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Ok, I got 50 bucks lying around and I am pretty bored so I figured I would go out and buy a new PC game. All I play currently is WoW, and I am growing bored, so a nice FPS would be fun.

I would go get something like CS:S or something, but I have never played it before and I don't feel like getting into a game that is already like 5 years old.

So reccomend a good recent multiplayer game to me. I already have BF2, and that's pretty much it.

It doesn't necessarily have to be an FPS, but that is what I am leaning towards since I don't have too much fun with RTS's.
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CS:S is still going strong and will probably be around for a long time to come, and the graphics are still great - I wouldn't worry about it being 5 years old. I would worry about the fact that people who have been playing CS for 5+ years are going to wipe the floor with you

It's very frustrating to get into. Hell, it's still frustrating when you're an above average player, because you get mad when you die to noobs
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I would worry about the fact that people who have been playing CS for 5+ years are going to wipe the floor with you

It's very frustrating to get into. Hell, it's still frustrating when you're an above average player, because you get mad when you die to noobs
yea, that's why I don't really want to get into it. I know the graphics are still amazing. I am a below-average FPS player in general.
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I dunno man. All I play online is CS:S and occasionally BF2. I've been having urges to get into Planetside again lately... I played it when it first came out and it was a blast, but got boring after a couple months. It's a MMOFPS basically - massive persistant world with a bunch of continents and 3 races fight over them with tanks, planes, guns, all that fun stuff. I think it's free to play now, too. Maybe you could check it out.

Here's a cool video I just found on youtube. The graphics aren't as terrible as they look here, but they are a bit dated.

Cool video of some infantry guys bum-rushing some mechs.

Damn, I want to play this game again now
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Trackmania Nations, it's free and very fun online.
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There is allways America's Army online

http://www.americasarmy.com/
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FYI, the only part that is "5+ years old" about CS is some of the gameplay. The graphics and sound system were heavily upgraded when it got the Source'ification back in 2004 and have been steadily upgraded since with HDR, high-res player models, etc. since then. It's still an enjoyable game, albeit with a bit of a steep learning curve.

America's army is much more strategical and almost more of a simulator than most other fps are. The learning curve is incredibly steep... but it is a free game and has pretty nice graphics/sound to boot.
    
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I just went to bestbuy and bought halo2, because I ordered vista today so I will play it when it gets here. Thanks for all the input, though. I will try some of those free games in the meantime.
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post #9 of 26
i know you say your bored with WoW. But maybe another MMO?

Rappelz

its only like 6 months old or so. but its pretty fun

mutiplayer? get an xbox360 and pick up Gears Of War or Call Of Duty 3 lol

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What about F.E.A.R.?
    
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