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loftyideals

best 3rd person action/adventure/RPG

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Blade of Darkness was the best game I played last year. Excellent 3rd person action/RPG, although not so many liked it (it had rather ackward controls so it took a while to adjust to them)
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So someone can tally the votes:

(from what ive played, I want to to try Oni now though)
Best RPGs,
FF3
Diablo II

Worst RPGs,
Nevewinter Nights,
Dungeon Siege

ohh yeah
FF3 rocks
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Zelda: MJ and OoT
Final Fantasy VII [<----best](VIII...ewww)
[for branching side stories and activity]
Secret of Mana [<----best]
[for only console RPG, at the time, with
multiplayer and a damn good story]
Senken Densetsu 3
Devil May Cry


edit: thank you for mentioning those i almost forgot about them.

[edited by - Alpha_ProgDes on October 2, 2002 11:55:08 PM]
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My votes go to Metal Gear Solid (2 is probably better, but I haven''t played it yet) and Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation. The first two TRs were really good, but the third one sucked completely. TLR brought back what made the series a success in the first place while keeping the extra control elements from 3 like crawling.

As for RPGs, I''d pick Chrono Trigger or Xenogears over FF3 although it''s a close choice. Honorable mention goes to Lufia 2 for all the nifty puzzles.

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if chrono trigger or xenogears had multiplayer (which they should have) then it would be up there with Secret of Mana (which Senken Densetsu 2, did i spell that right?) and S.D.3.
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quote:
Original post by loftyideals
Hi. I''m thinking of making a 3rd person action/adventure game and I would like some opinions on games people have played that are really exceptional. When I say 3rd person action/adventure game, I mean everythign from Ikari Warriors/Smash TV to Diablo or Dungeon Seige. I''m looking for good examples throughout the ages of good gameplay. The best 3rd person game I''ve ever played is the game Oni (developed by Bungie and released by GODGames.) Any thoughts?

devinmaxwell


That new BC game for the Xbox is a 3rd person action adventure game. it''s not yet released but i reckon that this game will be better than ''The Sims'' which when was released, nearly everyone who played it, got hooked!
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Relentless (AKA Little Big Adventure) is my all time favorite 3rd person RPG. Cut sequences are grat, and the plot is very ....well....original. The graphics were great for its time (1996) and frankly I haven''t had such fun with a game since.
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Sorry AP, this is old and people are unlikely to respond.

If you''d like to talk about this, feel free to start a new topic.

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Just waiting for the mothership...
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