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I have always been a gamer. I used to purchase games for PC, but for the most part I always ended up buying games my PC couldn't handle. Due to that, I have mostly stuck with 360 gaming. However, I have now built a PC that should be able to handle most of anything. I purchased Red Alert 3,my oh my it brings me back to the days of RA2. My graphics card (570) gets here tonight, so i will be able to see what it looks like with max settings;) I am now asking for games (preferably available on Steam) that i should buy. Perhaps "cheap" games like The Orange Box pack. Things I HAVE to try but are also a wonderful bang for my buck. This week is Ubisoft week, I am hoping for some Splinter Cell love on Steam.

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post #2 of 34
Crysis
Metro 2033
The Witcher 2
Starcraft 2
Far Cry 2
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Orange box.

you need to play Half life series
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lazloisdavrock;13619993 
Orange box.

you need to play Half life series

This! And Portal 2. After you finish Portal of course...
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Definitely the Orange Box. Buy the original Half Life as well. You also might like Counter Strike: Source, though the community tends to be...intense I guess. If you pick up CSS, expect to lose at first. Badly.

You should also pick up BC2, I think it goes on sale periodically for only like 10-15 bucks, and it's definitely worth that.
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dawn of war 2. Probably the best RTS game in recent times. The sound and graphics have nothing that can even come close to comparing.
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I have the Orange Box, and have finished Portal. I will buy Portal 2 when it gets a bit cheaper. I will go through Half Life when I have time.

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Witcher 1 before Witcher 2, you gotta play this first game. Stalker series, Total War series, BC2, Killing Floor, L4D, Risen, so many XD
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best game ever, Day of Defeat Source =P

Dx9 game that i still find MUCH MUCH MUCH MORE Enjoyable than ANY newer game, BC2 BF2 you name it

MUCH more fun

Also, im part of a clan called Beer Count, and its fun cus I can say and do whatever I want to anyone i want without consequence. only 2 rules, no politics, no religion.

i have so many games, that i just dont play because DoD Source is MUCh more fun
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post #10 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by LinuxHack3r;13620082 
I have the Orange Box, and have finished Portal. I will buy Portal 2 when it gets a bit cheaper. I will go through Half Life when I have time.

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No you will play Half Life 2 and the episodes right now

Right

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