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Anno 1503: The New World. Max Design (2003) PC

(Released in Germany 2002) Anno 1602 was a sedate game, but on the whole I enjoyed it, so when I was bored and looking for games on Good Old Games I thought i’d give the sequel a try. And yes,

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Sid Meier’s Civilization IV. Fireaxis Games (2005) PC

I really didn’t get on with Civilization III, it wasn’t a bad game, but it was fucking boring in end-game and the difficulty was a bit all over the place. So rather than dwell on it, and let CIV3 sour

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Sid Meier’s Civilization III. Fireaxis Games. (2001) PC

I wouldn’t say I am the biggest fan of the Civilization series, I had CIV2 on the PS1 (god that was chuggy), I had Revolutions which was a fairly decent stripped back version on the consoles, and I dabbled in

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Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness. Blizzard Entertainment (1996) PC

I first played Warcraft II around 1998 having borrowed the disc off a friend and installed it on my dads work laptop. It was one of the chunky laptop with a rubber mouse dot built into the keyboard, a Hard

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Warcraft: Orcs and Humans. Blizzard Entertainment (1995) PC

Released in 1994 in North America. Like Diablo I never played the original version of Warcraft at release but spent a significant amount of time playing the sequels. So picking this up on Good Old Games I was looking forward

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Diablo II. Blizzard North (2000) PC

Diablo 2 falls into the category of “one of my most played games of all time”. It is the game I used to play on 56k dial-up which eventually led me begging my parents to upgrade to broadband internet. Prior

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Diablo. Blizzard North (1997) PC

(Released in 1996 in the US) I never actually played Diablo back in the day, I sank well over a thousand hours into Diablo 2, and maybe a hundred hours into Diablo 3, but the original game not a jot.

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Total War: Warhammer. Creative Assembly (2016) PC

Officailly known as Total War: Warhammer the cool kids simply refer to it as Total Warhammer. We all know that Total Warhammer is a 10056% better name. Now you may have noticed I am on a bit of a strategy

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Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2. Westwood Studios (2000) PC

I bloody love this game… I really do and I love most things Command & Conquer, sure there are ups and downs. Even my beloved Resident Evil has a few ups and downs but during the glorious Westwood years, Red

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Command & Conquer: Tiberium Sun. Westwood Studios (1999) PC

I have been looking forward to this. I never really played it back in the day. I remember my mate had it. He bought a top of the range PC in around 1997/98 and unlike him went out and bought

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