offline games

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X-COM꞉ UFO Defense image

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(XCOM > on Wikipedia)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/7760/XCOM_UFO_Defense/
was on microprose.com
was on mythosgames.com

Aliens drop by Earth and evil Humans shoot them down and mug them.

Nothing about the interface makes enough sense, and there are no hints as to how things work. It could have been made much better, even back in the day. I'm not going to forgive how bad it is, especially since there was zero effort by Steam to actually fix basic things like aspect ratio.

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(on Wikipedia)
https://starcraft2.com/en-us/
https://starcraft2.com/en-gb/

A 4x game.

Recommended, but I don't like it; I'm just not into this any more.

  • properly titled StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty

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Fictorum - (2017 game) image

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https://store.steampowered.com/app/503620/Fictorum/
https://www.gog.com/game/fictorum
https://fictorum.com/

Be a wizard that runs around casting spells.

Really hard to play, but because its gameplay is bad. A new game, but it looks and feels like a PlayStation 2 game. Get it if it's on sale for a laugh, otherwise don't bother with this one.



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The bits and pieces thing makes no sense.
The bits and pieces thing makes no sense.

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.2k.com/en-US/game/the-bureau-xcom-declassified/

You are part of an elite squad who freeze time to move near cover and get shot in the head.

I guess they didn't play their own game, because there are obvious flaws. This would have been more fun if they got rid of the whole moving around like an RPG. Like the old X-COM ga-- oh wait, the old games are just better. Why was this game made?

  • Properly titled The Bureau: XCOM Declassified



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Kingdom - Classic - (2015 game) image

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.kingdomthegame.com/

A fauldschool resource game that would have made for a fine free Flash game, but is instead for-pay.

Fair.

  • Properly titled Kingdom: Classic

    • aka Kingdom
  • Also Kingdom: New Lands



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