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Mechwarrior Living Legends is a Total Conversion mod for Crysis and Crysis wars.
With the linked installer you will not need to purchase either game. To install, download using a torrenting Client (Bit-torrent or U-torrent for example), then run the packaged installer. Keep in mind that if you have a legitimate CD key for Crysis or Crysis wars, it will work here, otherwise simply use the included Keygen (The installer will prompt you). Once installed, follow the link below for instructions on making the proper windows host file edits, or you may not be able to connect to online games.
Mechwarrior 4 Mercenaries was the last PC Mechwarrior game that was directly developed by Microsoft. Although it was released in 2002 as a stand alone expansion to Mechwarrior 4 Vengeance and Black Knight, it was Mektek's ongoing support and free release that has guaranteed continued activity in this game, even after Mektek ceased its distribution. This particular install is up to date and works on the Clan Coyote servers through game ranger.To install, simply download the zip and extract it to a folder of your choosing. Run the Autoconfig_Mercs executable, then create a shortcut, or directly run the launcher, MW4mercs.exe.
Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance is a Real Time Strategy game developed by Gas Powered Games and released in 2007 as a standalone expansion for supreme commander. Its unconventional resource mechanics as well as its multifaceted tech-tree and strategy make the game extremely fun to play. You can purchase the game on steam for 15 dollars. In order to play multiplayer however, you must download and install Forged Alliance Forever, a lobby client that allows online play. Simply download, run the installer, create an account, link it to your steam account, and log in.
Sins of a Solar empire is a strategy game developed by Ironclad games and released in 2008. Its most recent expansion, "Rebellion" was released in 2012. Sins of a Solar Empire can be purchased for 40 dollars on steam, but can be bought for much less during sales, so keep an eye out.
Path of Exile is a free to play dark fantasy hack'n'slash RPG that employs many of the mechanics and aesthetics that made Diablo 2 and its expansion, Lord of Destruction, so famous. The game supports "ethical microtransactions" but is otherwise totally free to play. The Remnant has a guild in game which you can join to access shared resources, and the game is often more fun when played together.
Unturned is a free to play indie survival horror game with a distinctive visual style. It is available on steam and best played in groups together. Custom maps are available and access to the closed beta is available.
Minecraft is a unique open world survival/fantasy/construction game where everything is made of blocks and limitations dont matter. Epitaph runs a survival server and we often play. It is available for about 30 dollars but often goes on sale, keep an eye out.