Remove Ad, Sign Up
Remove Ad, Sign Up
Register to Remove Ad
Register to Remove Ad
Register to Remove Ad
Register to Remove Ad
  Register  |  Login
Play Retro  |  Shop  |  Board  |  Downloads  |  Users  |  Music  |  Video Games
Staff  |  About  |  Help  
  Views: 1,955,533,871
12-03-16 03:47 PM  
On Page:
In Directory: 7 users & 32 guests
Page Staff: Eirinn, Zlinqx,
Retro Game Room
Play 10,000s of Retro Games Online
Video Game Room
Get Any Information for All Games
Video Game Music Room
Listen to Video Game Music Online
Vizzed Market
Buy & Sell Games, Codes and More!
Vizzed Board
Our Family-Friendly Community Welcomes Everyone!
Sign Up for Free
For access to more features, more games and fewer ads
Announcements
Vizzed Competitions = Earn Viz and Steam Games
Announcements
PlayStation Netplay Stream = Tuesday from 4 - 8 (CST)
Announcements
Sega CD Music Stream ON Monday from 5-9 PM (CST) = $300 Steam Raffles!
Announcements
Black Friday = 2X Viz for Donations + 25% Off Vizzed Market
Announcements
Vizzed Competition Reminder = Earn Viz and $ Games $

Forum Links

Low Spec PC Games
Give my ideas!
Related Threads
Coming Soon

Thread Information

Views
5,975
Replies
12
Rating
0
Status
CLOSED
Thread
Creator
Dreggmiester
11-17-11 04:38 PM
Last
Post
jack3604
06-01-12 04:22 PM

Thread Actions

Thread Closed




Add to favorites

 

Low Spec PC Games

 

11-17-11 04:38 PM
Dreggmiester is Offline
Link | 53 Words

Dreggmiester
Level: 9

POSTS: 5/16
POST EXP: 1203
LVL EXP: 2751
CP: 3.4
VIZ: 100

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
Does anybody know any good games that have graphics like Starcraft one or maybe a bit better because my computer is old and I need recommendations for games that have low specs.  So if you know of any good games please tell me. (Maybe games that came out around 1998 to 2004). Thanks.
Member

Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 11-12-11
Last Post: 1674 days
Last Active: 1309 days

11-17-11 05:29 PM
legacyme3 is Offline
Link | 16 Words

legacyme3
Lord Leggy - King of IT
Level: 234


POSTS: 10330/25783
POST EXP: 1818815
LVL EXP: 197340613
CP: 33151.7
VIZ: 222197

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
good low spec games?

Terraria. Minecraft.

Pretty much all I can honestly reccommend for low specs.
Vizzed Elite

One Leggy.
One Love.
One Dream.


Affected by 'Carpal Tunnel Syndrome'

Registered: 09-14-10
Location: Behind another mask
Last Post: 5 hours
Last Active: 5 hours

11-17-11 05:43 PM
billythekidmonster is Offline
Link | 42 Words

Level: 116


POSTS: 4740/4999
POST EXP: 206588
LVL EXP: 16954731
CP: 333.9
VIZ: 93815

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
Old Wolfenstien games.

Old Doom games.

Old Quake games.

The Star Wars games. There is like a favorites bundle that has a whole bunch of them.

And the ones leggy said.

Other than that good luck. I am in the same boat.
Member
3rd place in the August 2011 VCS! I got 3rd place in the October 2010 VCS! 3DS friend code 1762-2680-4239 pm me yours


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 08-16-10
Last Post: 1809 days
Last Active: 1531 days

11-17-11 06:22 PM
thenumberone is Offline
Link | 51 Words

thenumberone
Level: 127


POSTS: 2646/6365
POST EXP: 365694
LVL EXP: 23176996
CP: 4901.4
VIZ: 327296

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
Dungeon keeper 2 is so basic,so cheap,and so addictive.i spent many a day playing that.
Gangsters 2 is very good and very basic too.
If you look on digiex.net they have dungeon keeper 2 free to download.
They have many other old games too,i recomend deus ex 1,thats basic and great
Vizzed Elite
Bleeding Heart Liberal


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 03-22-11
Last Post: 709 days
Last Active: 709 days

(edited by thenumberone on 11-17-11 06:23 PM)    

11-18-11 04:02 PM
Zythic M-3 is Offline
Link | 75 Words

Zythic M-3
Level: 16

POSTS: 41/52
POST EXP: 4754
LVL EXP: 16785
CP: 2194.4
VIZ: 113969

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
Good Low Spec Games you say? Let's see...
- Star Trek Armada 2 (decent though)
- Masters of Orion 2
- Unreal
- Tom Clancey's Rainbow Six

You probably might have some in the list below, but I'll list them anyways:
- Half Life
- Warcraft III (and Frozen Throne Expansion)
- Diablo II (preferably Lord of Destruction Expansion)
- Unreal Tournament 2004

That's all I can think of through the tip of my head.
Member

Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 06-09-11
Location: N/A
Last Post: 1555 days
Last Active: 1 hour

11-20-11 04:38 PM
KlawedFlaw is Offline
Link | 351 Words

KlawedFlaw
Level: 60


POSTS: 1043/1087
POST EXP: 115340
LVL EXP: 1734357
CP: 11.0
VIZ: 36047

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
DOS games are generally are as low spec as can be, but you'll need DOSbox to run games made for DOS. If you aren't a tech minded person, you might want to find Windows versions of games that were made for DOS, or use Steam or gog.com to get these games to run without much trouble. Fallout 2 is one you will have to mod after buying off Steam, though. At least I had to on my Windows 7 64-bit laptop. The colors became all rainbow colored as if some fourth grader just learned how to color in the lines of a manga volume.

Since you have an older machine if I'm reading between the lines correctly, you might not end up with DOS games giving you eye pains. Anything that was made for Windows 3.1 will, as a rule from what I've heard thus far, be about as easy to get to work outside of Windows 3.1 as building a five story house out of hardrives will be on your wallet. In other words, if the game was only ever made for Windows 3.1, don't try playing it on something that uses a version of Windows that isn't 3.1.

Most Pop Cap games are very low spec. In fact, even the newest game they release will probably be low spec. This might be due to the fact that most of the games can be played as free web games on their site. Bejeweled 2 probably won't make your computer cry in agony if you play it on an older machine. Highly recommend Bookworm from Pop Cap, as well. Zoo Tycoon 1 is pretty easy to get running with ease. The System Shock games are DOS games you can get off gog.com for a pretty good price. System Shock is a horror series, but it's more creepy than it is terrifying. The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind might be low spec.

There's also a few of the King's Quest games that got remade by fans to play like the fifth King's Quest game. Here's the site to get them: http://www.agdinteractive.com/

Good luck.
Trusted Member
I am a woman of taste. I think.


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 07-06-10
Location: Ohio
Last Post: 1754 days
Last Active: 1684 days

11-21-11 02:52 PM
big fat cat is Offline
Link | 32 Words

big fat cat
Level: 99


POSTS: 3086/3427
POST EXP: 84865
LVL EXP: 9846853
CP: 1145.3
VIZ: -7959

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
Low spec PC games? Well, two I really enjoyed that could run on my laptop were the Original Deus ex games and Morrowind.
Or the elder scrolls 2- Daggerfall, but very glitchy.
Banned

Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 04-30-10
Location: fukken wales
Last Post: 1389 days
Last Active: 1371 days

11-30-11 12:22 PM
KlawedFlaw is Offline
Link | 31 Words

KlawedFlaw
Level: 60


POSTS: 1045/1087
POST EXP: 115340
LVL EXP: 1734357
CP: 11.0
VIZ: 36047

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
Audiosurf is a great music game if you enjoy the idea of playing any type of music. I just wish the demo wasn't timed. You can get it off Steam.
Trusted Member
I am a woman of taste. I think.


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 07-06-10
Location: Ohio
Last Post: 1754 days
Last Active: 1684 days

12-10-11 01:27 AM
uberkoopa is Offline
Link | 132 Words

uberkoopa
Level: 28


POSTS: 3/176
POST EXP: 22893
LVL EXP: 122683
CP: 7277.4
VIZ: 115802

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
I you want good low-spec games, you could try these:

-Command & Conquer 95 (It's freeware now)
-C&C Tiberium sun +Firestorm (also freeware now from what I've heard)
-C&C Red Alert (again, Freeware)
-C&C Red Alert 2 +Yuri's Revenge (not freeware but still a good game.)
-You could try some old DOS games with dos box.
-Touhou Project 6-12 if your into that sort of thing (challenging shooting game series)
-Barkley, Shut Up and Jam Gaiden (A basketball RPG. It's awesome. Free.)
-Star Guard (free shooting game with stick men)
-Cho Ren Sha 68k (cool retro type shooter, free.)

if you want good low-spec fan games:

-Streets of Rage Remake
-Sonic Robo Blast 2
-Super  Mario Bros. X (you can make your own Mario game!)
-Mega Man 8-Bit Deathmatch

Hope this helped.
Vizzed Elite
Shoot 'Em Up Maniac


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 05-13-09
Location: Gensokyo
Last Post: 305 days
Last Active: 29 days

02-24-12 06:14 PM
FalcoDude is Offline
Link | 19 Words

FalcoDude
Level: 37


POSTS: 60/379
POST EXP: 9472
LVL EXP: 310144
CP: 393.4
VIZ: 31851

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
Delta Force: Black Hawk Down.You can play that easily and old Doom games too. What are your exact specs?
Member
Libertarianism and Starfox!


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 02-01-12
Location: Baltimore, MD
Last Post: 240 days
Last Active: 19 hours

02-24-12 06:48 PM
taterii is Offline
Link | 18 Words

taterii
Level: 57


POSTS: 105/946
POST EXP: 49848
LVL EXP: 1435504
CP: 1773.2
VIZ: 90056

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
Deus Ex. It's one of the best games ever made. Rpg/first person shooter. It's great check it out.
Member
Some Guy


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 04-05-10
Last Post: 7 days
Last Active: 1 day

02-24-12 11:06 PM
DarthDub is Offline
Link | 36 Words

DarthDub
Level: 36


POSTS: 322/347
POST EXP: 6516
LVL EXP: 304693
CP: 406.9
VIZ: 59233

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
Phantasy Star Online Blue Burst
Just search for schthack on google for it cause the official servers are dead and that's a private server that's free. You'll have to register to be able to play though.
Member

Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 11-03-10
Location: Mount Vernon, WA, USA
Last Post: 1223 days
Last Active: 17 hours

06-01-12 04:22 PM
jack3604 is Offline
Link | 194 Words

jack3604
Level: 31


POSTS: 1/254
POST EXP: 22119
LVL EXP: 181275
CP: 767.8
VIZ: 19476

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
i have alot of games for low specs(i use a 2008 laptop -.-)

Mount & Blade - 3 different versions. its the best sandbox/RPG/strategy/combat game you will ever play. its directX 7 compatable for the really low spec gamers. one of the 3 games came out with the first DLC in the series. this is avalible on steam but i recommend you get it from www.taleworlds.com

Killing Floor - a pretty popular game where you kill waves of zombies. has big multiplayer servers with up to 30 players.

söldner secret wars - i found this game while looking for war games it isnt exactly what you'd call as popular as minecraft but it has a few thousand people

sim city 4 - you should know

Kerbal Space Program - it doesnt run all that well on my comp but its bearable on minimum settings.

Cube 2 Sauerbraten - its not well know either but it reminds me of tf2 sort of

i would go on but i would just take up the rest of the forum post so maybe if someone wants more just reply to this and ill tell you some more.
Trusted Member
Zander's adopted son


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 06-08-11
Location: Florida
Last Post: 414 days
Last Active: 145 days

Page Comments


This page has no comments