PM
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Longueuil Qc
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Divine Divinity
Dragon Age Origin
Dragon Age Inquisition
Elex
Enderal
Fallout New Vegas
Gothic 2
Kingdom of Amalur Reckoning
Mass Effect Andromeda
Morrowind
Skyrim
the Witcher

Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: flotsam] #1163916
09/23/18 05:58 PM
09/23/18 05:58 PM
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Is there a reason why the Darkside list doesn't have a
"Hall of Fame" like the Adventure list?
Also a maximum of only 13 games per list compared to 20?

American McGee's Alice
Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura
Divine Divinity
Divinity: Original Sin
Drakan: Order of the Flame
Dungeon Keeper 2
Dungeon Siege
Might and Magic VI: The Mandate of Heaven
Might and Magic VII: For Blood and Honor
Pillars of Eternity
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
Tomb Raider (1996 version)
Two Worlds


I "would" recommend Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords, but only with the restored content mod, which isn't how it comes when you buy it. So it doesn't make the list.

Zanzarah also doesn't make my list, this time because I don't think it works on anything later than XP.

Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: Jenny100] #1163918
09/23/18 06:18 PM
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Jenny, Zanzarah is on Steam and has been for quite a while, tweaked to run on newer systems. I keep hoping that GOG will get it also, but thus far no luck. It works fine on my Windows 7 computer.

Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: Jenny100] #1163919
09/23/18 07:10 PM
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Originally Posted By: Jenny100
Is there a reason why the Darkside list doesn't have a
"Hall of Fame" like the Adventure list?
Also a maximum of only 13 games per list compared to 20?


Hey Jenny, I don't know if there was a Hall of Fame list in the past and never thought to do one. The forum participation here is rather light, a very small percentage of the overall forum population. Also, of those that do participate, the majority split their time between Adventure games and our genres. As a result, the recommendations on a "Hall of Fame" would be a little skewed and probably not change much from year to year. That said, I'd be happy to put one together. grin

The number selected (13) was done before my time, but I believe it's partially due to the aforementioned. Only a few members are dedicated Darkside players, so the number to contribute was lowered. Thirteen was selected due to it's "dark" connotation.

TM thumbsup


"No matter where I go, the Universe always seems to find me."

Vorian Ateides: From the novel Sisterhood of Dune
Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: flotsam] #1163923
09/23/18 08:13 PM
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I think a Hall of Fame would kind of defeat the purpose in this particular forum for exactly the reasons you state, Trail.


Tomatoes! On to the BLT's!
Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: Trail_Mystic] #1163934
09/23/18 09:59 PM
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Originally Posted By: Trail_Mystic
The number selected (13) was done before my time, but I believe it's partially due to the aforementioned. Only a few members are dedicated Darkside players, so the number to contribute was lowered. Thirteen was selected due to it's "dark" connotation.

I was thinking about how many more Darkside games there are compared to the number of adventure games.

Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: flotsam] #1164441
09/28/18 08:48 PM
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Hi there
I am back - lets say 48 hours then I count!!


Quantity has a quality all of its own
Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: flotsam] #1164442
09/28/18 09:06 PM
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Welcome back! I hope you enjoyed your time in Iceland. wave

Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: flotsam] #1164444
09/28/18 09:49 PM
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Hey flotsam, nice to see you made it back safely thumbsup

I just threw a posting out on the Adventure games forum to see if we could stir up any participation for those on that side of the boat that might like the occasional Darkside game. So, yeah, giving it a couple more days would be a good thing. Thanks!


"No matter where I go, the Universe always seems to find me."

Vorian Ateides: From the novel Sisterhood of Dune
Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: flotsam] #1164446
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In the Naughty Corner
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


Don't feed the Trolls
Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: flotsam] #1164448
09/28/18 10:58 PM
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Alien: Isolation
Anachronox
Deus Ex
Deus Ex: Invisible War
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
Dishonored
Dishonored 2
Police Quest: SWAT 2
Prey (2017)
Shadow Warrior
System Shock 2
Thief: The Dark Project
Thief II: The Metal Age
Thief: Deadly Shadows
Thief (2014)

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Hmm... okay, here are some I've really enjoyed:

Auralux: Constellations
Avadon: The Corruption
Beyond Good and Evil
Creavures
Dawn's Light
Gas Guzzlers Extreme
Knights of the old Republic
The Last Tinker: City of Colours
Mousecraft
Neverwinter Nights
Super Panda Adventures
Toki Tori 2+
TRON 2.0

Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: flotsam] #1164501
09/30/18 06:28 AM
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L.A. Noire
Mass Effect
Mass Effect 2
Mass Effect 3
The Saboteur


The great Aretha has gone but I will keep her name and her music...
Re: this years dark list - HEY, Stop lurking and start listing! :-) [Re: flotsam] #1164502
09/30/18 06:59 AM
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12 hours or so to go!
Her is mine:

Bioshock
Dead Space 2
Divine Divinity
ES Oblivion
Fallout 4
Half Life 2
Inside
Limbo
Outcast
Portal 2
Candle
SOMA
Witcher


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