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You first RPG game?
« on: December 06, 2005, 07:20:48 AM »
First ever - a PnP session "kill the dragon in the dungeon", rules invented by a friend.

First "proper" - Warhammer FRP - still believe it's one of the most colorful game worlds out there. And I was playing WHFB a lot at the time.

First computer RP - Ultima VI or VII. I got lost in the numbers.

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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2005, 07:40:30 AM »
First Ever - Some adventure game-book, called "Bloody sword" or sth like that, I don't remember.

First "proper" - Lord and Magician PnP game

First computer RP - Rage of Mages, although it cannot really be called RPG.
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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2005, 09:00:13 AM »
The best electronic one I've played, can't recall of it was the first was one on the SNES, Seeds of Mana.
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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2005, 09:02:37 AM »
First ever - I discovered Ultima 3, Zork, and Red Box D&D all around the same time.  I can't remember which one I played first.

First "proper" - Red Box D&D.

First computer RP - Ultima 3 or Zork.
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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2005, 09:19:06 AM »
First ever: Hero Quest. I played the wizard. I imagined him being a wizardly kind of guy and I expressed that by walking around in a dungeon with my party and casting spells.

First proper: Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd Edition. Still fairly hack'n'slash oriented but our characters actually featured backgrounds and personalities which we occasionally tried to roleplay.

First CRPG: Baldur's Gate: The Forgotten Realms. Dark Sun: Shattered Lands. How could I forget this game?

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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2005, 09:58:43 AM »
First ever:Freestyle RPG played on lessons in a notebook.
First proper:No?
First CRPG:Ultima 1 on C=64
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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2005, 10:48:00 AM »
First ever/first proper: A Dragonlance AD&D(1e) module

First CRPG: Um. Does Atari 2600 Adventure count? If not, then... uh... Bard's Tale? Phantasie 1? I'm honestly not sure.
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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2005, 10:57:52 AM »
First PnP: I have no idea what that was, no one told me... something with elves and dwarves and stuff. :)

First CRPG: BG 2
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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2005, 10:59:34 AM »
First PnP: I have no idea what that was, no one told me... something with elves and dwarves and stuff. :)

First CRPG: BG 2

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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2005, 05:02:00 PM »
First ever: Aside from cops and robbers (tell me that ain't an RPG), probably sitting on the bus to school with my friends and doing what I think is called free-form RPGing.  We'd basically state our actions, and the DM (we called him God), would just say whether or not our attack/sneak/pick pocket attempt/etc. worked.

First "proper": If you mean PnP, then PPCon in Seattle last summer, I think. Edit: If you can call that "proper".  Heh.

First CRPG: Eye of the Beholder 3.
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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #10 on: December 06, 2005, 05:17:46 PM »
First ever was kinda FieldRPG with duralloy weapons and such.
First CRPG i remember is Alphaman. Freaks here! Duralloy stuff here, too.
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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #11 on: December 06, 2005, 05:34:40 PM »
First ever - depends whether my "first proper" counts.  If so, same as first proper.  If not, same as first CRPG.

First proper - none, unless you count Choose Your Own Adventure style gamebooks.

First CRPG - hard to say, since I got into RPGs around 1990/91, and was only nine or ten at the time ;).  The earliest RPGs I can remember playing are Shadow Sorcerer and Eye of the Beholder 1 (both AD&D games, incidentally :)), but the first which really absorbed me were Ultima VII and Ultima Underworld 1.
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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #12 on: December 06, 2005, 05:50:14 PM »
My first PnP was a German game very much like DnD, I can't remember the name. A friend translated for me (I was stationed in Germany in the Army), it had elves, dwarves, ..........I think it was called Star Craft, not the sci-fi real time stratigy game released on pc.

Electronic rpg would be Warriors of the Eternal Sun on sega. Did anyone else ever play it, I still think it was the best.
CRPG would be Arena, the first chapter of the Elder Scrolls (Morrowind is another later chapter)

Thats all that comes to mind.
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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #13 on: December 06, 2005, 10:35:47 PM »
Baldur's Gate 2
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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #14 on: December 07, 2005, 12:03:32 AM »
First CRPG was probably Dark Sun: Shattered Lands (still a fun game). Or Eye of the Beholder 2, but I never really considered that an RPG.

Only PnP games I ever played were D&D, and I was too young to actually enjoy them. But I still have my character sheet in my closet.

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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #15 on: December 07, 2005, 01:17:29 AM »
Baldur's Gate I was my first CRPG, I believe. I would have still been in grade school (1st-5th) when I first played it.

I don't do PnP because I don't know why, and as far as platform games go, I prefer adventure and fighting games -- which is good, because I'm a PS kind of girl. I really don't think I've played any platform RPGs.
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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #16 on: December 07, 2005, 01:40:48 AM »
First RPG: d20 TMNT (hanging my head in shame)
First proper: PnP AD&D 2e Forgotten Realms
First CPRG: Baldur's Gate: Forgotten Realms (unless you count Final Fantasy - I don't)

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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #17 on: December 07, 2005, 04:51:54 AM »
First RPG and first proper RPG: Chainmail rules with the Greyhawk fantasy supplement - showing my age here a bit. :(
First CRPG: probably one of the Ultima series, could be an early Bard's Tale.

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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #18 on: December 07, 2005, 11:14:06 AM »
First ever: Some Middle Earth campaign based on GURPS IIRC
First proper: We never played anything proper, we just winged it and then argued about it later for hours
First CPRG:  Bard's Tale (C64) or reentry with Baldur's Gate

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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #19 on: December 07, 2005, 01:22:20 PM »
First ever - Ecco the tides of time

first proper - warhammer

first CPRG- Baldurs gate

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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #20 on: December 07, 2005, 03:24:27 PM »
My first was Quest 64 for the n64. And quite frankly, that has got to be the most god-aweful game I've ever had the misfortune to play.

The first CRPG was Baldur's Gate 1.

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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #21 on: December 07, 2005, 03:59:18 PM »
First ever: Watching a PnP game played by my friends. The intensity of the participants was way too scary for me to ever actually play.
First proper: See above
First CPRG: Mr.FPS had a game on his Nintendo? in 1993. It was probably the precursor of Zelda. (Can't be the same one as dis is talking about because it was very good, and he would only have been 2 at the time. ::)) He was stuck in an area where just hitting things with your sword didn't work, and as a sign of his respect for my problem-solving skills, he asked for my assistance. He drove, I gave directions. We played the whole thing through eventually.
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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #22 on: December 07, 2005, 07:48:22 PM »
First evar! Some FR PnP game.
First CRPG Diablo. Most excellent game.
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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #23 on: December 08, 2005, 09:57:39 AM »
First ever: Dragon Warrior on the NES.
First proper: N/A
First CRPG: Diablo

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Re: You first RPG game?
« Reply #24 on: December 08, 2005, 11:29:18 PM »
First Ever: Dragon Warrior on the Nes
First Proper: Pnp 2e
First CrPG:  Remember those crappy Dragonlance games from back in the day?  Yeh.  Those.
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