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    Platformer Super Mario World
    Puzzle Solve the soup cans
    RPG Chrono Trigger
    Action Hades
    Fighting Smash Ultimate
    MMO Somehoe I've nevar played one.
    FPS Splatoon
    Rhythm Audiosurf
    Adventure Breath of the Wild
    Racing Mario Kart 8
    Sports Mario Tennis
    Mobile Secret of Mana
    Survival Horror Don't have one.
    4X Civilization VI
    Tactical/Strategy Final Fantasy Tactics A2
    Sandbox Katamari Damacy
    Visual Novel Watching the cutscenes from Tales of Zesteria
    Stealth Katamari Damacy

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    Platformer - Super Mario World, I honestly just blast through this game recently and it still holds up.
    Puzzle - Ico, I'm with Slothy, Ico is a puzzle game.
    RPG - You know what it isfunny-dorkly-life-sad-gamer.jpg
    Action - Devil May Cry 3
    Fighting - Street Fighter Alpha 3
    MMO - Don't really play them but I'll give a shout out to FFXI.
    FPS - Bioshock
    Rhythm - Dance Dance Revolution
    Adventure - The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. If you insist on a more point and click affair, Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards.
    Racing - Mario Kart 54
    Sports - Cyber Stadium Series: Base Wars
    Mobile - Terra Battle or Sailor Moon Drops
    Survival Horror - Silent Hill 2
    4X - Civilization 2
    Tactical/Strategy - Final Fantasy Tactics
    Sandbox - Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
    Visual Novel - Phoenix Wright
    Stealth - Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spuuky View Post
    I can't believe how wrong this is, there is Sleeping Dogs, Yakuza, Saints Row, and for those who like that sort of thing Minecraft and Terraria. I bet Dragon Quest Builders is pretty good, too, although I haven't personally played it
    Yakuza and Saints Row are good yeah, but honestly no sandbox game does anything interesting with the sandbox with the exception of Just Cause. In every other game they're just a backdrop you exist in that serves no purpose beyond pretending to be a real city. Sure the quests/characters within can be interesting, but Just Cause 2 is a fun game to just smurf around in to a degree none of the others can even pretend to be except maybe Saints Row 4. Everything else? Meh. Sorry, but just running/driving around from one quest objective to the next isn't actually enjoyable and the lack of any attempt to actually structure the experience only drives that home even more so.

    Like here's the thing: I had more fun smurfing around in Just Cause 2 than any other sandbox game. And the story and missions in Just Cause 2 literally suck. I don't even remember them. They just got in the way of smurfing around. Sure the story and characters and stuff in Yakuza are great, but did I actually enjoy the gameplay as much? Nope. Wasn't even close.

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    Honestly i don't consider any of those sandboxes, which is why they didn't even cross my mind. Open world doesn't mean sandbox in my mind

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    Sims is sandbox

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wolf Kanno View Post
    I left some of the categories vague just to see how people classify things.
    Interesting... a multi-layered psych test. It's interesting that you want to see our classifications. I actually have a lot to say about some lol...but anyway, here's mine:

    Platformer - Braid (not counting games where platforming is not the main focus, i.e. Metroidvanias, Tomb Raider series, etc)
    Puzzle - Braid (uhh...not joking, it has to be counted here, too, right? If no repeats are allowed, and for something more "pure" puzzle-y, then any Puzzle Quest)
    RPG - Brai-- jk jk. I have to go w/ Deus Ex I guess. It's "Immersive Sim" first, but at the time it came out, was categorized - and rightfully so - as an RPG. Or else, it'd be Fallout: New Vegas or Final Fantasy VIII.
    Action - Nier: Automata or Hyper Light Drifter (sorry, I know, a tie is cheating)
    Fighting - Guilty Gear Xrd REV2 or Mortal Kombat 9 (sorry, I know, a tie is cheating)
    MMO - Warhammer: Age of Reckoning
    FPS - BioShock Infinite
    Rhythm - PaRappa the Rapper
    Adventure - Gone Home
    Racing - Test Drive 5
    Sports - Rocket League or NFL Blitz or NBA Jam
    Mobile - Fire Emblem Heroes
    Survival Horror - Silent Hill 2
    4X - n/a? Total War series isn't 4x technically, right? I see there's debate...
    Tactical/Strategy - Fire Emblem Fates (tactical) and Ninjatown (strategy)
    Sandbox - The Sims
    Visual Novel - Coffee Talk
    Stealth - Metal Gear Solid 2 or Mark of the Ninja (MGS2 for overall game in stealth category, but MotN for actual stealth gameplay)
    Last edited by cheesesteak; 04-06-2021 at 02:45 AM. Reason: changed VN from VA-11 Hall-A to Coffee Talk
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    Pretty much Elder Scrolls and a simulation football game I have are all I play anylonger.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wolf Kano View Post
    Platformer - Super Mario World, I honestly just blast through this game recently and it still holds up.
    Puzzle - Ico, I'm with Slothy, Ico is a puzzle game.
    RPG - WoW with this little trick
    Action - Devil May Cry 3
    Fighting - Street Fighter Alpha 3
    MMO - Don't really play them but I'll give a shout out to FFXI.
    FPS - Bioshock
    Rhythm - Dance Dance Revolution
    Adventure - The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. If you insist on a more point and click affair, Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards.
    Racing - Mario Kart 54
    Sports - Cyber Stadium Series: Base Wars
    Mobile - Terra Battle or Sailor Moon Drops
    Survival Horror - Silent Hill 2
    4X - Civilization 2
    Tactical/Strategy - Final Fantasy Tactics
    Sandbox - Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
    Visual Novel - Phoenix Wright
    Stealth - Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
    Great selection! WoW, CS GO and the Dark Souls series comprise my gaming list at the moment
    Last edited by Badr Boodai; 06-14-2021 at 05:43 PM.

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    Platformer - Super Mario 64 (one of the best games of all time imo)
    Puzzle - Portal
    RPG - Dragon Age: Origins
    Action - Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
    Fighting - Super Smash Bros. Melee (don't like the genre much, but I had some good times playing this with my friends back in the day)
    MMO - RuneScape
    FPS - BioShock Infinite
    Rhythm - Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory
    Adventure - Gone Home
    Racing - Jak X: Combat Racing (not a huge fan of racing games, either, but at least Jak X has some great character-driven storytelling)
    Sports - Backyard Sports: Baseball 2007 (literally the only sports game I have ever owned)
    Mobile - Nier Reincarnation (only just started, but it's already the most impressive game I've played on mobile, by far)
    Survival Horror - The Last of Us: Left Behind
    4X - Ugh. Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, by virtue of it being the only 4X game I've ever played. But I could not possibly hate the genre more.
    Tactical/Strategy - Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds
    Sandbox - Elite Dangerous
    Visual Novel - Analogue: A Hate Story
    Stealth - Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time

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    Quote Originally Posted by remy5623 View Post
    Mobile - Nier Reincarnation (only just started, but it's already the most impressive game I've played on mobile, by far)
    Yes, this beats out FEH for me now. Amazing experience of a game, despite some gripes I still have.
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    favorite game of the genre are;
    Action
    Fighting
    MMO
    FPS
    Rhythm
    Adventure
    Racing
    Sports
    Mobile
    Survival Horror
    pokemon
    insurgence

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    one of those is not like the others...

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    Pokemon Insurgence is my favourite genre.

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    Platformer - I don't particularly like platformers, but I have a certain fondness for Mario 64.
    Puzzle - does Solitaire count?
    RPG - Disco Elysium
    Action - gonna cheat here and say The Witcher III.
    Fighting - I guess the Tekken series
    MMO - WoW, although I don't play it anymore since Blizzard is the worst.
    FPS - Halo
    Rhythm - N/A
    Adventure - Broken Sword
    Racing - N/A
    Sports - N/A
    Mobile - anything by Choice of Games
    Survival Horror - N/A
    4X - no idea what that is
    Tactical/Strategy - ALL OF THE FIRE EMBLEMS
    Sandbox - Skyrim
    Visual Novel - I literally cannot choose, so I'm gonna say Doki Doki Literature Club.
    Stealth - N/A because I'm trout at stealth.
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