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Old 05-02-2012, 11:00 AM   #1
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On an island for 3 weeks what to play?

Im headed out to the South Pacific for 3 weeks and im going to need some games to hold me over when it gets dark outside and i cant do outdoor stuff anymore. What would you recomend i load up on my laptop? It should be playable with just the keyboard and touchpad. Ill probably have power but not internet.

Right now im thinking:
Sim City 2k
Dward Fortess
Terraria
Escape Velocity Nova (favorite game ever)
Avernum (looks like a good rpg)
Battle for Wesnoth
Grimrock? Maybe
(looking for some other suggestions)
Was thinking a good old school to turn based RPG
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Old 05-02-2012, 12:21 PM   #2
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Do you like strategy games?

Hearts of Iron 3
Crusader Kings 2
Civilization 4
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Old 05-02-2012, 04:09 PM   #3
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I really want to get Grimlock at some point. Trine is also sweet. I'm sure Trine 2 is even better from what I heard.
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Old 05-02-2012, 09:31 PM   #4
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Borderlands can keep ya busy that time. Better with friends tho (still I played 200 hours solo :P).

There's Oblivion & Skyrim--easily three weeks of gameplay, if you do all the quests and take ya time.

I really enjoyed Divinity II also.
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Old 05-03-2012, 08:01 AM   #5
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All games that i would enjoy sadly none of those would actually run on my poor old laptop. I need to play either low graphics games or old clasics
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Old 05-03-2012, 08:31 AM   #6
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Older Civ games then or even Alpha Centuria (same premise, just in space).
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:22 AM   #7
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Rollercoaster tycoon, populous, Heroes of Might and Magic III, Alpha centauri, Baldur's Gate, Planescape Torment, Icewind Dale...
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Dead Island lol
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Old 05-10-2012, 07:38 AM   #9
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It's the south pacific. You can still do the late night stuff outdoors.

fine fine.. games..

Good old Gamers should have you covered if your laptop is a beater. That or just do what they do with crap laptops. Run everything on flash. :P
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Old 05-10-2012, 07:14 PM   #10
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GOG has the Quest for Glory series on sale for 9 bucks. Old School RPG? Yep, its about as Old School as the come. That, and they are excellent games still.
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I'd buy these on Steam *hint*hint*

Man QFG5 was sooo good. So good.
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