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Ok OCN.
Ive decided I need a new game.
My budget is $30 and it needs to be on Steam.
Im not a big fan of Online Multiplayer. I know...Im part of a dying breed.
I play pretty much every genre but for reference here are some of my recent favorites:
Mass Effect, Mass Effect 2
Dragon Age Origins/Awakening
BFBC2
Just Cause 2
Minecraft
Neverwinter Nights 2
GTA4
Fallout 3
TESIII: Morrowind
TESIV: Oblivion
Im drawing a blank on what else...

Im tempted to buy Fallout 3 or Oblivion because I loved them so much and have only really played them on console. (I know Gamebryo Sucks)
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have you tried Stalker: COP yet?
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Is Fallout New Vegas <$30?

edit: apparently not. Stalker Shadow of Chernobyl and Call of Pripyat then.

If you don't mind older RPGs then Knights of the Old Empire 1 and 2.
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post #5 of 13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by thiru;12329263 
Is Fallout New Vegas <$30?

edit: apparently not. Stalker Shadow of Chernobyl and Call of Pripyat then.

If you don't mind older RPGs then Knights of the Old Empire 1 and 2.

I have heard Many Much good things about the Stalker Series.
I may have to try it out. Sounds like its worth at least $20.
Im tempted to also stretch my budget and pick up Dead Space seeing as I never beat it.
Is Dead space worth $20?
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If you dont own Bad Company 2 already, get it.

Edit: Oh wait, no multiplayer. :I

I guess Oblivion or FO3's fine for you.
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post #7 of 13
1 vote for Just Cause 2
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post #8 of 13
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kand;12329396 
If you dont own Bad Company 2 already, get it.

Edit: Oh wait, no multiplayer. :I

I guess Oblivion or FO3's fine for you.

I have it. And I do enjoy the multiplayer now and then. But im almost entirely a single player gamer. For some reason MP gaming never grabbed me. Partly because even with friends I find it empty and boring and partly because I resent The Skinner Box Method of game development and progression.
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1 vote for Just Cause 2
Have it. biggrin.gif
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post #9 of 13
IMO you should've done a poll.

Anyway, I give my votes for BBC2, JC2, and Batman: AA.

Honorable mentions are Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, DiRT 2, and Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War 2.

EDIT:
I upgrade the Lara Croft game due to the simple fact that it does have multiplayer, but it's all co-op, and I think you might be interested in it - not sure though.

EDIT once more...:
I'm so sorry, I thought that list of yours was a list of the top games you wanted to play.
Edited by TheRockMonsi - 2/9/11 at 9:01pm
 
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I decided to go with Stalker and FarCry 2.
Thanks for the help guys. You got me thinking. biggrin.gif
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