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mjf314 wrote: April 27th, 2022, 11:17 pm I finished playing Okami. I liked it. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who likes 3D Zelda games.

My only complaint is that the celestial brush is frustrating to use. It's an interesting concept, and you use it in interesting ways, but sometimes it's hard to get the game to recognize which brush technique you're trying to do.
What platform did you play it on?
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flavo5000 wrote: April 28th, 2022, 4:49 pm
mjf314 wrote: April 27th, 2022, 11:17 pm I finished playing Okami. I liked it. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who likes 3D Zelda games.

My only complaint is that the celestial brush is frustrating to use. It's an interesting concept, and you use it in interesting ways, but sometimes it's hard to get the game to recognize which brush technique you're trying to do.
What platform did you play it on?
PS2 emulator. The brush didn't move very smoothly, so that was part of the problem, but even when I thought I drew the correct shape, it sometimes failed to recognize it.
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mjf314 wrote: April 28th, 2022, 6:02 pm
flavo5000 wrote: April 28th, 2022, 4:49 pm
mjf314 wrote: April 27th, 2022, 11:17 pm I finished playing Okami. I liked it. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who likes 3D Zelda games.

My only complaint is that the celestial brush is frustrating to use. It's an interesting concept, and you use it in interesting ways, but sometimes it's hard to get the game to recognize which brush technique you're trying to do.
What platform did you play it on?
PS2 emulator. The brush didn't move very smoothly, so that was part of the problem, but even when I thought I drew the correct shape, it sometimes failed to recognize it.
Oh yea, I could see that being annoying. I got in on Switch but haven't played it yet.
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Me after a few hours of Elden Ring: This has to seriously be in consideration for one of the most beautiful games ever made.
Me after entering Leyndell, 95 hours later: This is the most beautiful game ever made. Period.

Also very possibly the best. And, looking at all my other favorite games, I don't think it's that close. :shrug: Granted, I've never played Breath of the Wild, a game Elden Ring keeps getting compared to.

Even if you're not a fan of the Souls games, I strongly recommend it. It's quite accessible.

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I recently played through Kill It with Fire which was a fun little diversion that basically involves killing spiders with increasingly more ridiculous weaponry.

Picked up Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice next. I've heard good things about this one and it's interesting so far.
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outdoorcats wrote: May 3rd, 2022, 1:37 pm Me after a few hours of Elden Ring: This has to seriously be in consideration for one of the most beautiful games ever made.
Me after entering Leyndell, 95 hours later: This is the most beautiful game ever made. Period.

Also very possibly the best. And, looking at all my other favorite games, I don't think it's that close. :shrug: Granted, I've never played Breath of the Wild, a game Elden Ring keeps getting compared to.

Even if you're not a fan of the Souls games, I strongly recommend it. It's quite accessible.
My boyfriend started playing Elden Ring last week and is loving it. He makes me look at all his screenshots after his gaming session lol. I hate those kinds of games and would never play it but it is quite beautiful.
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mightysparks wrote: May 3rd, 2022, 3:45 pm
outdoorcats wrote: May 3rd, 2022, 1:37 pm Me after a few hours of Elden Ring: This has to seriously be in consideration for one of the most beautiful games ever made.
Me after entering Leyndell, 95 hours later: This is the most beautiful game ever made. Period.

Also very possibly the best. And, looking at all my other favorite games, I don't think it's that close. :shrug: Granted, I've never played Breath of the Wild, a game Elden Ring keeps getting compared to.

Even if you're not a fan of the Souls games, I strongly recommend it. It's quite accessible.
My boyfriend started playing Elden Ring last week and is loving it. He makes me look at all his screenshots after his gaming session lol. I hate those kinds of games and would never play it but it is quite beautiful.
Funnily enough, I was just thinking I should get a flashdrive so I can upload some of my screenshots. I took a ton using photo mode on Horizon: Zero Dawn. I just have a few of Elden Ring (no photo mode :( ).

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flavo5000 wrote: May 3rd, 2022, 1:43 pm I recently played through Kill It with Fire which was a fun little diversion that basically involves killing spiders with increasingly more ridiculous weaponry.

Picked up Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice next. I've heard good things about this one and it's interesting so far.
I own Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice but haven't played it, so I'd love to hear what you think (without spoilers of course).

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outdoorcats wrote: May 3rd, 2022, 9:53 pm
flavo5000 wrote: May 3rd, 2022, 1:43 pm Picked up Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice next. I've heard good things about this one and it's interesting so far.
I own Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice but haven't played it, so I'd love to hear what you think (without spoilers of course).
I really liked Hellblade when I played it 2 years ago(?) but it's a game that I still think about it now and then. The general combat is nice but becomes repetitive with the same opponents, the puzzles are a hit-or-miss but it's definitely a beautiful game with an interesting story/journey about grief and letting go. The soundtrack and the sound design are amazing and they complement each other well. Play it with headphones (the game itself recomends it). Can't wait for the sequel.
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dirty_score wrote: May 3rd, 2022, 11:22 pm
outdoorcats wrote: May 3rd, 2022, 9:53 pm
flavo5000 wrote: May 3rd, 2022, 1:43 pm Picked up Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice next. I've heard good things about this one and it's interesting so far.
I own Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice but haven't played it, so I'd love to hear what you think (without spoilers of course).
I really liked Hellblade when I played it 2 years ago(?) but it's a game that I still think about it now and then. The general combat is nice but becomes repetitive with the same opponents, the puzzles are a hit-or-miss but it's definitely a beautiful game with an interesting story/journey about grief and letting go. The soundtrack and the sound design are amazing and they complement each other well. Play it with headphones (the game itself recomends it). Can't wait for the sequel.
Yea, the graphics and sound design are excellent. I do see what you mean about the puzzles and combat, and I'm only 2 hours in.
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I started Tales of Symphonia. It was fun enough to play for a few hours, but I got tired of it because I didn't like the combat very much.

I also started Persona 4. I think I like this game more, but I haven't gotten to the first dungeon yet, so it's too early to be sure.
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Well I didn't think I'd ever give it a go but I started playing Elden Ring last night. I'm borrowing from my boyfriend's Steam library so I can only play when he's not on and only a few hours in. Surprisingly enjoying it so far. Any game described as 'souls-like' I avoid because I'm usually bored immediately and find them ugly and just not nice to play. But the game seems even more beautiful actually playing it and the combat feels really nice. My bf told me to take screenshots as I go so he can follow my path and we can compare the differences. I was showing him my screenshots and a place I found today is a place he only found last night (I'm 3 hours in, he's 70+ hours in) so that was kinda cool. I'm a big fan of exploration focused games so I am enjoying the exploring part of it and all the little surprises. Dunno if I'll get bored eventually but keen on it at the moment.
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I finished Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice a couple nights ago. Very interesting storyline and while the combat and puzzles never really got amazing for me, they didn't detract too much. I did get a little tired of the backtracking in a couple places though.

Last night I decided to play a couple of random ones in that massive Itch.io Ukraine bundle they had recently. Played through the super short Summer Gems which was fine but very slight. Started A Short Hike which I'm liking quite a bit so far.

I've also been playing Clubhouse Games on Switch on the side to unwind a little.
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mightysparks wrote: May 12th, 2022, 11:37 am Well I didn't think I'd ever give it a go but I started playing Elden Ring last night. I'm borrowing from my boyfriend's Steam library so I can only play when he's not on and only a few hours in. Surprisingly enjoying it so far. Any game described as 'souls-like' I avoid because I'm usually bored immediately and find them ugly and just not nice to play. But the game seems even more beautiful actually playing it and the combat feels really nice. My bf told me to take screenshots as I go so he can follow my path and we can compare the differences. I was showing him my screenshots and a place I found today is a place he only found last night (I'm 3 hours in, he's 70+ hours in) so that was kinda cool. I'm a big fan of exploration focused games so I am enjoying the exploring part of it and all the little surprises. Dunno if I'll get bored eventually but keen on it at the moment.
Yeahhhh! It's an amazing game!

A good rule of thumb is, if normal world-roaming enemies take more than 2-3 hits to kill, try exploring somewhere else (or see if you can level up your favorite weapon).

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Not sure if anyone here likes games like this but I've been playing Farm RPG for the last month or so: https://farmrpg.com (referral code 3D252 if you sign up :turned: ). Available on browser and mobile app. Really solid idle-like RPG that is not really pay-to-win (can buy gold but you earn plenty through regular gameplay), kinda feels like Runescape (or Melvor Idle with less idle) but basically text-based and chill with no combat or competitiveness. Active devs, friendly/giving community etc.
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I compiled a list of the most popular video games of all time. Other people have made "most acclaimed" lists, but I think they put too much emphasis on historical importance. My goal was to make a more accurate list of games that people actually like.

- I only used polls. I avoided polls with very few voters, and I avoided using lists made by experts.
- I only used all-time polls. I avoided polls that focus on a specific genre or console.
- To reduce anti-recency bias, I only used polls from the last 10 years (although games from the last few years are probably still underrepresented).
- I used the same exponential decay point system that we use for movie polls.

I used 10 polls in total - 4 forum polls and 6 from various other sources. Everything in the top 100 is on at least 3 of the 10 lists.

Here's the top 100:
Top 100 most popular video games
1. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
2. Final Fantasy VII
3. Chrono Trigger
4. Super Mario 64
5. The Last of Us
6. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
7. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
8. Shadow of the Colossus
9. Super Mario Bros. 3
10. Final Fantasy VI
11. Metal Gear Solid
12. Super Mario World
13. Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
14. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
15. Mass Effect 2
16. Half-Life 2
17. Red Dead Redemption
18. Final Fantasy X
19. Pokémon Red and Blue
20. The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
21. Dark Souls
22. BioShock
23. Resident Evil 4
24. Portal 2
25. Super Mario Galaxy
26. Final Fantasy IX
27. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
28. GoldenEye 007
29. Grand Theft Auto V
30. Fallout 3
31. Persona 4
32. Kingdom Hearts II
33. Super Metroid
34. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
35. Deus Ex
36. Bloodborne
37. Tetris
38. Minecraft
39. World of Warcraft
40. Okami
41. Pokémon Gold and Silver
42. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
43. Final Fantasy VIII
44. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
45. Shenmue
46. Half-Life
47. Portal
48. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
49. Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
50. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
51. Metroid Prime
52. Xenoblade Chronicles
53. Batman: Arkham City
54. Mass Effect
55. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
56. Kingdom Hearts
57. Doom
58. Silent Hill 2
59. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
60. Persona 5
61. Super Mario Kart
62. NieR: Automata
63. Diablo II
64. Age of Empires II
65. Super Mario Bros.
66. Super Smash Bros. Melee
67. The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
68. Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
69. Resident Evil 2
70. Banjo-Kazooie
71. Street Fighter II
72. Assassin's Creed II
73. Halo
74. Mario Kart 8
75. The Legend of Zelda
76. Ico
77. EarthBound
78. Super Mario Galaxy 2
79. Secret of Mana
80. Mario Kart 64
81. Halo: Combat Evolved
82. Mass Effect 3
83. Journey
84. Xenogears
85. Halo 3
86. Suikoden II
87. Borderlands 2
88. Splatoon
89. Fallout: New Vegas
90. Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation
91. Dragon Age: Origins
92. Halo 2
93. Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
94. Final Fantasy Tactics
95. The Walking Dead: Season 1
96. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
97. Undertale
98. Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride
99. Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
100. Sonic the Hedgehog 2
I'm not the most qualified person to judge if this is a good list, so I'm interested in hearing what other people think. Is it an accurate list of games that a lot of people like?

Edit: Fixed mistakes.
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mjf314 wrote: May 20th, 2022, 8:58 am I compiled a list of the most popular video games of all time. Other people have made "most acclaimed" lists, but I think they put too much emphasis on historical importance. My goal was to make a more accurate list of games that people actually like.

- I only used polls. I avoided polls with very few voters, and I avoided using lists made by experts.
- I only used all-time polls. I avoided polls that focus on a specific genre or console.
- To reduce anti-recency bias, I only used polls from the last 10 years (although games from the last few years are probably still underrepresented).
- I used the same exponential decay point system that we use for movie polls.

I used 10 polls in total - 4 forum polls and 6 from various other sources. Everything in the top 100 is on at least 3 of the 10 lists.

Here's the top 100:
Top 100 most popular video games
1. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
2. Final Fantasy VII
3. Chrono Trigger
4. Super Mario 64
5. The Last of Us
6. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
7. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
8. Shadow of the Colossus
9. Super Mario Bros. 3
10. Final Fantasy VI
11. Metal Gear Solid
12. Super Mario World
13. Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
14. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
15. Mass Effect 2
16. Half-Life 2
17. Red Dead Redemption
18. Final Fantasy X
19. The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
20. Dark Souls
21. BioShock
22. Resident Evil 4
23. Portal 2
24. Super Mario Galaxy
25. Final Fantasy IX
26. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
27. GoldenEye 007
28. Grand Theft Auto V
29. Fallout 3
30. Persona 4
31. Kingdom Hearts II
32. Super Metroid
33. Deus Ex
34. Bloodborne
35. Tetris
36. Minecraft
37. World of Warcraft
38. Okami
39. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
40. Final Fantasy VIII
41. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
42. Shenmue
43. Half-Life
44. Portal
45. Doom
46. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
47. Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
48. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
49. Metroid Prime
50. Xenoblade Chronicles
51. Batman: Arkham City
52. Mass Effect
53. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
54. Kingdom Hearts
55. Silent Hill 2
56. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
57. Persona 5
58. Super Mario Kart
59. NieR: Automata
60. Diablo II
61. Age of Empires II
62. Super Mario Bros.
63. Super Smash Bros. Melee
64. The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
65. Resident Evil 2
66. Banjo-Kazooie
67. Street Fighter II
68. Assassin's Creed II
69. Halo
70. Mario Kart 8
71. The Legend of Zelda
72. Ico
73. EarthBound
74. Super Mario Galaxy 2
75. Secret of Mana
76. Mario Kart 64
77. Uncharted 2
78. Halo: Combat Evolved
79. Mass Effect 3
80. Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
81. Journey
82. Xenogears
83. Halo 3
84. Suikoden II
85. Borderlands 2
86. Splatoon
87. Fallout: New Vegas
88. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
89. Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation
90. Dragon Age: Origins
91. Halo 2
92. Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
93. Final Fantasy Tactics
94. The Walking Dead: Season 1
95. Resident Evil
96. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
97. Undertale
98. Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride
99. Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
100. Sonic the Hedgehog 2
I'm not the most qualified person to judge if this is a good list, so I'm interested in hearing what other people think. Is it an accurate list of games that a lot of people like?
Yeah, it's really on point though the individual rankings seem weird when outside the top 10.

Edit: I thought this was critically acclaimed titles not popular titles. I can't evaluate how popular the individual games were back in the day, but if we go by today, then almost none of these titles are popular.
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toromash wrote: May 20th, 2022, 9:06 am Edit: I thought this was critically acclaimed titles not popular titles. I can't evaluate how popular the individual games were back in the day, but if we go by today, then almost none of these titles are popular.
When I say popular, I mean it's intended to be a list of games that a lot of people currently consider their favorites. It's not intended to be a list of games that people are currently playing or talking about. Maybe "most loved" would have been a better description.
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mjf314 wrote: May 20th, 2022, 8:58 am I compiled a list of the most popular video games of all time. Other people have made "most acclaimed" lists, but I think they put too much emphasis on historical importance. My goal was to make a more accurate list of games that people actually like.

- I only used polls. I avoided polls with very few voters, and I avoided using lists made by experts.
- I only used all-time polls. I avoided polls that focus on a specific genre or console.
- To reduce anti-recency bias, I only used polls from the last 10 years (although games from the last few years are probably still underrepresented).
- I used the same exponential decay point system that we use for movie polls.

I used 10 polls in total - 4 forum polls and 6 from various other sources. Everything in the top 100 is on at least 3 of the 10 lists.

Here's the top 100:
Top 100 most popular video games
1. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
2. Final Fantasy VII
3. Chrono Trigger
4. Super Mario 64
5. The Last of Us
6. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
7. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
8. Shadow of the Colossus
9. Super Mario Bros. 3
10. Final Fantasy VI
11. Metal Gear Solid
12. Super Mario World
13. Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
14. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
15. Mass Effect 2
16. Half-Life 2
17. Red Dead Redemption
18. Final Fantasy X
19. The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
20. Dark Souls
21. BioShock
22. Resident Evil 4
23. Portal 2
24. Super Mario Galaxy
25. Final Fantasy IX
26. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
27. GoldenEye 007
28. Grand Theft Auto V
29. Fallout 3
30. Persona 4
31. Kingdom Hearts II
32. Super Metroid
33. Deus Ex
34. Bloodborne
35. Tetris
36. Minecraft
37. World of Warcraft
38. Okami
39. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
40. Final Fantasy VIII
41. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
42. Shenmue
43. Half-Life
44. Portal
45. Doom
46. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
47. Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
48. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
49. Metroid Prime
50. Xenoblade Chronicles
51. Batman: Arkham City
52. Mass Effect
53. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
54. Kingdom Hearts
55. Silent Hill 2
56. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
57. Persona 5
58. Super Mario Kart
59. NieR: Automata
60. Diablo II
61. Age of Empires II
62. Super Mario Bros.
63. Super Smash Bros. Melee
64. The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
65. Resident Evil 2
66. Banjo-Kazooie
67. Street Fighter II
68. Assassin's Creed II
69. Halo
70. Mario Kart 8
71. The Legend of Zelda
72. Ico
73. EarthBound
74. Super Mario Galaxy 2
75. Secret of Mana
76. Mario Kart 64
77. Uncharted 2
78. Halo: Combat Evolved
79. Mass Effect 3
80. Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
81. Journey
82. Xenogears
83. Halo 3
84. Suikoden II
85. Borderlands 2
86. Splatoon
87. Fallout: New Vegas
88. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
89. Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation
90. Dragon Age: Origins
91. Halo 2
92. Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
93. Final Fantasy Tactics
94. The Walking Dead: Season 1
95. Resident Evil
96. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
97. Undertale
98. Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride
99. Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
100. Sonic the Hedgehog 2
I'm not the most qualified person to judge if this is a good list, so I'm interested in hearing what other people think. Is it an accurate list of games that a lot of people like?
It's a solid list but I would trade a few with Donkey Kong, Pac Man, Tomb Raider, Tekken 3, The Sims, SIm City, Command & Conquer Red Alert, Need for Speed Most Wanted, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2, Counter Strike..
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mjf314 wrote: May 20th, 2022, 9:15 am
toromash wrote: May 20th, 2022, 9:06 am Edit: I thought this was critically acclaimed titles not popular titles. I can't evaluate how popular the individual games were back in the day, but if we go by today, then almost none of these titles are popular.
When I say popular, I mean it's intended to be a list of games that a lot of people currently consider their favorites. It's not intended to be a list of games that people are currently playing or talking about. Maybe "most loved" would have been a better description.
Oh, then it's indeed a correct list. It of course depend on the individual person. I think this list hits the nail on people who have been gaming since the 90's. More modern gamers would remove many of the early titles and replace it with titles from 2009-now (probably some red dead redemption 2 and god of War)
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dirty_score wrote: May 20th, 2022, 9:44 am It's a solid list but I would trade a few with Donkey Kong, Pac Man, Tomb Raider, Tekken 3, The Sims, SIm City, Command & Conquer Red Alert, Need for Speed Most Wanted, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2, Counter Strike..
Tomb Raider is #117, and on 3 lists, so it just barely missed out.
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I certainly see a lot of personal favorites there, but I have a pretty strict Nintendo focus and don't game too often.
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In general, it seems ok but there are some really bizarre omissions like Mario Odyssey which is probably the most acclaimed Mario game in years (certainly more than Galaxy 1 & 2) as well as a total lack of LucasArts games (no Sam & Max, Monkey Island or Day of the Tentacle. wtf). Majora's Mask seems oddly high for how divisive that game seems to be too.
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flavo5000 wrote: May 20th, 2022, 6:03 pm In general, it seems ok but there are some really bizarre omissions like Mario Odyssey which is probably the most acclaimed Mario game in years (certainly more than Galaxy 1 & 2) as well as a total lack of LucasArts games (no Sam & Max, Monkey Island or Day of the Tentacle. wtf). Majora's Mask seems oddly high for how divisive that game seems to be too.
I think Breath of the Wild is the most recent game on the list. 2 of the polls were done in 2017, after Breath of the Wild and before Super Mario Odyssey, so Super Mario Odyssey had a big disadvantage.

The Secret of Monkey Island is #119, and on 4 of the 10 lists.
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Not a single Pokemon title seems implausible.
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TraverseTown wrote: May 20th, 2022, 10:53 pm Not a single Pokemon title seems implausible.
The Pokemon games are confusing because everyone uses different names, and since I know very little about Pokemon, I'm not sure which ones to combine. If I combine them, then they might make the top 100.

For example, are all of these the same game? Should I combine them?

Red / Blue
Red / Green / Blue
Red / Blue / Green / Yellow
Red / Blue / Yellow
Red / Blue / Yellow / FireRed / LeafGreen
Yellow

What about these? Should I combine them?

Gold / Silver / Crystal / HeartGold / SoulSilver
Gold / Silver
Gold / Silver / Crystal
HeartGold / SoulSilver
Crystal
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I checked the Wikipedia articles, and it seems like they're different versions of the same game, so I combined them. If a list included multiple versions, then I kept the highest ranked version and removed the others. Now there are 2 Pokemon games in the top 100, Red/Blue and Gold/Silver.

Here's the updated top 100:

Edit: See this post for the list: viewtopic.php?t=1124&start=4200#p763353
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mjf314 wrote: May 21st, 2022, 2:15 am I checked the Wikipedia articles, and it seems like they're different versions of the same game, so I combined them. If a list included multiple versions, then I kept the highest ranked version and removed the others. Now there are 2 Pokemon games in the top 100, Red/Blue and Gold/Silver.

Here's the updated top 100:
Top 100 most popular video games
1. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
2. Final Fantasy VII
3. Chrono Trigger
4. Super Mario 64
5. The Last of Us
6. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
7. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
8. Shadow of the Colossus
9. Super Mario Bros. 3
10. Final Fantasy VI
11. Metal Gear Solid
12. Super Mario World
13. Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
14. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
15. Mass Effect 2
16. Half-Life 2
17. Red Dead Redemption
18. Final Fantasy X
19. Pokémon Red and Blue
20. The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
21. Dark Souls
22. BioShock
23. Resident Evil 4
24. Portal 2
25. Super Mario Galaxy
26. Final Fantasy IX
27. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
28. GoldenEye 007
29. Grand Theft Auto V
30. Fallout 3
31. Persona 4
32. Kingdom Hearts II
33. Super Metroid
34. Deus Ex
35. Bloodborne
36. Tetris
37. Minecraft
38. World of Warcraft
39. Okami
40. Pokémon Gold and Silver
41. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
42. Final Fantasy VIII
43. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
44. Shenmue
45. Half-Life
46. Portal
47. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
48. Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
49. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
50. Metroid Prime
51. Xenoblade Chronicles
52. Batman: Arkham City
53. Mass Effect
54. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
55. Kingdom Hearts
56. Doom
57. Silent Hill 2
58. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
59. Persona 5
60. Super Mario Kart
61. NieR: Automata
62. Diablo II
63. Age of Empires II
64. Super Mario Bros.
65. Super Smash Bros. Melee
66. The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
67. Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
68. Resident Evil 2
69. Banjo-Kazooie
70. Street Fighter II
71. Assassin's Creed II
72. Halo
73. Mario Kart 8
74. The Legend of Zelda
75. Ico
76. EarthBound
77. Super Mario Galaxy 2
78. Secret of Mana
79. Mario Kart 64
80. Uncharted 2
81. Halo: Combat Evolved
82. Mass Effect 3
83. Journey
84. Xenogears
85. Halo 3
86. Suikoden II
87. Borderlands 2
88. Splatoon
89. Fallout: New Vegas
90. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
91. Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation
92. Dragon Age: Origins
93. Halo 2
94. Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
95. Final Fantasy Tactics
96. The Walking Dead: Season 1
97. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
98. Undertale
99. Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride
100. Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
You appear to have placed Uncharted 2 twice.

Where did Red Dead Redemption 2 rank? :cowbow: I'm surprised to see it so far below the first one.

edit - I just went back and saw the comment about recent games are under-represented because the list is taken from all-time polls. Makes sense.

Wondering where game critics will place Elden Ring when new polls come around.

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As a PC / PS / Sega player, it feels Nintendo games are over represented.
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Personal ranking of the Top 100 if anyone wants some recommendations. Am a ps user, so no ratings on all the Zelda and Mario games.
Top 100 most popular video games
1. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
2. Final Fantasy VII (played the first FF7 Remake 9/10)
3. Chrono Trigger
4. Super Mario 64
5. The Last of Us 10/10
6. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 6/10
7. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
8. Shadow of the Colossus 10/10
9. Super Mario Bros. 3
10. Final Fantasy VI
11. Metal Gear Solid
12. Super Mario World
13. Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater 9/10
14. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
15. Mass Effect 2 8.5/10
16. Half-Life 2
17. Red Dead Redemption 9/10
18. Final Fantasy X
19. The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
20. Dark Souls 9.5/10
21. BioShock 9.5/10
22. Resident Evil 4 7/10
23. Portal 2 10/10
24. Super Mario Galaxy
25. Final Fantasy IX
26. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
27. GoldenEye 007
28. Grand Theft Auto V 9.5/10
29. Fallout 3 8/10
30. Persona 4
31. Kingdom Hearts II
32. Super Metroid
33. Deus Ex
34. Bloodborne 10/10
35. Tetris
36. Minecraft 10/10
37. World of Warcraft 2/10
38. Okami
39. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 10/10
40. Final Fantasy VIII
41. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
42. Shenmue
43. Half-Life
44. Portal
45. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
46. Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
47. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas 8/10
48. Metroid Prime
49. Xenoblade Chronicles
50. Batman: Arkham City 8.5/10
51. Mass Effect 8/10
52. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 8.5/10
53. Kingdom Hearts
54. Doom
55. Silent Hill 2 10/10
56. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
57. Persona 5
58. Super Mario Kart
59. NieR: Automata
60. Diablo II
61. Age of Empires II
62. Super Mario Bros.
63. Super Smash Bros. Melee
64. The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
65. Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
66. Resident Evil 2
67. Banjo-Kazooie
68. Street Fighter II
69. Assassin's Creed II 5/10
70. Halo
71. Mario Kart 8
72. The Legend of Zelda
73. Ico
74. EarthBound
75. Super Mario Galaxy 2
76. Secret of Mana
77. Mario Kart 64
78. Uncharted 2 9/10
79. Halo: Combat Evolved
80. Mass Effect 3 8/10
81. Journey
82. Xenogears
83. Halo 3
84. Suikoden II
85. Borderlands 2
86. Splatoon
87. Fallout: New Vegas 8/10
88. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves 9/10 (listed twice)
89. Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation
90. Dragon Age: Origins
91. Halo 2
92. Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty 10/10
93. Final Fantasy Tactics
94. The Walking Dead: Season 1 3/10
95. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain 9.5/10
96. Undertale
97. Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride
98. Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
99. Sonic the Hedgehog 2
100. StarCraft
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outdoorcats wrote: May 21st, 2022, 3:57 pm You appear to have placed Uncharted 2 twice.

Where did Red Dead Redemption 2 rank? :cowbow: I'm surprised to see it so far below the first one.

edit - I just went back and saw the comment about recent games are under-represented because the list is taken from all-time polls. Makes sense.

Wondering where game critics will place Elden Ring when new polls come around.
Thanks, I fixed it. After merging, Uncharted 2 is #34. Here's the list: viewtopic.php?t=1124&start=4200#p763353

Red Dead Redemption 2 is #175. It's on 2 of the 10 lists (but only 3 lists were published after RDR2's release).

Rllmuk Forum is running a new poll right now, so they should be posting the results pretty soon. Elden Ring seems to be getting a lot of votes, so it's probably going to be near the top.
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I was quite pleased with the last Playstation's State of Play. As part of the very small percentage of people with no interest in Elden Ring, this year was quite dry.
Now, Spider-man for PC this August :circle: Callisto Protocol in December, a soul sequel to Dead Space whose remake is coming a month later! Resident Evil 4 Remake in March and I'm really curious about Stray which comes next month. Hoping for more nice revelations to add to my backlog this Tuesday in the Summer Games Fest.

Anyway, finished back in May, Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order and this month I've been playing Days Gone and I'm really enjoying it. Came into this with low expectations and the game is actually good fun!
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dirty_score wrote: June 7th, 2022, 2:37 pm I was quite pleased with the last Playstation's State of Play. As part of the very small percentage of people with no interest in Elden Ring, this year was quite dry.
Now, Spider-man for PC this August :circle: Callisto Protocol in December, a soul sequel to Dead Space whose remake is coming a month later! Resident Evil 4 Remake in March and I'm really curious about Stray which comes next month. Hoping for more nice revelations to add to my backlog this Tuesday in the Summer Games Fest.

Anyway, finished back in May, Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order and this month I've been playing Days Gone and I'm really enjoying it. Came into this with low expectations and the game is actually good fun!
I recently played through Lacuna which was a pretty interesting cyberpunk noir point n click adventure. Lately I've been playing through a metroidvania called Horace. Really good but man, it's hard. It's a metroidvania that has incorporated the die fast/die often technique of stuff like Super Meat Boy and Celeste.

I've also been randomly playing a bunch of the little indie games in that Ukraine bundle itch.io had a few weeks ago.
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mjf314 wrote: May 10th, 2022, 9:07 am I also started Persona 4.
I just finished Persona 4. That was a long game, probably the longest game that I ever finished.
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I made a (I think very good) GeoGuessr map. Check it out! https://www.geoguessr.com/maps/62b0021b ... 16a70/play

My best time for 25,000 is an hour and twenty minutes, so you should be able to easily beat me. :cheers:

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Been playing Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order today and loving it. Haven’t been in the mood for games for a while but grabbed a few things from my Steam wishlist because of summer sales. I don’t remember hearing anything about the game despite having wishlisted it.

Looks fantastic, great acting, immersive world, cute and cool creatures, fun combat, fun puzzles. Not a Star Wars nerd though I like the original trilogy and Mandalorian and it definitely captures the essence of those (leaning more towards Mando).
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