Tech Stocking Stuffers: 18 awesome gifts under $50

Great games that don't need great hardware to run

By Rage_3K_Moiz ยท 449 replies
Aug 23, 2006
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  1. sadman3

    sadman3 TS Enthusiast Posts: 126

    The list goes on :D
     
  2. Sarvesh

    Sarvesh TS Member

    Ohh I wish if there was Cricket 07 too
     
  3. sadman3

    sadman3 TS Enthusiast Posts: 126

    I have just ended up stealing and googling the names of the games which I have not played before. Nice one Mecthz.
     
  4. sadman3

    sadman3 TS Enthusiast Posts: 126

    Hundreds of games and I can only name few of it. Technology is really on its peak! This games can't worked out without VPN allowing it to be downloaded from the internet and still remain safe.
     
  5. Cryio

    Cryio TS Addict Posts: 203   +61

    I'd add on that list ... The Witcher 1, Splinter Cell Chaos Theory and Double Agent. On medium settings, both Splinter Cells work very well.
     
  6. Duckeenie

    Duckeenie TS Booster Posts: 80   +62

    The first two lords of the realm games would run fine. (Unsure about the third)
     
  7. penn919

    penn919 TS Addict Posts: 212   +60

    I already mentioned Jade Empire. Why hasn't it been added?
     
  8. Zahid Iqbal1

    Zahid Iqbal1 TS Rookie Posts: 25

    Dangerous Dave (if anyone remember it) is also a great game to play without any hardware issue. My passion to play Dave was endless.
     
  9. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,163   +465

    Maybe the OP doesn't feel obligated to keep updating a thread he started nine years ago.
     
  10. Micahsness

    Micahsness TS Rookie

    I just came here to see if they put minecraft on the list LMAO
     
  11. ronjan41

    ronjan41 TS Rookie

    Immortal Cities - Children of the Nile
    Sims 3
     
  12. Technician

    Technician TS Addict Posts: 677   +114

    Rising world. Its a steam ea game in development. Great little game for building. The developers are doing it right by fixing bugs as they come up instead of allowing them to compound like Studio Wildcard has done with Ark.
    http://store.steampowered.com/app/324080/
     
  13. gnpfrslo

    gnpfrslo TS Member Posts: 46

    Only the first STALKER game is listed, but Clear Sky and Call of Prypiat are just as good and have pretty much the same requirements.

    Also, I think the games should be grouped by year of release. I don't think it's particularly useful or interesting to know a great game has "low" requirements when you know it came out some 15 years ago, compared to one that was released in 2013, like a certain game (though, it's early access) that I would recommend for this list if it wasn't for the recent direction the devs took with it.
     
  14. Igrecman

    Igrecman TS Maniac Posts: 210   +123

    "Tomb Raider (all, upto TR: Anniversary)"

    Tomb Raider 1 was based on MS-DOS and made for Win95, so probably not 32 bits. Better forget that very old one.
    So, Tomb Raider 2, upto TR: Anniversary
     
  15. JudasSheep

    JudasSheep TS Booster Posts: 96   +74

    A lot of amazing games on this list and just reading the names brought back memories. Some I still play! I was able to run Q3 from my QNAP NAS! Which I still have my original baseQ3 directory from my first install back in 2001. Somewhere around 45000 frags. You can copy the directory to any machine capable of running it, no need to install. Thanks for posting this list! I'm sure I have most of the CDs for these in my attic.
     
  16. psycros

    psycros TS Evangelist Posts: 1,819   +1,231

    Glad to see Titan Quest make this list..STILL probably the best Diablo clone ever made. We came pretty close to getting a sequel too, but Iron Lore was a casualty of publisher shenanigans and piracy. At least some of that team ended up doing Grim Dawn. Total Annihilation is also without equal in many ways - now there's a game that really deserves a proper follow-up.
     
  17. Wendy Oltman

    Wendy Oltman TS Booster Posts: 129   +16

    Delta Force <3
    But there's no FIFA,
     
  18. BrookeHarper

    BrookeHarper TS Rookie

    Been wanting to download Worms 2 online, but haven't had any luck. Maybe because people already consider this as a vintage game.
     
  19. Shiney

    Shiney TS Booster Posts: 160

     
  20. Shiney

    Shiney TS Booster Posts: 160

    Warzone 2100 a command & conquer type game and free.
     
  21. Greg S

    Greg S TechSpot Staff Posts: 1,021   +427

    I still own Age of Empires II and now own the Steam version of it. Such a good game.
     
  22. wiyosaya

    wiyosaya TS Evangelist Posts: 1,812   +690

  23. wiyosaya

    wiyosaya TS Evangelist Posts: 1,812   +690

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  24. Buhaj47

    Buhaj47 TS Rookie

    Buy Witcher 3 and Battlefield 1 and set it to Ultra.
     
  25. push2stop

    push2stop TS Rookie

    The Long Dark , Love this game:)
     
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