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I'm going to recommend Minecraft. It's not an RPG with a storyline, but I know so many people who have had endless fun with it. People who aren't gamers, particularly girls, younger kids, or my parents, have loved it. And it'll run well enough on most systems, you can play with a mobile core 2 duo and onboard graphics. If you have a Core series with an iGPU you're good to go.
It's probably necessary to kill some of the animals for food or leather in the beginning, but I mean it's nothing compared to something like elder scrolls or mroe typical games. And the game can get creepy running around in caves, but you don't have to do that either.
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Though dated, I would recommend the Myst series... i think there are graphics update mods, but due to the nature of the games in general the graphics aren't terrible. They were able to put TONS of effort into the environment since it's a thinker series.
Riven is the standout of the series, but they all tie together, so if she digs a good story, start with Myst and look for mods.
These games are fairly challenging too, and require you to think... i plan to use them to help in homeschooling next year for my (soon to be) 7 year old daughter due to the amount of logical reasoning and the fun aspect too.
One standout from Myst that I still can't forget, is the piano puzzle... my friends and I had NO idea how to play the piano and the piano clues were reliant on a base knowledge or more keen attention to detail than we used at that point. We resorted to asking my friends sister, who played piano, to help us solve it lol. That did the trick biggrin.gif

some interesting points, mainly because she plays piano smile.gif

I may spend some time looking through the old classics seeing if there is anything that would still appeal through gameplay etc
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I'm going to recommend Minecraft. It's not an RPG with a storyline, but I know so many people who have had endless fun with it. People who aren't gamers, particularly girls, younger kids, or my parents, have loved it. And it'll run well enough on most systems, you can play with a mobile core 2 duo and onboard graphics. If you have a Core series with an iGPU you're good to go.
It's probably necessary to kill some of the animals for food or leather in the beginning, but I mean it's nothing compared to something like elder scrolls or mroe typical games. And the game can get creepy running around in caves, but you don't have to do that either.

never played it becuase I wasn't sure it'd be my thing, but so many people love it I guess I should give it a go, and I'm sure she would too smile.gif
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Morning all,
wondered if you could recommend an RPG where the aim of the game isn't always about killing, i.e. go here, kill this person, get a scroll etc.
With christmas coming up I wondered about getting my GF a PC game as she's steadily increasing her interest in the games I play, and whilst she does play games they tend to be the Big Fish games (casual games, time management etc)
I think if I can find some good RPG games she'd REALLY enjoy them once she got into it.
She loved Oblivion, but wasn't keen on the amount of killing required for each quest, and whilst she loves wandering about and talking to people, ultimately she wasn't keen on the fact most quests required that she kills things.
so any ideas ?

 

I know this will be random but i've witnessed so many UK wives loving Football manager Series.

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She is actually into football and does fantasy football each year, but when she tried football manager she didn't like it, think she felt it was too complicated overall in order to be successful,
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She is actually into football and does fantasy football each year, but when she tried football manager she didn't like it, think she felt it was too complicated overall in order to be successful,

Fair enough, but FM13 has a new feature something like a LITE mode. Many features are cut off so the game is simple. If complication is the only issue than maybe it might be different this time.
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Fair enough, but FM13 has a new feature something like a LITE mode. Many features are cut off so the game is simple. If complication is the only issue than maybe it might be different this time.

oh rite, well I will be playing it as always, so I mite try at getting her to give it a go again, thumb.gif
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Maybe not now, but you should see if she likes Red Alert 2.

Very good point and click game!
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Maybe not now, but you should see if she likes Red Alert 2.
Very good point and click game!

Since when is Red Alert 2 a point and click?? Red Alert 2 is a RTS (Real Time Stretegy) game. When people talk about point & click's they usually talk about point & click adventure games. You know like Monkey island, Broken sword, Syberia, The Longest Journey,
    
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What about dishonoured? You can kill, or not kill, as many people as you want. Flat mate has it on Ps3 and it looks fun.

Edit- it's fps and sort of RPG.
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