Top 100 best Steam games released before 2006, according to gamer reviews.

Despite representing a historical segment, this ranking is subject to change as votes change and old games are released on Steam.

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~ 1. Counter-Strike Nov 2000 Action Top 250 #4
8.73 98% 112,294 votes
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~ 2. Half-Life 2 Nov 2004 FPS Top 250 #26
8.60 97% 61,163 votes
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~ 4. Half-Life Nov 1998 FPS Top 250 #56
8.50 96% 23,570 votes
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~ 5. POSTAL 2 Apr 2003 Dark Humor Top 250 #78
8.45 95% 33,417 votes
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~ 17. Half-Life: Opposing Force Nov 1999 FPS
8.24 95% 4,643 votes
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~ 19. Neighbours from Hell Feb 2004 Comedy
8.24 97% 1,371 votes
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~ 21. F.E.A.R. Oct 2005 Horror
8.20 94% 6,011 votes
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~ 22. Fallout 2 Dec 1998 RPG
8.20 94% 4,163 votes
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~ 23. Worms Armageddon May 1999 Strategy
8.18 95% 3,219 votes
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~ 24. Evil Genius Sep 2004 Strategy
8.17 95% 1,771 votes
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~ 25. System Shock 2 Aug 1999 RPG
8.17 94% 4,175 votes
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~ 26. Turok Nov 1997 Action
8.17 96% 1,475 votes
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~ 27. Total Annihilation Sep 1997 Strategy
8.16 96% 1,154 votes
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~ 30. The Ultimate DOOM Apr 1995 Classic
8.12 94% 3,369 votes
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~ 31. Wolfenstein 3D Aug 1994 FPS
8.12 95% 1,608 votes
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1 32. X-COM: UFO Defense Dec 1993 Strategy
8.11 94% 2,115 votes
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1 33. Quake III Arena Dec 1999 FPS
8.11 95% 1,219 votes
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~ 35. Stronghold HD Oct 2001 Strategy
8.10 94% 2,765 votes
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~ 38. Sid Meier's Pirates! Jul 2005 Pirates
8.08 93% 2,594 votes
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~ 41. DOOM II: Hell on Earth May 1994 Classic
8.06 93% 2,245 votes
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~ 42. Master of Orion 2 Nov 1996 Strategy
8.04 98% 294 votes
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~ 43. Unreal Gold Apr 1998 Classic
8.03 95% 736 votes
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~ 44. Fallout Sep 1997 RPG
8.02 91% 6,079 votes
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~ 46. Thief 2 Mar 2000 Stealth
8.02 95% 784 votes
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~ 48. Sven Co-op Jan 1999 Co-op Free
8.01 91% 11,038 votes
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~ 49. Call of Duty Oct 2003 FPS
8.01 93% 1,405 votes
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~ 53. Quake II Nov 1997 FPS
8.00 94% 1,197 votes
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~ 57. Thief Gold Nov 1998 Stealth
7.94 92% 1,593 votes
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~ 62. Original War Jun 2001 Strategy
7.92 93% 864 votes
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1 63. Mafia Aug 2002 Action
7.92 93% 1,147 votes
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1 64. The Longest Journey Nov 2000 Adventure
7.92 93% 1,109 votes
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~ 65. FlatOut Jul 2005 Racing
7.91 92% 1,838 votes
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~ 66. Max Payne Jul 2001 Noir
7.90 90% 3,541 votes
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~ 67. Call of Duty 2 Oct 2005 Action
7.90 91% 2,256 votes
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~ 68. Sanitarium Apr 1998 Adventure
7.90 95% 287 votes
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~ 69. Descent Feb 1995 Classic
7.90 96% 245 votes
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~ 70. Beyond Good & Evil Nov 2003 Adventure
7.89 91% 1,747 votes
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~ 71. Knights of Honor May 2005 Strategy
7.89 93% 917 votes
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~ 73. Obscure Apr 2005 Horror
7.88 93% 567 votes
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~ 75. Day of Defeat May 2003 FPS
7.88 90% 3,406 votes
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1 76. CS2D Dec 2004 Action Free
7.88 90% 4,235 votes
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1 77. Half-Life: Blue Shift Jun 2001 FPS
7.88 90% 3,519 votes
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2 81. Rune Classic Nov 2001 Action
7.85 93% 515 votes
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~ 83. The Dig Nov 1995 Adventure
7.84 93% 560 votes
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~ 84. FATE May 2005 RPG
7.83 92% 853 votes
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~ 85. Half-Life 2: Deathmatch Nov 2004 Action
7.83 89% 6,071 votes
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~ 86. Red Faction Sep 2001 Action
7.81 91% 1,333 votes
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~ 87. STAR WARS™: Dark Forces Feb 1995 FPS
7.80 90% 1,544 votes
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1 89. Serious Sam 2 Oct 2005 Action
7.80 89% 5,437 votes
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~ 91. Wizardry 8 Nov 2001 RPG
7.79 93% 450 votes
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~ 94. Syberia Sep 2002 Adventure
7.75 89% 2,146 votes
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~ 96. Geneforge 1 Dec 2001 RPG
7.74 93% 257 votes
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~ 99. Carmageddon Max Pack Jun 1997 Racing
7.72 92% 346 votes
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Risers today

  1. Logo 1 32. X-COM: UFO Defense
  2. Logo 1 60. Freddi Fish and the Case of the Missing Kelp Seeds
  3. Logo 1 63. Mafia
  4. Logo 1 76. CS2D
  5. Logo 1 79. STAR WARS™: Knights of the Old Republic™
  6. Logo 1 80. Pajama Sam 3: You Are What You Eat From Your Head To Your Feet
  7. Logo 1 88. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon

Fallers today

  1. Logo 2 81. Rune Classic
  2. Logo 1 33. Quake III Arena
  3. Logo 1 61. Lords of the Realm II
  4. Logo 1 64. The Longest Journey
  5. Logo 1 77. Half-Life: Blue Shift
  6. Logo 1 89. Serious Sam 2

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