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Favorite Games

Greetings programs! I thought I’d take this opportunity today to share with you some of my favorite games. Now this could potentially be a massive list of games. So I thought I’d limit it to the three games that I currently play the most.

Those would be, in the order of which I play them the most:

Star Trek Online

Star Trek Online

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Minecraft

Minecraft

Now I will whole heartily admit, that I spend a lot of time playing all of these games. Sometimes I’ll get some play time in on each one, other times I may only play one of them a week and then another the next week.  But these are the games that eagerly eat up my gaming time.

First on the list is Star Trek Online. I’m hesitant to write much about this game as I’ve written about it in the past. Suffice to say, Star Trek Online is a MMORPG based in the Star Trek universe.

Taking place in the year 2409 the game takes place roughly forty years after the end of the Star Trek: The Next Generation series.

It combines elements of both ship based space combat and ground based player combat.

Secondly, Bethesda Softworks The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Skyrim is the fifth installment of the Elder Scrolls series of games, and in my opinion is the best to date.In Skyrim you play as the Dragonborn, and it’s up to you to battle dragons, vampires, werewolves and a host of other monsters to save the land of Skyrim.

Initially released in 2011 the game quickly became a favorite not just among fans of the franchise but RPG as well as fantasy gaming fans as well. Fast forward two years to now and the game is still going strong. With three DLC additions and a near limitless selection of player made Mods Skyrim shows no sign of losing its place as one of the best RPGs of all time.

Last but certainly not least is Minecraft. Created by Markus “Notch” Persson then published and now developed by Mojang, initially released for PC in 2009 it had quickly spread to the XBox 360 and mobile platforms as well. Received as a simple game, Minecraft offers a true sandbox experience. Allowing the player to create or destroy the environment as they see fit, as well as construct numerous tools to enhance game play.

The most common activity in Minecraft by far is constructing amazing structures, or recreating iconic structures in the game world.

Mojang is steadily releasing updates, some with major additions, to Minecraft and constantly driving to improve the overall experience that is Minecraft.

Personally I play a custom mod of Minecraft played Yogcraft that is available through the Feed The Beast mod pack. Inspired by the Yogbox of ages past, Yogcraft is the current incarnation of the Yogbox.

Well that’s it, those are my three favorite games right now. As always I welcome any comments or suggestions.

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