List good PC games with low system requirements.

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#1 Posted by abccba123 (660 posts) -

I made a thread a couple days ago looking for a good PC game that could run on my laptop and I had some specific games I was looking for, but I am still having trouble choosing a game from that thread.

So could you guys post ALL good PC games that has low system requirements?

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#2 Posted by nightharvest (1782 posts) -

Darwinia.

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#3 Posted by Luminouslight (6397 posts) -

Classic retro games are what you are looking for like:

Starcraft
C&C red alert 2, original, red alert, tiberian sun. (so get the 1st decade)

There are alot of other games, but posting your requirements would really help. I know those will run probably.

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#4 Posted by Baron_14 (1771 posts) -
Call of Duty 1,WarCraft III,Max Payne 1&2
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#5 Posted by TrailorParkBoy (2922 posts) -
Total Annihilation will run on any thing.
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#6 Posted by Azeryk- (88 posts) -
Dungeon Siege is a very entertaning and good action-RPG, the min specs are Pentium 2 333Mhz CPU, 128Mb RAM and almost any 3D video card.
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#8 Posted by superduperdog (546 posts) -
Unreal tournament 2004
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#9 Posted by MadeInFinland (1327 posts) -

Can't think of too many, Warcraft III and Starcraft..

If you want online, WoW works on anything, but I wouldn't recommend it... it's way too addicting.

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#10 Posted by limpbizkit818 (15044 posts) -
Age of Mythology should run on anything.
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#11 Posted by Luminouslight (6397 posts) -

Age of Mythology should run on anything.limpbizkit818

It wouldn't run on my Pt 3 laptop :( .

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#12 Posted by MegaSmiley (25 posts) -
System Shock 2, Worms Armageddon, Ground Control (which is free now), Diablo 2, any of the Popcap games (huge collection can be bought on steam for $90)
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#13 Posted by ArcticSnake (942 posts) -
There are way too many great PC games that run on "low system requirements". The question in this thread is what type of game are you looking for?
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#14 Posted by darius_danze (54 posts) -

If ever the world came to a end and all I was left with was a low end PC with WIN98 and five games on it I would hope that those games would be:

Thief 2

Pirates! Gold

Fallout 2

Civ2

Unreal Tournament

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#15 Posted by kweeky (278 posts) -
Peggle Deluxe. Screw the rest. This is the game you want!
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#16 Posted by mfsa (3328 posts) -

some games you might wanna check out:

doom compilation (ultimate doom/doom 2/final doom)

system shock 2

quake 2

half life

unreal tournament

command and conquer: the first decade (compilation pack, most games will run, but possiblynot all)

age of empires 2

medieval: total war

grand theft auto 1, 2, 3, vice city

splinter cell

max payne 1 & 2

fallout 1 & 2

baldur's gate 1 & 2

planescape torment

broken sword 1 & 2

grim fandango

any game you can find with monkey island in the title

starcraft

dungeon keeper 2

sim city 2000

black and white

psychonauts

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#17 Posted by dhomba (25 posts) -
here is a very good list http://hiox.org/index.php?id=1513
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#18 Posted by johnny27 (4400 posts) -
fallout 1&2 + tactics dues ex command and conquer the first decade(a large collection of the earlier games in the c&c series) quake live wolfenstien enemy terriotry diablo battle chest warcraft 3 battle chest star craft battle chest.
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#19 Posted by Rec-neps (505 posts) -

Anno 1701

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#20 Posted by marguli (25 posts) -

2 new games with low system requirements

Torchlight

Attack on Pearl Harbor

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#21 Posted by xmrb2003x (25 posts) -
How about Hexen? Looks so much better now with the doomsday engine! Plus there's loads of mods/extra maps available. xmrb2003x
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#22 Posted by xmrb2003x (25 posts) -
How about Hexen? Looks so much better now with the doomsday engine! Plus there's loads of mods/extra maps available. xmrb2003xxmrb2003x
And also the doom games run fine on the same doomsday engine. Plus Heretic. I wish they would update other games like this!
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#23 Posted by wigan_gamer (3293 posts) -
dungeon keeper 2 :) fun.
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#24 Posted by badtaker (3806 posts) -
Doom 3 HItman 2 Portal
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#25 Posted by fudgeblood (3165 posts) -

2 new games with low system requirements

Torchlight

Attack on Pearl Harbor

marguli
Another necro bump? God damn, it's the Zombiethreadapocalypse!
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#26 Posted by xwolfghost (6076 posts) -
Plants vs Zombies? Good fun
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#27 Posted by gameguy6700 (12197 posts) -

Torchlight
Age of Empires II
Deus Ex
Half-Life
Diablo II
Starcraft
Warcraft III
Unreal Tournament 2004
Alpha Centuari
Grim Fandango
Counter-Strike

You'll be happy with any of those. Really just pick any vintage PC game worth playing and you'll be set. There's no shortage of cIassics out there.

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#28 Posted by bullbert (25 posts) -

Fallout 1 & 2 have already listed above several time, so I will add

Arcanum (developed by some of the Fallout people)

Dosbox + Master of Orion 1

Master of Orion 2 or Dosbox + Master of Orion 2

NOT Master of Orion 3 (generally sucked)

Dosbos + X-Com "1" UFO Defense

X-Com3 or Dosbox + X-Com "3" Apocalypse

Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic (aka KOTOR)

NOT KOTOR2 (needs a decent video card)

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#29 Posted by rascoqaz (6606 posts) -

age of empires 2, rise of nations will probably run on most pc's too. UT99 though the graphics are dated but still one of my favorite games of all time.