Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Fifteen Games

There's a thingy going around where bloggers list the fifteen games that have meant the most to them, all in fifteen minutes. In my case, "meant the most" means "played a lot, or had a big impact". Since the goal is do this quickly, there are probably tons of games that belong on a "top 15" list that I've overlooked.

Anyway, here are mine, in no particular order:

1. Rifts
2. Advanced Dungeons & Dragons
3. Marvel Super Heroes
4. Earthdawn
5. Cyberpunk 2020
6. Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay
7. Street Fighter: The Storytelling Game
8. Dragon Warriors
9. The Palladium Role-Playing Game
10. Talisman
11. Final Fantasy Tactics
12. Final Fight
13. Wrestlemania 2000
14. Ultima: Exodus
15. Cadash

I play few of these games today. Practically all of them speak to my gaming heyday in the late 80s to mid-90s. A few are scorned, or regarded as guilty pleasures at best. I think that sums my tastes up pretty well.


  1. I need to get ahold of a copy of Cadash.

    Did you ever see the FCI hint book for Ultima Exodus? It had some cool manga-style illustrations and trivia in it. For whatever reason it had a big impact on me when I read it.

  2. I never saw anything for Ultima Exodus other than the NES cartridge, which I picked up at a flea market. If I had seen the hint book you mention, I probably would have loved it. I was a big fan of Japanese-flavored "vanilla D&D fantasy". (I really liked Capcom's D&D arcade games, too.)

  3. Me too. I'll try to scan some sections if I can figure out where I put it.