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It is a huge open world with no loading screens as you transition from one area to the next, or into dungeons.

It has a huge amount of skills, and different 'origins' depending on the class you choose.


It has lots of dialog and choices as well.
How is the combat? Does it favor a specific "class" better? Can you do "hybrids"?
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As an RPG gamer myself id have to recommend (for PC)

The Elder Scrolls: Morrowind (bit old now but its amazing, get the GOTY edition)

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, and KOTOR 2: The Sith Lords, Great RPGs, the first is from Bioware and the 2nd is from Obsidian.

Half Life 1 & 2: 1st person RPG's , great games.

The Forgotten Realms games are great as well. Neverwinter Nights.
You forgot to read the specifics instead of just the title.
    
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You forgot to read the specifics instead of just the title.
Orlly?

To what degree? Half life isnt hack and slash sure, but the others are to some extent lol

Because your post was so awesome that you can call on other peoples suggestions lol
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Age of Conan.
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What about Last Remnant? That game is beautiful and has quite a bit of depth. It's a break from standard RPG stuff, and has some strategy elements.
    
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Don't have a lot of money to spend and am looking for something very fun to play. Looking for more of a hack and slash style, collect gear, various abilities atyour disposal.

Games I have :
-Diablo II (w/ xpac)
-Dungeon Seige II (got boring a bit, but still fun)
-Torchlight (great idea, but the gameplay felt inbetween diablo I and II with better graphics)
-ME I and II (loved them, but looking for a sword and magic era game)
-Oblivion (fun game, a bit too open ended and had no desire for a 2nd playthrough)
-DA I & II (LOVED THEM!!! Story needed work in II but the gameplays was a ton of fun)
-Two Worlds I (nice graphics, very fun, heavily favored warriors to mages and ranged sadly imo)

Played the demo for DS III and was left a bit disapointed. DS III didn't seem to offer much for customization, which isn't the end of the world but just felt that the choices you could make were already made and you only get to choose from a few "heroes".

Witcher II ////end thread
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Witcher II ////end thread
I agree, seriously. You guys all owe yourselves to play through this game if you love RPGs. I wasn't a big fan of the first one but this one is good, specially once you get out of the prologue chapter and into that first...awesome RPG game play begins.
    
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I agree, seriously. You guys all owe yourselves to play through this game if you love RPGs. I wasn't a big fan of the first one but this one is good, specially once you get out of the prologue chapter and into that first...awesome RPG game play begins.
What makes it stand out? What is the combat like? How is the class system?
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What makes it stand out? What is the combat like? How is the class system?
everything about the game makes it stand out. The combat, the story, the characters you meet. the world you explore. Everything about the game was carefully crafted and designed with what can only be called love.

The combat is hack and slash on easy, maybe normal, on hard its very tactical and requires you to be prepared.

Combat is a mixture of sword fighting, traps, bombs, throwing knives, and magic. You can combine them in any way you see fit.
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How are half life 1 and 2 rpgs?
    
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What makes it stand out? What is the combat like? How is the class system?
You know longer pause and switch stance styles like in the first one. You have a block with a timing window for counter if you level that feature up and two swords. One for beasts and one for human like characters. The rest is really target and attack combat. The magic however is a lot more fun to use now and the level up tree is fun. The gear customizing and crafting in the game is superb. You can craft and throw all kinds of items with precision and using traps is fun. My only issue was sometimes I couldn't get the enemy I wanted targeted and the difficulty of the game seems oddly spaced...easy is really easy and normal is hard. The combat feels faster, more fluid, and better paced then the first one. This game would still be fun and great with these graphics or not. I wouldn't mind playing it on medium to tell you the truth. I couldn't finish the first Witcher, for some reason that game I just couldn't get through all of it. The story is intriguing also. Normal and up needs some preparation before most combat situations so if you want to hack and slash just play on easy.
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