Games with Great Characters4votes I like it
AdvancedCaveman says: Psychonauts is an embarrassment of riches in terms of character. Aside from the likable cast, this game goes above and beyond normal levels of characterization by structuring level designs around the minds of the characters.
AdvancedCaveman says: Beyond Good and Evil shows so much care and attention to detail in terms of establishing and developing it's cast. The characters are just so likable and there are so many little moments where game peppers in personality.
AdvancedCaveman says: The alien races in Star Control 2 are simply some of the greatest characters ever committed to the medium. Each race collectively shows a totally entertaining personality. Some of them are tragic, some are hilarious, and all of them are engaging.
AdvancedCaveman says: The first Broken Sword game has some of the best characterization found in any graphic adventure. In has a fantastic focus on giving a personality to every single person you meet; there are no throw away background characters to be found here.
AdvancedCaveman says: Beneath a Steel Sky shares many of the same exceptional qualities as Broken Sword. The main characters are great, and everyone you meet has a personality. There are no blank background characters.
AdvancedCaveman says: Garrett is one of the most interesting, well written, and well acted protagonists in any game. The various factions and city inhabitants you encounter in Thief all show great character as well.
AdvancedCaveman says: Thief 2 continues the high standards of personality and character set by its predecessor.
AdvancedCaveman says: Aside from being the most well written RPG ever made, Planescape: Torment has more care and attention to detail in terms of character than any other RPG. No one in the main cast is a stock character and everyone has a riveting story to tell.
AdvancedCaveman says: Anachronox is second only to Planescape Torment in terms of providing an utterly unique and highly developed cast. No other RPG offers such a great blend of humor, emotion, and eccentricity as this one.
AdvancedCaveman says: The pantheon of gods in Sacrifice are really an eccentric bunch and they're exceptionally well written and acted. Most fantasy games stick with very generic, boring, under-characterized worlds but Sacrifice does a fantastic job of being unique.
AdvancedCaveman says: Giants has a really great British sense of humor and plenty of very likable characters. At times the game almost feels like some kind of Monty Python science fiction skit.
AdvancedCaveman says: Stranger's Wrath has a great regional character with it's weird old west setting and it has a fantastic ark for the protagonist. There's a point in Stranger's Wrath where the main character changes, and with him the very structure of the game changes.
AdvancedCaveman says: Simon the Sorcerer comes close to the tremendous levels of character seen in Broken Sword and many LucasArts adventure games. The main character has a distinctly smarmy attitude and the supporting cast is even more likable.
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