The 300 greatest PC games: What suits, what bothers us, what’s lacking? (Part 1)

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Dead Cells and Ultima 7 are just two of the games we're talking about. (Image of the avatar: Denis Loubet)

Dead Cells and Ultima 7 are simply two of the games we’re speaking about. (Image of the avatar: Denis Loubet)

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What nearly nobody is aware of is that we at Pointmmo wish to get offended. That’s why we repeatedly have the editorial group vote on prime lists, which we then get completely labored up about ourselves afterwards. And so it’s once more with the 300 greatest PC games of all time.

That’s due to how our lists are created: Not curated by gray-bearded sages excessive up on the Olympus of know-it-all, however by a democratic election throughout the whole editorial group. And democracy might be fairly wild and complicated.

This results in discussions that proceed into our podcast.

Or slightly, into two podcasts, we cut up our dialogue into two episodes for size causes. Here is the hyperlink to episode 2.

Micha and Géraldine have invited a visitor who units alarm bells ringing as quickly as Pointmmo publishes a brand new checklist: Christian Schiffer is a journalist at Bayerischer Rundfunk, has revealed the web game journal Wasted co-founded and chooses on the podcast Last Game Standing itself repeatedly the perfect games in varied classes.

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Together we discuss concerning the challenges and issues, but in addition concerning the stunning sides of our checklist of the 300 greatest PC games. Because regardless of all of the criticism: you’ll be able to inform that the checklist is our child. Who else would select a game like Stronghold for the highest 100 if not Pointmmo?

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Of course, Micha and Christian discuss store about Ultima 7 and Planescape Torment, that are nonetheless too far behind within the checklist, whereas Géraldine cheers the success of the story adventures (even when the incorrect story journey ended up furthest forward).

We focus on whether or not a game’s significance or its high quality must be the deciding issue for its place on the checklist, and reward newly added indie gems like Dead Cells and Loop Hero – although Christian thinks their fame is fleeting and misses some classics as an alternative.

In quick, we do what we like to do: We philosophize and focus on about good and beloved games. And that is precisely what our lists are for.

Speaking of which, there was additionally a podcast dialogue with Christian about our checklist of the 100 greatest story games:

The 100 best story games: What fits, what bothers us, what's missing?



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