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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Movement, rank, title, date, platforms and tag

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~ 1. Counter-Strike Nov 2000 Action Top 250 #4
8.72 97% 116,965 votes
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~ 2. Half-Life 2 Nov 2004 FPS Top 250 #25
8.60 97% 63,875 votes
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~ 4. Half-Life Nov 1998 FPS Top 250 #63
8.49 96% 25,249 votes
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~ 5. POSTAL 2 Apr 2003 Dark Humor Top 250 #80
8.45 95% 35,043 votes
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~ 16. Half-Life: Opposing Force Nov 1999 FPS
8.25 95% 4,972 votes
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~ 17. Rome: Total War Sep 2004 Strategy
8.24 94% 7,666 votes
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~ 21. Quake Jun 1996 FPS
8.21 95% 2,461 votes
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~ 22. F.E.A.R. Oct 2005 Horror
8.19 94% 6,247 votes
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~ 23. Turok Nov 1997 Action
8.18 96% 1,547 votes
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~ 24. Total Annihilation Sep 1997 Strategy
8.17 96% 1,201 votes
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~ 26. Evil Genius Sep 2004 Base Building
8.17 95% 1,813 votes
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1 27. System Shock 2 Aug 1999 RPG
8.17 94% 4,275 votes
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1 28. Fallout 2 Dec 1998 RPG
8.17 94% 4,438 votes
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~ 30. Worms Armageddon May 1999 Strategy
8.16 94% 3,397 votes
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~ 31. Quake III Arena Dec 1999 FPS
8.14 95% 1,283 votes
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~ 32. Wolfenstein 3D Aug 1994 FPS
8.13 95% 1,691 votes
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~ 33. The Ultimate DOOM Apr 1995 Classic
8.13 94% 3,539 votes
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~ 34. X-COM: UFO Defense Dec 1993 Strategy
8.11 94% 2,177 votes
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~ 35. Stronghold HD Oct 2001 Strategy
8.10 94% 2,902 votes
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~ 38. Sid Meier's Pirates! Jul 2005 Pirates
8.09 93% 2,659 votes
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~ 42. DOOM II: Hell on Earth May 1994 Classic
8.06 93% 2,387 votes
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~ 43. Sven Co-op Jan 1999 Co-op
8.03 91% 11,905 votes
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~ 44. Master of Orion 2 Nov 1996 Strategy
8.03 97% 319 votes
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~ 45. Fallout Sep 1997 RPG
8.02 91% 6,693 votes
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~ 48. Call of Duty Oct 2003 FPS
8.01 93% 1,479 votes
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~ 51. Thief 2 Mar 2000 Stealth
7.99 94% 811 votes
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~ 53. Quake II Nov 1997 Action
7.99 93% 1,295 votes
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~ 56. Descent Feb 1995 Classic
7.95 97% 259 votes
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~ 57. Original War Jun 2001 Strategy
7.94 93% 885 votes
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~ 60. Thief Gold Nov 1998 Stealth
7.92 92% 1,649 votes
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~ 63. The Longest Journey Nov 2000 Adventure
7.91 92% 1,157 votes
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~ 64. FlatOut Jul 2005 Racing
7.91 91% 1,935 votes
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2 67. Max Payne Jul 2001 Noir
7.90 90% 3,805 votes
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2 68. Battle for Wesnoth Jun 2003 Strategy
7.89 93% 835 votes
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2 70. Obscure Apr 2005 Horror
7.89 93% 628 votes
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~ 71. Call of Duty 2 Oct 2005 Action
7.89 91% 2,368 votes
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~ 72. Half-Life: Blue Shift Jun 2001 FPS
7.89 90% 3,803 votes
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1 74. CS2D Dec 2004 2D
7.88 90% 4,726 votes
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~ 76. Mafia Aug 2002 Action
7.87 92% 1,324 votes
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~ 77. Sanitarium Apr 1998 Adventure
7.86 95% 304 votes
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~ 78. Day of Defeat May 2003 FPS
7.86 90% 3,566 votes
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1 79. Rune Classic Nov 2001 Action
7.85 93% 541 votes
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1 80. Beyond Good & Evil Nov 2003 Adventure
7.85 91% 1,869 votes
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~ 81. Knights of Honor May 2005 Strategy
7.85 92% 985 votes
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~ 85. Unreal Gold Apr 1998 Classic
7.83 91% 1,188 votes
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~ 86. FATE May 2005 RPG
7.83 92% 881 votes
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1 88. Half-Life 2: Deathmatch Nov 2004 Action
7.81 88% 6,354 votes
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3 91. The Dig Nov 1995 Adventure
7.81 92% 592 votes
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~ 92. Serious Sam 2 Oct 2005 Action
7.80 88% 5,677 votes
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~ 93. Red Faction Sep 2001 Action
7.79 90% 1,391 votes
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~ 95. STAR WARS™: Dark Forces Feb 1995 FPS
7.78 90% 1,600 votes
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~ 97. Geneforge 1 Dec 2001 RPG
7.76 94% 265 votes
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~ 99. Wizardry 8 Nov 2001 RPG
7.75 92% 462 votes
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~ 100. Syberia Sep 2002 Adventure -70%
7.75 89% 2,216 votes
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Risers today

  1. Logo 2 67. Max Payne
  2. Logo 1 27. System Shock 2
  3. Logo 1 66. The Curse of Monkey Island
  4. Logo 1 69. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Gold Edition
  5. Logo 1 73. STAR WARS™ Knights of the Old Republic™ II: The Sith Lords™
  6. Logo 1 79. Rune Classic
  7. Logo 1 82. STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast™
  8. Logo 1 88. Half-Life 2: Deathmatch
  9. Logo 1 89. Freddi Fish 2: The Case of the Haunted Schoolhouse
  10. Logo 1 90. SPY Fox in: Dry Cereal

Fallers today

  1. Logo 3 91. The Dig
  2. Logo 2 68. Battle for Wesnoth
  3. Logo 2 70. Obscure
  4. Logo 1 28. Fallout 2
  5. Logo 1 74. CS2D
  6. Logo 1 80. Beyond Good & Evil
  7. Logo 1 83. STAR WARS™: Knights of the Old Republic™

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