PC
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PC

It took me quite some time before I found it worth buying a PC as the Amiga lasted pretty long and I had other consoles to keep me going.
I played some nice games on my friends PC's, such as the continuation of the "Kings Quest" and "Space Quest" series, but they didn't impress me enough to buy one even if they were good games. I saw "Doom 2" and thought that finally the PC had come up to at least some kind of playable platform, but it still wasn't worth buying.

Even if I had no PC before 1996, I arranged gaming party's where my friends could bring their computers and play a bit of console on my 100" projector screen. But one day, they all hooked up their PC's and started playing "Duke Nukem 3D". That got my attention for sure! It had unusually high resolution1 which impressed me a lot. The gameplay was fantastic and the one-liners that Duke said was just hilarious! After that experience I bought a 200Mhz Pentium with Duke Nukem.




Favorite Games
Name Developer Year
King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow Sierra 1992
King's Quest VII: The Princeless Bride Sierra 1994
King's Quest: Mask of Eternity Sierra Studios 1998
Myst Cyan Worlds 1993
Under a Killing Moon Access Software 1994
Pandora Directive, The Access Software 1996
Beneath a Steel Sky2 Revolution Software 1994
Warcraft: Orcs & Humans Blizzard Entertainment 1994
Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness Blizzard Entertainment 1995
Ignition Unique Development Studios 1995
Full Throttle LucasArts 1995
Command & Conquer Westwood 1996
Command & Conquer: Generals EA Pacific 2003
Command & Conquer: Generals - Zero Hour EA Los Angeles 2003
Descent 2 Parallax Software 1996
Death Rally 3D Realms 1996
Duke Nukem 3D 3D Realms 1996
Blood 3D Realms, Monolith Productions, Inc. 1997
Shadow Warrior 3D Realms 1997
Quake 2 id Software 1997
Hexen II Raven Software 1997
The Curse of Monkey Island LucasArts 1997
Carmageddon Stainless Games 1997
Grand Theft Auto DMA Design, Tarantula Studios 1997
Zork: Grand Inquisitor Activision 1997
Riven Cyan 1997
Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo Capcom 1997
Blade Runner Westwood Studios 1997
Fallout Black Isle Studios 1997
Fallout 2 Black Isle Studios 1998
Fallout 3 Bethesda Game Studios 2008
Dungeon Keeper Bullfrog Productions 1997
Dungeon Keeper 2 Bullfrog Productions 1999
Sin Ritual Entertainment 1998
Viper Racing Monster Games 1998
Thief: The Dark Project Looking Glass Studios 1998
Thief II: The Metal Age Looking Glass Studios 2000
Thief: Deadly Shadows Ion Storm Inc. 2004
StarCraft Blizzard Entertainment 1998
StarCraft 2 Blizzard Entertainment 2010
Colin McRae Rally Codemasters 1998
Die by the Sword Treyarch 1998
Half-Life Valve Corporation 1998
Half-Life 2 Valve Corporation 2004
Baldur's Gate BioWare 1998
Baldur's Gate: Tales of the Sword Coast BioWare 1999
Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn BioWare 2000
Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bhaal BioWare 2001
Heretic II Raven Software 1998
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Red Storm Entertainment 1998
Unreal Epic Games, Digital Extremes 1998
Darkstone Delphine Software International 1999
Lands of Lore III Westwood Studios 1999
Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Restoration of Erathia New World Computing 1999
Heroes of Might and Magic V Nival Interactive 2006
Shadow Man Acclaim Studios Teesside 1999
Planescape: Torment Black Isle Studios 1999
Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings Ensemble Studios 1999
Grand Theft Auto 2 DMA Design, Tarantula Studios 1999
Typing of the Dead, The WOW Entertainment, Smilebit 1999
Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed EA Canada 2000
Nox Westwood Studios 2000
Vampire: The Masquerade - Redemption Nihilistic Software 2000
Soldier of Fortune Raven Software 2000
Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix Raven Software 2002
Anachronox Ion Storm Inc. 2001
Etherlords series Nival Interactive 2001
Max Payne Remedy Entertainment 2001
Dark Age of Camelot Mythic Entertainment 2001
Return to Castle Wolfenstein Gray Matter Interactive, id Software, Nerve Software 2001
Arx Fatalis Arkane Studios 2002
Neverwinter Nights BioWare 2002
Gothic II Piranha Bytes 2002
Gothic 3 Piranha Bytes 2006
Risen Piranha Bytes 2009
Magic: The Gathering – Battlegrounds Secret Level 2003
Beyond Good & Evil Ubisoft 2003
Typer Shark! PopCap Games 2003
Ballance Cyparade 2004
Flatout Bugbear Entertainment 2004
Flatout 2 Bugbear Entertainment 2006
Fable Lionhead Studios, Big Blue Box 20063
Painkiller People Can Fly 2004
World of Warcraft Blizzard Entertainment 2005
World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade Blizzard Entertainment 2007
World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Blizzard Entertainment 2008
Peggle Deluxe PopCap Games, Inc. 2007-02-27
Peggle Nights PopCap Games, Inc. 2008-10-15
Dragon Age: Origins BioWare Edmonton 2009
Osmos Hemisphere Games 2009
Minecraft Mojang 20094
Nimbus Noumenon Games 2010
Terraria Re-Logic 2011
Trine 2 Frozenbyte 2011
Batman - Arkham City Rocksteady Studios 2011
World of Tanks Wargaming.net 20115
Dead Space 2 Visceral Games 2011
Vindictus devCAT 20116
Dungeon Defenders Trendy Entertainment 20117
Limbo Playdead 2011-08-02
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Bethesda Game Studios 2011-11-11
Dark Souls From Software 2012-08-23
Dark Souls 2 From Software 2014-04-25
Dark Souls 3 From Software 2016-04-11
Tomb Raider Crystal Dynamics 2013-03-05
SteamWorld Dig Image & Form 2013-12-05
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Monolith Productions, Inc. 2014-09-30
Ori and the Blind Forest Moon Studios Gmbh 2015-03-11
Kung Fury Hello There AB 2015-05-28
Broforce Free Lives 2015-10-15
Nuclear Throne Vlambeer 2015-12-05
Dragon's Dogma Capcom 2016-01-15
Blade & Soul NCSOFT 2016-01-198
Stardew Valley Concerned Ape 2016-02-26
Black Desert Pearl Abyss 2016-03-03
Street Fighter V Capcom 2016-02-16
Inside Playdead 2016-06-07
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