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Try visual novels. Generally no killing in those. Make love, not war.
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Hi mate, could you name some? or recommend any in particular ?

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Some RPG's that aren't menial grinds (i.e. actually have a story):
Deus Ex Human Revolution.
Guild Wars 2.
Edit: Deus Ex actually has a Steam achievement called Pacifist. This achievement consists of completing a playthrough without killing a single person.

Original Deus ex is my fav game of all time, HR is one of my fav games of recent years, so yeh I mite suggest it, but i think even on the easiest setting it may be too much for her,
Not thought about Guild wars as I dont know much about it, but could certainly look into it,

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Haven't played it.
But Dear Esther is supposed to be a good game.
You could ask her to try out Black and White.
No killing needed. But it can be done. tongue.gif

Yeh I saw Dear Esther on steam, but I think its a little too loose, you seem to just wander around whilst a narrative leads you through a verbal recall of past events. Atmospheric but possibly not along the right sort of lines,
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Hey man, its not strictly an RPG, but Any of the Sim City Games might be good for her, there is always Theme Hospital too (Don't know a girl that doesn't love that game... or guy for that matter)
I have recently been playing The Walking Dead Game with my lady friends, its a bit gruesome but its very well written and if you're a fan of the comic books or the tv series its a great addition to the fiction, Good thing about this game is you can choose to kill or not in some situations but they have consequences later which i love.
My last suggestion would be the Portal series, again not an RPG, but no killing and a great logical exercise.

She adors the sim games and theme hospital,
she also loves the walking dead TV series so wondered about the game, but when I mentioned it to her she seemed to think it'd be too scary...
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Have you tried out Torchlight 2?
She might enjoy that. I know mine did as you got a pet and it's not as dark as Diablo 3.
You can try out the demo first HERE .

I'll look into it, thanks mate !
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Can't really think of actuall RPG's that are not based around killing. How about point and clicks? There are some good new ones around now like The Next BIG Thing by pendolostudios.

She loves point and clicks, so will look into "The Next BIG Thing"




thanks for all the suggestions guys,

keep the suggestions coming plz !
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I'm sure you could give her a role to play.....


OK.

Right. Well most recommended the ones I might have said... but what about Amnesia?
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I'm sure you could give her a role to play.....
OK.
Right. Well most recommended the ones I might have said... but what about Amnesia?

thanks for your reply matey, but i think Amnesia will be too scary for her, she gave up on fallout 3 because everytime a goul jumped out she nearly had a heart attack,
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My experience with female gamers is they love ARPGs (Torchlight / Diablo etc) / the sims (you said she already loves) and games like Theme Park / Rollercoaster Tycoon / Sim City etc. And also DOTA2 is a big hit with female gamers. Terraria also.
    
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Hi mate, could you name some? or recommend any in particular ?
Original Deus ex is my fav game of all time, HR is one of my fav games of recent years, so yeh I mite suggest it, but i think even on the easiest setting it may be too much for her,
Not thought about Guild wars as I dont know much about it, but could certainly look into it,
Yeh I saw Dear Esther on steam, but I think its a little too loose, you seem to just wander around whilst a narrative leads you through a verbal recall of past events. Atmospheric but possibly not along the right sort of lines,
She adors the sim games and theme hospital,
she also loves the walking dead TV series so wondered about the game, but when I mentioned it to her she seemed to think it'd be too scary...
I'll look into it, thanks mate !
She loves point and clicks, so will look into "The Next BIG Thing"
thanks for all the suggestions guys,
keep the suggestions coming plz !

In that case I highly recommend all the pendulo studios games starting with Runaway, A Road Adventure (really one of my all time favorite point and click games). It's a bit on the old side (2003) but has aged very well. One thing to look out for though is that you need to get the fixed re-release (like the one you get from steam) as the original XP release does not run properly under vista/win7.

Also you can currently get the complete Pendulo Adventure Pack for 59,99€ on Steam (not sure what the UK price is).
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maybe riven?
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Diner dash....

HAHA, she loves that game !!!

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CIV III & IV

Will look into these too,
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In that case I highly recommend all the pendulo studios games starting with Runaway, A Road Adventure (really one of my all time favorite point and click games). It's a bit on the old side (2003) but has aged very well. One thing to look out for though is that you need to get the fixed re-release (like the one you get from steam) as the original XP release does not run properly under vista/win7.
Also you can currently get the complete Pendulo Adventure Pack for 59,99€ on Steam (not sure what the UK price is).

lol funny you say that matey, I looked into that next big thing game and stumbled across the Runaway series and I've just added the trilogy to my amazon wishlist for her ! smile.gif
any ideas if the trilogy will run on win7 ?
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maybe riven?

I'll look into that, i wondered about it a few years ago, but felt it mite look a little old now. But then I guess if the gameplay is still good she will like it, s'pose the difficulty would be running it on win7....



well guys, this forum never ceases to amaze, incredible how many of you have recommended games she already loves thumb.gif, or games that I know stand a good chance for her liking them,
thats why I love this forum smile.gif
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DOTA 2 it plays just like an ARPG with a cross between a Tower defense game. 5v5 or 5 player coop (No SP unless with bots). I know a lot of girls who play it. Play it myself too.
    
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