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stream? like, you download the game as you play it?

yeah, i know, fallout 3 or oblivion
    
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Many of these have already been mentioned but I feel I must emphasize them:
Mass Effect 1/2
Dragon Age Origins + Awakening
Fallout 3
The Witcher
Knights of the Old Republic 1/2
Baldur's Gate I/II
Icewind Dale I/II
Neverwinter Nights 1/2 (I'm not a really big fan of NWN but I definitely think they're worth a playthrough or 2, and can be found pretty cheaply)

The Baldur's Gate and Icewind Dale series are more old school but I'm a firm believer that Baldur's Gate II is the greatest game ever made.
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Sadly, your best RPG's are going to be older games which wont have great graphics compared to todays game, but they are well worth the play through. I'd go with Baulders Gate 1/2 with expansions, Icewind Dale 1/2, and NWN 1/2.
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Dragon Age: Origins, Fallout 3, Mass Effect 1/2 (not really an RPG, but has RPG elements and a good story), Oblivion are all more recent RPGs that have gotten good reviews. I liked Oblivion and Dragon Age the first time through, but feel they lack replay. I can't stand Fallout 3 now, REALLY boring graphics (Oh wow grey wasteland. Yay. Another sewer to explore? Yay. What's that? I got a critical headshot and the raiders head exploded again for the 500th time? Cool, I guess.) and gameplay gets a bit tired after awhile. If you mod it though, it can get pretty awesome.

Not to be nostalgic, but I love older RPGs. Fallout 1/2 if you want to see what the series is all about, Baldur's Gate for an epic story in the DnD universe, Icewind Dale for a more strategic combat oriented Baldur's Gate, Neverwinter Nights has a good story and interesting character development, and Knights of the Old Republic for just plain awesomeness. If you liked Diablo 1 or 2, get Torchlight. It's Diablo without online play. Which sucks, but is still a lot of fun.
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Mass Effect 1-2, KOTOR1 (1st is much better then the 2nd in my opinion.)
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Morrowind, Dues Ex, all the other ones everyone else has mentioned.
    
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