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Tame combat, too. No crazy skill trees or any of that stuff. It's main focus is maintaining relationships with shop owners and adventurers while you run your shop. Combat is just an afterthought put in to break the monotony.
I loved the running commentary throughout the video
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Uh, kinda hard to recommend a newer RPG with little killing tongue.gif
I can think of games like Planescape Torment, Baldurs Gate 2, Septerra Core.
Sure, there's killing in those games, but first 2 have a lot of talking and a very good story, SC is not bloody and manga style (actually the only manga game I like!).
Then you could always choose RPGs that allow you to decide how you want to do your missions. Like Deus Ex: The Human Revolution, you can complete the game without killing anyone.
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Uh, kinda hard to recommend a newer RPG with little killing tongue.gif
I can think of games like Planescape Torment, Baldurs Gate 2, Septerra Core.
Sure, there's killing in those games, but first 2 have a lot of talking and a very good story, SC is not bloody and manga style (actually the only manga game I like!).
Then you could always choose RPGs that allow you to decide how you want to do your missions. Like Deus Ex: The Human Revolution, you can complete the game without killing anyone.

In Deus Ex:HR, if you choose the stealth option you're setting the first boss fight up for failure which will be extremely hard and unbalanced since there is no way around fighting and you will not have the proper skills to compete. A better game would be The MGS series, which do have boss fights but you don't have to worry about skills and points.
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In Deus Ex:HR, if you choose the stealth option you're setting the first boss fight up for failure which will be extremely hard and unbalanced since there is no way around fighting and you will not have the proper skills to compete. A better game would be The MGS series, which do have boss fights but you don't have to worry about skills and points.

Yeah... that first boss is a pain if you even want to consider non-lethal... frown.gif
MGS is better for that.. dated graphically, but still plenty good.
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If you own a PS3 I would recommend looking into the Atelier series (Atelier Rorona, Atelier Totori and Atelier Meruru). It's a turn based RPG, you have to kill some wild life to gather materials, but the missions are usually focus on synthesizing through alchemy.
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If you own a PS3 I would recommend looking into the Atelier series (Atelier Rorona, Atelier Totori and Atelier Meruru). It's a turn based RPG, you have to kill some wild life to gather materials, but the missions are usually focus on synthesizing through alchemy.

I almost forgot about those games! FUN for sure, and a nice change of pace from the meat fest slaughter grind of most rpgs lol.
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For RPG games, I suggest:

Of Orcs and Men
The witcher
The Witcher 2 assassin of kings
Fallout 3 (which isnt always about killing if you do things more carefully)
Dragon Age origins ( I cant reccomend Dragon Age 2 as it always revolves around Kirkwall and it's nearby locations like caves and elven camps etc)
Black and White 2
Sacred 2
Planescape Torment ( it's very slow to make progress if it's your first time playing, otherwise it's a very deep and interesting story).
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Have you tried "Evil Genius"? it's slightly older (2004) but it's like the Sims except you play as an evil villain and make an evil lair + take over the world.

I haven't played it in ages though so hopefully someone can remind me how much killing there is in it - If I remember correctly there are ways to put to sleep/charm/confuse enemies/spies to get rid of them without killing them + I think killing is bad since it makes the nations that send them suspicious when their spies don't return...
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No killing..? What's the purpose of life then..
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No killing..? What's the purpose of life then..

Hmm... I was going to make a sex joke, but instead I'll just reference Leisure Suit Larry... only things dying there are all the knuckle children biggrin.gif
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