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July 5th, 2001, 07:57 PM
Heloo all. I have never played an RPG, but would like to try one. However, I am, of course, not willing to *pay* for one. http://www.sffworld.com/ubb/smile.gif So, does anyone know of one that I can download fee-free? Thanks.

July 6th, 2001, 12:38 AM
Umm... computer rpg or a real one?

July 6th, 2001, 06:17 PM
computer...should've specified, sorry.

July 6th, 2001, 09:25 PM
go over to Home of the Underdogs (http://www.theunderdogs.org) and look in the rpg category. (unless you're on a mac, then forget about that)

July 7th, 2001, 01:00 AM
A very recommended computer rpg is Betrayal at Krondor, it's in Midkemia, in Feist's world of the Riftwar.
It's from 1994 or 1995, pretty old but still very good.
Any of the Final Fantasy games is a good option too, for anything below FF7 you'll need an SNES emulator though, but it's available for free on the web.

July 7th, 2001, 05:54 AM
MajicK... there is a very good abandonware site at BH Legend (http://www.bhlegend.com/php/show.php3) (fixed). They have a host of commercial games that have been 'abondoned' by their publishing houses and are free to download. The downside is, they are quite old.

They have a large RPG section, I would recommend The Eye of the Beholder series of games, they are your classic dungeon, hack, slash and cast spell type. They also have Ultima 6, which is a very deep and involved game.

[This message has been edited by dennizm (edited July 07, 2001).]

July 7th, 2001, 09:09 AM
Dennizm, the link doesn't work.

July 7th, 2001, 03:41 PM
Whoops!!!... try this:

www.bhlegend.com (http://www.bhlegend.com/php/show.php3)

Sorry about that, I really should have checked it before myself.

Xayn... that is a bloody good link you put up there... thanx a lot, you're into Abandonware as well I take it?

[This message has been edited by dennizm (edited July 07, 2001).]

July 8th, 2001, 12:29 AM
I mean, hey!, is there any better thing to do with an hour of one's precious free time than trying to get the sound configuration for them old dos games straight, and finding the most playable slow-down setting???
My pc speaker's beep-be-be-beep owns me hard... http://www.sffworld.com/ubb/wink.gif

July 9th, 2001, 09:30 PM
That's what my old 486 is for...