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Taking the standard conventions of a Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game--such as character creation, monster combat, special abilities, and spells--and combining them with a persistent and always changing online virtual world, Sony Interactive's EverQuest creates an experience like no single-player personal computer game. In fact, EverQuest features no solo or story-oriented game; EverQuest requires, and certainly encourages, interaction with the tens of thousands of other players online. (As an online-only game, EverQuest requires the use of your Internet connection.)  Check out the others in this series.
Everything that made the original Diablo great--nonstop action, wicked monsters, dark Gothic atmosphere, and fantastic magic items--has returned. But new enhancements such as the class skill system and cheater-proof multiplayer competition make Diablo 2 even better than the original.  See others in the Series.
Pool of Radiance has been developed in close association with Wizards of the Coast (WotC), publishers of Dungeons and Dragons. The artists for the tabletop game have created a unified look for the product, and the art for the computer game has been informed by that unifying vision. The characters and monsters in particular animate the concepts presented in the Third Edition books. In addition, the artistic designers of Pool sought to bring the magic of the world more to the fore by creating dazzling 3D spell effects for the spells cast in the game. 
The point of the game is to shepherd your fledgling civilization to world domination, using war, trade, and exploration. You start with the bare minimum to get going, and you've got to balance your people's needs with your desire to be a little Napoleon. The Age of Kings gives you a ton of new units and technologies to enrich your strategic options. Each scenario is placed accurately within history, but you're also free to create your own.  Check out the other Age of Empires games.
Ultima Online:  This is the newest installment of one of the most popular computer role playing games of all time. 
Neverwinter Nights:  One of the latest and best games to come out with the Dungeon's and Dragon's logo.
Warcraft III: This is the latest in the Warcraft series.  Here, you have the choice of 4 races and can play campaigns, custom games, or on Battle.net.

Playstation
Breath of Fire IV:  This is the fourth installment of the Breath of Fire series.  I also suggest players get Breath of Fire III.  Those familiar with the series will love these games, those who aren't will become addicts quickly. 
Final Fantasy VII:  Not the latest in the Final Fantasy line but arguably the greatest.  
Chrono Cross:  Those familiar with "Chrono Trigger" will find this game a worthy sequel to one of the greatest RPGs of all time.
Final Fantasy Chronicles:  This anthology has two great games from before CDs were used for game systems.  Both Final Fantasy II and Chrono Trigger are wonderful examples of Role Playing Games.  Even by today's standards, these games are good.
Gauntlet Legends: Not a traditional RPG but still worth your attention.  You will waste hours playing this game in mindless carnage, just what you need to unwind from a stressful day.
Playstation2
Summoner:  I'm not even going to try to describe this one, just get it and play.  You will not regret it.
Gladius:  Great game.  Very addictive and it has enough diversity and customization to keep you going back to play yet again... and again.. and again.
Okay, I'll be brutally honest here.  I don't own a playstation2.  I've heard good things about all the games that my friends have bought/played but I don't have much experience with them.  Most of their games are beautifully rendered and if you look for Squaresoft titles, you can't go wrong.

X-Box
Elder Scrolls: Morrowind:  This is the closest game I have played to an actual D&D session.  Get it and have fun.
Halo:  Ever want to kill your friends?  This is the game to have fun doing it.  Get into the multiplayer action and then lay in wait for those pesky friends who ate the last piece of pizza.
Phantasy Star OnlineWARNING: you have to subscribe to be able to pay so this isn't a game to just "pick up" and play when you are bored.  Now, having said that, this is one of the best games you can get for X-Box.
Enclave:  This is a "gotta have" kind of game.  Once you begin playing it, you will be hooked.  This game is for mature audiences only.
D&D Heroes:  Do I even need to say anything?

Other Systems
Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (N64): Haven't played this one myself but I've heard that it is a wonderful game.
Breath of Fire II (Gameboy Advance): It was nice to see this great Super Nintendo game return to playability.  Not as nice as Breath of Fire III but still one heck of a game.
Breath of Fire (Gameboy Advance): For a system that doesn't allow flawlessly rendered graphics, this game is one of the best you can have.
Legend of Zelda: The Wind Walker (Gamecube):  Another fine game in the Zelda lineup.
Gauntlet: Dark Legacy (Gamecube):  This an actual Gauntlet RPG, you will have hours of fun with this one.

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