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It has been a while since I played a regular RPG (as in, not mmo) Whats a good one for the PC? I tried The Witcher and wasn't impressed, so thats out. I have been thinking of trying some of the lotr games, but none seemed to get really good press, so I am not sure. What do you recommend??
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Well Neverwinter Nights 2 is a good recent RPG,

If you don't mind playing some older games, the Knights Of the Old Republic and the Baldurs Gate series were absolutely top notch.
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Spellforce 2 is pretty nice, I know it's old... but still. But it's more a mix of RPG/RTS.
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you could play oblivion which is one of the best rpgs IMO. You could also try Assassin's Creed. I believe that came out a couple of days ago.
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It has been a while since I played a regular RPG (as in, not mmo) Whats a good one for the PC? I tried The Witcher and wasn't impressed, so thats out. I have been thinking of trying some of the lotr games, but none seemed to get really good press, so I am not sure. What do you recommend??
I was diasapointed with the Witcher myself. There aren't many good non-MMORPG RPGs out right now, but there are a few current and past that I like:

Eder Scrolls IV:Oblivion + expansions (that alone will satiate your RPG hunger)
Baldur's Gate 2 (golden oldie)
Neverwinter Nights 1 or 2
Star Wars KOTOR 1 and 2.

EDIT: I wonder if anyone still plays Baldur's Gate 2 online? I may have to install and find out....
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you could play oblivion which is one of the best rpgs IMO. You could also try Assassin's Creed. I believe that came out a couple of days ago.
Assassins Creed isnt really and RPG though.

I'd go old skool along the lines of Planescape Torment and Baldurs Gate
    
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Thanks for the replies. I have oblivion too. Played it for a few hours, but wasn't too impressed.


I might try Knights of the Old Republic. I haven't played a SW game in a long time.
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Mount and Blade! Get it now before it comes out too cos I think it's alomst done.
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Septerra Core was surprisingly good if not a bit of a traditional RPG. It can be found dirt cheap now as well.
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Morrowind. It takes a while to get into, but it is by far better than oblivion.
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