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risen 1 & 2, alan wake and witcher 2
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risen 1 & 2, alan wake and witcher 2

I will 2nd Alan Wake. Great game. Spooky atmosphere, and great visuals. thumb.gif
 
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Thanks for the tips.

PS: I forgot to mention that I have already played through Alan Wake, though I think that it is more of a TPS. It is a great game, though. smile.gif
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I would really like to play some good single player RPG games. I have played through the Mass Effect and Dragon Age series, Knights of the Old Republic seies, Gothic 2 (Gothis 3 and 4 is a joke :S) and more that I can't remember.. It would be cool if you could suggest some games that were released after 2004. Thank you in advance!

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Eh, don't compare Fallout to The Elder Scrolls, EVER!
Fallout 1 & 2 is where it's at, 3 and New Vegas, although good games, are Oblivion with guns (yes it's been said so many times, but it's true). Skyrim is console port trash that's not even worth playing if you don't want to mod the crap out of it.
****, man, every kid today is thinking that Fallout is all about 3 and New Vegas.

You don't seem to mind dated visuals, so my suggestion is
Fallout 1 & 2.
Anachronox (might have to download it, it's nowhere to be found :S)
Septerra Core
Drakensang & Neverwinter Nights 1 % 2.
Grandia 2
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Plenty of mods for skyrim that add story, or alternative storylines. Bare bones skyrim is garbage. Modded skyrim can be quite satisfying.

Modded fallout 3 and NV can also be quite satisfying. A lot of people overlook the fact that it has a modding tool just like the ES series.

Other than these games that were released half-finished and completed by the community, RPG's are dead, and with them a part of me died inside.

It seems if you want a decent story, your only choice is to find a tabletop game with a good GM/DM nowadays.

Good luck with that also, as the new editions being put out by publishers often seem deliberately designed to make GM's/DM's lazy about writing background and plot with their poor structure for supporting creativity outside of what's on the printed page.
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The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition.
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That's not always true, sure they may be similar, but FO is post apocalyptic with guns and stuff, while the ES series is more high-fantasy. Someone may like one and not the other. I personally happen to like both, but I know a few of my friends who didn't like Oblivion or Skyrim, but loved FO3 and FONV

Yeah I suppose, but they play exactly the same except for the weapons/spells/etc. When I play Fallout or Skyrim I feel like I'm playing a modded version of the other.
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Too bad this is PC only, else I'd recommend The Last Story and Xenoblade Chronicles for Wii. The Last Remnant is a pretty fun JRPG with pretty decent visuals worth checking out though, it's only like $15 on Amazon last time I checked. The story is kinda cheesy but the game play is quite fun smile.gif
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Plenty of mods for skyrim that add story, or alternative storylines. Bare bones skyrim is garbage. Modded skyrim can be quite satisfying.
Modded fallout 3 and NV can also be quite satisfying. A lot of people overlook the fact that it has a modding tool just like the ES series.
Other than these games that were released half-finished and completed by the community, RPG's are dead, and with them a part of me died inside.
It seems if you want a decent story, your only choice is to find a tabletop game with a good GM/DM nowadays.
Good luck with that also, as the new editions being put out by publishers often seem deliberately designed to make GM's/DM's lazy about writing background and plot with their poor structure for supporting creativity outside of what's on the printed page.

The stories in RPGs have always struck me as incredibly lame. Maybe I'm just playing the wrong RPGs? smile.gif

K&L2, Splinter Cell Conviction, Metro 2033, Portal 2, and Black ops are some of my recent favorites when it comes to story.
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