PC Classic Games You Must Play

A Listmania! list by Benjamin Taylor "zag" (uk)
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Deus Ex (PC CD)
1.  Deus Ex (PC CD) by Sold Out Software
The list author says:
  "The game that changed how first person shooters should be made. Numerous ways to tackle every challenge and a deep involving plot."
7.99   Used & New from: 0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Baldurs Gate II & Throne of Bhaal
2.  Baldurs Gate II & Throne of Bhaal by Avalon Interactive
The list author says:
  "Ignore the dated graphics engine and lose yourself in a detailed world filled with fascinating characters. The perfect RPG"
Used & New from: 2.47
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Company of Heroes (PC)
3.  Company of Heroes (PC) by Focus Multimedia Ltd
The list author says:
  "Charge in Command + Conquer style and you'll soon lose. A strategy game that truly makes you think."
Used & New from: 0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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Half-Life 2: The Orange Box (PC DVD)
4.  Half-Life 2: The Orange Box (PC DVD) by Valve
The list author says:
  "Two classic games and an unsurpassed online shooting experience in one cheap box."
15.67   Used & New from: 4.73
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (174 customer reviews) | 14 customer discussions

Dawn of War: Anthology (PC DVD)
5.  Dawn of War: Anthology (PC DVD) by THQ
The list author says:
  "A surprisingly brilliant and frenetic strategy game for everyone to enjoy, not just warhammer fans"
29.90   Used & New from: 10.83
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Freespace 2
6.  Freespace 2 
The list author says:
  "The best space shooting game there has ever been and the only one to ever truly capture the feeling of being at war. Superb in every way."
Used & New from: 11.98
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Bioshock (PC DVD)
7.  Bioshock (PC DVD) by Take 2 Interactive
The list author says:
  "The spiritual successor to System Shock 2, you crash in the ocean, to find this underwater paradise turned wrong. Cool weapons, genetic engineering and tough moral choices are yours to wield."
Used & New from: 0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (111 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Rome: Total War (PC)
8.  Rome: Total War (PC) by Sega
The list author says:
  "Argunably the best Total War game for the simple fact that every distinct country requires a different playing style. And you have huge elephants! What more is needed?"
2.99   Used & New from: 0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (203 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Medieval II: Total War - Gold Edition (PC DVD)
9.  Medieval II: Total War - Gold Edition (PC DVD) by Sega
The list author says:
  "More features than Rome and graphically more impressive, but its the expansion pack that truly makes this game shine."
5.38   Used & New from: 3.35
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (122 customer reviews) | 10 customer discussions

System Shock 2
10.  System Shock 2 by Electronic Arts
The list author says:
  "The only game that's ever scared me. You wake up on a spaceship where something has gone horribly wrong. Alone, underarmed and reliant on your wits as much as your weapons...it will stay with you."
Used & New from: 24.89
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

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Fallout Collection (PC DVD)
11.  Fallout Collection (PC DVD) by Avanquest Software
The list author says:
  "See where it started - venture into a nuclear wasteland in this reknowned RPG to save your underground shelter. Cool guns, tongue in cheek humour and dark twists make this a must-play."
6.99   Used & New from: 0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Complete (PC DVD)
12.  Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Complete (PC DVD) by Take 2 Interactive
The list author says:
  "A relaxing yet superbly well dsigned strategy game. The gaming world would be a very different place without this classic strategy series."
7.32   Used & New from: 2.93
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (107 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Tachyon: The Fringe (PC CD)
13.  Tachyon: The Fringe (PC CD) by Novalogic
The list author says:
  "An amazing and little known space shooter, this features superb weapons, two sides to choose from, the voice of Bruce Campbell and some truly thrilling space fights. A true guilty pleasure"
6.98   Used & New from: 0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Left 4 Dead: Game of the Year Edition (PC DVD)
14.  Left 4 Dead: Game of the Year Edition (PC DVD) by Electronic Arts
The list author says:
  "A thrilling online co-op experience featuring everyone's favourite bad guy - the zombie. Or rather zombies, scores of them in fact hunting you and your 3 fellow survivors... Good luck winning!"
10.00   Used & New from: 9.95
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

Eve Online (PC)
15.  Eve Online (PC) by Namco Bandai
The list author says:
  "The Alternative to WoW... a space MMORPG that's as deep and as varied as anything you'll ever play."
Used & New from: 23.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Command & Conquer: Generals Deluxe - C&C Generals & Zero Hour Expansion Pack
16.  Command & Conquer: Generals Deluxe - C&C Generals & Zero Hour Expansion Pack by Electronic Arts
The list author says:
  "My favourite of the C+C series, if only because you get to destroy entire enemy camps with huge angry mobs...."
Used & New from: 8.99
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (91 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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DEFCON with Uplink (PC CD)
17.  DEFCON with Uplink (PC CD) by Introversion Software
The list author says:
  "A very simple yet haunting game based on the film wargames. You are in charge during a nuclear WW3. A simple interface but no easy path to victory."
Used & New from: 5.48
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Battlefield 1942: The WWII Anthology (PC CD)
18.  Battlefield 1942: The WWII Anthology (PC CD) by Electronic Arts
The list author says:
  "A team based shoot em up set in the mayhem of WW2. Different classes, vehicles, countries and maps. A truly enjoyable soldier sim."
8.75   Used & New from: 0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Sim City 4 (PC CD)
19.  Sim City 4 (PC CD) by Electronic Arts
The list author says:
  "Create several smaller cities or create several districts, all part of a huge metropolis. Complete freedom in developing whatever kind of town/city you can imagine."
8.77   Used & New from: 0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Galactic Civilizations 2: Ultimate Edition (PC CD)
20.  Galactic Civilizations 2: Ultimate Edition (PC CD) by Kalypso Media
The list author says:
  "Civilisation in space in everything but name. A deep and involving RPG with many paths to victory. And you design your own ships too!"
Used & New from: 18.96
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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Neverwinter Nights 2 (PC DVD)
21.  Neverwinter Nights 2 (PC DVD) by Atari
The list author says:
  "A complex d+d style RPG with a selection of fun NPCs to help you and some very surprising twists and turns."
16.99   Used & New from: 1.00
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

Half-Life Generation: Half-Life, Opposing Force, Counter Strike, Blue Shift (PC)
22.  Half-Life Generation: Half-Life, Opposing Force, Counter Strike, Blue Shift (PC) by Sierra
The list author says:
  "The original Half Life experience, including the fantastic OF expansion and the middling Blue Shift. A classic FPS that become a cult icon"
29.95   Used & New from: 0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

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