Best Games Ever

I remember typing in Super Star Trek, summer '81, and spending many hours debugging the Basic code, praying the cassette tape would catch all my hard work so that I wouldn’t have to do it all over again the next time !! LOL.


I had the TRS-80 and first started without the tape deck attachment.

So I had stuck with small ones that were just a simple maze type.

Look left look up open chest. Look book etc then inside the maze I would have to remember the turn left turn right.

It was great for the mind to imagine being inside that maze.

Almost a lifetime ago now to remember.


Had these too ?


I remember a little program called “Elisa”, an embryonic version of AI, lol.

Yeah, a lifetime ago :slight_smile:

And Z80 based machines ruled, lol (mine was an Exidy Sorcerer)


Ah yes…the sheer fun of typing in 300 lines of BASIC code in order to play a game.

Mind you, I can recall an online update for Half Life taking 5 hours to download in 1999…and that was when one could not log into AOL for more than 5 hours at a time. Even Steam was slow to download games when it started…whereas now you can buy a game and have 15gb of it all downloaded in 10 minutes.


It would seem as you had liked the game Half Life for a very long time
As it is your number two all time favourite :crazy_face:

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Half-Life 2 possibly has a role in that. I personally am still holding my breath for the third game. :saluting_face:


There are too many games to mention so only posting one at a time whenever I remember to post one here.

Let’s start with a gem of an RTS with very immersive and thematic story and trailers / cutscenes that was also a gem for its outstanding multiplayer.


This is a good tactical immersive war game. Single or Multiplayer. I only found it a couple of weeks ago while investigating a similar game. Learning curve is mild but when the main keyboard shortcuts are known it’s a blast… Literally.


Age of Empires (especially AoE2: Age of Kings)

Railroad Tycoon

Shogun: Total War (and the Total War series in general)

Command and Conquer (and it’s prequel Dune: Battle for Arrakis)


Defender (80s retro sideways shooter)



Everquest II




These games I love to play.

Avakin Life
Discover unlimited ways to be you. Enter a virtual world of endless opportunities, a wardrobe packed with the latest fashion, your dream home in every location imaginable, and new adventures, parties and events happening every day.

Gris is a hopeful young girl lost in her own world, dealing with a painful experience in her life. Her journey through sorrow is manifested in her dress, which grants new abilities to better navigate her faded reality.

Wylde Flowers
Join Tara on a heartfelt journey to become a witch in Wylde Flowers. Farm by day, and cast spells by night as you craft your cottagecore life and bond with your coven. Come to know and love the fully voice acted characters of Fairhaven, as you unravel a local mystery.

Sayonara Wild Hearts
Sayonara Wild Hearts is a dreamy arcade game about riding motorcycles, skateboarding, dance battling, shooting lasers, wielding swords, and breaking hearts at 200 mph.

Unpacking is a zen puzzle game about the familiar experience of pulling possessions out of boxes and fitting them into a new home. Part block-fitting puzzle, part home decoration, you are invited to create a satisfying living space while learning clues about the life you’re unpacking.

Black and White (First game where the npc’s automated their own towns and then the sequel ruined all this)

Half Life (Classic)

Eve (O how you take all my hours)

Dota (gets worse all the time but the nostolgia is amazing)

Legacy Of Kain (a great classic)

Celeste (game is amazeballs and tazbot playing it is godlike)

Home World Cataclysm (amazing atmosphere)

Syndicate (classic amazing atmosphere)

Age of Empires II (prefer watching the tornaments rather than playing thou.)

Kingdomcome Deliverance (II coming out soon cant ■■■■■■■ wait)

All the Elderscrolls (Lore is incredible)

So hard to stop at just these.