Non-violent suggestions please?

Discussion in 'PC Gaming' started by freightgod, May 18, 2002.

  1. freightgod

    freightgod Confused and Bewildered

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    Can anyone recommend some violence free strategy games? I guess I'm thinking of games like Myst, without all the dying...

    I recently tried the Crystal Key from DreamCatcher games and was enjoying it with my bright but YOUNG kids, when out of nowhere "we" were shot by an unexpected bot of some sort...I hate games that are "rated E for everyone" - according to whom?

    OK I'm a woos and my kids are pretty wide-eyed innocents, but maybe someone has some first hand experince with some fun strategy games.

    Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
     
  2. w0lv3rin3

    w0lv3rin3 The Source Political User

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    I know the Best Game

    GTA3 - Non-Violent (J/K)

    MS Flight Sim 2000-2003
    Harry Potter and Sorc. Stone.
    MS Train Sim.
    Midtown Madness
    Barney Adventures

    hummmmmm. it is basically impossible to find non-violent games unless they are learing type games like 123 Math, ADC Fun, Math Trech ETC.

    Violence in every game
     
  3. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    i envy the way you're trying to raise your kids. i also sympathize for you since i have a hard time trying to think of a good non-violent game of any sort. i'll be thinking... and good luck. :)
     
  4. dijital

    dijital Guest

    no one has mentioned the greatest strategy game producer yet (arguable point) sid meier.

    the civilization strategys are good somewhat-non graphic violent type of game.
     
  5. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    there you go, SimTheme Park! SimIsle, too. both are kid-related. simtheme park is pretty fun.
     
  6. w0lv3rin3

    w0lv3rin3 The Source Political User

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    well?

    Warcraft
    warcraft 2
    starcraft
    diablo
    diablo 2
     
  7. hey did u all forget about the good old CHESS, try that one no violence at all, untill one of the players loses then the violence part begins :)
     
  8. freightgod

    freightgod Confused and Bewildered

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    Thanks, guys! (w0lv3rin3 you are joking aren't you? lol)

    Chess! Oui, great idea. Anybody know of any animated chess progs?
     
  9. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    Why don't you try RISK?
     
  10. Cosmin

    Cosmin Graphic Designer

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    Kingpin - most violent :rolleyes: ( my opinion )

    You can try also
    The Sims
    Emperor battle for Dune
    Commandos 2
     
  11. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    Also if you know someone with a windows 95 disk have a look for Hover. Copy the folder, put it on your system, create a shortcut & away it goes. It's capture the flag using a hovercraft. :D
     
  12. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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    Yeah, Battle Chess!
    Oh yeah, no violence *doh*! :)

    The Tycoon type games are pretty harmless. Railroad Tycoon II would do. Very educating too i guess.
     
  13. avsdotcom

    avsdotcom Guest

    The LEGO series of games are quite good for younger kids. My lad's nearly 4 and he loves Rock Raiders and Lego Racers. The Sims is good for kids as is Tony Hawks Pro Skater. All non violent games and all very playable.:D
     
  14. Nismo83

    Nismo83 OSNN AZN Addict

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    Try Sim Theme Park...:D Somehow, i encounter hangup quite often...:mad:
     
  15. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    need for speed 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and so on
     
  16. Zer0_[X]

    Zer0_[X] Guest

    hmmm

    Soldier of Fortune 2?
    hmmm wat bout Serious Sam 2?
    ohh so many to think about :p
     
  17. stuy_b

    stuy_b Guest

    Don't forget all the sports sims..

    F1GP
    NBA
    Football
    Tennis
    Ski-ing

    GUYS..GUYS...can you understand the question.. NON VIOLENT GAMES.. :rolleyes:.. alot of you have listed Wargames which = violence!.. Maybe I'm the only one with sense here?!
     
  18. stuy_b

    stuy_b Guest

    Duurrr.. I am the only one with sense!.. catch23.. so you'd let a 4-5year old.. play a violent game and have nightmares would you!?

    Its a case of just limiting the games until the child is at an age that they understand. (8+)
     
  19. dijital

    dijital Guest

    this thread has gone way off topic! haha
     
  20. freightgod

    freightgod Confused and Bewildered

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    Thank you for all the suggestions.

    My kids get very little computer time so they actually play with each other mostly...meaning they get enough violence on their own LOL

    I downloaded a demo of the Incredible Machine but it seems to have problems with XP...if it didn't I'd buy the full version...the kids loved playing it when I had win98

    anyway thanks again