Posts Tagged ‘role playing’

709th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: PC Year of Release: 1990 Developer: Westwood Associates Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc. I haven’t played too many D&D games for the list recently. Games like Baldur’s Gate defined my taste in games, but after we covered some of them, I’ve left Eye of the Beholder until later. I […]

#118 Dragon Quest

Posted: 9th July 2018 by Jeroen in Uncategorized
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707th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: NES Year of Release: 1986 Developer: Chunsoft Publisher: Enix/Nintendo The Dragon Quest series (known as Dragon Warrior in its early English installments, but we’ll go by the proper name here) has three entries on the list – none of which I have played so far. In fact, I […]

693rd played so far Genre: Role-Playing/Life Simulation Platform: Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Atlus Publisher: Atlus/Square Enix I really enjoyed Persona 3 when I played it some time ago, more than I thought I would, with the life simulation aspects really appealing to me. I’d been holding off for a bit, but the […]

#658 Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time

Posted: 19th March 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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679th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: DS Year of Release: 2005 Developer: AlphaDream Publisher: Nintendo Out of the various Mario RPGs, it feels like this is the one I played most – it was released early in the DS’s life and it gave me a good early game to play. For that reason, I […]

#285 Bioforge

Posted: 3rd March 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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675th played so far Genre: Role-Playing/Puzzle Platform: PC Year of Release: 1995 Developer: Origin Systems Publisher: Electronic Arts I’m not sure quite where I stand with Bioforge. Graphically, and in vague theme, we have something that resembles an older version of System Shock, but it’s billed as an RPG/Puzzle/Adventure while the manual lists a bunch […]

657th played so far Genre: Action/Role-Playing Platform: Playstation 1 Year of Release: 2000 Developer: Square Publisher: Square/Square Electronic Arts So today, we’ve got an action RPG as another random pick. It’s obviously a more time consuming option that comes up. With that said, Vagrant Story isn”t a game I had heard of before this list. […]

653rd played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: Gamecube Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Intelligent Systems Publisher: Nintendo Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door came up the week before I played it, but as I needed more time to it, I wanted to dedicate a day to it – something I did today (as I write this). […]

#426 Threads of Fate

Posted: 6th October 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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638th played so far Genre: Action/Role-Playing Platform: PlayStation Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Square Publisher: Square Square was on a roll in the late 90s. We’ve seen their Final Fantasy output, still some of the golden age of the series, and we’ll discuss the flawed sequel, but better standalone Chrono Cross at some point too. […]

#502 Dungeon Siege

Posted: 16th September 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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633rd played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: PC Year of Release: 2002 Developer: Gas Powered Games Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios I’ve been looking forward to playing Dungeon Siege for a while. I’ve tried the RPG before (having owned it for quite some time) but never got that far in – too many other good things […]

#262 Final Fantasy VI

Posted: 15th August 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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625th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: SNES Year of Release: 1994 Developer: Square Publisher: Square This game was moved up in the queue because Peter wanted to play it for his Before I Kick blog. By the time this publishes, his write up hasn’t gone out yet – he’s a month or two ahead, […]