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I own the entire FO Catalog, and am currently playing Stalker : SoC with the 2K9 mod [Amazing, might I add]

I know there's a lot of "Recommend me games!" threads, but I'm trying to specifically find these types of games, can anyone recommend games with similar open world themes and features?

P.S, just joined OCN after a day of lurking, seemed like a perfect community ^^ Greetings everyone
    
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Any Elder Scrolls game will do you great justice, if you haven't played any of them already.

Dragon Age: Origins. Imo, it had the best story in a video game I have ever played. I wasn't too keen on the combat, but you can't please everyone.

Borderlands. It's linear, but it's still a must play for RPG fans.

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I like Red Orchestra, check it out. Arma 2 as well.
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In the Stalker vein there's Metro 2033 and I guess the Redfaction games
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In the Stalker vein there's Metro 2033 and I guess the Redfaction games
Metro is mad linear though. Epic game if you like Stalker though.
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If you want the theme, Metro 2033. If you want the open world, Elder Scrolls series.

Don't think there are other games which have both.
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1+ for Elder Scrolls Oblivion, dont do any serious modding from the get go though just textures and weather effects. Its a great game!
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Thanks for the responses guys, rereading this [I wrote it when I was super tired] I noticed I said with the same theme, which isn't a requirement, I just enjoy open world games with RPG elements.

But any good open world games I'd love to try, I love JC2, FC2, heck, I even enjoyed Mercs 2 [Gasp]

Thanks for the suggestions, I bought Metro 2033 and downloaded it overnight, Very High drops me down to 10-15 FPS in a few places, but High is super smooth and playable, and so far enjoyable, although linear.

I have Oblivion but haven't installed it yet, I'll be sure to grab some texture and appearance mods and try it ^^

Thanks for all the suggestions and if any open world games come to mind, please feel free to suggest them.
    
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Just Cause 2 is actually incredibly fun, I had it installed before I recently did my yearly reformat. Even if you don't follow the story, it's mindless fun to just go around and do stuff.
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Just Cause 2 is actually incredibly fun, I had it installed before I recently did my yearly reformat. Even if you don't follow the story, it's mindless fun to just go around and do stuff.
Yeah, I've been playing it this past hour ^^ Amazing graphics and not so demanding, everything max'd with 4x AA keeps a nice steady framerate, threw some black markets mods and just having mindless fun.

And nice to know I'm not the only one who does a yearly reformat xD Most people find it crazy.
    
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