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If you haven't played Half Life 2, just get the Orange box. You'll get the HL2 series, Portal and TF2. HL2 has a large amount of mods, and you can load up a multi gig HD texture and model pack for an enhanced play through an amazing game.

The STALKER series, specifically the first game, modded, is also an excellent experience.

TF2 is worth its weight in gold.

I enthusiastically +1 DeadSpace, especially due to the new sequel.

StarCraft II is fun too if you like online MP strategy.

Dragon Age is a great RPG that combines classic RPG elements with an extremely rich story and plot (streamlined so that you don't need to play it as neurotically as an oldschool RPG)

Fallout 3 if you haven't played it, is also an excellent game. The amount of mods available makes you pretty much able to tailor every single element of the game to your taste (head to the Fallout 3 Nexus to see the staggering number of mods available). I have come back to this game more times than any other game I've played besides Final Fantasy III for Super Nintendo.

While I'm talking about excellent games with a nonsense amount of mods available, there is always Oblivion.
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If you haven't played Half Life 2, just get the Orange box. You'll get the HL2 series, Portal and TF2. HL2 has an absurd amount of mods, and you can load up a multi gig HD texture and model pack for an enhanced play through an amazing game.

The STALKER series, specifically the first game, modded, is also an excellent experience.

TF2 is worth its weight in gold.

I enthusiastically +1 DeadSpace, especially due to the new sequel.

StarCraft II is fun too if you like online MP strategy.

Dragon Age is a great RPG that combines classic RPG elements with an extremely rich story and plot (streamlined so that you don't need to play it as neurotically as an oldschool RPG)

Fallout 3 if you haven't played it, is also an excellent game. The amount of mods available makes you pretty much able to tailor every single element of the game to your taste. I have come back to this game more times than any other game I've played besides Final Fantasy III for Super Nintendo.
I made my Steam account. I just started downloading Dead Space because it's a bargain at 6 bucks.

I'll take a lot at Dragon Age, Titan Quest, and the L4D series.
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