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Old May 12, 2010, 11:00 PM
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Games I've liked of the genres:
Red alert 2, ST Armada 1+2, Blitzkrieg 1, Warcraft 2
Battlefield 2, Fear, Elite Force, GTA series,

Did not like..
Bioshock: clumsy mechanics, for me.
Red Alert 3: Just lame
Sins of a Solar Empire: Takes forever and not too intuitive interface.

So that's about all I can come up with right now. As you can see the games I highlighter were mostly older, as I've been too cheap and uninterested to try many games. Since I haven't had my 'ear on the tracks' maybe someone can reommend something. If it's too new (a month or 2) its basically ruled out because $30 is my limit on 1 game.
The 2 big aspects for me are ease of play (controls that make sense, and mechanics that have refined sensitivity, i.e., dying should be only my fault, not the horrible/awkward response of the game) and open playing (1 storyline and no customizable play is good only once). Thanks for the help.
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crysis/crysis warhead, two worlds should be cheap and are good
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Old May 13, 2010, 10:04 AM
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orange box would also be worth picking up if its cheap . Its not open world but still an mazing game(H life 2), better than fear

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Have you tried the stalker series with artist pavel's mods? dead space?
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Old May 13, 2010, 11:53 AM
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Crysis demo didn't wow me. Got HL2. TF2 not for me.
Stalker, looks decent. Friend has it, might have to.. visit.
Dead space is another I forgot about after it released. Have to check some reviews. Space can't die though, silly title. ... Booo (at my own joke)
Thanks everyone, keep em coming
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ARMA II? hahaha What its RTS if you commander mode the whole tinme
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Old May 13, 2010, 12:22 PM
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Save up for BF:BC2? It's a great game IMO, especially since you seem to like the BF series.
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Try and find BF:BC2 somewhere for a price that's within your budget.
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Borderlands = open world/fps/humour/4 player co-op if you want it/good sp with hours+ of gameplay
Fear 2 = Much like the first, but maybe not quite as good. I enjoyed both.
Dawn of War (not Dow 2) = my fave RTS. I think the Dark Crusade expansion was the pinnacle of that franchise.
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FEAR Pereus Mandate is pretty good on the cheap, Fear 2 also good. The original Farcry is a lot of fun too best $5 I spent, Crysis and Warhead have the good and not so good parts but they're good enough.
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