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Searching for a Gun/Aggro Rpg like PS

Post by deathknight1728 » Sun Mar 30, 2014 2:50 am

I want to get a good party focused game with ranged combat being strong like Planet Stronghold. Its got to be turnbased and for game boy advance or pc. If anyone knows of any I'd be glad to find some. I like these games.
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Post by fleetp » Mon Mar 31, 2014 4:24 pm

I can think of a couple of PC games with turn based combat, "Neverend" and "Gods: Lands of Infinity"

These are older games that critics didn't like, but I enjoyed playing.

Additional information is at the linked sites.

http://www.gamespot.com/neverend/

http://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/gods- ... f-infinity


Free demo for Gods:Lands of Infinity
http://www.gamershell.com/download_20322.shtml
Why? I like big ones, that's why.

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Re: Searching for a Gun/Aggro Rpg like PS

Post by Jaeger » Thu Apr 03, 2014 4:12 am

Fallout Tactics
Silent Storm
XCOM Enemy Unknown


Unfortunately, all of the others have I can think of at the moment are made for platforms other than the PC and Gameboy advance.
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Post by Lonestar51 » Thu Apr 03, 2014 5:45 am

There is a remake of UFO Enemy unknown available from desura: Xenonauts. I gave it a one-star-review, one or two years back. Meanwhile the stability is better, but the design flaws are still there. If you find the original somewhere, buy it rather than the cheap remake.

I would recommend Fallout tactics, already mentioned by Jaeger. Or possibly Fallout 1 and Fallout 2. Fallout Tactics is less an RPG, but it has more focus on squad tactics. Just remember to set the options to "turn-based" right on the start, the real-time mode is no fun. However, I do not know if the early Fallout titles are available anywhere. (Last year GOG gave them away for free, as end of 2013 they lost the distribution rights, and I don't know if anyone else has them...)

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Post by renke_ » Thu Apr 03, 2014 7:54 am

Another XCOM-inspired game is UFO:AI, free (as in freedom), round-based and imho fun to play. Though not really a RPG, the soldiers gain experience but this happen automatically in the background.

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Post by Franka » Thu Apr 03, 2014 8:05 am

If it's squad based combat that interests you, go Jagged Alliance. The first two, JA and JA: Deadly Games, are old now, but still great gameplay. JA2 is so great the rights for it have been passed around more times than... *ahem* ...maybe I shouldn't finish that sentence.

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Post by jack1974 » Thu Apr 03, 2014 8:15 am

I played the first two a lot, were great games (even if quite unforgiving!). I think their spiritual successor is Silent Storm though more than the (poor) various sequels they have done :)

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Post by Franka » Fri Apr 04, 2014 6:05 am

After Sirtech that made JA passed away, nothing good has been done with the license, or the imitations of it. So stick to the Sirtech games.

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Post by Lonestar51 » Fri Apr 04, 2014 7:23 am

AFAIK there were no "official" JA-games since Sirtech passed away. There are JA and JA2, and an extension each for the games. Last year I started replaying both JA and JA2, and I found JA2 is still really fun, but JA has not really withstood the time passed. Back in the days both JA and JA2 were major timesinks for months.

Eidt: I forgot the real-time games. :-( Only saw some trailers, which were enough to insta-forget.

There is now a sucessor in development called "Jagged Alliance Flashback" made by Full Control (danish guys with experience). I backed when they were on kickstarter, but if the result is any good remains to be seen. The first alpha is out these days, but only for people who pledged 250USD or more (quite insane amount, IMO).

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