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Title says it all, really. Tell us your favourite game from GOG's catalogue and then tell us why it is your favourite.
The rule is that you can share only one. (I don't want this thread to become just another listgasm.) Narrow your top 10 down to your top 1 and write a little (or a lot) about it.
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Of the games I have purchased so far, I will give the honour to Arx Fatalis. I avoided this one for some time because of it's rather unfortunate name. I finally gave it a shot when I read that it was meant to be a sequel to the late Ultima Underworld series. True or not, I agree with the sentiment: the game shares the same rare level of depth and corny, B-movieësque ambiance as it's supposed predecessor. Whether exploring, sword fighting, casting spells, baking bread or rolling my eyes at some poorly written and delivered dialogue; I love every minute of it.
Well Fallout naturally. It's the thing that caught my eye about GOG from the get-go, even though I already owned a copy. It's simply the best RPG ever made, as well as being in my top 3 games ever list.
This is why I love gog: I would never have suspected that I liked Descent so much, but I play it more than any of my other 40-odd GOGs. It's definitely my favorite, nothing else controls and plays so smoothly, and it makes you feel so awesome when you pull off some crazy momentum-based aerial maneuver and gun down that goddamn thief robot.
When I'm not in the mood for shooting, my favorite adventure game ever is Broken Sword 2. Had to give it a mention.
Descent - A top notch and very unique fps. It's open source too, so as long as it has fans it will never die.
Might and Magic : World of Xeen.
Hands down. I've FINALLY got the chance to clock this massive bastard of a game, and believe me it's huge.
DELICIOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
So far: Hostile Waters
It might not technically be the best game on GOG, but it's the kind of game i'd never have discovered or tried without something like GOG. The big classics like Fallout get all the hype, but i love the fact there are some undiscovered gems on here.
It's like a mix of an RTS with an arcade vehicle shooter. It has a good (if weird) story. It has memorable characters. The graphics still hold up pretty well. And as someone who rarely gets past the 4th mission of an RTS (what? I have to build the same base AGAIN?!?) I really enjoyed it. No base building. Varied vehicles, pretty good AI.
Cons? Too many AA turrets make some of the missions a chore. No multiplayer. Personally I don't play multiplayer, but I know a lot of people do.
Actual game quality - Fallout, one of the best RPGs ever.
Nostalgia factor - Under a Killing Moon, one of the games I played endlessly in my childhood.
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StingingVelvet: Actual game quality - Fallout, one of the best RPGs ever.
Nostalgia factor - Under a Killing Moon, one of the games I played endlessly in my childhood.

I went and looked for Under a Killing Moon and it isn't in GoG.
LISTEN TO THE THREAD.
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StingingVelvet: Actual game quality - Fallout, one of the best RPGs ever.
Nostalgia factor - Under a Killing Moon, one of the games I played endlessly in my childhood.
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Virama: I went and looked for Under a Killing Moon and it isn't in GoG.
LISTEN TO THE THREAD.

If you're going to call someone out you might want to make absolutely sure you're right - Under a Killing Moon's the subtitle of a Tex Murphy game, and as such can be found in the T section. It's been here for a while now.
As for me, I have to go with the Might and Magic bundle. A whole bunch of legitimate classics, most of which still hold up very well today (and certainly much better than other RPGs from their respective eras).
Ah, deep apologies there.
I just got irritated because I thought "Cool a game I've never heard of!" - and I love these kind of games one plays endlessly in their childhood.
Anyway, sorry. :)
For me, would be Sacrifice.
Although I don't have it on GOG (yet, as I only have on CD) it's a marvelous game with a LOT of content.
The Longest Journey
I play all genres but adventures take precedence over everything else.
TLJ has a solid, unique story and April Ryan is probably one of the most memorable characters ever.
Duke Nukem Manhattan Project:
Simple, it is a 3D side scroller of the man: Duke Nukem. Portrayed in there style/theme of Duke 1&2 with the best enemy's from 3D mixed in. I love duke and all the versions of him. The Trilogy on the DS/PSP and the new Duke Begins is byfar the greatest thing Ive ever heard. And when Forever is released I will be there day one screaming in a whisper...
I N E V E R S T O P P E D B E L I E V I N G I N D U K E !
I'll say Sacrifice as well.
My favourite is definitely MAX. Deep, loaded with viable strategies, and extremely replayable. Easily the best "sim-base" type game I've ever played... and I love just building like crazy until a quarter of the map is practically a metropolis, packed with rocket launchers and factories and mines. Urban planning is awesome. There's something strangely satisfying about building a road, one tile at a time, until you have a highway for your tanks to rumble along.
There are a few games on GOG with higher quality than MAX, but it's the only one so far I can replay over and over and over and still have tons of fun with. It's just so unique. The only game I can think of that's even remotely similar was Outpost 2, and that's quite a different game as well.
MAX 2 is terrible, however. Bland, murky, and generic. But it comes bundled with the original, and I have to say: It certainly makes me appreciate the original MAX all the more. :)