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What game should I get on GOG.com?

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My wife bought me Worms 2 off of GOG.com for my birthday, and sadly, the stupid game won't work on modern computers no matter what I've tried. So I asked for a refund, only to have them say that the game's requirements were clearly on the page and they could only give me site money credit that would expire in a year.

That was a few months ago, and I realized I'm just going to forget and let the money go to waste unless I decide quickly what to get. I want to know what fun old game I should get on the game. They have a 30-day return policy for credit, so maybe I can try a few of your suggestions out.

Some games I already have from GOG.com are:
  • Populous: The Beginning
  • Lords of Magic
  • Heroes of Might and Magic III Complete (best game ever, aside from Warcraft III)
  • Heroes of Might and Magic II
Apologies in advance if I shoot down your suggestion for paltry reasons... I'm a pretty picky person when it comes to computer games. Even more so now that I'm a husband and father and have hardly any time to invest into gaming. So I want to make sure my choice is one I'll actually get value out of.

What suggestions do you have? (Make sure it's available on GOG before posting)
 

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Heroes of Might and Magic III Complete (best game ever, aside from Warcraft III)
Solid choice.

Well, Westwood's "Nox" is a great game. I would also recommend Firefly Studios' "Stronghold Crusader". Both good old games :)

Nice avatar. I remember Astral from H3 ;) Although I would always choose Solmyr when playing Tower. That chain lightning is a great starter spell.
 
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Nox actually looks amazing... How have I never heard of it?
I guess I should also save some time by listing the old games I've already bought on Steam (I love Stronghold):
  • TitanQuest
  • Stronghold, Stronghold Crusader, Stronghold 2, 3, and Legends
  • Roller Coaster Tycoon Deluxe
  • Baldurs Gate: Enhanced Edition (a gift... I've tried to get into it, but I just can't seem to. Maybe nostalgia is required)
  • The Secret of Monkey Island, Monkey Island 2
  • Commander Keen 4
  • Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus
  • Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee
 

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Stronghold, Stronghold Crusader, Stronghold 2, 3, and Legends
If you want to get any of these, I HIGHLY suggest you stay away from 3. It's just terrible.
Bad gameplay combined with countless bugs. Waste of money and time.

Stronghold 2, Crusader 2 and Legends aren't THAT good, but also not THAT bad, though I'd
still highly suggest Crusader and the original Stronghold instead.
 
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age of mythology...

I can't believe you've played all those shitty games and yet you don't think populous: the beginning is the all-time best game in existence!!!!

I just wish the reworked it for the present graphics
 

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Aside from Dungeon Keeper (Gold Edition), I would also suggest Theme Hospital.


There is an unofficial patch for Theme Hospital here:
http://hospital.ragondin-earth.org/

You only need the file THPatch.rar. Please be sure to overwrite the original Sound-1.dat file (located in the Sound/Data folder of the installed game), with the fixed one included in the unofficial patch.


There are other games worth buying imho, but maybe you want to tell us a bit more about what kind of game you would like to play, @Abelhawk ?
 
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