What are your favorite 3 game series of all time?

Discussion in 'Games' started by Admiral AckBBQ Chicken, Apr 23, 2014.

  1. Admiral AckBBQ Chicken Jedi Padawan

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    my favorite 3 are
    1)Assassins creed
    2)Elder scrolls
    3)Star wars battlefront
  2. Legolas Skywalker Force Ghost

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    Assassin's Creed
    Mass Effect
    Dragon Age
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  3. Admiral AckBBQ Chicken Jedi Padawan

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    what is dragon age about ive never played it
  4. Legolas Skywalker Force Ghost

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  5. Ramza JC Head Admin and RPF Manager

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    1. Dragon Quest
    2. Shin Megami Tensei (And assorted spinoffs)
    3. Either Fire Emblem or Etrian Odyssey, I guess.
  6. sharkymcshark Jedi Grand Master

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    Max Payne
    Super Smash Brothers


    There are a bunch of series then that I've liked several games from while being indifferent to annoyed by the other entries - Ace Combat, F-Zero, Battlefield, Just Cause, etc
    Last edited by sharkymcshark, Apr 23, 2014
  7. Sgt Crowfield Chosen One

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    Ohhhh, difficult one. There are so many series to choose from, and my preferences kind of depend on my current mood. Besides, differences between games in a series tend to even out the overall rating ... and there are series I haven't played in toto.

    Tonight I pick ...

    ...Lands of Lore: I loved every single game in the series, all for different reasons.
    ...Heretic/Hexen: I see those games as a single series. Loved them all so far, even 3rd person view Heretic II (and that's quite a feat...usually I don't like the over-the-shoulder view at all)
    ...Elder Scrolls: I liked Arena, loved Daggerfall, Battlespire, Redguard, Morrowind, Oblivion and Skyrim, so I feel that this series qualifies.


    Okay, this makes 4, but so what?

    Runners-up:

    ...the Soul Series. Very high quality in the atmosphere, handling, graphics departments from the start of the series to the current edition. But it's a top 3 list and not a top 4 list.
    ...Tekken. Mainly because of Jack.
    ...Kyrandia. Ooh ooh, hot hot!
    I rule out ...

    ...Doom: While I absolutely adored Doom 1 and 2, I didn't like Doom 3 much.
    ...Command & Conquer: I liked pretty much every game in the series except for 4. Which I absolutely hated.
    ...System Shock: Loved the first one, found Nr. 2 meh at best.
    ...Thief: I loved the first two (Thief: Metal Age is one of my favorite games of all time) and liked No.3. But I haven't played No. 4. I can only hope that it's not bad enough to ruin the whole series for me.
    ...Mass Effect: I haven't played No. 3 yet even though I bought it shortly after release. Hmmmm ...
    ...Quake: Those games are way too different in style and quality so as a series, I found it just mediocre.
    ...Unreal/Tournament/Championship: Once again, greatly varying quality. I didn't like Unreal II at all.
    ...Final Fantasy: I played 7, 8, 9, X, X-II and 12 only, so I'm hardly qualified to judge the series.

    And so on, and so on, and so on.
  8. Grievousdude Jedi Grand Master

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    Crash Bandicoot
    Batman Arkham Series
    Rayman

    I like Mario,Sonic, Halo and some other series as well but those are my favourites.
  9. StrikerKOJ Jedi Grand Master

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    In no particular order, and also very hard to narrow down to 3:

    Baldur's Gate
    XWing (TIE Fighter Included)
    Dynasty Warriors

    Honorable mentions:

    Total War (Mainly Rome 1 and Medieval 2, but Shogun was ok as well)
    Might and Magic (Mainly 6 thru 8, was too young to appreciate the first 5)
    Planetside (now that there is a PS2, it's technically a series... right?) Spent 10 good years playing Planetside 1, and made some great friends.
    Warcraft 1 thru 3 (and Star Craft Brood war, wasn't a big fan of SC2)
    Super Mario Bros 1, 2, 3 and Super Mario World
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  10. Life Jedi Grand Master

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    Star Wars Rogue Squadron series
    Metroid Prime series
    Super Smash Bros. series

    Honourable mentions go to the The Getaway duology and the Sands of Time series of Prince of Persia games.

    I also liked EA's run with the 007 licence. Activision's go at it was disappointing.
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  11. AstroFan428 Force Ghost

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    Mass Effect(far ahead of all others)
    Grand Theft Auto(San Andreas was in my top 5 games of all time until V)
    Super Mario
  12. Shadow Trooper Jedi Grand Master

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    Fallout (Especially 2 and New Vegas)
    Mass Effect
    Dragon Age

    Honorable Mentions: Uncharted, Pokemon
  13. wmu'14 Jedi Master

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    Legend of Zelda
    Star Wars
    Pokemon
  14. bigtukker Jedi Grand Master

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    Pokemon
    Mass Effect
    Football Manager
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  15. SithLordDarthRichie London CR

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    Half Life
    Mass Effect
    Batman Arkham
    Red Faction
    Pokémon
    Super Mario
  16. Skywalker_T-65 Force Ghost

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    Halo
    Fallout
    Medal of Honor, pre-reboot



    Honorable mention goes to Europa Universalis, mostly since I've only played 3, 4 and Rome.
  17. Admiral AckBBQ Chicken Jedi Padawan

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    looks like theirs alot of RPG fans
  18. Zeta1127 Force Ghost

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    Halo
    Age of Empires
    Command & Conquer

    If I had played more than just Skyrim, I would have adding The Elder Scrolls to the list.
  19. TiniTinyTony Force Ghost

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  20. Darth_Invidious Chosen One

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    Halo
    Batman: Arkham...
    Bioshock

    I wish I could've included Mass Effect but damn if things went off the rails in that final installment. And Assassins Creed...well, let's just say that the Ezio trilogy wad memorable, but I think the franchise has well and truly jumped the shark.
  21. Ender Sai Chosen One

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    So, when he said top three... you just thought "he obviously meant for everyone but me, for me he meant top 15 or thereabouts"? :p

    I can say for sure that both @Boba_Fett_2001 and @jp-30 both count Battlefront among their top three and sometimes just list it as 1-3.

    1) Fallout
    2) Deus Ex
    3) Grant Theft Auto
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  22. Six Jedi Grand Master

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    Mass Effect... despite the awful ending.
    Halo
    Elder Scrolls
  23. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    Monkey Island
    X-Wing
    Kick Off
  24. Sgt Crowfield Chosen One

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    No, actually I just picked my top three and mused a bit about those series that didn't make my top three for a host of reasons.

    But I just found out that I can't count ^^.
    Last edited by Sgt Crowfield, Apr 26, 2014
  25. Darth_Invidious Chosen One

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    I truly miss the X-Wing series. About the only thing that was worthwhile about PC gaming back in the day. :(

    And yeah, I'd be lying if I didn't say I like the GTA series a bit too much.