Posts Tagged ‘role playing’

857th played so far Genre: Strategy/Role-Playing Platform: PC Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Relic Entertainment Publisher: THQ The first Dawn of War game hit a strategy spot, focusing on smaller squads that are easier to follow and keep track of. The world was as engaging as I’d expect and while base building was a thing, […]

#439 Grandia II

Posted: 28th March 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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856th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: Dreamcast/Playstation 2/PC Year of Release: 2000 Developer: Game Arts Publisher: Game Arts/Enix/Ubisoft Every once in a while, I end up with a chance to sink a decent amount of time in a bigger game, and I’d been saving Grandia II for one of those games. It came from […]

#912 Dissidia Final Fantasy

Posted: 29th February 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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849th played so far Genre: Role-Playing/Fighting Platform: Playstation Portable Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Square Enix Publisher: Square Enix We still have a couple of Final Fantasy games to play – although there’s only one more numbered installment on the list, there are several spin offs to play. Dissidia Final Fantasy mixes a fighting game […]

831st played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Level-5 Publisher: Square Enix This week I had some extra time and it only seemed right to invest that in a long, deep game. Dragon Quest VIII seemed like a good pick: Dragon Quest V was a game I enjoyed a […]

#449 Phantasy Star Online

Posted: 19th September 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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815th played so far Genre: Action/Role-Playing Platform: Dreamcast Year of Release: 2000 Developer: Sonic Team Publisher: Sega Following the disappearance of City of Heroes (even if it was found to have fan servers online this year), we set off to play as many of the online games as possible, especially MMORPGs that rely on it […]

812th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: PC Year of Release: 1993 Developer: Looking Glass Technologies Publisher: Origin Systems/Electronic Arts There are a few games that I vividly remember being introduced to through the library. It started me on Baldur’s Gate, which I played that way first before getting my own copy, as well as […]

#911 Dragon Quest V

Posted: 1st August 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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803rd played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: SNES Year of Release: 1992 Developer: Chunsoft Publisher: Enix For those of you following along on this: Yes, this is a game release in 1992 with a number that goes far higher than this. When putting the first edition of the 1001 list together, the editors seem to […]

802nd played so far Genre: Action/Role-Playing Platform: Nintendo DS Year of Release: 2009 Developer: AlphaDream Publisher: Nintendo I’ve started playing Bowser’s Inside Story about ten years ago, shortly after its release, but didn’t get too far – too many other games and this list distracted me far enough. I’ve enjoyed the formula though – as […]

#98 Bard’s Tale

Posted: 7th April 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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774th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: Various Year of Release: 1985 Developer: Interplay Productions Publisher: Electronic Arts I only rarely play the old RPGs, even though I enjoy digging into that history sometimes. I’ve played Eye of the Beholder and Ultima VII fairly recently and Bard’s Tale fits the dungeon crawler mode of the […]

#230 Ultima VII

Posted: 26th March 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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771st played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: PC Year of Release: 1992 Developer: Origin Systems Publisher: Origin Systems The Ultima series of games rather intimidates me. The first game in the series was still fairly primitive, while as an MMO Ultima Online is more of an outlier than you’d expect from the genre. However, that […]