If you could relive playing any game for the first time, what game would it be?

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#1 SolidGame_basic  Online
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Definitely a few games that come to mind:

  • MGS 2: this game was mind-blowing for its time. I just remember dem graphics but also it was a follow up to my favorite game. Boy was I stoked to play MGS 2!
  • MGS: my favorite game, but what makes it special is I had no clue what I would be playing at that time. My friends recommended the game and I had only remember the demo at that point. I went on to replay this game at least 8 times through my life!
  • Ocarina of Time: like MGS, didn't know at the time that I would be playing one of the greatest games ever. The graphics, the music, the charm, it's all there, and still unmatched today.

How about you, SW? If you could relive playing any game for the first time, what game would it be?

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#2 SecretPolice
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Halo:CE, in 2001.

H.M. KOTOR, in 2003.

But I wouldn't want to play them for the first time in now 2022. wouldn't have nearly the impact. :P

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Kotor is the first game that always comes to mind.

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#4 SolidGame_basic  Online
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@TheEroica said:

Kotor is the first game that always comes to mind.

Yea didn't you try playing it recently and it was rough 😄

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#5 TheEroica  Moderator
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@SolidGame_basic said:
@TheEroica said:

Kotor is the first game that always comes to mind.

Yea didn't you try playing it recently and it was rough 😄

I did play it recently on switch. Pre purchased it even! I got through Taris and realized I had played the shit of out kotor.... It wasn't so much that the game felt rough, moreseo than I've just exhausted the experience.

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#6 Miyomatic
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Super Mario Bros 3

One of my first games but too young to remember much other than it was amazing.

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I’m going with Metroid for the SNES and SMB3.

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#8  Edited By Mesome713
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Skies of Arcadia on the Gamecube. Or RE Code Veronica on Gamecube.

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@mesome713 said:

Skies of Arcadia on the Gamecube. Or RE Code Veronica on Gamecube.

But I thought GameCube was a kids lunchbox-looking joke with trash games?

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A few that spring to mind are:

- Elden Ring

- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

- Mass Effect

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#11  Edited By enzyme36
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  • Fallout 3
  • Resident Evil 4
  • Monster Hunter series
  • Super Metroid
  • Demons Souls

.....are a few that come to mind.

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Resident Evil 4 for sure. It was such an incredible experience and I haven't gotten sick of replaying it.

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#13  Edited By dabear
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@SolidGame_basic:

I am assuming you mean going back in time... anyway:

  • ES IV, Oblivion (yes, I do still like it better than Morrowind or Skyrim)
  • Fallout 3
  • Super Mario Bros 3
  • Metroid 2
  • The Legend of Zelda
  • Halo
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Everquest 1999

FFVII

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Super Mario World 3. That was my crack.

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#16  Edited By Mesome713
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@Litchie: Yeah, it sold very poorly.

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#17 hardwenzen  Online
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Easy Halo CE. Going from an N64 to that was a crazy upgrade.

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#18 PC_Rocks
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Half Life

Half Life 2

Commandos

Max Payne

Age of Empires

Far Cry

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Wolfenstein 3d

It was so cool that I felt like I was breaking the law.

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Playing Halflfie for the first time was like getting sucked off for 12 hours straight. Only Halflife was cheaper.

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Mortal Kombat 2 arcade days in the Spring of 94.

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#22  Edited By Speeny
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Final Fantasy VII instantly comes to mind.

But as for others:

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

Dragon Quest VII

Wii Sports (As random as that is. My god, did my family and I have some fun with it when it first released.)

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Half-Life 2. Oh, God...hearing that tentacle beast two levels before you even get to it.

Zelda: ALTTP - Playing the only perfect game for the first time was enthralling. Lost so much sleep.

Morrowind: Just...wow.

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Going back to games I once loved sometimes opens my eyes to some of them not holding up to test of time. I imagine to relive that initial experience of a certain game that one would have to have no knowledge of anything gaming related that happened since that experience.

Anyhow, I still play older games I use to play, and the ones I can still appreciate I end up appreciating more because they stand the test of time, and I'd rather have that.

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Half-Life 2

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Planescape Torment

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#26  Edited By tormentos
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Wizard and warriors, castlevania 2 symon quest, a link to the past.

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#27 clone01
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RE1, no question.

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@tormentos said:

Wizard and warriors, castlevania 2 symon quest, a link to the past.

Fake ass cow.

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#29 hrt_rulz01
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The one that came to mind first is Super Mario Odyssey... I was in gaming heaven when I played it for the first time.

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Bloodborne

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#31  Edited By GirlUSoCrazy
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@Pedro said:

Super Mario World 3

Which one? I like both too, no shame in that

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#32 MirkoS77
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Super Metroid always pops to mind when this question is asked. I’d love to play this when I was old enough to really appreciate its design…..not as some dumbshit 16 year old.

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#33 blamix
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Super Mario Bros 3 and World

Final Fantasy X - Was so excited with the graphics and voice acting.

God of War 3 - those boss battles were crazy. Extremely replayable

Red Dead Redemption - always wanted an old west GTA

God of War 2018 - a dream camw true

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#34 Mozelleple112
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Metal Gear Solid 4

The Last of Us

Metal Gear Solid 2

The Last of Us 2

Final Fantasy X

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@SecretPolice: yeah Halo CE and Zillion

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@cainetao11 said:

@SecretPolice: yeah Halo CE and Zillion

You're like the only other I know who knows and fondly remembers Zillion. Good stuff. ;)

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#37 SolidGame_basic  Online
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@SecretPolice: maybe you two should be best buds

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#38 SecretPolice
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@SolidGame_basic:

lol :P

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#39 Ibacai
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This is a trap and not a good idea.

1. You’d lose all of your great memories of a game.

2. You’d play and judge said game on your standards today, not when you originally played it.

Hell, you might not even like it now. I’ll keep my memories and just play what I have.

Now if you mean go back in time with no memories to experience a game again…Shadow of the Colossus would be up there for me. Maybe not number one but it definitely hit me some kind of way.

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#40 with_teeth26
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The Witcher 3

Mass Effect trilogy

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@SecretPolice said:
@cainetao11 said:

@SecretPolice: yeah Halo CE and Zillion

You're like the only other I know who knows and fondly remembers Zillion. Good stuff. ;)

It remains one of my great gaming memories. So many good times trying to work that maze out with JJ, Champ and Apple.