ucfalumknight says: Alone in the Dark created the Survival Horror Genre. Games such as Resident Evil and Silent Hill owe their existence to this classic. Also early adoption of 3D with characters and environments.
ucfalumknight says: Considered the catalyst of the CRPG Renaissance of the 90's. Baldur's Gate is still considered by many today to be the measuring stick of the CRPG.
ucfalumknight says: While a commercial disaster, this game is heralded as one of the best examples of character development in any game. Peter Ancel created a game world that was thought provoking with interesting, emotional characters.
ucfalumknight says: Descent took the traditional linear FPS and changed it into an immersive 3d world. While Descent 1 and 2 could be represented here, they did not have the truly interactive 3D feel that 3 brought. Many games owe their lives to this title.
ucfalumknight says: The first of truly "freedom of choice" games. Deus Ex gave the player the opportunity to play however they wanted to. Play it with guns blazing or stealthily with as little gun play as possible.
ucfalumknight says: While not a Legacy game for it's building components (which had been done before) this game earns legacy status as it allowed the player to become the Bad Guy. Up until this release, we were relegated to being the heroes.
ucfalumknight says: This is a tough one. While nothing ground breaking, Duke Nukem 3D brought a new attitude to the first person shooter genre. Humor was mixed into the plot, something that had been sorely missing in the Legacy FPS's
ucfalumknight says: This games legacy goes to the expert blending of tactical battles mixed with RPG elements, combined with individual heroes. Heroes of M&M blended all of these successfully and is often imitated today.
ucfalumknight says: Fallout's legacy reaches far and wide. Today's Morrowind/Oblivion inspired Fallout games owe their souls to this amazing game. Say the word Fallout and most computer enthusiasts will have some story to tell you.
ucfalumknight says: Far Cry's legacy is it's open world. You could spend days playing Far Cry and never advance the story at all. Sandbox FPS games owe their souls to Far Cry. Also, the CryEngine was a huge leap forward in 3D engines.
ucfalumknight says: To create a list of Legacy games and not include the Kings Quest games would be criminal. This game revolutionized the Adventure genre and is still imitated today.
ucfalumknight says: This is the first game that effectively implemented the zoom in Sniper Rifle Scope. It is still used today in many FPS games.
ucfalumknight says: A marvel in game design, this game shattered the "rules" of the platform games when it was released. Innovative still today.
ucfalumknight says: Until the release of Thief, most FPS/3rd Person games were about running in, guns blazing and killing every baddie on the level. Thief was about stealth. It introduced the concept of Noise generating environments that the player had to be aware of.
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