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    recomend some cheap pc games

    I been meaning to get in to pc gaming for a while but never got round to it, for money reasons mainly

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    i normaly play xbox 360, and i like fps games like call of duty sires, and racing games like forza and early burnout.

    what game would you recomend i look at for pc ? i dont wana get somthing new as they cost alot of money

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    for me, the greatest cheap game is civ4. you can get the complete collection for around 5 if you look and it has days worth of entertainment in it, however it is a very different style to your normal preference.

    for fps games it all depends how much you prefer to have nice graphics

    the half-life series are cheap now and fantastic games.

    crysis or far cry 1(avoid 2) have great single player

    I also recomend browsing the steam, store, they often have fantastic deals there. They often put some old classics on offer, i.e. recently they had deus ex 1 and 2 for a really cheap price (think it was 5)
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    "Don't cost a lot of money" is too vague. What's your spending limit?


    Steam always has good stuff on sale.
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    I would start with the Orange Box on Steam

    $30 for 5 amazing games: http://store.steampowered.com/sub/469/

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    Grab the original Call of Duty and Call of Duty: United Offensive, old school, but best fps ever imo. Can find it online for $20 - $30, if not cheaper.
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    +1 for steam.

    They have "games for under" $5 and $10 catagories.
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    +1 for steam.

    They have "games for under" $5 and $10 catagories.
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    www.gog.com

    Classic games for $10 or less, downloadable and DRM free.
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    Oblivion is only $8.50 on steam right now.... definite must have for under $10

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    if it ever goes back on sale snag "trine" really good game. snagged it when it was 9.99 but now 19.99. another game that is fun to play but from back in the dos days is "the dig" only 4.99 on steam. check out defense grid, if you like Tower Defense based games, there is 4 map packs. the game is 9.99 and the map packs are .99 each. there is also a host of free web based games you can play, some really interesting TD types and top down shooters.

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    there is also a host of games from the gensis and other older consoles up on the $5 and under section on steam. lots to look thru...

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    Heres something you might want to look into

    http://www.spelling.hemscott.net/
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    Quote Originally Posted by SeanBest View Post
    Grab the original Call of Duty and Call of Duty: United Offensive, old school, but best fps ever imo. Can find it online for $20 - $30, if not cheaper.
    Those are definitely good. Check out call of duty 2 as well. It has great multiplayer and a large community.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SeanBest View Post
    Grab the original Call of Duty and Call of Duty: United Offensive, old school, but best fps ever imo. Can find it online for $20 - $30, if not cheaper.
    you can get a pack with COD1,2 and UA for $30 on steam, or $20 each.
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    hey, thanks for all the replys, i checked out steam, they seem to have a few good deals.

    my budget is about 10 per game, as i not played pc games since duke nukem 3d in the 90s i dont wana fork out alot of cash for games, then find i dont get on with the pc for gaming.
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    Heres something you might want to look into

    http://www.spelling.hemscott.net/
    One of the rare times I actually did laugh out loud.

    As for games I disagree with civ 4. I found them incredibly boring. I'd get dungeon siege two. I got it for free off of some site giveaway thing last year. It's really fun especially with mods.
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