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I am looking for an enjoyable RPG or other, e.g. strategy, game with character or unit development or lots of different unit upgrades. It shouldn't be too complex to learn though.

Thanks.


I've played
the Neverwinter Nights series, the Baldur's Gate series, the Icewind Dale series, Warcraft 1-3, Diablo 1+2, Death Knights/Champions/Dark Queen of Krynn, Warlords Battlecry III, The Might and Magic series and the HoMM series, Daggerfall, Morrowind, Oblivion, Knights Of The Old Republic, Jagged Alliance 2, a little Planescape Torment, and certainly lots of other RPG(ish) games I can't remember at the moment.
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dragon age origins?
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The Witcher 2
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In terms of role playing nothing has ever topped the Mass Effect series for me, and for a strategy game I'd say League of Legends, though it is essentially DOTA.
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Dragon age origins
Witcher 1
Witcher 2
Mass Effect 1/2
starcraft 2 if you enjoy RTS
    
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King's Bounty Legend/Armored Princess/Crossworlds
Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga
Two Worlds: Epic Edition
Torchlight
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post #7 of 9
Fallout 3 or Fallout: New Vegas would do nicely.
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post #8 of 9
Fantasy Wars is a nice Fantasy General clone albeit with tons of bloom and the music isn't half as good. It does feature unit advancement and the all-important numbers. And since FG was mentioned, any General game (though I wouldn't recommend the pseudo-3d Panzer General) is a great TBS with unit upgrades.

King's Bounty is a remake of, um, King's Bounty, the predecessor of the first Heroes. If you're like HoMM, King's Bounty is a must have.

M.A.X. (the first one) has a BAJILLION of unit upgrades. It's a TBS where you can upgrade any properties of any unit: speed, attack, number of shots it can make per turn, defense, attack range, radar range, etc., etc.. From wimpy constructing units to buildings themselves, from scouts to rocket launchers to aircraft units, everything is upgradeable.

Master of Orion 1, 2, Alpha Centauri, Master of Magic, Civilization. No introduction needed.

Dungeon Keeper 2. Again, no introduction needed.

Cossacks. AoE clone (meaning lots of buildings and upgrades) with TONS of units on the map.

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a little Planescape Torment
Blasphemy! There can not be "a little" Planescape: Torment. Only over nine thousand metric tons of P:T is permitted.
Edited by nielsbohr - 5/21/11 at 8:39am
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Fallout 3 or Fallout: New Vegas would do nicely.
If you enjoy walking, perhaps.

I'd say witcher 2.
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